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Vana'diel Bestiary: Clipper  

Family:Crab
Found in:Batallia Downs
Korroloka Tunnel
Ordelle's Caves
Qufim Island
Rolanberry Fields
Level:23 - 32
Flags:
  • Not Aggro
  • Not Linking
  • Detects by Sound
  • Based on Water
  • Weak against Ice
  • Weak against Lightning
  • Strong against Water
Drops:
Stolen Items:
Updated: Fri Dec 28 16:26:12 2007

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Defense Boost Counter
# Jan 22 2006 at 10:13 PM Rating: Good
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These crabs have a wicked defense boost move, but at level 20-25 in qufim you can't counter it with Dispel. I thought it was just something you had to hit through, but then I accidentally hit one with an acid bolt after it used the Defense Boost. The acid bolt completely removed the effect, and debuffed it about the normal -def amount for an acid bolt. So, in short, keep a stack of acid bolts on you to counter their def+ move if you have a x-bow and decent marksmanship. The ability to counter that move increases your party's efficiency an amazing amount.
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link
# Sep 08 2004 at 9:36 PM Rating: Default
These link in the Ordelles like crazy.
Aggro
# Feb 24 2004 at 11:33 AM Rating: Excellent
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I've had a clipper in Qufim aggro me a couple of times. This seems to be random, since certainly not all of them do, and I'm sure I didn't attack it.
RE: Aggro
# May 24 2004 at 3:38 AM Rating: Decent
46 posts
was it IT? do all IT monsters aggro or am i just stupid =)

RE: Aggro
# May 09 2004 at 10:13 AM Rating: Decent
u sure u didnt cast diaga or a spell that also hit him?
Good xp for 20-23
# Feb 06 2004 at 7:46 PM Rating: Default
These Mobs make really good prey when you have a party of 20's 21's 22's & i think you could go til you get dis-satisfied with the exp
Water Crystals
# Feb 06 2004 at 7:34 PM Rating: Default
I agree.. the clippers i fought drop Water crystals & not Earth Crystals but Both are good so no one really cares im sure
Water Crystals in Qulif
# Jan 28 2004 at 10:23 AM Rating: Decent
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In Qulif they drop Water Crystals.
2 Clippers?
# Jan 14 2004 at 6:27 PM Rating: Decent
Clipper

Is there a difference between this mob I just linked, and the mob on this page? Looks like the same thing to me. Level range of the Clipper I linked falls within the level range of this clipper.


-EDIT-

Never mind, I didn't notice that the blue linked mobs were all aggro versions.

Edited, Sat Jan 24 16:34:09 2004
shiz
# Jan 13 2004 at 2:48 PM Rating: Default
clippers link in ordelles, almost died soloing one after another one linked :S (was diong paladin quest with LS)
the person who posted this on december 4th 10:18 was dum
# Jan 10 2004 at 6:44 PM Rating: Default
the things in ordelles are snippers lol, and also in valkurm, in quifim there are clippers, except in ordelles when u go really deep inside.
clippers
# Jan 06 2004 at 3:39 PM Rating: Decent
the drop crab shells , earth crystals (only with signet), clump of rock salt, beastman seals, and on rare occasions i have gotten land crab meat
RE: clippers
# Jan 13 2004 at 9:19 AM Rating: Default
In Quifim I've gotten only water crystals from clippers not earth.
Steal
# Jan 05 2004 at 10:52 PM Rating: Default
Im going to start putting in things I steal using the thief skill.

You can steal a chunk of rock salt from the clipper.
link
# Dec 18 2003 at 12:57 AM Rating: Default
The Clippers in Qufim do not link :)
RE: link
# Jan 05 2004 at 11:44 AM Rating: Decent
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I aggree, clippers in Qufim do not link. Anyone xp otherwise?
almost right
# Dec 03 2003 at 3:00 PM Rating: Default
clippers don't link........
RE: almost right
# Dec 04 2003 at 11:13 AM Rating: Default
the snippers also link.
RE: almost right
# Dec 04 2003 at 10:18 AM Rating: Good
the clippers in valkurm dunes don't link, but the clippers in ordelle's cave do link. i know from experience.

so you're both right and wrong.
RE: almost right
# Feb 01 2005 at 12:03 PM Rating: Decent
Still not totaly right :P

In Valkurn Dunes are no Clippers only snippers.

Also Snippers in Valkurn Dunes do not link

Snipper and Clippers in ordelle's cave do link.



Edited, Tue Feb 1 12:14:26 2005
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