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Mandragora, also known as "Onion Children" and "Evil Tarutaru"

Seeming to originate from somewhere towards the east, these little bipedal monsters are now common thoughout the Mindartia continent. Coming in both white and black forms, these small menances are known to provoke mischeif among the five primary races.

Through the process of evolution, this sentient form of plant life has developed its own independent culture; the society boasts clothing, homes, and a form of extrasensory communication. While seemingly cute and harmless in appearance, the Mandragoras' sense of values differs greatly from that of people or beastmen. These differences often cause friction between the species. The Mandragora receive nourishment from the sun via photosynthesis, which occurs in the leaves that grow on their heads. Merchants treasure these rare leaves, which can be sold for use in medicines and perfumes.

General Information

  • System: Plantoids
  • Job: Monk
  • Weaknesses: Fire, Wind, Lightning, Dark, Ice, Piercing
  • Immune:
  • Traits: Resist Charm I(II @ 65+)

Special Attacks

Special Abilities
Head Butt: - Single target damage. Occasionally causes Knockback.
Scream: - 15' AoE effect Mind Down
Photosynthesis: - Mob gains the effect Regen; can be dispelled.
Dream Flower: - 15' AoE Sleep. Can be deadly if all mages are slept.
Wild Oats - Single target Vitality Down. Attack removes 2 utsusemi shadows.
Leaf Dagger - Single target Poison. 1 dmg/tick. Attack removes 2 utsusemi shadows.
Note: Notorious Monsters in this family may use all of the above and/or additional unique special abilities.

Notorious Monsters in Family

Name Spawn Information Level Zone Notable Drop(s)
Tom Tit Tat Lottery Spawn from the Mandragoras around (H-6) to (I-7) 9-10 West Sarutabaruta Fruit Punches

Quest NMs: Peerifool

Mission NMs: None

Battlefield NMs: Dvorovoi (BCNM), Domovoi (BCNM)

Other NMs: Borametz (Limbus), Barometz (Limbus), Enhanced Mandragora (Limbus)

Monsters in Family

Name Level Zone
Tiny Mandragora 0 East Sarutabaruta
West Sarutabaruta
Mandragora 3-6 West Sarutabaruta (3-5)
East Sarutabaruta (3-6)
Pygmaioi 7-11 Tahrongi Canyon
Sylvestre 15-18 Buburimu Peninsula
Yuhtunga Mandragora 30-33 Yuhtunga Jungle
Yhoator Mandragora 35-37 Yhoator Jungle
Alraune 37-40 Bibiki Bay - Purgonorgo Isle
Mourioche 62-68 Boyahda Tree
Korrigan 72-75 Boyahda Tree
Puck 74-77 Den of Rancor
Nightmare Mandragora Information Needed Dynamis - Buburimu

Historical Background

Mandragora officinarum, or the mandrake, is a plant called by the Arabs luffâh, or beid el-jinn (i.e. genie's eggs). The parsley-shaped root is often branched. Magicians mould this root into a rude resemblance to the human figure, by pinching a constriction a little below the top, so as to make a kind of head and neck, and twisting off the upper branches except two, which they leave as arms, and the lower, except two, which they leave as legs. This root gives off at the surface of the ground a rosette of ovate-oblong to ovate, wrinkled, crisp, sinuate-dentate to entire leaves, 6 to 16 in. long, somewhat resembling those of the tobacco-plant. There spring from the neck a number of one-flowered nodding peduncles, bearing whitish-green flowers, nearly 2 in. broad, which produce globular, succulent, orange to red berries, resembling small tomatoes, which ripen in late spring.

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