Family: Flies
Crystal: Wind
Weak to: Ice

Notorious Monster


Valkurm Emperor

Zone Level Drops Steal Spawns Notes
Valkurm Dunes 29 - 30 1 A, L, H
Nyzul Isle
Floors 21 - 39
Qmark 1 A, L, 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

Valkurm Emperor spawns in the area spanning (D-8) to (F-8).

Notes (Valkurm Dunes)

  • Window opens 60 minutes from its last Time of Death, but can take several hours until it spawns on death of PH spawns.
  • Wide Scan II can reach all possible spawn points for both the placeholder and Valkurm Emperor if used by the palm trees in the lower-left corner of (F-8).
  • The NM appears below the other three flies and before the Thread Leeches on Widescan.
  • Damselfly respawns every 5 minutes (2 hours and 7 minutes Vana'diel time).
  • Will link with other flies in the area, and the flies will link with Valkurm Emperor.
  • Soloable by all jobs at level 35 and by most jobs at level 30, with some difficulty; Duoable by Beastmaster at level 25. Soloable by Beastmaster Lv24.
  • (see testimonials)
  • NM needs killed x3 for Staff Trial 777
  • Mob ID for PH is 14A

Notes (Nyzul Isle)

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Historical Background

Valkurm Emperor is most likely named after Anax imperator, or the emperor dragonfly. The Emperor is one of the largest hawker dragonflies native to Europe.

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