- Plant-like monster native to Niflheim's southern region of Succarpe. This highly evolved rotifer awaits it prey in silence, then latches onto its victim with its plentiful tentacles and sucks it up in a single breath.
- Size: 29.10 ft. Weight: 68.34 t
- Although native to Niflheim, this ferocious faux flora survived a cross-continental migration and now resides in the northern reaches of Leide. Hunters have prioritized its elimination due to the deleterious effects it has had on the local ecosystem.
- Size: 29.43 ft. Weight: 69.10 t
- Possible subspecies of malboro that appeared in great number outside of Cape Caem in southern Cleigne, prompting Meldacio HQ to issue an emergency notice calling for its extermination. Scientists suspect this plant-like monster may actually be a close-relative of the Lucian-born malbodoom.
- Size: 28.90 ft. Weight: 68.31 t
- Malboro that, long ago, drifted through the Styrian Swells and across the Cygillan Ocean, ultimately taking up root in the deepest recesses of Costlemark Tower. Perhaps toughened over the course of its extensive voyage, this particular specimen exhibits an incredible strength.
- Size: 29.62 ft. Weight: 70.02 t
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A malboro spawns outside the royal tomb in Fodina Caestino. It is weak to greatswords, machinery, and fire. The player may want equip status-protection accessories, as the malboro inhales before spewing toxic mist that inflicts the party with various status ailments. It also summon sprouts.
When low on health the malboro becomes more aggressive and when it dies it revives itself. When out of health again the player is prompted to flee to the marked spot slightly right of the tomb's entrance to trigger a scripted ending to the battle.
The player should run and dodge when the malboro breathes in. The sprouts can be cleared via greatswords and Firaga spells.
Creation and developmentEdit
During Gamescom 2015 it was revealed Malboros would lurk in swampy areas to ambush players. It was said Malboros would be found beyond the halfway point of the game and that they would use Bad Breath to poison anyone in range, and that they could not be defeated with normal physical attacks.
Unless it is stunned with attacks, the Malboro will fire breath projectiles that confuse and impair Regis, causing controls to become reversed and causing the screen to distort and become pixelated.
Marlboro Cigarettes, since the creatures often spew horrid fumes."Malboro" may derive from the Japanese onomatopoeia boro, the sound of an upset stomach. Their name is most likely derived from the Latin and Greek words mal (meaning bad) and boros (meaning breath), a reference to their infamous attack. The name could also be a reference to
- Stinker: Malboro is a fishing lure fashioned after malboro.
- Li'l Malbuddy is a cartoon character popular in Insomnia based on a malboro.