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Vana'diel Bestiary: Alkonost  

Family:Hippogryph
Found in:Abyssea-Konschtat
Spawned using:Giant Bugard Tusk
Job:Monk
Level:0
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Truesight
  • Based on Light
  • Weak against Earth
Drops:
Updated: Mon Feb 28 20:05:34 2011

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General Information

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

  • Has an innate En-aero effect that cannot be dispelled.

  • Possesses the Triple Attack job trait.

    • The frequency that Triple Attack procs increases as Alkonost's HP decreases.

  • Is capable of using TP moves anywhere from one to four times in a row in rapid succession when it has enough TP.

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

Alkonost's Special Attacks

  • Choke Breath: Frontal cone AoE Wind based damage with additional Silence and Paralysis effects.

  • Jettatura: Frontal cone AoE Terror effect.

  • Fantod: Self target Attack boost for next melee attack.

  • Nihility Song: AoE Dispel effect. Can remove Food effects.

  • Back Hoof: Single target physical damage.

    • Back Hoof will reset enmity to any target hit by it, even if the attack is absorbed by an Utsusemi or Blink shadow.

  • Hoof Volley: Single target critical hit physical damage with an additional Enmity reset effect.

Historical Information

The Alkonost is a legendary bird in Slavic mythology. It has the body of a bird with the head and chest of a woman. The name Alkonost came from the name of Greek demi-goddess Alcyone transformed by gods into a kingfisher. The Alkonost reproduces by laying eggs on the sea-shore then putting them into the water. The sea is then calm for six or seven days at which point the eggs hatch, bringing a storm. For the Russian Orthodox Church Alkonost personifies God's will. She lives in paradise but goes into our world to deliver a message. Her voice is so sweet that anybody hearing it can forget everything.

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