Lurk Lizard

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Lurk Lizard

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Katakana ビハインドリザード Heartless Emblem.png
Rōmaji Bihaindo Rizādo
Japanese Behind Lizard

Type Emblem Heartless
Game Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Variations
Stealth Sneak
Sneak Army
Veil Lizard
Lurk Lizard

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Similar in form and behavior to the Veil Lizard, these foes attack prey with a tongue lash attack.
Block it to dizzy the lizard, then strike back. Blizzard magic is also especially effective.


Hearts Munny Stun
70 36
Mission HP EXP STR/DEF
47 850 21 62
63 1054 31 86
85 1462 87 134
Fire Blizzard Thunder Aero
x0.98 x1.09 x0.40 x1.23
Ignite Freeze Jolt Air-Toss
x0 x0.16 x0 x0
Rewards

Missions 36-50
Lightning Shard (30%)
Missions 62-72
Gear Component C (100%)
Missions 73-93
Mithril (80%)

World(s)
Wonderland

The Lurk Lizard is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days. It is one of the bosses at Wonderland.

Design[edit]

The Lurk Lizard is a bipedal lizard resembling a chameleon. It has a teal body, with five blue-green spikes along its back. It often stands hunched over, holding its arms out in front of it. Its arms and legs are striped with zig-zags of blue-grey and a lighter blue, with gold bands at the shoulder, wrist, hip, and ankle. Its hands and feet have three toes each, two in front and one in back, with light green claws. Its prehensile tail is curled up behind it in a spiral. It has a smooth jawline, a pink tongue that can extend to surprising lengths, and large yellow eyes with small black pupils. Its Heartless emblem is on its chest.

Its name comes from the word "lurk", which means to wait around a location without attracting attention, referring to its ability to blend in with its background. Also, it is modeled after a chameleon, a type of lizard.

Strategy[edit]

Attacks
  • Tail Swing: Spins around, hitting Roxas with its tail
  • Laser Eyes: shoots lasers from its eyes, disabling the map.
  • Tongue Attack: Uses its tongue to pull Roxas in, then slashes them with its claws.

Like the Veil Lizard, Lurk Lizard has a tendency to disappear and attack while invisible. In order to locate it, use the sound of its footsteps and the glowing eyes. Whenever they glow, its tongue will lash out. Either avoid the tongue or block it. If Roxas blocks it, the lizard will be paralyzed for a little while and he can attack it. The lizard is at or near the source of the tongue lash, if Roxas can get there in time.

At close range, it spins and whacks it tail at Roxas. This sometimes inflicts the shoe-glue status, making him unable to jump or do aerial combos. To avoid it dealing massive damage, either stay out of its range and launch Aero/Fire/Blizzard or block its tail. Be sure to bring at least one or more cures.

Videos[edit]

Lurk Lizard—Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
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