Job:
Family: Bomb
Crystal: Fire
Weak to: Fire

Notorious Monster

File:Friar Rush.jpg

Friar Rush

Zone

Level

Drops

Steal

Spawns

Notes

Den of Rancor

70

1

A, S, M

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:

  • Lottery Spawn from the Bifrons around (D-5) - (E-5).
  • Killable by: 5 characters level 74. Killable by a MNK/NIN 75 and a PLD/WAR 71
  • Has high offensive damage, but low defense.
  • Has a two hour pop time with a 15 minute window.

Historical Background

There are 2 Friar Rushes: Friar Rush and Friar-with-the-Rush. The latter is often confused with the former. Friar Rush refers to an indoor spirit which would try to get monks and friars to stray from the path to God (namely to get drunk and party). Friar-with-the Rush is a local name for the Will-o'-the-Wisp in the British Isles. A Rush (German Rausch) is a household spirit, not a field spirit, so Friar Rush as a Will-o'-the-Wisp is a mistranslation, one which is a common one made for hundreds of years. The non-Will-o'-the-Wisp Friar Rush is from German folklore.

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