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Final Fantasy XII Enemy
Great Malboro
Minimum Stats
Level Evade%
22 0
1,630 630
Power Defense
33 14
M. Pwr M. Def
16 17
Vitality Speed
34 16
1,141 149
Maximum Stats
Level Evade%
23 0
1,750 642
Power Defense
35 16
M. Pwr M. Def
18 18
Vitality Speed
37 16
1,245 234
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Water
- - - -
Wind Earth Dark Holy
Weak - - -
Japanese モルボルグレート
Romaji Moruborugurēto
Location Golmore Jungle (The Needlebrake, Whisperleaf Way, The Branchway, The Greenswathe)
Bestiary Location Golmore Jungle
LP Awarded 1
Common Steal Earth Magicite
Uncommon Steal Malboro Vine
Rare Steal Virgo Gem
Common Drop Malboro Vine
Uncommon Drop Earth Magicite
Rare Drop Bacchus's Wine
Very Rare Drop Musk Stick
Monograph Drop Foul Arcana (15% - Dragoon's Monograph)
Canopic Jar Drop Arcana (8%)
Common Poach Malboro Vine
Rare Poach Foul Liquid
Attacks (3-hit max), Lunge
Abilities Bad Breath, Cloying Breath, Purify
Innate abilities N/A
Immune to Doom, Confuse, Reverse, Lure, Charm
Other Information Drops Foul Liquid (15%) and Arcana (8%)

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 Malboros and distinguishable by its darker coloring.


Bestiary Entry

Genus: Plant
Class: Malboro


Page 1: Observations

"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

"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."


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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