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One of Golbez's elemental archfiends, the Blighted Despot, archfiend of earth.
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Scarmiglione (スカルミリョーネ, Sukarumiryōne?), also known as Milon, is a recurring character in the Final Fantasy universe. First appearing as a minor antagonist, he is a fiend associated with the element of Earth and the undead.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

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Scarmiglione appears in the Game Boy Advance and PlayStation Portable remakes as a boss in floor 5 of Hellfire Chasm, one of the bonus dungeons for the remakes. As in his original appearance, he is fought twice: once under his cloaked appearance and sequentially, in his true form.

When defeated, he drops a Lunar Curtain.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

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I am the oarsman who will ferry you beyond the veil! The Blighted Despot, Scarmiglione—Archfiend of earth, and first of Golbez's circle of four!
—Scarmiglione

Originally known as Milon, Scarmiglione is a boss and one of Golbez's Archfiends, titled the Blighted Despot. He speaks with a hiss, drawing out the letter s.

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Scarmiglione first appears in the Tower of Zot, where Golbez tells him that Cecil Harvey is climbing Mount Ordeals with the intention of becoming a Paladin. Golbez sends him to kill Cecil while he is still is a Dark Knight, because Cecil is powerless against the undead. When he arrives to Mount Ordeals, Scarmiglione makes hissing noises. Porom, a member of Cecil's party, blames them on her twin brother Palom, who denies making them.

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Tellah, another member of Cecil's party, senses something evil in the air. Scarmiglione attacks the party with the help of his four Revenants. After Cecil's party defeats Scarmiglione, he returns from the dead and attacks the party again, this time from behind and in his true form. Cecil's party defeats him a second time, and he falls off the ledge.

The other three fiends, especially Cagnazzo, have a low opinion of Scarmiglione, with Cagnazzo stating Scarmiglione was "a weakling that never deserved to be one of the four fiends."

Scarmiglione makes an appearance with the other three Archfiends (Cagnazzo, Barbariccia, and Rubicante) in the Giant of Babil, after being revived by Zemus, but the four are again defeated.

Scarmiglione mentions that "death brings about [his] true power," which may imply he can only take his true form if he dies.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

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Scarmiglione returns as a boss. During the battle he begs to be killed before his soul is crushed, and afterwards thanks the party as one of the spirits of the land. If Golbez is in the party, Scarmiglione will thank him for accepting him for what he was despite being hideous and unworthy. The Stardust Rod is awarded after his defeat.

Spoilers end here.

Final Fantasy Dimensions IIEdit

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Scarmiglione appears as a earth-elemental summon. His special attack is Curse of the Earth, which deals earth-elemental damage to all enemies.

Scarmiglione allows the wielder to use the following abilities:

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Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

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Scarmiglione being summoned.

Scarmiglione appears as a summon as a counter to an opponent's summoning, where Scarmiglione resets the opponent's Bravery points back to 0, as its Final Fantasy IV artwork appears. Scarmiglione can be obtained on the second stage of the Shade Impulse I storyline.

Like the rest of the Archfiends, Scarmiglione seems to act as a "counter" version of one of the original Final Fantasy Four Fiends, specifically Lich. Lich's Earth Arcana and Scarmiglione's Curse both reduce the opponent to 0 Brave. Lich and Scarmiglione are each the first "fiend" to be fought in their respective games. Plus, they are both undead.

There is also a weapon bearing his name: Scarmiglione's Fang.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia012 Scarmiglione functions identically to his previous appearance. He can be purchased from certain Moogle Shops for 100 KP. The weapon referring to him also returns.

Scarmiglione also appears as a tutor for the Labyrinth feature at the in-game manuals.

Theatrhythm Final FantasyEdit

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The Blighted Despot, Scarmiglione, is one of Golbez's Archfiends. From what you can see beneath his cowl, he could hardly be described as human, and only those with an unshakeable will would dare face him...
—Scarmiglione's CollectaCard

Scarmiglione appears as an enemy.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain CallEdit

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

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The Final Fantasy IV incarnation of Scarmiglione appears as an enemy.

Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

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The Archfiend of Earth is weakest of them all, but wins points for being the scariest.
—Description

The Final Fantasy IV incarnation of Scarmiglione appears as an enemy. It is fought in Fabul Waterway. It uses Back Attack and drops the Poison Rod.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Scarmiglione appears as a boss, along with several Revenants. He appears in both forms and counterattacks fire in his second form. He was in several event dungeons and Ultimate battles.

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Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit

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Worry not. It shall be as you wish.
—Max Trust Mastery

Scarmiglione appears as a character and summonable vision. His job is listed as Elemental Archfiend.

Scarmiglione's Trust Master reward is the Blighted Despot special ability.

Story
3★ - No. 8073: "One of Golbez's Archfiends who appears in the tales of a blue planet watched over by two moons. Scarmiglione commands the element of Earth, and also wields the power to manipulate the undead. Hoping that Scarmiglione's powers prove to be the downfall of Dark Knight Cecil, Golbez orders the Archfiend to do away with him at Mount Ordeals. Although Scarmiglione manages to remain unscathed after facing Cecil's dark sword in battle, the dark knight's companions Palom and Tellah use their magic to subjugate him, causing the Archfiend to fail his mission."
4★ - No. 8074: "One of Golbez's Archfiends who appears in the tales of a blue planet watched over by two moons. Scarmiglione seeks to defeat Cecil at Mount Ordeals during his journey to becoming a paladin. Once in battle his undead minions prove to be immune to Cecil's dark sword, but the aspiring paladin's companions Palom and Tellah vanquish the Archfiend with their magic. Unfortunately, however, Scarmiglione would immediately return as an undead creature himself to cowardly ambush Cecil's party from behind."
5★ - No. 8075: "One of Golbez's Archfiends who appears in the tales of a blue planet watched over by two moons. Scarmiglione originally wore a mage's robe which covered his head and granted him his magical powers, but rose once again as a decomposing body upon losing his life and becoming part of the undead. Determined to do away with Cecil at Mount Ordeals, he attacks the aspiring paladin a second time only to lose again. Following his revival at the hands of Zemus, he then faces Cecil and his party a third time whilst inside the Giant of Babil."
—Entries for different versions of Scarmiglione.
Stats

