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Ariana's Monster Weakness Guide
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Hereís the format:

MONSTER NAME - 		(duh!)
Weak Spot: - 		which spot of the monster is weakest (Take that!)
Elemental Weakness: - 	which element is best to use
Shock: - 		can be shock trapped? (ZApp!)
Pitfall: -		can be pitfall trapped? (Geronimo!)
Flash: - 		can be flashed? (ooh I can't see ~.~)
Sonic: - 		can be soniced? when? (ow my freaking ears!)
Paralyze: - 		how long per paralyze? (Bzzztt)
Poison: - 		How much damage per poisoning? (Arsenic)
Sleep: - 		susceptible to sleep? (Yawwwn sleepy)
Signal for Capture: - 	monsters tell for capture (take me home with you!)
Shiny: -		how to make the monster drop shinies (Ohhhh Shiny!)
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So please enjoy my guide!  It's your one-stop shop for monster info.

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YIAN KUT-KU (red + blue)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Wing, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Overall-Water or Ice ; Head-Ice; Wing-Thunder
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds (15 seconds for blue)
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Ears fold back
Shiny:			Throw a sonic bomb or crag shot it
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GYPCEROS (regular + purple)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Tail, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Sometimes when it awakes from fake death
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YIAN GARUGA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Water
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		Yes, but Garuga must be unaware
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			NO
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Pitfall it
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HYPNOC -or- HYPNOCATRICE
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Back feathers lay flat.  Limps
Shiny:			Put it to sleep
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CEPHADROME
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES, 2x duration
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			YES, while in sand
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Fin folds down
Shiny:			Sonic it out of the sand
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PLESIOTH (regular + green)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach
Elemental Weakness:	Thunder -or- Fire
Shock:			YES, 2x duration
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			YES, when in water; will put it in rage
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total (360 HP for Green)
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Fins and back and head lay down
Shiny:			Fish it out of the water with a Frog
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VOLGANOS -or- LAVASIOTH
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Weak Spot:		All spots nearly equal
Elemental Weakness:	Water
Shock:			YES, 2x duration
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 100 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	The glossy coating on itís body goes away
Shiny:			Knock it out (KO)
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CONGALALA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES
Sleep:			YES, 240 HP total
Signal for Capture:	Looks around and sniffs, then retreats to sleeping area.
Shiny:			Break its tail while its holding mushroom/bone/ore
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GREEN CONGALALA -or- EMERALD CONGALALA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Tail (Body is comparable), Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Looks around and sniffs, then retreats to sleeping area.
Shiny:			Break its tail while its holding mushroom/bone/ore
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BLANGONGA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Let it finish eating without seeing you
(You need Fire Element to break the fangs)
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BROWN BLANGONGA -or- COPPER BLANGONGA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Let it finish eating without seeing you
(You need Ice Element to break the fangs)
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KHEZU
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Neck, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 5 seconds
Poison:			YES, 60 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Stops moving completely
Shiny:			Will drop one in saliva when hanging from ceiling
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RED KHEZU
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Neck, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Water
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 5 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Stops moving completely
Shiny:			Will drop one in saliva when hanging from ceiling
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DAIMYO HERMITAUR
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head (Body is comparable)
Elemental Weakness:	Thunder (Fire is comparable)
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall: 		NO
Flash: 			NO
Sonic: 			YES, when it guards
Paralyze: 		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture:	Breathes hard and foams purple bubbles
Shiny:			Let it finish eating
(You need Impact Damage to break the shell)
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PURPLE DAIMYO HERMITAUR -or- PLUM DAIMYO HERMITAUR
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head (Body is comparable)
Elemental Weakness: 	Ice
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall:		NO
Flash: 			NO
Sonic:			YES, when it guards
Paralyze: 		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture: 	Breathes hard and foams purple bubbles
Shiny: 			Let it finish eatin
(You need Impact Damage to break the shell)
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SHOGUN CEANATAUR
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head (Body is comparable)
Elemental Weakness: 	Thunder
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall: 		NO
Flash: 			NO
Sonic: 			NO
Paralyze: 		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture: 	Breathes hard
Shiny: 			Track it down while it's getting a new shell
(Once you break a claw it stays in rage for the rest of the battle)
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RED SHOGUN CEANATAUR -or- TERRA SHOGUN CEANATAUR
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head (Body is comparable)
Elemental Weakness: 	Thunder
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall: 		NO
Flash: 			NO
Sonic: 			NO
Paralyze: 		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture: 	Breathes hard
Shiny: 			Track it down while it's getting a new shell
(Once you break a claw it stays in rage for the rest of the battle)
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RATHALOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Stagger or flash while in air. Wake it up
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AZURE RATHALOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 360 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Stagger or flash while in air. Wake it up
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SILVER RATHALOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Wing, Impact: Wing
Elemental Weakness:	Thunder -or- Water
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 420 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Stagger or flash while in air. Wake it up
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RATHIAN
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Gets trapped


