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Malboro


NES BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

RANK: 5
HP: 750
MP: 0
ATTACK: 50
ACCURACY: 5-80%
DEFENSE: 50
EVASION: 1-60%
MAGIC DEFENSE: 4-40%
GIL: 450-900 (300-600)
TREASURE: Ether, Hi-Potion
WEAKNESS: Lightning
RESISTANCE: Fire, Poison
ABSORB: None
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate amounts in original NES and PSX releases.
FINAL FANTASY II :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: MAHL-bur-oh
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: モルボル
ORIGINS NAME: Malboro
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Malboro
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Malboro

    Malboros were hideous plant-like creatures with wide gaping maws and a head of flailing vines that staked the Cave of Mysidia. They possessed the ability to inflict Paralysis with their venomous touch.

GAME INFO
    Encountered in:
     • Cave of Mysidia (B1, B2, B3, B4, B5)
     • Arcane Labyrinth (Mysidia, Sorcery)
    Attacks can cause Paralysis.
    Vulnerable to:
     • Thunder Spear

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Great Malboro
     • Malboro Menace
     • Malboro Terra


Malboro artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    Malboro is thought to be a reference to Marlboro cigarettes, which the brand itself is named after Great Marlborough Street in London where the original cigarette factory was located, due to the creature's penchant for exuding toxic fumes.

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SEE ALSO
Great Malboro (FF2)
Malboro Menace (FF2)
Malboro Terra (FF2)
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