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Vana'diel Bestiary: Puk  

Family:Puk
Found in:Mamook
Wajaom Woodlands
Level:68 - 74
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  • Based on Wind
  • Weak against Ice
  • Absorbs Wind elemental spells
Drops:
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Involved in Quests:
Updated: Sat Sep 27 11:45:02 2008

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emblizzard/ ice day
# Aug 05 2008 at 6:21 PM Rating: Decent
omg wind shear :@ we had a sch that would not stop casting emblizzard on everyone on Ice day :@ nothing worse than this move
Puk You!
# Sep 19 2007 at 12:27 PM Rating: Decent
XP'd these things last night with lvl60 pt. We setup camp @g-12 (narrow strip)These things are a real pain in the ***. They have 2 attacks: Crosswind and WindSear that knocksback party members all over the place. They also have a blink spell that casts like 3 or 4 shadows on them. (can't remeber #) So careful when you wind up with a Muti-hit WS you'll only take off a couple damage. You can cast stun on them, but you need to be really quick! Weapon bash was more effective in controlling their attacks.

oh and the camp i was in was pretty dangerous. We had bard sleeping the mobs but they would pop up all over the place in mid fight.






Puk You!
# Sep 25 2007 at 10:23 AM Rating: Decent
btw, crosswind is a normal tp move of thier, however windshear can be avoided by not casting magic of the same element as the current day (ie dont cast blizzard on iceday). This is important knowledge for nuke happy blm because it goes against logic abit (more dmg potential for nuking on same day so people usually do it) but this ability really ***** up nin tanks.
camp
# Aug 05 2007 at 3:38 PM Rating: Decent
where are the best camps to get these guys?
camp
# Aug 21 2008 at 7:42 PM Rating: Good
Best and safest place that I have found is G-12 in Wajaom Woodlands.
weak Blizzard??
# Apr 13 2007 at 12:29 PM Rating: Decent
bydimitri wrote:
weak against Blizzard


this does not appear to be true, Blizzard II from our RDM and Blizzard II from my Shiva didnt do very much damage, Double Slap on the other hand does lots of damage

just a heads up of what I have learned from fighting them
windshear
# Dec 23 2006 at 2:03 PM Rating: Default
i hate their goddamn windshear attack it knocks me back so far i have to stand by the wall to stay with my party
puks
# Dec 20 2006 at 6:04 AM Rating: Decent
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I don't know if I was just lucky or what, but I solo these things a decent amount as 71DRG and usually when I solo I just use my Jumps ASAP for TP. Anyway the Puk was about to do the crosswind attack and I Jumped it and it stunned the attack. Much like the attercops get there TP moves stunned when you Jump them. I will be tetsting this further to see if Jumps always Stun TP moves or only has a very small chance, or maybe it was just a fluke.
puks
# Dec 20 2006 at 7:40 AM Rating: Decent
i really dont know about tp moves but i know in bibiki bay when i jump a mage it stops casting .... hope that helps
Elemental Day/TP confirmed
# Oct 14 2006 at 11:40 PM Rating: Decent
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Xping in woodlands, and hyoton/blizzard on Iceday would instantly trigger a TP move. On Lightingsday, Thunder spells did the same thing.

I'd hate to think what casting aero on windsday would do...cure them + instant TP?
weak Blizzard
# Oct 13 2006 at 11:02 AM Rating: Decent
weak against Blizzard
funny name
# Aug 30 2006 at 12:11 AM Rating: Decent
a new dragon type mob... prolly one of the only non-nm ones... and they called a PUK?!? sounds like either a sickness or sports equipment.
Intimidation
# Jul 27 2006 at 6:10 AM Rating: Decent
Drgs are great fighting these things. The dragoon alone intimdates them and with Ancient Circle other pt members will intimidate them as well. :)
Speed
# Jul 19 2006 at 10:07 AM Rating: Decent
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Haven't seen it mentioned but these guys have a fast movement speed, so puller should have shadows or pull with a pet

My Thf/War took a bit of a beating on longer pulls....
Speed
# Aug 14 2006 at 6:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Haven't seen it mentioned but these guys have a fast movement speed, so puller should have shadows or pull with a pet

My Thf/War took a bit of a beating on longer pulls....


I tried pulling these things with Hojo:Ni at nighttime with my NIN AF feet and still lost shadows before I made it back to the pt >.<
Element-day thingie.
# Jun 18 2006 at 12:16 AM Rating: Good
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There's another little quirk here.

