Marids
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The marid is an enormous animal that lives in the forests of the Near East, though few actually remain in the wild. Its fearsome natural weaponry consists of a long, flexible trunk, and two great tusks used to scythe through its enemies. Despite being a herbivore, the marid possesses burning eyes that reveal its violent temperament, and nothing can slow one of these massive beasts’ ground-shaking charges. Before their numbers were decimated by the growing plague of chigoes, battle-trained war marids were the centerpiece in the Aht Urhgan army. Now these ultimate shock troops are kept in reserve within the grounds of the Imperial Palace, rarely seen by those outside its walls.

The Marid drop three items used in synthesis. The Marid's hair, thick hide, and tusks are all used by highly experienced professionals to make some of the most decorative Near East armor.

Family Information
Type: Beasts
Common Behavior: S, Sc
Weak against: Resist Vs. Water
Charmable: Eks.gif
Pankration: Able to be captured
Aspir: Eks.gif
Drain: Susceptible to Drain

Special Attacks

Special Abilities Aht Urhgan Areas Abyssea Areas
Barrier Tusk: Grants defense and magic defense boost to the marid. CheckCheck.gif CheckCheck.gif
Flailing Trunk: Frontal AoE physical damage. Absorbed by 2 Utsusemi shadows. CheckCheck.gif CheckCheck.gif
Onrush: Physical damage. Absorbed by 1 Utsusemi shadow. CheckCheck.gif CheckCheck.gif
Voracious Trunk: Absorb a single Status Effect including Food. Not blocked by Utsusemi. CheckCheck.gif CheckCheck.gif
Stampede: Single high damage attack. Absorbed by 2 Utsusemi shadows. CheckCheck.gif CheckCheck.gif
Proboscis Shower: Restores HP. Only used by certain Notorious Monsters. CheckCheck.gif Unknown
Chigoe Spawn: Spawns a Chigoe when they use a weapon skill. They can do this up to 5 times. CheckCheck.gif XEks.gif
Note: Notorious Monsters in this family may use all of the above and/or additional unique special abilities.

Notorious Monsters in Family

Name Spawn Information Level Zone Notable Drop(s)
Ayravata Spawns at (I-8) ??? Abyssea - Vunkerl Accolade Sword
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Iriz Ima Forced spawn by trading a Senorita Pamama to the ??? at (J-8). 87-88 Wajaom Woodlands Avocat Pigaches
Ferrara
Mahishasura Lottery Spawn from the Marids at (G-8)/(H-7) 80 Bhaflau Thickets Veuglaire

Quest NMs: None

Mission NMs: None

Battlefield NMs: None

Other NMs: Hildesvini (Einherjar - Wing I), Marid-X (Einherjar - Wing III), Rogue Marid (Zhayolm Remnants)

Monsters in Family

Name Level Zone
Marid 77-78 Bhaflau Thickets
78-79 Wajaom Woodlands
78-79 Nyzul Isle
80 Mamool Ja Training Grounds - Marids in the Mist
Grand Marid 78-79 Bhaflau Thickets
78-79 Wajaom Woodlands
Morose Marid 78-82Unknown Abyssea - Vunkerl
Olyphant Unknown Abyssea - Uleguerand

Historial Background

In Arabic mythology and Islamic folklore, the Marid is a Djinn often found in open waters (such as seas or oceans). In occult texts, it is linked with the element of water. In some texts they were considered the most powerful category of Djinni. They were usually considered very malicious and evil, but humans could gain their favor. Their appearance is described as consisting of blue or green skin and had hair that always appeared wet.

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