A rod handed down from another world. It was said to have been owned by an tyrannical emperor who had aspirations of world domination. This rod full of demonic power was created with an insatiable hunger for subjugation, the overflowing power of which sucks away at the SPR of any who come close to it. If one wishes to handle this weapon, it is necessary that they are of unshakably strong will.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)Edit
Mateus's Malice is a level 100 exclusive weapon for Emperor, providing +307 HP, +67 Attack, +1 Defense, has Minor Anti-EX effect, and EX Intake Range +6m. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 31,920 gil, Demon's Rod, Lust for Power x5, and Healing Orb x5.
Mateus's Malice is a level 100 exclusive weapon for Emperor, providing +327 HP, -80 Bravery, +68 Attack, +1 Defense, slight Anti-EX effect, and EX Intake Range +3m. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 182,800 gil, Demon's Rod, Lust for Power, and Despot's Hope x5.
The Demon's Rod is the Emperor's default weapon; while it bears a different name from Mateus's Malice due to a possible translation error, it is visually the same weapon. Like all other characters' weapons, equipping it offers no advantages or disadvantages.
Mateus's Malice is a Rod that is obtained as Emperor's Trust Master. It provides 19 ATK, 129 MAG, and HP +10%.
- Mateus's Malice may have been based on the scepter that he was seen holding during his boss fight in the NES/DOS version of Final Fantasy II.
Mateus is the Portuguese form of the name Matthew, which means "gift of god".