Makna Forest - the following locations have the highest spawn rate (18%) for Shield Bug:
- center of Great Makna Falls
- the waterfall at south of Great Makna Falls
- west of the remote island at Great Makna Falls; the location is about two-thirds the length to the edge of the river
- north of the remote island; roughly the midpoint between the remote island and the Lakeside
- the pond near Sap Cave
- the beginning of the passage, above Sap Cave, that leads to the thunder elemental ether deposit. There is also another spawn point at the end of the passage.
- the waterfall at Clear Waterfall
- below Bridge One, Bridge Two, and Bridge Three; go to the area where the rapids start narrowing. The shield bugs also spawn on or near the shore.
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※ After completing the Mechonis Core