Ship from Mhaura to Selbina  

Type: Outdoor
Region: N/A
Min Level: 10
Max Level: 30
Connected Areas:Mhaura
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Items found in Ship from Mhaura to Selbina

Updated: Fri Jul 3 20:32:31 2009

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Bad, Horrible, Repressed Memories...
# Jun 12 2008 at 6:17 PM Rating: Decent
Yeah, ive had some bad run-ins with the Sea Horror, but one in particular i will always remember:
It was Saturday. I was sitting on the upper deck, leveling my fishing skill with
difficulty, as i usually was. I had just caught a bluetail, and my skill leveled to 30, and i began to think my day would be uphill from here...Until i heard some poor fisher scream in /sh "HOLY JUMPING FCUKING SH*T BALLS" and then this in the chat box:

The Sea Horror hits Nero for 452 damage.
Nero was defeated by the Sea Horror.

I turned, and lo and behold, the fearsome demigod that was the Sea Horror stared me right in the face. Remembering what i had heard from a friend, i stood absolutely still. A taru that had been standing beside me ran, and to my suprise, the Sea Horror ran right past me and devoured him like a fat man eats a twinky: All in one bite. A hume ran right toward me with the Horror in hot pirsuit, so i did what any self-respecting 45SAM would do: Put up Seigan + Third Eye and run like a mother****er. I ran through the door, down the steps, and into the boarding corridor. I thought i was safe, until that dumb Hume ran in with me with a sliver of health, and died right at the entrance. As soon as it killed the hume, it slowly made its way toward me, then activated something that will haunt me for the rest of my days:

Hundred Fists.

So, i got raped. VIOLENTLY.
For those who haven't seen...
# Apr 25 2007 at 5:54 PM Rating: Decent
219 posts
For those that have never seen a pirate attack and your imaginations are running wild it's like this. There are no cutscenes, but another exact replica of the ship comes up and pulls right next to your ship with three cloaked smn type humes standing on the edge. No sky turning dark, no hell washing over the deck or anything. Everything is the exact same except now another ship is right next to you.

Anyway, they do their summon motion and a few crossbones appear on deck, maybe three. When you kill one off, they summon pose again and another one appears. If there's a smn hume on the other deck that's wearing what looks like a Vermillion Cloak, Blackbeard or Silverhook will appear, again with no cutscene.

They'll stay on for a while, then they despawn in a little warp-like vortex. The smn turn around and the ship pulls away.

Also, the music changes during the whole ordeal. Not quite as intense as BCNM music or empty boss, but it let's you know there's badguys on board.
# Nov 02 2006 at 8:42 AM Rating: Decent
I remember my first time riding this boat and he popped. everyone on board was too weak to kill him so we all ran down and sum idiot got aggro and brought him down to the cargo room....needless to say we all got raped that day.
Oh come on!
# Apr 27 2006 at 7:39 PM Rating: Decent
202 posts
I just got back from a I think 5 month break of FFXI meaning I don't have the expansion yet(getting it soon) and what's with this I can't ride the boat that's bull I could b4 the expansion came out and now I can't get to Bastok(started new char so I can't go through Jueno).
RE: Oh come on!
# May 18 2006 at 5:23 AM Rating: Good
and what's with this I can't ride the boat that's bull

there are now 2 boats from mhaura, one to Selbina...

