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Putrid Breath in Final Fantasy X.

Putrid Breath (とてもくさい息, Totemo Kusai Iki?), also known as Very Bad Breath, is a recurring ability in the series. It is an upgraded, or alternate, version of the Bad Breath ability and is generally used by high-level Malboro enemies. It generally inflicts more statuses than Bad Breath, some of which are highly severe.


Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-[]

Very Bad Breath is an enemy ability used by Land Malboro, which inflicts Curse, Poison, Silence, and Stun for 10 seconds, in addition to removing Barrier, MBarrier, and Regen. It has an attack power of 2, a stagger of 2, and ignores Defense.

Final Fantasy X[]

Putrid Breath is an ability used by Malboro Menace, and inflicts non-elemental physical damage with a power of 22 to all allies, as well as Confuse, Poison, Slow, Dark, and Silence. It also has a 100% Petrify Destruction Rate.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Putrid Breath is an enemy ability that damages any players in a fan-shaped area of effect. It is used by Cirrate Christelle.

Final Fantasy XII[]

Putrid Breath is an ability used by Carrot, Cassie, Kris, Vivian, and Wild Malboro. It inflicts Petrify, Confuse, Sleep, Disease, Slow, Disable, Immobilize, Blind, Poison, Oil, and Sap to all targets in range.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Putrid Breath is an ability used by Great Malboro, Malboro, Malboro King, which inflicts Doom, Confuse, and Toad.

World of Final Fantasy[]

Putrid Breath is an active ability that inflicts various negative status effects on a single target for 11 AP. It can be used by Malboro Menace.


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