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PINK RATHIAN
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 360 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Gets trapped
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GOLD RATHIAN
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Wing, Impact: Wing
Elemental Weakness:	Thunder
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 360 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Gets trapped
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BASARIOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach; 3x damage when broken
Elemental Weakness:	Water -or- Dragon
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Disturb it when it's pretending to be a rock
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GRAVIOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach; ~3x damage when broken
Elemental Weakness:	Water -or- Dragon
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Wake it up from sleeping
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BLACK GRAVIOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach; ~3x damage when broken
Elemental Weakness:	Water
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 480 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			Wake it up from sleeping
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MONOBLOS (regular + white)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Tail, Impact: Neck (Tail is comparable)
Elemental Weakness:	Thunder
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES, when underground and NOT in rage
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total (360 HP for white)
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	1 hit puts it in rage, Limps
Shiny:			Gets its horn stuck in the wall
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DIABLOS (regular + black)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Tail, Impact: Neck (Tail is comparable)
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES, when underground and NOT in rage
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total (360 HP for black)
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	1 hit puts it in rage, Limps
Shiny:			Gets its horn(s) stuck in wall
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TIGREX
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness: 	Thunder
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall: 		YES
Flash: 			YES
Sonic: 			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture: 	1 hit puts it in rage, Limps
Shiny: 			Gets its teeth stuck in the wall
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NARUGA KARUGA -or- NARGACUGA
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Weak Spot: 		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness: 	Fire -or- Thunder
Shock: 			YES
Pitfall: 		YES, must be enraged
Flash: 			YES
Sonic: 			YES, when itís in prowler stance; will put into rage
Paralyze: 		YES, 10 seconds
Poison: 		YES, 240 HP total
Sleep: 			YES
Signal for Capture: 	1 hit puts it in rage, Limps
Shiny: 			Sonic it while in prowler stance
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RAJANG
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Ice
Shock:			YES
Pitfall:		YES, must be gold without sparks
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Limps
Shiny:			none
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KIRIN
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Horn, Impact: Horn
Elemental Weakness:	Fire or Water (All elements quite innefective)
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		NO
Poison:			YES, 60 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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AKANTOR
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon (somewhat weak to Thunder)
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES, right before it's wind beam attack
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			NO
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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UCAMULBAS -or- UKANLOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire (somewhat weak to Dragon and Thunder)
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES, immediately before the ice beam
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			NO
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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KUSHALA DAORA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon -or- Thunder
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 20 seconds
Poison:			YES, 288 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			When it enters rage or reactivates wind shield
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CHAMELEOS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head, Impact: Head
Elemental Weakness:	Fire -or- Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			YES, when invisible and aware
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 240 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			Sonic it successfully
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LUNASTRA + TEOSTRA
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Head/Neck, Impact: Head/Neck/Stomach
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			YES
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 15 seconds
Poison:			YES, 300 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			When they scream and reactivate the fire aura
(You need at least 1 point of Dragon dealt to the horn to be able to break it.
This minimum of 1 point of dragon damage must be done when Teo/Luna are below
60% of their max health.)
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LAO SHAN LUNG (red + blue)
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Stomach, Impact: Stomach
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon -or - Fire
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		NO
Poison:			NO
Sleep:			NO
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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SHEN GAOREN
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Inside Shell, Impact: Inside Shell
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		NO
Poison:			NO
Sleep:			NO
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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YAMA TSUKAMI
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Mouth, Impact: Mouth
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon -or - Ice
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		NO
Poison:			NO
Sleep:			NO
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			Throw tranq bombs during vortex attack to make it fall
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FATALIS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Face, Impact: Face
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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CRIMSON FATALIS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Face, Impact: Face
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none
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WHITE FATALIS
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Weak Spot:		Cut: Face, Impact: Face
Elemental Weakness:	Dragon
Shock:			NO
Pitfall:		NO
Flash:			NO
Sonic:			NO
Paralyze:		YES, 10 seconds
Poison:			YES, 120 HP total
Sleep:			YES
Signal for Capture:	Cannot be captured
Shiny:			none