Vana'diel Bestiary: Shankha  

Found in:Bibiki Bay - Purgonorgo Isle
  • Notorious Monster
  • Based on Water
Updated: Mon Apr 16 18:26:35 2012

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General Information

    • Respawn time is approximately 90 to 120 minutes after its last Time of Death.

  • Has an innate Regain effect that cannot be dispelled.

  • Immune to Bind, Gravity, and Sleep. Susceptible to Stun, Slow, Paralysis.

Shankha's Special Attacks

  • Painful Whip - Single target physical damage.

    • The amount of damage Painful Whip deals increases as Shankha's HP decreases.

Historical Information

Shankha, also spelled and pronounced as Shankh and Sankha, is a ritual object consisting of a conch shell, a kind of shell of a large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk from the Indian Ocean. The species has the the scientific name Turbinella pyrum within the family Turbinellidae.

In Hinduism the Shankha is a sacred emblem of the Hindu preserver god Vishnu. The shankha is still used as a trumpet in Hindu ritual, and was used as a war trumpet in the past. The Shankha is praised in Hindu scriptures as a giver of fame, longevity and prosperity, the cleanser of sin and the abode of Lakshmi - the goddess of wealth and consort of Vishnu.

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# Jan 21 2010 at 11:14 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Info is off a bit. shankha is a uragnite. im estimating around 61-64 lvl. as i got 60 xp off him solo (with the help of a 63 whm not in party healing) as Sam/dnc 65/32

umm how to post screenshots ive got several that i can post of this nm im 0/4 for shield tho

Edited, Jan 26th 2010 1:01pm by Kastix
# Nov 14 2009 at 6:58 PM Rating: Good
150 posts
drops Adoubeur's Pavise
Does NOT aggro a lvl 75 character
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