...and one to Aht Urghan Whitegate (new expansion areas) you got on the wrong boat is my guess, to use that boat you need the expansion and the "Boarding Pass" quest complete.
RE: Oh come on!
# Jul 18 2006 at 1:03 AM Rating: Decent
202 posts
Thank you i figured this out i feel like such an idiot >< not used to 2 ships
RE: Oh come on!
# May 04 2006 at 5:02 PM Rating: Decent
you and me both, what a joke, it used to be the best spot to lvl from 15 thru 20 ish. *sigh* one more expansion to go.
# Mar 18 2006 at 7:14 PM Rating: Decent
I was on teh beta as a lv 17 war. Well I was fishing and heard one of the guys scream "OMFG PIRATES! PIRATES! GET BELOW DECK IF YOUR UNDER LV 30!". I didnt me and a few others stayed in teh cabin. There was a total of 30 people from valkrum on there, when tehy did spawn the 2 highest lv guys attacked there was 1 lv 56 and 4 lv 40's. It was a sweet battle, sadly black beard spawned and so did a sea horror and a phantom. Talk about luck, some lv 46 guy and his buddy got sick of us and lured the mobs inside. The bloodshed was unrivaled everyone died. When the boat docked, some lv 8 noob was like "Omg, okay guiys we are defiantly not going on this boat.". We did get a raise a party of lv 30's came and raised us. Yes this is on the beta server on 360.
new nm :)
# Jul 30 2005 at 1:37 AM Rating: Decent
Found a new nm on the boat while i was doing pirates for sand charm. Comes out with pirates named blackbeard. It knows the spell Burst and thats all i know cause 73blm took the aggro. Blackebeard destroyed the blm. blm couldnt get a spell off. i wasnt about to try if a 73blm couldnt >.> i wonder what it drops. i couldnt get pic, and looked at nm list and he isnt there.
New NM?
# Jul 29 2005 at 4:30 PM Rating: Decent
I think theres a new NM on the boat that comes with the pirates..i got killed by it (55 PLD) and also a 60 PLDgot killed as well. Neither of us put a dent in him. Should have taken a pic of it, its name is silverhook. Didnt show up on the mob list so i guess i should post it here. Looks just like the other skeletons that pop but bigger ; ;

edit: just looked at the posts on the mob list nvm..

Edited, Fri Jul 29 18:02:48 2005
sea horror
# Jul 21 2005 at 5:18 PM Rating: Decent
I saw the sea horror.. it wasent bad at all... a level 75 black mage/37 white mage destroyed it in less then 6 mins... i was happy it didnt agro me
# Jul 04 2005 at 11:37 PM Rating: Decent
hehe, all those storys were hilarious. I too have had my own bad incounter with the Sea Horror. All though i didnt die, i did get the crap scared out of me. I found out the hard way that when the sea horror spawns, do not run into the top deck room where the guy is steering the ship. Aparently, the sea horror can see you in there. Just ask my little taru friend who didnt make it out alive that day. Lol i managed to escape and ran down stairs where i waited like a baby.
# May 26 2005 at 1:51 PM Rating: Decent
lol for all you who hate the pirates just wanted to let you know i killed about 60-70 of them yesterday... it was fun ... the sea horror spawned twice on my head but i ran fast enough so it didnt agro me....saw a noob think he could fight it lol he got smacked in one hit it was kinda funny...well if your on n friday ill be on the boat all day killing pirates..:D
DOH ><
# Apr 22 2005 at 8:27 AM Rating: Decent
618 posts
4/20 Update Patch changed fishing... Its nice they added like 2 songs with trying to catch a fish.... But on the boat you now can pull up mobs on the stairs... for those who do not know, fishing on the stairs was the safest spot to NOT pull up a mob... now fished up monsters run rampant on the boat and longer down time for fishing (killing fished mob + fishing tiredness)... I was fishing up nebimonites at the time... i usually get good skill ups on them and a steady catch, not any more. I also think the price of neb's will have a BIG price increase; last time i checked was 9k stack in Bastok then after patch it was 12k stack in Windy ( yes its two different Cities ).
The only good thing I saw while fishing is: FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ----- SEA HORROR got whats coming to it.... 3 lvl 70-75 killed it ^_^ I think it was a RNG, MNK, NIN
2nd thing is: I pulled up lotsa crabs that drop the bronze box... I guess more peps can get that quest completed.
# Mar 28 2005 at 5:49 PM Rating: Decent
LoL 1st on boat pirates they attacked no one lived...
# Mar 04 2005 at 10:46 PM Rating: Decent
22 posts
The Mhaura to Selbina ship can be quite the pain, but it's a pretty fun trip if you've got a sense of humor. ^^ I used to make the voyage when I was a newbie (level 10-20-ish Thief), died once or twice to the Sea Horror and have had the pirates attack several times.

