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YOU! You MONSTER! How many must you terrorize to sate your infernal urges!?
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The Beast is the boss of Chapter 5: The Far Wildlands. It is a giant, monstrous centipede. Kabbu has first encountered it back when he traveled from the north to the Ant Kingdom with his master and his friend. It has attacked the travelers, and only Kabbu managed to escape alive. After the most recent mission brings the team to the Far Swampland, he resolves to slay The Beast in revenge. This leads to him choosing not to hide when The Beast comes towards the party, ignoring the protests of the rest of the team as well as Maki, choosing to fight the monster instead. The team nearly gets overwhelmed, but Kabbu manages to gather all of his strength and slay The Beast.

Spy Logs
Bestiary This terrifying creature haunted the Wild Swamplands, devouring everything without mercy. The Leafbug tribes are the only inhabitants who adapted well enough to evade it. Kabbu brought it to its end, avenging the friends he lost while traveling to Bugaria...
Kabbu GRAAAAAAAAAH! Today, you will suffer the pain of every bug you've hurt! Vi, Leif...forgive my selfishness...Just this once, this is something I must do!
Vi Kabbu, calm down! Or you're gonna get hurt! ...Or get us hurt! What do I do? It's super strong... Guess I'll just have to do what I do best. Beat it up!
Leif Kabbu! We understand your pain...but keep it together! We cannot attack this beast without a plan! Although, truth be told... it's strong and resilient. An all out offensive may be our only chance!


Battle Information

In addition to its defense and high HP, The Beast can attack by either biting a bug or stabbing them with its horns. Horns deal more damage, while the bite drains HP. It can also unleash a poisonous breath. This attacks hits the entire party, requiring a Button Mash/Button Sequence action command to block, poisoning on failure. It can also spend a turn charging, dashing and damaging everyone with its horns on its next turn. It can burrow underground, making itself untargetable by most attacks. It can only use its bite attack while underground, and won't attack on the turn it burrowed on normal difficulty. Before taking its action, it can roar and raise its attack by 1 for 2 turns. This move becomes more common the less HP it has remaining. Upon being reduced to 25 (28) HP, it will start taking two action per turn, although it will never charge its dash attack as its first action.

While battling it in Chapter 5, it won't go below 10 HP. After getting its turn at this amount of HP, it will KO both Vi and Leif, and also reduce Kabbu to 1 HP. At this point, Kabbu's anger and determination will heal him to full HP and permanently increase his attack. If Kabbu is kept in the front row and continues attacking, the team should win the fight.

Strategies

Save your Freezes to the end of the fight if you can - you'll need them to deal with The Beast's damage output once it starts making two powered up attacks per turn. Defense Up and/or Attack Down can also give you much needed breathing room. If it burrows, get it back above ground either with Leif's basic attack, or with Under Strike/Frozen Drill for more damage (as well as a chance to Freeze with the second option). If it charges, use Cleanse, as the dash doesn't deal much damage by itself.


Trivia

  • The Beast is an amazonian giant centipede - one of the largest and most dangerous centipedes.
  • If Chompy is present during the battle, she will disappear during the 10 HP event.
  • The 10 HP event is skipped while fighting The Beast in B.O.S.S. Instead, the fight progresses normally.
Bestiary icon.png Bosses
Chapter 1 Spider
Chapter 2 Acolyte AriaZasp and MothivaVenus' Guardian
Chapter 3 AhoneynationHeavy Drone B-33
Chapter 4 AstothelesDune ScorpionThe Watcher
Chapter 5 The BeastGeneral Ultimax
Chapter 6 Primal WeevilCross and PoiZasp and MothivaULTIMAX Tank
Chapter 7 Wasp KingThe Everlasting King
Quest Monsieur ScarletCenn and PisciKabbu and KaliBroodmotherZommothRizTeam MakiMother ChomperStratos and Delilah
Bounty DevourerTidal WyrmSeedling KingFalse MonarchPeacock Spider
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