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{{FFXII Enemies
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| name = Great Malboro
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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Great Malboro (''Final Fantasy XII'')}}
| japan = モルボルグレート
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{{infobox enemy
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| release = FFXII
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|name = Great Malboro
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| japanese = モルボルグレート
 
| romaji = Moruborugurēto
 
| romaji = Moruborugurēto
| image = [[Image:Great_Malboro_FFXII.jpg|200px]]
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| image = GreatMalboro-ffxii.png
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|location = [[Golmore Jungle]] (The Needlebrake, Whisperleaf Way, The Branchway, The Greenswathe)
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'''Great Malboro''' is a plant/malboro-type enemy in ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]'' found in the [[Golmore Jungle]], interspersed with regular [[Malboro (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboros]] and distinguishable by its darker coloring.
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Great Malboro is only marginally more difficult than the normal variety and has the same attacks, inflicting the party with [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Sleep|Sleep]], [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Poison|Poison]], [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Slow|Slow]] and [[Final Fantasy XII statuses#Sleep|Sleep]] with its breath attacks. It is an easy source of [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Malboro Vine|Malboro Vines]] needed for the [[Bazaar (Final Fantasy XII)|Bazaar]]. They have a pole weapon as a rare [[item drop|drop]]. The player can fight them as well as the regular Malboros with wind magick cast with the [[Cherry Staff (Final Fantasy XII)|Cherry Staff]] for the best effect.
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{{See Also|Great Malboro}}
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== Bestiary entry ==
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=== Page 1: Observations ===
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{{Q|On reaching an advanced age, some malboros have been known to transform into an entirely different variety of malboro, gaining rank within the vegetative hierarchy, as it were. This phenomenon, known as the spirit-tree flux, is found only in plants and related beings (for few other phyla enjoy such long life), and is thought to be due to the absorption of Mist over several centuries. Such malboros' bodies turn the color of a rich, argent ore, the saliva in their maws emitting a still fouler stench than before.}}
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=== Page 2: Research Notes ===
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{{Q|The question of how exactly malboros produce their infamous [[Bad Breath|bad breath]] has puzzled researchers for generations. A situation made all the more frustrating by the knowledge that understanding the production process would be the first step toward creating a neutralizing agent, not to mention adapting the stench for military use. However, years of painstaking inquiry have revealed only that the noxious fumes emanate from the '''foul liquid''' that constitutes the creature's saliva: a substance which can be manufacted by no means known to Man.}}
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==Stats==
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{{infobox enemy stats FFXII
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| name = Great Malboro
 
| prev = Gargoyle (Final Fantasy XII)
 
| prev = Gargoyle (Final Fantasy XII)
 
| bestiary = 078
 
| bestiary = 078
 
| next = Thunderbug
 
| next = Thunderbug
| Lvl min = 22
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| class = Plant
| Evd min = 0
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| genus = Malboro
| HP min = 1,630
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| level min = 22
| MP min = 630
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| evade = 0
| Str min = 24
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| hp min = 1,630
| Def min = 14
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| mp min = 630
| Mag min = 16
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| strength min = 24
| M.Def min = 17
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| defense min = 14
| Vitality min = 34
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| magick power min = 16
| Speed min = 16
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| magick resist min = 17
| Atk min = 33
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| vitality min = 34
| EXP min = 1,141
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| speed = 16
| CP min = 149
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| attack power min = 33
| Gil min = 0
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| exp min = 1,141
| Lvl max = 23
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| cp min = 149
| Evd max = 0
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| gil = 0
| HP max = 1,750
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| level max = 23
| MP max = 642
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| hp max = 1,750
| Str max = 25
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| mp max = 642
| Def max = 16
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| strength max = 25
| Mag max = 18
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| defense max = 16
| M.Def max = 18
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| magick power max = 18
| Vitality max = 37
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| magick resist max = 18
| Speed max = 16
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| vitality max = 37
| Atk max = 35
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| attack power max = 35
| EXP max = 1,245
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| exp max = 1,245
| CP max = 234
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| cp max = 234
| Gil max = 0
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| wind = Weak
| Fire = -
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| location = [[Golmore Jungle]] (The Needlebrake, Whisperleaf Way, The Branchway, The Greenswathe)
| Ice = -
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| lp = 1
| Lightning = -
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| steal 1 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Earth Magicite|Earth Magicite]]
| Water = -
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| steal 2 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Malboro Vine|Malboro Vine]]
| Wind = Weak
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| steal 3 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Virgo Gem|Virgo Gem]]
| Earth = -
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| poach 1 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Malboro Vine|Malboro Vine]]
| Dark = -
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| poach 2 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Foul Liquid|Foul Liquid]]
| Holy = -
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| drop 1 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Malboro Vine|Malboro Vine]]
| Location(s) = [[Golmore Jungle]] (The Needlebrake, Whisperleaf Way, The Branchway, The Greenswathe)
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| drop 2 = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Earth Magicite|Earth Magicite]]
| Bestiary Location = Golmore Jungle
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| drop 3 = [[Final Fantasy XII items#Bacchus's Wine|Bacchus's Wine]]
| LP = 1
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| drop 4 = [[Musk Stick (Final Fantasy XII)|Musk Stick]]
| Common Steal = Earth Magicite
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| izjs drop 4 = [[Iron Pole (Final Fantasy XII)|Iron Pole]]
| Uncommon Steal = Malboro Vine
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| monograph = Foul Liquid
| Rare Steal = Virgo Gem
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| monograph rate = 15
| Common Poach = Malboro Vine
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| monograph type = Dragoon
| Rare Poach = Foul Liquid
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| canopic = [[Loot (Final Fantasy XII)#Arcana|Arcana]]
| High Drop = Malboro Vine
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| canopic rate = 8
| Medium Drop = Earth Magicite
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| doom = Immune
| Low Drop = Bacchus's Wine
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| confuse = Immune
| Very Low Drop = Musk Stick
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| reverse = Immune
| Monograph = Foul Liquid (15% - Dragoon's Monograph)
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| lure = Immune
| Canopic = Arcana (8%)
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| charm = Immune
| Resistant to = N/A
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| combo = 3
| Immune to = [[Doom (Status)|Doom]], [[Confusion|Confuse]], [[Reverse]], [[Lure]], [[Charm (Status)|Charm]]
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| combo rate = 10
| Attack(s) = (3-hit max), Lunge
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| technicks = [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Bad Breath|Bad Breath]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Cloying Breath|Cloying Breath]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Purify|Purify]], [[Final Fantasy XII enemy abilities#Lunge|Lunge]]
| Abilities = [[Bad Breath]], Cloying Breath, Purify
 
