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|type = Mark
 
|type = Mark
 
|name = Feral Retriever
 
|name = Feral Retriever
| image = [[File:XII feral retriever render.png|250px]]
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| image = XII feral retriever render.png
 
| japanese = チョッパー
 
| japanese = チョッパー
 
| romaji = Choppā
 
| romaji = Choppā
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| lit = Chopper
 
|location = [[Paramina Rift]] (Spine of the Icewyrm)
 
|location = [[Paramina Rift]] (Spine of the Icewyrm)
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| aiscript = yes
 
}}
 
}}
The '''Feral Retriever''' is a Rank III [[Hunt (Final Fantasy XII)#Marks|Mark]] from ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]''. It can be found in the Spine of the Icewyrm area of the [[Paramina Rift]].
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'''Feral Retriever''' is a Rank III [[Hunt (Final Fantasy XII)#Marks|Mark]] in ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]'' found in the Spine of the Icewyrm area of the [[Paramina Rift]].
   
 
The hunt becomes available upon reaching [[Mt Bur-Omisace]], so if the player wishes to fight it with [[Larsa Ferrinas Solidor|Larsa]] in the [[party]], they should return to [[Rabanastre]] upon reaching the mountain to accept the hunt, because Larsa will leave the party if the player proceeds further in the story.
 
The hunt becomes available upon reaching [[Mt Bur-Omisace]], so if the player wishes to fight it with [[Larsa Ferrinas Solidor|Larsa]] in the [[party]], they should return to [[Rabanastre]] upon reaching the mountain to accept the hunt, because Larsa will leave the party if the player proceeds further in the story.
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| steal 3 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Prime Pelt|Prime Pelt]]
 
| steal 3 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Prime Pelt|Prime Pelt]]
 
| combo = 6
 
| combo = 6
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| combo rate = 10
 
| status effect = [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Sap|Sap]]
 
| status effect = [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Sap|Sap]]
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| status effect rate = 4
| technicks = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Rake|Rake]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Mind Lash|Mind Lash]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Balance|Balance]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Blaster|Blaster]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Purify|Purify]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Stone Gaze|Stone Gaze]]
 
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| charge time = 25
| innate augments = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Safety|Safety]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Vitality|Ignore Vitality]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Reflect|Ignore Reflect]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Low-HP ATK+|Low-HP ATK+]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Counter|Counter]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Counter+|Counter+]]
 
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| magicks = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Balance|Balance]]
| conditional augments = If HP <50% - [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Evade|Ignore Evade]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Evade+|Evade+]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Normal Damage+|Normal Damage+]]; if Purify - [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#White Wind|White Wind]]; if HP <20% - [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Magick CT0|Magick CT0]]
 
 
| technicks = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Rake|Rake]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Mind Lash|Mind Lash]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Blaster|Blaster]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Purify|Purify]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Stone Gaze|Stone Gaze]]
 
| innate augments = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Safety|Safety]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Reflect|Ignore Reflect]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Low-HP ATK+|Low-HP ATK+]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Counter|Counter]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Counter+|Counter+]]
 
| conditional augments = When HP >50%: [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Vitality|Ignore Vitality]]<br/>When HP <50%: [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Evade|Ignore Evade]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Evade+|Evade+]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Normal Damage+|Normal Damage+]]<br/>After using Purify: [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#White Wind|White Wind]] for two minutes<br/>When HP <20%: [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Magick CT0|Magick CT0]]
 
| death = Immune
 
| death = Immune
 
| petrify = Immune
 
| petrify = Immune
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| shell = 100
 
| shell = 100
 
| faith = 50
 
| faith = 50
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}}
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==AI script==<!--info is from Split Infinity's guide: https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/ps2/459841-final-fantasy-xii/faqs/42270-->
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{{FFXII Enemy AI
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|magickname1 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Balance|Balance]]
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|magickcond1 = HP <20%; use once (100%)
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|technickname1 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Purify|Purify]]{{foot|After using it becomes immune for status effects for two minutes}}
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|technickcond1 = HP <50% when afflicted with status ailments (100%)
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|technickname2 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Stone Gaze|Stone Gaze]]
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|technickcond2 = HP >50% (25%)<br/>HP <50% (5%)
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|technickname3 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Rake|Rake]]
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|technickcond3 = Use all battle (25%)
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|technickname4 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Blaster|Blaster]]
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|technickcond4 = Use all battle (25%)
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|technickname5 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Mind Lash|Mind Lash]]
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|technickcond5 = Use all battle (5%)
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|augmentname1 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Ignore Evade|Ignore Evade]]
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|augmentcond1 = When HP <50%
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|augmentname2 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Evade+|Evade+]]
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|augmentcond2 = When HP <50%
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|augmentname3 = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Magick CT0|Magick CT0]]
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|augmentcond3 = When HP <20%
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
== Battle ==
 
== Battle ==
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Feral Retriever uses [[Blaster (ability)|Blaster]] to cause several [[status effect]]s. When Feral Retriever is low on HP it might use [[Lifebreak|Balance]], which will kill a party member.
[[File:Feralretriever.jpg|thumb|left|Feral Retriever.]]
 
The player can start off by using the typical high-HP strategy of [[Haste (status)|Haste]]-[[Protect (status)|Protect]]-[[Decoy (ability)|Decoy]]-[[Berserk (status)|Berserk]] on the party's strongest person. One party member can be kept in reserve for support casting, which will come in handy for Feral Retriever's [[Blaster (ability)|Blaster]], which can cause several [[status effect]]s.
 
