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Job: Bard
Family: Hippogryph
Crystal: Light
Weak to: Ice

Notorious Monster
Title Obtained: Boroka Beleaguerer

Boroka

Boroka

Zone

Level

Drops

Steal

Spawns

Notes

Riverne - Site #B01

60~62Exclamation

1

A, T(S)
~8,000 HP
??? MP

A = Aggressive; NA = Non-Aggresive; L = Links; S = Detects by Sight; H = Detects by Sound;
HP = Detects Low HP; M = Detects Magic; Sc = Follows by Scent; T(S) = True-sight; T(H) = True-hearing
JA = Detects job abilities; WS = Detects weaponskills; Z(D) = Asleep in Daytime; Z(N) = Asleep at Nighttime; A(R) = Aggressive to Reive participants
Riverne-siteb01 NM

Notes:

  • Timed Spawn on the island at (F-8).
  • Respawn Time is every 21-24 hours (Earth time), will appear earlier after server maintenance.
  • Uses all Hippogryph special attacks.
  • Uses "Hoof Volley" (critical single-target damage attack that resets hate) after all of its special attacks. Very rarely can also use it without doing a special attack prior.
  • A tank capable of using Blink or Utsusemi is recommended, as direct physical damage from "Hoof Volley" is likely to be too high. ("Fantod" + "Hoof Volley" is recorded to deal over 2100 direct damage!)
  • It is not needed to have a blink tank if you kite it when it does its first TP move, then stop after it tries Hoof Volley.
  • However, if it uses Jettatura, you cannot run out of range while Terrorized.
  • Uses the Bard two-hour ability Soul Voice. Is capable of using it multiple times during the fight.
  • Known to use the following Bard Songs with a high degree of Fast Cast:

Historical Background

In Filipino mythology (specifically the Iloko), the boroka is a cannibalistic witch who appears as a creature with the head of a woman, the body and legs of a horse, and the wings of an eagle. She was fond of devouring children.

Video

FFXI NM Saga 236 Boroka vs BST Full Battle

FFXI NM Saga 236 Boroka vs BST Full Battle

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