Generally speaking, unless you're a suicidal White Mage with Reraise like I am (or just bored and don't care about death), don't fish while you're on the voyage. Chances are you won't catch anything, but there's always a possibility that you'll end up with something nasty. Nevertheless, if there are high level characters on board, you'll generally be safe. ^^

If you're interested in simply getting to your destination, there's an empty room in the main cabin. Hide there and you're safe to go AFK and make some hot cocoa. ^^

Just my thoughts and have fun on the ship!
RE: Pirates
# May 26 2005 at 2:52 PM Rating: Decent
lol. /hide
I was on the ship trying to get some pirates with a friend and there was a noob returning from the dunes to windy. we advised him to stay downstairs and wait for the trip to expire. both my friend and I were sneaking about fishing and waiting for the pirates and sea horror popped. apparently the room in the back wasn't enough to hide form him that day cause about 10 seconds after he popped he was bound for the door. and a second or two later we saw the horror had himself a snack, sad thing was guy died right before we landed and didn't wait for a raise. curiousity killed the mithra. if horror pops /panic I have been killed by him like 3x's now. twice as a noob and once while I went afk for about 3 seconds. I was like level 45+ and he still one shot killed me. sneak up, stay down, live another day.
# Feb 21 2005 at 5:24 PM Rating: Decent
Square really needs to fix this boat, at least 3 people die everytime I ride on it :(.
Sea Horror
# Jan 14 2005 at 8:29 PM Rating: Decent
91 posts
I really don't want to sound like a newbie, but I have a question: Does the Sea Horror look like a normal Kraken-type monster, or is it different? I hear all this hype on it, and I know it's a Mhaura-Selbina ship NM, but does it look any different? And what level is it? Please help me *(/_\)*
RE: Sea Horror
# Jan 20 2005 at 4:35 AM Rating: Decent
127 posts
Yes, it does look like a Kraken-type. Check out the screen shot. It's a lvl 60-62 monster.
just call for help
# Nov 30 2004 at 2:07 AM Rating: Decent
58 posts
i was trying to do the sand carm quest so i just stayed in ferry area and keeped riding the ferry was alone the first way then the way back to selbie the ferry was pact the sea horror pop right after a pt killed a sea monk didnt sound like any of them knew of the nm 52pld 60+ pld and a 75whm thought they could take it they didnt last long first off another 75 whm was resting that wasnt in their pt was killed in less then a min then they attacked it and tryed to kill it. i was casting as many cure III as i could but was only a lvl 45drk/22whm with 240 mp used it up fast. then the 52 pld died then they called for help. i rested the sea horror came after me hit me twice for 260 damage. i ran around the top area for a little bit with the other pld right by my side. ran around a few times till it attacked the pld ran down to storage and logged out. waited a few mins logged back in and just me and the other 75 whm that had cast invis and sneck lived...p.s i didnt get sand carm.
# Nov 22 2004 at 8:58 PM Rating: Default
Zephyx IS THE ****!!!!! ^.^
Sea horror=bad :(
# Nov 22 2004 at 8:56 PM Rating: Decent
Ive never seen the sea horror. i heard so many bad things about it tho. i could tell yu right now that itll go thru walls and shi$ cause the pirates do :/... i had a bad experience with pirates. i was sitting below the deck and they just came thru the floor O-o. uh ya dont ask me how but. i think its not fair sometimes for the lower lvls.
How often
# Oct 26 2004 at 5:02 PM Rating: Excellent
1,100 posts
How often does Sea Horror spawn? Unless it's a lottery pop LOL
# Oct 05 2004 at 9:58 PM Rating: Decent
I ran into pirates today, on a lightningday or it coulda started at 20:00 the day before lightningday, I dont remember.

I am a 43 Samurai / 21 warrior. Im not sure if ship wights are pirates, but they are easy prey to me. I fought the ship wight at the same time all the crossbones spawned. I killed a sea monk, then a ship wight, then a crossbones, and I had 100hp left. Then without resting again I fought another crossbones and when I just needed 1 more hit to kill it... It killed me.

