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Notorious Monster

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Dynamis - Buburimu

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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

Notes:

  • Spams the Dragon TP move Petro Eyes.
  • Defeating Basilic will disable the TP move Petro Eyes in Apocalyptic Beast.
  • Roams NE of Mhaura near the beach that leads to Labyrinth of Onzozo.

Historical Background

More commonly spelled Basilisk, it was a creature commonly appearing in bestiaries of Greek and medieval European cultures. The Basilisk was a legendary reptile which had the power to kill by a single glance. Pliny the Elder, who also wrote of the Catoblepas, said it was small, but so poisonous, it left a trail of venom. The Basilisk is reported to be hatched by a cockerel from a serpent's egg. Only in medieval Europe did the accounts become embellished and it came to be depicted as less of a lizard and more of a lizard-bird combination. It later got more abilities, such as the ability to breathe fire and to kill even by a single touch. It had 2 natural predators, which were immune to its glance and its venom: the weasel and the rooster. Its name is Greek for "little king" (the Latin word meaning "little king" is Regulus, the name of a star). This derives from the accounts that it had a mitre-shaped or crown-shaped crest on its head. The Basilisk is linked in historical accounts with the Cockatrice, which had an inverted version of the Basilisk's story (being hatched from a hen's egg in a serpent's nest). Nonetheless, it makes sense that Square-Enix chose Petro Eyes to be the move this Dragon uses.

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