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Banshee is an Enemy in Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.


Information

Banshees are a dangerous form of undead woman - they possess a paralyzing shriek which can Knockdown everyone within range, allowing other foes to gang up on the helpless.

Type
Undead
Experience
gained
Base Experience of 2450

Can be more or less depending on a few factors such as:

Location

Bitterblack Isle

Pre-Daimon

Post-Daimon

Items


Stats Health Attack Defense Magick
Attack
Magick
Defense
Weight
8500 850 300 1900 1600  ??
Relative
Damage
Slash Bash FIRE BASED
Fire
ICE BASED
Ice
LIGHTNING BASED
Thunder
HOLY BASED
Holy
DARK BASED
Dark
100% 100% 50% 100% 50% 100% 50%
Sources: Dragon's Dogma - ドラゴンズドグマ & Dark Arisen (www10.atwiki.jp) and in-game testing.


Tactics

  • Nearly impervious to Dark magick, and highly resistant against Holy damage.
  • Vulnerable to TorporTarred and Petrification.
  • Resistant to Blindness.
  • Weak against Ice enchanted weapons and spells, and can be frozen.
  • Banshees should be dispatched quickly if they must be approached in close quarters, where their shrieks are more effective.
  • Banshees can be grabbed and thrown off cliffs or into open flames.


Pawn Bestiary Knowledge

For full information, refer to the Bestiary page or the according section on the Undead page. Enemy specific :

  • Weak to Ice
  • Tarred
  • Set on fire after Tarring
  • Freeze then shatter

In addition to witnessing these techniques, it is necessary for Pawns to participate in killing 250 Banshees either with their own Arisen or while traveling with others.

Trivia

  • In Irish mythology, the banshee is a female spirit, usually seen as an omen of death. The scream is said to predict the death of one of the persons who hear the banshee. (Source Wikipedia: Banshee)