Scarmiglione's stats at his highest levels are as follows (with no passive abilities taken into account), along with the maximum amount of stat points that can be increased through pot-enhancements:

Rarity Level HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Attack Hits Drop Check*Maximum LB crystals drop per hit
3★ 60 1556 (+150) 65 (+25) 65 (+14) 59 (+10) 50 (+10) 48 (+10) 1 6 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
4★ 80 2022 (+210) 85 (+35) 85 (+18) 77 (+14) 65 (+14) 62 (+14) 1 8 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
5★ 100 2629 (+240) 111 (+40) 111 (+24) 100 (+16) 85 (+16) 81 (+16) 1 10 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Abilities
3★
Ability Level
Thunder 1
Poison Claw 19
HP +20%*Passive 5
SPR +10%*Passive 35
4★
Ability Level
Thundara 48
Diseased Claw 20
Blinding Strike 36
Back Attack 55
ATK +20%*Passive 60
5★
Ability Level
Thundaga 12
Hideous Strike 40
Gas 80
DEF +20%*Passive 26
Archfiend of Earth*Passive 58
Equipment

Scarmiglione can equip the following weapons: daggers, swords, katanas, throwing and fists.

He can equip the following armors: hats, clothes, light armors and robes.

He can equip accessories.

Limit Bursts
Rarity Name Effect Hits Cost
3★ Song of Curse Base (Level 1): Physical damage (5x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (10%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
Max (Level 20): Physical damage (5.45x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (19%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
1 12 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
4★ Song of Curse Base (Level 1): Physical damage (5.5x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (20%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
Max (Level 20): Physical damage (6.2x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (34%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
1 14 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
5★ Song of Curse Base (Level 1): Physical damage (6x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (35%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
Max (Level 25): Physical damage (6.95x) to one enemy. Decrease ATK/DEF (54%) for 3 turns to one enemy.
1 16 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Awakening Materials
4★ 5★
Beast Meat x25
Litrock x10
Heaven's Ash x5
Esper Cryst x15
Sacred Crystal x5
Litrock x20
Heaven's Ash x10
Spiritsand x5
Sacred Crystal x10
Holy Crystal x5
Quotes
Rarity Summoned Fused Awoken
3★ Ever at your ssservice, my lord. Such pleasure I will take in delivering you to the gatesss of hell! -
4★ My undead children hunger to feassst upon your flesh! Those who see this face must die! I'll sssmite your ruin upon the mountainside! Impressssive... Now I shall show you my true form!
5★ I am the oarsman who will ferry you beyond the veil! The Blighted Despot, Scarmiglione--archfiend of earth, and first of Golbez's circle of four! Breathe this, and walk as the living dead! My true ssstrength lies in death! And now, you shall join me in it!
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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

TCG Scarmiglione appears on a few cards.

Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit

Hanjuku Hero: Aa, Sekaiyo Hanjukunare...!Edit

A parody of Scarmiglione from Final Fantasy IV makes an appearance in the 4th chapter of the game along with the other Archfiends. The chapter number they appear in alludes to the number 4, their game's origin. The seasons have been stolen, and by defeating the Four Archfiends will return the seasons. They each have a castle, and are located on the four corners of the map. Sprimiglione (スプリミリョーネ, Supurimiryōne?), the Fiend of Spring is found in the northeast castle.

Lord of VermilionEdit

Scarmiglione is a card in Lord of Vermilion II along with other characters from Final Fantasy IV, as a special cross promotion. Scarmiglione also appears as a card in Lord of Vermilion Arena.

Guardian CrossEdit

This Elemental Archfiend rules over death and darkness, and commands his undead legions to end the living.
—Description

Scarmiglione, along with Cagnazzo, Rubicante, and Barbariccia, is a promotional card in Guardian Cross. They were special captures to celebrate the release of Final Fantasy IV for the iOS. All of them are Rank 5 (the rarest), with Scarmiglione being a Wisp-type Guardian that would have been found in the Storm Reach region.

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EtymologyEdit

Scarmiglione is a demon in the Inferno of Dante's Divine Comedy. He is one of the 13 Malebranche ("Evil Claws") who guard Bolgia Five of the eighth circle of Hell, Malebolge. Vulgar and quarrelsome, their duty is to force the corrupt politicians to stay under the surface of a boiling lake of pitch.

His name means "Trouble Maker."

"Milon" was likely an attempt to compress the character's name coherently into fewer than eight characters, as the SNES version had an eight-character limit for enemy names. "Milon" was likely derived from the last three kana syllables of the character's name in Japanese, ミリョーネ, with the "e" being dropped.

TriviaEdit

  • Much like in the original Final Fantasy, the fiend of Earth is undead.
  • Scarmiglione is the only fiend to fight Cecil as a Dark Knight.
  • Scarmiglione is the only fiend fought twice in a row. He is also the only fiend whose two forms are different enemies.
  • Scarmiglione is the only fiend not to share his voice actor with another character.
  • An Undying from Final Fantasy XIII, Zenobia, bears physical resemblance to Scarmiglione with its arms and tentacles. Zenobia is fought as a boss in Final Fantasy XIII-2 due to a paradox, even though she died in the first game, similarly to Scarmiglione in The After Years.