There was alot of commotion going on, but as far as I could tell, Pirates do not link.
Sea Horror
# Aug 30 2004 at 11:53 PM Rating: Decent
I work night on the East Coast so when I take the ship it is always late and there are very few ppl on the trip. One time about 4:30am Earth Time, I was comming back from Selbina.. there were 5 ppl on the ship. I was a lvl 16whm/8blm and guess what spawns... the Sea Horror, it was the greatest thing that I have ever seen in the game so far. Regardless to say I stayed the heck away from it.. but there were only 5 ppl on board. I'm up top by the captain hold watching down and out to of the corner of my screen I see two ppl, a rdm and nin in their AF armors. We had been traveling for a while so they didn't have long.. Just as we were boarding bam! the Horror goes down! We all cheer, but I got hit by the AoE that it has, 162 point.. leaving me with 5hp...lmao All I wanted was a picture...:)
First Boat Ride
# Aug 20 2004 at 8:59 PM Rating: Decent
468 posts
I took my first ride on the ship yesterday. I have been playing for some time but never took the ship as I have choco'd or use a craig for my traveling. Had someone who was around level 6 ask me for escort from la theine to windy so I decided it was time for a boat ride. We boarded and were about to arrive in mhaura when I saw a ghost spawn and agro the person I was with so I took it out. The real fun was on the return trip to selbina. Nothing much happens for the first few minutes except for some fisherman pulling in a few ocean pugils then I hear the music which I learned was a warning the pirates are coming and a taru mages yells for everyone under level 30 to hide. I was with the captain and went out to check them out. Luckily no Sea Horror, there were about 8-10 crossbones and ship wights and a sea monk that were running around. They all checked to weak so I started beating on a ship wight and the taru sends me a tell that he is trying to get the the ice spikes scroll to drop and would I please let him kill them all. I told him no problem,I was just messing around anyway. He procedes to go through all of them and asked me at one point to take out a crossbones that was casting spells on him which I did. He didn't get the drop but it was fun. I'm glad I didn't find out about the pirates at a lower level as I would have been below decks as well. Still would be if it had been a sea horror. Smiley: smile

Edited, Fri Aug 20 22:02:01 2004
RE: First Boat Ride
# Aug 24 2004 at 5:54 PM Rating: Excellent
329 posts
The Ice Spikes scroll actually drops from the ghost you mentioned had spawned off the first ride, not the skeleton pirates. Not that it's an easy drop, either. I swear I'm 0/15 or more on that stupid Phantom. ;_;
RE: First Boat Ride
# Oct 20 2004 at 2:58 AM Rating: Decent
329 posts
Did finally get it about a week ago. Probably up to 20 or so kills, as well. If it were a required spell for BLM effectiveness I'd probably be a lot more ticked about it taking so long. :)
RE: First Boat Ride
# Oct 01 2004 at 9:24 AM Rating: Decent
932 posts
Correct on all counts shadowlynk (and a rate up for that). I'm about 0/20 or so (and more than half the time using thf sub).
Someone Really Strong Kill
# Aug 20 2004 at 8:36 PM Rating: Decent
Someone Really Strong Kill these Undead Monsters!
Team-Up against them Kill the Undead!
Pirates AND Horror?
# Aug 20 2004 at 2:46 AM Rating: Decent
329 posts
I remember one of my early ship rides we were attacked by pirates. Wisely, as a 20ish BLM, I hid in the captain's cabin. Even as a shorty Taru I got a great view of the battle raging on deck. :) But I remember also seeing what I thought was the Sea Horror, at the same time. I was talking excitedly with my LS about it, and most were surprised. A few said they were pretty sure it could never happen and I should double-check. Well, when I was finally able to get a target on it I discovered it was only a Sea Monk. Disappointing. >_>

So I have a question: is it possible? Could the Sea Horror pop during a pirate attack, or vice versa? Anyone seen this? Because, I mean, if that happened, that'd have to be the worst boat ride ever....
RE: Pirates AND Horror?
# Aug 28 2004 at 7:43 AM Rating: Decent
Why the hell couldnt it? Thats the real question....if a sea monk and other mobs can pop why not horrer?
RE: Pirates AND Horror?
# Aug 31 2004 at 4:06 AM Rating: Decent
329 posts
It could always be coded that way, as to prevent particularly awful boat rides.... Of course there's no real necessity to prevent that, so you have a point too. I guess I just want some first-hand "I saw it!" story. Because those are always good. :)
Video from a Pirate Attack
# Jul 31 2004 at 12:09 PM Rating: Decent
60 posts
I've posted some video I captured last night of a pirate attack, for those who haven't encountered one yet. Enjoy!

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