Eastern Altepa Desert

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Connected Zone Eastern Altepa Desert Arrives at
Korroloka Tunnel J-8 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg N-7 Korroloka Tunnel-map2.jpg
Quicksand Caves K-7 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg L-4 Quicksand Caves-map1.jpg
Quicksand Caves H-8 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg D-5 Quicksand Caves-map1.jpg
Quicksand Caves H-8 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg J-8 Quicksand Caves-map1.jpg
Quicksand Caves H-10 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg J-5 Quicksand Caves-map2.jpg
Western Altepa Desert E-9 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg H-10 Western Altepa Desert.jpg
Western Altepa Desert I-6 Eastern Altepa Desert - Map.jpg K-7 Western Altepa Desert.jpg
Zone Image
Eastern Altepa Desert Area.jpg
Japanese 東アルテパ砂漠
Map Acquisition Ashu Bolkhomo (K-7)
Requires Rise of the Zilart
Timeline Present
Continent Zepwell Island
Region Kuzotz
Zone Type Field
Activities Fishing


Name Map Pos. Notes
Daborn, I.M. 1 I-6 Bastok Conquest Border Guard
Eaulevisat, R.K. 1 F-10 San d'Oria Conquest Outpost Guard
Eulaclaire 1 G-7 Chocobo Rental
Laimeve, R.K. 1 I-6 San d'Oria Conquest Border Guard
Name Map Pos. Notes
Lindgard, I.M. 1 F-10 Bastok Conquest Outpost Guard
Sahgygy, W.W. 1 I-6 Windurst Conquest Border Guard
Sowande 1 F-10 Outpost Merchant
Variko-Njariko, W.W. 1 F-10 Windurst Conquest Outpost Guard


Fame Name NPC Pos. Zone Rewards
N/A 20 in Pirate Years Ryoma H-8 Norg Anju
N/A A Craftsman's Work Miaux E-6 Northern San d'Oria Peregrine
Rabao 4 Don't Forget the Antidote Edigey F-9 Rabao Dotanuki

1,800 gil

N/A Expeditionary Force: Kuzotz Region City Conquest Guard Various 5000 Conquest Points
For the Birds Koblakiq H-11 Oldton Movalpolos Jaguar Mantle
N/A Garrison: Kuzotz Region Kuzotz Outpost Guard F-10 Eastern Altepa Desert Various
Inheritance Gumbah J-7 Bastok Mines Ground Strike
Rabao 4 The Missing Piece Alfesar H-7 Rabao Scroll of Teleport-Altep
If an extensive number of rewards are available, write "See Quest Page" as reward.

Notorious Monsters

Name Level Position Spawn Condition Aggro Notable Drops
Cactrot Rapido 80-81 Various Timed Non-Aggressive
Centurio XII-I 56 (H-10) Timed Sound
Decurio I-III Quest Sound
Dune Widow 45-47 (G-8) Lottery Sound
Nandi 48-49 (F-8) Timed Non-Aggressive
Sabotender Corrido ??-?? (H-10) ??? ???

Normal Monsters

Name Family Job Min Level Max Level Detection A L Number Type App.
Antican Auxiliarius Antica WAR 35 39 Sound, Scent A L 8
Antican Centurio Antica PLD 50 52 Sound, Scent A L 3
Antican Decurio Antica PLD 44 49 Sound, Scent A L 18
Antican Faber Antica BLM 35 39 Sound, Scent A L 5
Antican Funditor Antica RNG 35 39 Sound, Scent A L 7
Antican Sagittarius Antica RNG 44 49 Sound, Scent A L 6
Antican Speculator Antica RNG 44 49 Sound, Scent A L 6
Antican Veles Antica WAR 50 52 Sound, Scent A L 3
Bigclaw Crab 48 51 Sound A Fishing
Cutter Crab 30 33 Sound A Fishing
Desert Dhalmel Dhalmel 39 44 Sight L 35
Diatryma Greater Bird 47 50 Sight A 7
Doom Scorpion Scorpion 44 47 Sound, Scent A L 5
Earth Elemental Elemental 47 49 Magic 7 Element: Earth
Fire Elemental Elemental 47 49 Magic 6 Element: Fire
Flesh Eater Worm 37 42 Sight A 28 N
Giant Spider Spider 30 34 Sound L 51
Goblin Digger Goblin 45 49 Sight A L 1
Goblin Poacher Goblin RNG 45 49 Sight A L 9
Goblin Reaper Goblin DRK 45 49 Sight A L 6
Goblin Robber Goblin THF 45 49 Sight A L 10
Goblin Trader Goblin BST 45 49 Sight A L 6
Goblin's Spider Spider 38 40 6 Pet
Greater Pugil Pugil 30 33 Sound A Fishing
Ironshell Crab 36 39 Sound A Fishing
Lesser Manticore Manticore 47 49 Sight, Scent A 10
Lost Soul Skeleton WAR 44 48 Sound, HP A 13 N
Lost Soul Skeleton BLM 44 48 Sound, HP A 13 N
Makara Pugil 42 45 Sound A Fishing
Sabotender Sabotender 42 46 Sound A 16
Sand Beetle Beetle 36 40 Sight L 65
Tsuchigumo Spider 42 42 A L Quest 2
Appearance Key

D = Dusk (18:00-6:00), N = Night (20:00 - 4:00), F = Fog, Fire-Icon.png Ice-Icon.png Wind-Icon.png Earth-Icon.png Lightning-Icon.png Water-Icon.png Light-Icon.png Dark-Icon.png = Corresponding weather pattern

Historical Significance

The eastern half of Zepwell Island is made up of this arid desert wasteland. While remnants of the ancient Galkan civilization that once thrived here dot the landscape, today the area is dominated by sand, wind, and the occasional antican that roams the dunes.


  • Eastern Altepa Desert was added to FFXI with the Rise of the Zilart expansion pack activated on 4/15/03.
  • There is currently no Goblin Footprint for this zone.

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