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Grimmonite

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Grimmonite
A shelled mollusk living in
the waters near Elshimo.
Stackable: Not Stackable
Size: Large (Something caught the hook!!!)
58 - 145 (Im), 280 - 734 (Pz) (See Fish Ranking)
See Ahtapot for the eastern analog of this fish.

Other Uses

Guild Points Value: 2,100 / 17,520 (8.34 items)
Resale Price: 700~717 gil

Synthesis Recipes

None

Used in Recipes

Desynthesis Recipes

None

Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Food > Fish ( )

Mog Garden

Merchants

Price: 30,520 - 34,160 gil
Name Location Type
Babubu Port Windurst (C-8) Fishermans' Guild
Open 3:00 - 18:00
Not automatically restocked.

Fishing

Skill Cap: 90
Size: Large (Something caught the hook!!!)
Location Bait Rods

Note: Crayfish Ball and Shrimp Lure can also attract Nebimonites and Bastore Bream in the recommended pond under the bridge.

Historical Background

As a suffix, "-ite" diminishes the word, so, Grimmonite is a small grimm, like Nebimonite is a small nebimon. Interestingly, both roots share the sams suffix "-mon" (short for "monster" in Digimon), the same nautilus mollusk icon model, and bite on the same bait. A grimmon is a dragon in Digimon, and the "Grimm Dragon" is in the anime RWBY. So, a grimmonite is a small dragon. In Chinese culture, the dragon controls water, and is represented by the shrimp in the Chinese dish "Dragon Meet Phoenix" (coupled with chicken).

When looking at its Eastern analog, the Ahtapot, it comes from the Turkish word for octopus. Note the animal in the image is a nautilus, and not an octopus, though.

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