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Vana'diel Bestiary: Alectryon  

Family:Cockatrice
Found in:Abyssea-Tahrongi
Spawned using:Cockatrice Tailmeat, Quivering Eft Egg
Job:Warrior
Level:0
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sight
  • Based on Earth
  • Weak against Wind
  • Strong against Earth
Drops:
Updated: Tue Mar 1 20:13:21 2011

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General Information

    • Respawn time on the ??? is approximately 1 minute after Alectryon is defeated or despawns.

  • Melee attacks have an additional Poison effect that cannot be dispelled.

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

Alectryon's Special Attacks

  • Baleful Gaze - Frontal cone AoE Gaze Petrification effect.

  • Hammer Beak - Single target critical hit physical damage.

  • Poison Pick - Single target physical damage with an additional Poison effect.

  • Sound Blast - AoE Intelligence Down effect (Circle of effect originates from mob).

  • Contamination - Copies all Status ailments on Alectryon onto all targets in range (Circle of effect originates from mob).

Historical Information

Alectryon is the Ancient Greek word for "rooster". In Greek mythology, Alectryon was a youth, charged by Ares to stand guard outside his door while the god indulged in illicit love with Aphrodite. He fell asleep, and Helios, the sun, walked in on the couple. Ares turned Alectryon into a rooster, which never forgets to announce the arrival of the sun in the morning.

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