Job: Monk
Family: Bugbear
Crystal: Lightning
Weak to: Light

Notorious Monster

Bugbear Strongman

Zone Level Drops Steal Spawns


Oldton Movalpolos

50 - 52

  • ~2−40 gil


A, L, S
4,600~4,800 HP

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

Oldton Movalpolos NMs


  • There is no minimum respawn time for Strongman after last kill.
  • Placeholders respawn every 14 minutes.
  • Two placeholders cannot be up at the same time. The placeholder will form a duo with another Bugbear Bondman while the other side will stay solo. For ease, you can kill both of a duo within a second of each other and watch respawn at that spot. If it's not a duo, go to the other side.
  • On the East side, the PH is the Left Bugbear if you are facing South.
  • On the West side, the PH is the Right Bugbear if you are facing West.
  • Significantly larger than other Bugbears in the area.
  • Aggressive towards level 99 characters, but no Experience Points will be granted upon defeat.
  • Possible to spawn right after it's killed.
  • Both items, haidate and koshita may drop at the same time.
  • Killable by: Solo at level 65. (see testimonials)

Trial of the Magians

Trial of the Magians Details
Trial 5 Defeat 4 times with Renegade equipped. (THF/BRD/DNC)
Trial 515 Defeat 4 times with Stigma equipped. (DRK)
Trial 894 Defeat 4 times with Blue Steel equipped. (RNG/COR)
Hunt Registry Elusiveness Ferocity Required Scylds Rewarded Scylds Evolith Evolith
Bastok Mines (I-9)
4 5 45 15 Mighty Strikes: Ability delay

Historical Background

A strongman is a person who performs feats of strength, usually at exhibitions. It also refers to a political leader who rules by force, always with an authoritarian regime. The Bugbear Strongman is apparently the strongest monster in Oldton Movalpolos.