Be careful of Snyph's turbo. It will confuse your monster as will being rammed or stepped on. Use a cuboom with sand* and lovability to befriend it. snyph is Africa's legendary monster, it is a good sand runner. It's fragment for its altar is the dark fragment,
Snyph is an extremely fast runner on sand. It looks a bit like a sphinx/schakal. It's black and wears golden jewelry. Trivia:
snyph is the only legendary monster in the whole game that isn't in the "big" category.