The qutrub wrap themselves in bandages to slow the decomposition of their rotting bodies. Unlike the shambling undead that are afflicted with a curse after dying, these corpse-eating ghouls are beings that have succumbed to the charms of the Lamiae while still alive. Through dark rituals, they willfully attain an undead existence in order to serve their foul mistresses for eternity. Seemingly still afflicted by the desires of the living, the qutrub hoard valuable trinkets, and feast on the dead to maintain the traces of flesh and blood remaining to them. It is said that the blade carried by each qutrub is infused with their discarded life essence.

General Information

  • System: Undead
  • Weaknesses: Fire, Light
  • Immune: Ice, Dark
  • DRK Qutrubs take 2x damage and BLM Qutrubs take 1.875x damage than normal on both physical and magical damage
  • Have about twice as much HP as most other mobs their level

Special Attacks

Special Abilities
Hex Palm: Drains HP, goes through Utsusemi, only when attacking with their fists.
Leaping Cleave: Single target damage, absorbs one Utsusemi shadow. Used only when wielding their initial sword, or the dagger on their backs.
Mangle: 3 Hit Cone Attack, Utsusemi blockable. Used only when wielding their initial sword, or the dagger on their backs.
Spinal Cleave: Single Target Damage, goes through Utsusemi, after first weapon is broken.
Animating Wail: AoE Haste
Fortifying Wail: AoE Protect
Unblest Jambiya: Strong AoE Drain used only when the initial sword is intact. Only used by notorious monsters.
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)
No standard notorious monsters

Quest NMs: Moshdahn

Mission NMs: None

Battlefield NMs: None

Other NMs: Pining Abazohn (Besieged)

Monsters in Family

Name Level Zone
Qutrub 73-74 Arrapago Reef (73-74)
Lamia Idolater 79-82 Caedarva Mire (79-81)

Arrapago Reef (80-82)

Pining Abazohn Qmark.gif Al Zahbi
Qutrub Extortionist Qmark.gif Al Zahbi
Qutrub Forayer Qmark.gif Al Zahbi
Qutrub Wastrel Qmark.gif Al Zahbi


Other

In order to make a Qutrub lose their blade you must attack their right arm. They carry two of them, and their special attacks will change depending which weapon they wield. Spinal Cleave is only used once they lose their first blade and attack with their fists. Qutrub will periodically switch between their fists and the blade on their back which contains their discarded life essence; should this second blade break, the Qutrub's access to the attack Spinal Cleave will cease, since this attack makes use of the second blade.

Historical Backgound

A Qutrub in Middle Eastern folklore is a type of jinn or demon, similar to a ghoul because it was said to haunt graveyards and eat corpses.

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