If Puks get cast on by spells cast on their day, they will immediately spam a TP move.

Boyfriend and I were duoing Puks on Iceday. He had ice spikes up, and enblizzard, as well as pulling with paralyze. The Puks immediately spammed their TP moves.

It grew unbearable. Boyfriend tried putting shock spikes up and a different enspell. No more issues with TP spammage. When the day changed, he went back to enblizzard and ice spikes and things we're normal.

This doesn't apply to spells cast on self or party that don't affect the mob. We didn't confirm whether or not it happens with non-damaging enfeebles, but I'll save that for some other set of poor shmoes.
wind = bad
# May 28 2006 at 7:05 AM Rating: Default
guys NEVER use wind spells ws or ANYTHING wind related on these things. they dont take damage they get cured...... i should know i used on 1 during Besiged and it got revived bout 30% and i was thinking "oh crap"
Drops
# May 27 2006 at 7:16 PM Rating: Decent
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Of course, it also drops Wind Crystals... and if it's like Sea Puk, it also drops Chimera Blood.

Edited, Sat May 27 19:08:54 2006
hmm
# May 25 2006 at 6:58 PM Rating: Good
Detonation SC makes them recover HP
Puks in Mamook
# May 23 2006 at 12:43 AM Rating: Good
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These are also blood aggro.
Puks in Mamook
# Aug 06 2006 at 1:55 AM Rating: Decent
only undead blod aggro.
lol
# May 21 2006 at 2:19 PM Rating: Decent
i was s/i dancing around these puk and never got agg so maybe ur s/i dropped or something and u didnt see it .... or i am just lucky :)
lmao
# May 21 2006 at 2:18 PM Rating: Decent
lol
# May 16 2006 at 12:36 PM Rating: Decent
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blck they dont have true anything, i was sneaking around them with sneak/invis to get to my solo bst camp then using them to kill each other :P
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Magic triggers special move?
# May 16 2006 at 12:32 PM Rating: Decent
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There is either a bug in these Puks, or SE really
gave them a silly little feature:

on Lightsday (not sure if day matters), I saw this
happen many times: if I cast Dia or Diaga on it,
it always triggered a special move. If I kept spamming
those spells, it would keep spamming different moves, like AoE Flashga, push-back, Blink, etc...

Also, using wind based magic on it, or wind based
skillchain, or just about anything, will give these HP.

true sight
# May 13 2006 at 8:06 PM Rating: Default
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these things just aggrod me through sneak and invisible. they may have true sight... or perhaps they also have smell aggro?
Agro to sight
# May 05 2006 at 11:09 PM Rating: Good
I was trying to find a harvest spot for a quest and I had to take invise of.

Stright away one of them agroed me.

Killed me in 4 hits, never had chance to sleep it :(
Level
# May 04 2006 at 6:09 PM Rating: Decent
What lvl are these to solo or duo with jst kinda wondering lol im still a little low to do anything outside in the new area's >.<
Wyvern type confirmed
# May 02 2006 at 6:29 PM Rating: Decent
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I can confirm that they count as dragons/wyverns. I'm a DRG and I've intimidated them repeatedly, and Ancient Circle has allowed other party members to intimidate them.
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Puk the magic dragon lived by the sea...
# May 01 2006 at 11:59 PM Rating: Good
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These have dropped Puk Eggs and Puk Wings for me. The eggs SEEM to be a fairly common drop...I got 4 on about 12 kills while running around with 3 friends. At present I have no idea what to cook with the eggs, though I am trying out various new recipes. No luck so far. The wings are used for Puk Fletchings (lvl 82, Clothcraft) according to Somepage. Recipes are:
# Main Skill: Clothcraft (82 - Adept)
* Crystal: Wind
* Ingredients: Puk Wing x2
* Result: Puk Fletchings x6
* HQ #1: Puk Fletchings x8
* HQ #2: Puk Fletchings x10
* HQ #3: Puk Fletchings x12

# Main Skill: Clothcraft (82 - Adept)
* Crystal: Wind
* Crafting Tool: Fletching
* Ingredients: Puk Wing x6, Zephyr Thread
* Result: Puk Fletchings x18
* HQ #1: Puk Fletchings x24
* HQ #2: Puk Fletchings x30
* HQ #3: Puk Fletchings x36

Again, this is according to Somepage.

If anyone finds a use for the eggs please post! I'm dying to find out how to use some of these new ingredients!
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