Job: Warrior
Family: Crawlers
Crystal: Earth
Weak to: Dark

Notorious Monster









Crawlers' Nest



A, H

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


  • Dreadbug can be spawned by a person with the quest A Boy's Dream active once per Vana'diel day.
    • If you spawn it on one game day, but finish killing it on the next game day, you can still respawn it. You'll just have to wait a little bit.
    • If multiple people have the quest, it can be spawned multiple times on the same game day with a short wait period in between. You receive the message "Nothing seems to happen" when you must wait, but can still spawn it during the current game day.
    • You receive the message "It seems that nothing will happen yet" when you must wait until the next game day to spawn.
  • Head to in-game map 3 (labeled map 2 by many fan sites). This is the map the contains an alternate exit to Rolanberry Fields. Dreadbug spawns in a small southern niche at (H-9). Once you make it to the niche, face west and you'll see a ??? that spawns the Dreadbug when selected.
  • Has approximately 5000 HP.
  • Uses Poison Breath for high damage (dealt 400 damage to a level 99 WHM at high HP).
  • Drops 1-4 Giant Shell Bugs.
  • Uses Cocoon often, which can be Dispelled.
  • Susceptible to Bind, Sleep, and Gravity.
  • Used in Quest: A Boy's Dream
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