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Kefka definitely appears to be hard.

Haha nice... you've ruined Kefka for me.:<

EDIT: Also, has anyone here played Earthbound? I just went through it this week... I have to say Giygas is the first boss to really terrify me... for hard-to-explain psychological reasons, but all the same it made the boss battle that much more difficult... the battle is hard enough as it is without all the horror anyway...

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The all-time hardest boss is the one that you work for.

Oh please the all time hardest boss would be one you give resistance to. :wink:

Well lately I've been doing some "no-bomb" runs and

is not being very cooperative at all...

motherfucking swirling swastikas keep fucking me up. (or manji if you want to be pc)

edit: I've played earthbound and honestly the final form did shock me the first time but not terrify me. More like a "well shit..." moment when I got to him.

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EDIT: Also, has anyone here played Earthbound? I just went through it this week... I have to say Giygas is the first boss to really terrify me... for hard-to-explain psychological reasons, but all the same it made the boss battle that much more difficult... the battle is hard enough as it is without all the horror anyway...

I can't say Giygas terrified me...but Giygas certainly disturbed me.

Hm. I'm going to divide my hardest boss into categories. For RPGs, probably the last boss of Evolution on the Dreamcast. (Can't remember his name.) For non-RPGs almost any classic Megaman boss will do.

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I can't say Giygas terrified me...but Giygas certainly disturbed me.

edit: I've played earthbound and honestly the final form did shock me the first time but not terrify me. More like a "well shit..." moment when I got to him.

I guess I should explain a little bit... Giygas plays off of my biggest personal fear... and it's kind of hard to explain...

Let me try to put it this way: I hate masks. Not like halloween masks, but blank, featureless masks. The idea of knowing that something is there, but not knowing its intent, its purpose, its reason... and being unable to figure out why, really scares me.

Giygas, for me, is a featureless (he IS formless) entity, whose motives come off as odd if non-existant. People say he was acting in self-defense in the final battle, and that his dialogue is based off of a rape (coming from the victim's point of view... this is confirmed by the creator). However, everything happens so randomly, and none of it truly makes any sense to me and only compounds the obscurity of its existence... The music doesn't help any, as it's simply a flurry of dissonance and random sound effects.

I really have a hard time conveying this to people face-to-face, simply because I don't truly understand my own fear. A lot of people say that this kind of stuff scares me because I like to feel in control, but I know for a fact that's not it... it's not merely the fact that I can't figure something out... I just really don't know what it is.

Anyway, sorry for the off-topic long post :-P

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I hate masks. Not like halloween masks, but blank, featureless masks. The idea of knowing that something is there, but not knowing its intent, its purpose, its reason... and being unable to figure out why, really scares me.

The music doesn't help any, as it's simply a flurry of dissonance and random sound effects.

it's not merely the fact that I can't figure something out... I just really don't know what it is.

So basically something like

, or items such as this terrify you..?

Or is it really just a fear of the unknown..?

back on topic,

I'm attempting a "no-bombing" run.

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFfffffffff

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So basically something like
, or items such as this terrify you..?

Or is it really just a fear of the unknown..?

Like I said, it's really hard to explain. That video looks to me to be too much of a Blair Witch ripoff, though I didn't actually watch all of it (I'm at work... it's kind of difficult to have videos like that up).

The unknown doesn't scare me... Ghosts/demons don't scare me... freaky images don't scare me... aliens don't scare me... whatever... it's just too hard to explain over the internet I guess :/

... but anyway, back to the topic at hand...

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For a BR ripoff it does it a hell of a lot better :lol: but perhaps I'm biased...

Aside from the classic Airman (he's not impossible but it's a fun joke to say he is) option and maybe Quickman (with only buster), I can't really think of ONE classic megaman boss being impossibly difficult.

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Zangief.

I was playing through Street Fighter 4 to unlock all the characters, which, unfortunately, requires you to play as El Fuerte. This is bad enough as it is, as I'm terrible as him (and I'm convinced he's the worst character in the game).

On top of that, his rival is ZANGIEF, the worst possible matchup in history. Zangief has about twice as much health as any other character, and does ridiculous amounts of damage. On top of that, nearly all his attacks other than the instant green nutshot rush are grabs, which are unblockable.

Remember that I didn't know how to do Fuerte's belly flop or jump grab or anything that actually works, and you have two hours of "Heavyweight wrestler destroys malnourished Mexican man in what police are calling 'assisted suicide.'"

