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Vana'diel Bestiary: Yacumama  

Family:Sea Monk
Found in:East Ronfaure
East Ronfaure (S)
Jugner Forest
Jugner Forest (S)
Job:Monk
Secondary Job:Thief
Level:0
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sound
  • Based on Water
  • Weak against Ice
  • Weak against Lightning
  • Strong against Water
Drops:
Involved in Quests:
Updated: Tue Jul 19 22:27:12 2011

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General Information

    • After defeating a Yacumama, it is possible for the Colorful Abyssite key item to change into a Blue Abyssite key item.

  • Immune to Slow, Bind, Gravity, and Sleep. Susceptible to Poison, Blind, and Stun, but builds resistance over time.

  • Has innate Triple Attack, Counter, Guard, and En-water effects.

Yacumama's Special Attacks

  • Hard Membrane: Self target Evasion boost. (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Tentacle: Single target physical attack.

  • Ink Jet: Frontal cone AoE magic damage with additional Blind effect.

    • Enmity is reset for all targets hit with Ink Jet.

  • Cross Attack: Single target two-hit physical attack.

  • Whirlwind: AoE Wind based magic damage with additional Vitality down effect (Circle of effect originates from mob).

  • Maelstrom: AoE Water based magic damage with additional Strength down effect (Circle of effect originates from mob).

  • Regeneration: Self target Regen effect. (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Hundred Fists: Self target potent Attack speed increase (Effect cannot be dispelled).

    • Denoted by the characteristic mob two-hour animation.

    • Yacumama will use Hundred Fists each time its HP drops by approximately 20%. When its HP drops below 20%, it is capable of using Hundred Fists in short intervals.

Historical Information

In the mythology of the Guarani people of South America, the Yacu-mama (mother of the water) is a giant snake-like creature, nearly 50 paces (125 feet) long, which was believed to inhabit the waters of the mouth of the Amazon River. Legend said that the Yacu-mama was capable of sucking up any living creature that passed within 100 paces of it before bathing and hiding in a lagoon. In order to protect themselves, the Guarani would blow into a conch horn before entering the water, which would force the Yacu-mama to appear if it was in the area.

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