   
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===Strategy===
The last person is best using a strong [[Long Range|ranged]] weapon, such as the step above [[Final Fantasy XII weapons#Betelgeuse|Betelgeuse]] or the [[Final Fantasy XII weapons#Yoichi Bow|Yoichi Bow]], and using [[Hi-Potion]]s for healing or [[Remedy (item)|Remedies]] to save [[MP (stat)|MP]]. When Feral Retriever is low on HP it might use [[Lifebreak|Balance]], which will kill a party member.
 
 
The player can start off by using the typical high-HP strategy of [[Haste (status)|Haste]]-[[Protect (status)|Protect]]-[[Decoy (ability)|Decoy]]-[[Berserk (status)|Berserk]] on the party's strongest person. One party member can be kept in reserve for support casting.
   
 
The last person is best using a strong [[Long Range|ranged]] weapon, such as the step above [[Betelgeuse (Final Fantasy XII)|Betelgeuse]] or the [[Yoichi Bow (Final Fantasy XII)|Yoichi Bow]], and use [[Final Fantasy XII items#Hi-Potion|Hi-Potion]] and [[Final Fantasy XII items#Remedy|Remedies]].
A good strategy is to use [[Quickening (ability)|Quickenings]] as soon as it starts flashing red. The [[Final Fantasy XII accessories#Nihopalaoa|Nihopalaoa]] + Remedy trick will work against it, and when afflicted with [[Virus (status)|Disease]] it won't use Balance.
 
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A good strategy is to use [[Quickening (ability)|Quickenings]] as soon as Feral Retriever starts flashing red. The [[Final Fantasy XII accessories#Nihopalaoa|Nihopalaoa]] + Remedy trick will work against it, and when afflicted with [[Virus (status)|Disease]] it won't use Balance. It is set to heal its ailments and make itself immune to ailments for two minutes at half health, but Disease stops these thresholds from activating.
   
 
== Rewards ==
 
== Rewards ==
 
* 1,500 gil
 
* 1,500 gil
* [[Final Fantasy XII weapons#Recurve Crossbow|Recurve Crossbow]] ([[Final Fantasy XII weapons#Hunting Crossbow|Hunting Crossbow]] in ''Zodiac'' versions)
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* Original version: [[Recurve Crossbow (Final Fantasy XII)|Recurve Crossbow]]
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* ''Zodiac'' versions@ [[Hunting Crossbow (Final Fantasy XII)|Hunting Crossbow]]
 
* [[Teleport Stone]] x2
 
* [[Teleport Stone]] x2
   
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Ffxii-feralretriever.jpg|Bestiary entry.
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Ffxii-feralretriever.jpg|Bestiary entry (PlayStation 2).
 
FeralRetriever-ffxii.png|In-game model.
 
FeralRetriever-ffxii.png|In-game model.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* The Original Japanese Guidebook cites the Feral Retriever's MP as being 2475, but subsequent guides list it as 999.
 
* The Original Japanese Guidebook cites the Feral Retriever's MP as being 2475, but subsequent guides list it as 999.
 
   
 
== Related enemies ==
 
== Related enemies ==

Revision as of 19:58, 6 April 2019

Feral Retriever is a Rank III Mark in Final Fantasy XII found in the Spine of the Icewyrm area of the Paramina Rift.

The hunt becomes available upon reaching Mt Bur-Omisace, so if the player wishes to fight it with Larsa in the party, they should return to Rabanastre upon reaching the mountain to accept the hunt, because Larsa will leave the party if the player proceeds further in the story.

Clan Primer

Hunt 13: Befoulment of the Beast

Mark Bill.

Petitioner: Hymms
Petitioner's Location: Mt Bur-Omisace
  • Saw bill posted for the hunting of a feral retriever (Rank III). The petitioner is Hymms in the Sand-strewn Pass on Mt Bur-Omisace.
  • Hunt accepted. Hymms tells you of numerous travelers to the Paramina Rift being attacked by the feral retriever. The feral retriever is to be found in the south of the Paramina Rift, near the Stilshrine of Miriam.
  • Feral retriever defeated! Report to Hymms in the Sand-strewn Pass on Mt Bur-Omisace.
  • Hunt reported. At last, travelers may breathe a sigh of relief.

Bestiary entry

Being a rare Strain of Coeurl, surpassingly Large in size, living in Paramina Rift. Once raised by Man as hunting Partners, they are now wholly feral, and known to descend from their Mountain Abodes during Mating Season, when they are more than usually Violent and easily provoked. Several Refugees making their way toward Holy Mt Bur-Omisace have been attacked of late, and so a concerned Kiltias on the Mountain posted a Bill for this Mark.

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Stats

AI script

Template:FFXII Enemy AI

Battle

Feral Retriever uses Blaster to cause several status effects. When Feral Retriever is low on HP it might use Balance, which will kill a party member.

Strategy

The player can start off by using the typical high-HP strategy of Haste-Protect-Decoy-Berserk on the party's strongest person. One party member can be kept in reserve for support casting.

The last person is best using a strong ranged weapon, such as the step above Betelgeuse or the Yoichi Bow, and use Hi-Potion and Remedies.

A good strategy is to use Quickenings as soon as Feral Retriever starts flashing red. The Nihopalaoa + Remedy trick will work against it, and when afflicted with Disease it won't use Balance. It is set to heal its ailments and make itself immune to ailments for two minutes at half health, but Disease stops these thresholds from activating.

Rewards

Gallery

Trivia

  • The Original Japanese Guidebook cites the Feral Retriever's MP as being 2475, but subsequent guides list it as 999.

Related enemies

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