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Vana'diel Bestiary: Sugaar  

Family:Peiste
Found in:Pashhow Marshlands (S)
Level:0
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sound
  • Based on Water
  • Weak against Ice
Drops:
Updated: Fri Jun 4 05:40:13 2010


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General Information

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

  • Melee attacks have an additional En-Silence effect that cannot be dispelled.

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

Sugaar's Special Attacks

  • Grim Glower - Frontal cone AoE Gaze Petrification effect.

    • During the duration of this ability, Sugaar's eyes will glow a bright red color. Any player or pet facing Sugaar will become petrified until Grim Glower ends or until the petrification effect wears off.

    • Grim Glower cannot be dispelled by Dispel or Magic Finale, but can be removed by landing Blind or Blind II on Sugaar.

  • Torpefying Charge - Frontal cone AoE Gaze Paralysis effect.

Historical Information

In Basque mythology, Sugaar is the male half of a pre-Christian Basque deity associated with storms and thunder. He is normally imagined as dragon or serpent. In contrast with his female consort, Mari, there are very few remaining legends about Sugaar. The basic theme of his existence is to periodically join with Mari in the mountains to generate the storms.

Additionally there is one myth in which he seduces a Scottish princess in the village of Mundaka to father the mythical first Lord of Biscay, Jaun Zuria. This legend is believed to be a fabrication made to legitimate the Lordship of Biscay as a separate state from Navarre, because there is no historical account of such a lord. Only the fact that the delegates of Mundaka were attributed with the formal privilege of being the first to vote in the Biltzar (Parliament) of the province may look as unlikely indication of the partial veracity this legend.

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