Great Malboro's attacks can inflict a plethora of status effects, including Paralysis, Venom, Silence, Sleep, Confuse, and Mini. Things can go downhill quickly when two or more characters are immobilized by these ailments, and Great Malboros can often come in groups of four.
[view·edit·purge]"Malboro" may derive from the Japanese onomatopoeia boro, the sound of an upset stomach. The word mal, means something bad or illness. The name could also be a reference to Marlboro Cigarettes, since the creatures often spew horrid fumes.