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Job: Warrior
Family: Pugil
Crystal: Water
Weak to: Ice, Lightning

Notorious Monster

Isonade

Isonade

Zone

Level

Drops

Steal

Spawns

Notes

Sanctuary of Zi'Tah

1

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
Zitah-sanctuary

Notes

  • Around 6,000 HP
  • Spawns for the quest The Sacred Katana.
  • Low accuracy but moderately high attack.
  • Killable by most melee jobs at 55~ (see testimonials).
  • Susceptible to gravity and bind.

Historical Background

In Japanese folklore, the Isonade (磯撫で) is a large dark blue shark-like creature which is said to reside in the East China Sea deep underwater, off the coast of Kyushu Island. It has a barbed tail, which is the only part of it ever seen, often hooking onto sailors or ships to drag them underwater. It is lured by blood in the water. Every few months, it swims to the sea surface to breathe fresh air, which causes storms or fierce winds as well turbulent seas. Any ships sunken in this storm are devoured by Isonade as food. Isonade means "beach stroker" in Japanese.