| Innate = N/A
 
| Additional = Drops Foul Liquid (15%) and Arcana (8%).
 
 
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The '''Great Malboro''' is a plant/malboro-type enemy from ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]''. It can be found in the Paths of Chained Light and The Needlebrake areas of [[Golmore Jungle]], interspersed with [[Malboro (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboros]] and distinguishable by its darker coloring.
 
   
==Bestiary Entry==
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== Gallery ==
'''Genus''': Plant<br>
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<gallery>
'''Class''': Malboro
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Great Malboro FFXII.jpg|Bestiary entry (PlayStation 2).
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</gallery>
   
===Page 1: Observations===
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== Etymology ==
''"On reaching an advanced age, some malboros have been known to transform into an entirely different variety of malboro, gaining rank within the vegetative hierarchy, as it were. This phenomenon, known as the spirit-tree flux, is found only in plants and related beings (for few other phyla enjoy such long life), and is thought to be due to the absorption of Mist over several centuries. Such malboros' bodies turn the color of a rich, argent ore, the saliva in their maws emitting a still fouler stench than before."''
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{{Etym|Malboro}}
   
===Page 2: Research Notes===
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== Related enemies ==
''"The question of how exactly malboros produce their infamous [[Bad Breath|bad breath]] has puzzled researchers for generations. A situation made all the more frustrating by the knowledge that understanding the production process would be the first step toward creating a neutralizing agent, not to mention adapting the stench for military use. However, years of painstaking inquiry have revealed only that the noxious fumes emanate from the '''foul liquid''' that constitutes the creature's saliva: a substance which can be manufacted by no means known to Man."''
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* [[Malboro Overking]]
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* [[Cassie (Final Fantasy XII)|Cassie]]
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* [[Malboro (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboro]]
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* [[Malboro King (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboro King]]
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* [[Vivian (Final Fantasy XII)|Vivian]]
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* [[Kris (Final Fantasy XII)|Kris]] (Rare)
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* [[Carrot (Final Fantasy XII)|Carrot]] (Elite Mark)
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* [[Wild Malboro]] (Mark)
   
==Battle==
 
The Great Malboro is only marginally more difficult than the normal variety encountered in the jungle, and has the same attacks. However, it is notable as a very easy source of Malboro Vines, which are needed for the Bazaar. The only other enemy to yield them is the normal Malboro, but they are harder to obtain in this way.
 
   
==Related Enemies==
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[[de:Groß-Morbol (FFXII)]]
*[[Malboro Overking]]
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[[Category:Enemies in Final Fantasy XII]]
*[[Cassie (Final Fantasy XII)|Cassie]]
 
*[[Malboro (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboro]]
 
*[[Malboro King (Final Fantasy XII)|Malboro King]]
 
*[[Vivian (Final Fantasy XII)|Vivian]]
 
*[[Kris (Final Fantasy XII)|Kris]] (Rare)
 
*[[Carrot (Final Fantasy XII)|Carrot]] (Elite Mark)
 
*[[Wild Malboro]] (Mark)
 
[[Category:Final Fantasy XII Enemies]]
 

Latest revision as of 18:38, October 19, 2019

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Great Malboro is a plant/malboro-type enemy in Final Fantasy XII found in the Golmore Jungle, interspersed with regular Malboros and distinguishable by its darker coloring.

Great Malboro is only marginally more difficult than the normal variety and has the same attacks, inflicting the party with Sleep, Poison, Slow and Sleep with its breath attacks. It is an easy source of Malboro Vines needed for the Bazaar. They have a pole weapon as a rare drop. The player can fight them as well as the regular Malboros with wind magick cast with the Cherry Staff for the best effect.

Bestiary entry Edit

Page 1: Observations Edit

On reaching an advanced age, some malboros have been known to transform into an entirely different variety of malboro, gaining rank within the vegetative hierarchy, as it were. This phenomenon, known as the spirit-tree flux, is found only in plants and related beings (for few other phyla enjoy such long life), and is thought to be due to the absorption of Mist over several centuries. Such malboros' bodies turn the color of a rich, argent ore, the saliva in their maws emitting a still fouler stench than before.

Page 2: Research Notes Edit

The question of how exactly malboros produce their infamous bad breath has puzzled researchers for generations. A situation made all the more frustrating by the knowledge that understanding the production process would be the first step toward creating a neutralizing agent, not to mention adapting the stench for military use. However, years of painstaking inquiry have revealed only that the noxious fumes emanate from the foul liquid that constitutes the creature's saliva: a substance which can be manufacted by no means known to Man.

StatsEdit

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

"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.

Related enemies Edit

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