Malroth is the Iowa of legacy bosses

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User Info: Rottenmonk

6 years ago#1
Middle of the road, no glaring weaknesses. Average. Uninteresting. Not too easy, but not real tough either.

Just like Iowa.

Grinding him is boring. He's at 50 now and I feel like I'm going to fall asleep if I have to fight him any longer.

Also, is it correct to have fur hoods and white tights on? It feels like c-c-c-cold breath is his most damaging attack.
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User Info: BAGTbird

6 years ago#2
I just have my fan-wielding Paladin use Reverse Cycle, then spam Forbearance until Knight Watch triggers. No need for Magic Mirror, since Malroth never uses spells. She's got enough HP to take a full C-c-cold Breath if he ever uses Disruptive Wave before it.

User Info: Destructor526

6 years ago#3
Actually, I think he is one of the more difficult ones. Most of the bosses are weak to an element they use but Malroth does not. He also does a fair amount of damage especially if he psyches up. Blinder also forces you to not have an accessory like higher critical chance or higher coup-de-grace chance.

He does have a throwaway ability in Fullheal, but it still heals him for a decent amount - probably heals the amount of damage by a level 99 gladiator with falcon slash and a falcon blade. He's probably only easier than Nokturnus, Estark, Dragonlord, and maybe Zoma although I think Malroth is harder than Zoma.
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User Info: MinstrelSage719

6 years ago#4
i just got Malroth's map the other day through the DQVC quest. (hallelujah, thank you DQVC. you've made the post-game experience so much more fun!!)
he killed me in 2 turns.
how is he easy to you?!!!!
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User Info: RSmit

6 years ago#5
Read this (see below) and then try again. Legacy bosses are no pushovers, even Baramos (allegedly the easiest one among them) can and will wipe out an unprepared party.
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User Info: Rottenmonk

6 years ago#6
*Malroth uses Psyche Up

*Malroth attacks. Veronica blocks with her shield.

*Malroth is enthralled by Veronica.

<3 <3 <3 Thank you, Iowa :D
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User Info: Rai_of_Winds

6 years ago#7
... Uh, yeah. If you've only gotten a specific boss to 50?

I'm terribly sorry, but you don't know crap about what it's actually capable of >_>;

Dragonlord's one of the most horrifyingly difficult/challenging/tedious Legacy Bosses of the bunch... at 99.

He's not that terribly bad at 50. Even Estark is only mildly hair-yankingly annoying at 50.

That "Attack and Defence increase" bit isn't for show ya know...
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User Info: Rottenmonk

6 years ago#8
I didn't say he was easy, yeesh.

I just said he was average for a legacy boss. Which he is.

Compared to Nimzo and Murdaw, he's definitely harder.

But compared to Estark or Dragonlord, he's definitely easier.
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He's definitely above average at high levels.

Orgodemir is average. Psaro is average. Malroth? Bastard is too dodge happy.
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User Info: Rottenmonk

6 years ago#10
76 now.

He just used disruptive wave 8 turns in a row. Seriously?

That's my biggest gripe with him at these levels. It just takes forever because of the constant healing and waving.
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