Vana'diel Bestiary: Adamastor  

Found in:Abyssea-La Theine
Spawned using:Trophy Shield
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sight
  • Based on Ice
  • Strong against Ice
  • Strong against Lightning
Updated: Mon Mar 7 01:35:21 2011

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General Information

    • Respawn time on the ??? is five minutes after Adamastor is defeated or despawns.

  • Possesses the Double Attack job trait.

    • Adamastor's Double Attack trait is exceptionally potent.

  • Possesses an innate En-spell effect that cannot be dispelled.

    • This En-spell effect will occur after Adamastor has used its two-hour ability.

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

Adamastor's Special Attacks

  • Grand Slam: AoE physical damage.

    • Once Adamastor's HP drops to about 30%, it will begin to use Grand Slam three times in a row in quick succession.

  • Lightning Roar: Frontal cone AoE Thunder based magic damage.

  • Power Attack: Single target physical damage.

  • Impact Roar: Frontal cone AoE physical damage.

  • Mighty Strikes: Physical attacks performed by Adamastor will deal critical damage for the duration of the effect.

    • Denoted by the characteristic mob two-hour animation.

Historical Information

Adamastor is a Greek-type mythological character invented by the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões in his epic poem Os Lusíadas (first printed in 1572), as a symbol of the forces of nature Portuguese navigators had to overcome during their discoveries. It is described in the Os Lusíadas as being a being a creature of enormous size, with heavy jowls, an unkempt beard, hollow eyes, a pale complexion, hair matted with clay, a coal-black mouth, and teeth yellow with decay.

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