ガルピュデス [garupyudes] in Japanese. The meaning and origin of this word are both unclear. It could be a corruption of the word 'charybdis' (karyubdis -> garpyudes going by approximate Japanese pronunciation), but that is a mere guess, albeit one based on the English name of the monster

Final Fantasy XII

Number: 199, Aggro: Yes, Movement: Fly, Type: Avion/Diver, Flying
Stats (level 38-40): HP 21,219-21,459, MP 999, ATK 76-80, DEF 29-33, MDEF 33-35, EVA 10-16, STR 36-40, MAG 25, VIT 63-67, SPD 23-29
EXP: 4,505-4,847 / LP: 2 / Clan points: 576-750
Immunity: Stop, Confuse, Reverse, Slow, Disable, Immobilize, Lure, Charm
Weakness: Earth
Abilities: Attack (x1-x4 with 10% chance, 4% chance of Slow), Lunge, Kamikaze
Passive Abilities: Crit HP -> DEF+
Drops: Wind Crystal 40%, Antidote 25%, Windslicer Pinion 3%, Taurus Gem 1%, Split Armor 8% with monograph, Arcana 17% with canopic jar
Steal: Windslicer Pinion 55%, Taurus Gem 10%, Chaos Mace 3%
Poach: Windslicer Pinion 95%, Split Armor 5%
Place: Cerobi Steppe
Description: Being a strain of diver favoring clement, hilly areas. Often seen catching the updrafts that blow in from the Naldoan Sea. Their splendidly colored wings are quite distinctive, and coveted for use in the making of many objects, both practical and ornamental. The flight pinions in particular fetch a good price at market.

Category: Bestiary

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