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Vana'diel Bestiary: Picolaton  

Family:Greater Bird
Found in:Western Altepa Desert
Level:72 - 73
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sight
  • Based on Light
  • Weak against Ice
  • Strong against Wind
Drops:
Updated: Wed Nov 25 20:17:56 2009


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General Information

    • The respawn window is roughly two to two and a half hours after its last Time of Death.

Picolaton's Special Attacks

  • Stormwind - AoE Wind based magic damage.

    • Picolaton will begin to use Stormwind more frequently as its HP lowers.

Historical Information

The picolaton, according to folklore from the French region of Franche-Comte, is said to be a bird that would use its pointed beak to prick the buttocks or heels of children who would straggle along pathways in order to speed them up. Parents would often promise their children that they'd take them to see the nests of the picolaton, said to be the most amazing nests ever created, as long as they were diligent in their studies and obedient.

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# Mar 30 2010 at 2:34 PM Rating: Decent
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Got the Thrakons Breastplate a few hours ago. We took him down with 71drg/whm (me), 75war/nin, 70thf/nin, and 75sch/rdm. It was total overkill. The sch gave us all stoneskin and phalanx before engaging Picolaton. He was around or under 50% by the time he even broke stoneskin on the warrior because we all got 300% TP before starting the fight. I didn't even have to use healing breath. I think the sch used two cures the entire fight and one was because of my spirit link. He spams Stormwind every few seconds which sucks for your wyvern.
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