Good times.

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Savato.

For one reason: The first time you encounter it, you are operating as Derek. He uses the healing touch near the end and the logical assumption is that you cannot use it again. Like every other operation in the game. But this time, you can.

It took me so long to figure out, that by the time I did discover it, I was so proficient at everything before that I scored an XS.

Also, if you use the healing touch before the game does, you have just failed the operation. But if it's your first time, you wouldn't know that yet.

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300 pages.

You'd think we'd be running out of bosses by now.

I'm sure many, many bosses are being recycled throughout this thread - unless you really want to check and cross-check the entire thread of repetitions and such, I don't think we will ever know...

Actually, screw this - I'm gonna go do that right now; see you guys in a couple of months :shock:.

By the way, any boss in Amagon is insanely difficult if you are not the strong man (but I know it is possible - my oldest brother has done it, back in the day). Big creature comes straight for you, one hit is instant death, and it takes a shitload of bullets to take it down. Ah, I hated (and still hate) that game.

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Crab Boss in Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia. For some stupid reason, it took me like 30 tries to kill that bastard. Even dracula was easier to kill.

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Umm, TV Dinnah from Little King Story is some serious business.

Ready to pull that Geography education out your ass? I never panicked so much trying to find Italy on a map. I actually had to find a map of the world to use as reference because I was sucking so much.

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Crab Boss in Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia. For some stupid reason, it took me like 30 tries to kill that bastard. Even dracula was easier to kill.

If by 30 times you mean 30 times to kill the boss without getting hit in order to get those worthless medals, then I agree with you, otherwise... yeah he was pretty tough.

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Seymour from FFX, halfway through Mount. Gagazet literly took me ages to defeat. Personally alot of the FF-x battles were harder than most RPGs.

Also Hades from Herc's Adventures. I remember doing countless Elis runs to get over 30 Gyros all wasted on Hades. Medusa was pretty hard aswell.

If you havnt played Hercs adventures, get a mate and co-op that game naow.

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Nostalgia made me search for this, I was greatly happy to see this thread still exists.

Also: Shadow Link from Link's Adventure was hard.

I was about to post in the other thread that yes, this thread does still exist.

Rehashing from page xx, Dracula without knowing to get triple boomers on CV1 would by my hardest boss (otherwise it would be the Grim Reaper, who was surprisingly easy to beat now that I'm an adult). Recently, Metroid Prime was a bitch. Had to do that battle around a dozen times before I won.

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Anyone who has played through Odin Sphere can tell you how much of a whore the last boss, Leventhan the Last Dragon, is.

Imagine fighting Sheng Long (the titular dragon from DBZ) by having to run halfway across his back to get to his vulnerable head, all while trying to evade his lightning strikes/exploding orbs of death. He can also eat you. or eviscerate you with his spiny-parts. or just make you go poof with his deathbeam breath (this dragon doesn't screw around with firebreath he gets fricken laser beams). Not to mention that, as a final "screw you" to the player, if you actually manage to kill it with any character other than the one prophesied to kill it, you watch your player DIE ANYWAY and the world explode.

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hoping to avoid n00bia, but Lavos...not just difficult, but irritating.

The other day - I think I had just gotten the Epoch - I was winding down but still had some time to kill. I thought I'd try a suicide run on Lavos, just to see how long I could last. So I warped there from the End of Time, and what I thought would be only a 5 minute massacre turned into a 30 minute battle and I was about to run late (to a previous engagement).

So now I have no idea what to expect when I go after it for real.

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Holy crap that was like hearing me from 10 years ago. 13 years ago, I guess, to be precise.

All my current psxing... vindicated. Thank you, sir.

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If anybody has played KOF 97 they know Orochi is the cheesiest hardest boss in a fighting game. I think I wasted more quarters trying to beat this guy than on any other arcade game.

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A player using Orochi against the computer. Yes the computer would play just as cheesy.

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Seymour from FFX, halfway through Mount. Gagazet literly took me ages to defeat. Personally alot of the FF-x battles were harder than most RPGs.

Also Hades from Herc's Adventures. I remember doing countless Elis runs to get over 30 Gyros all wasted on Hades. Medusa was pretty hard aswell.

If you havnt played Hercs adventures, get a mate and co-op that game naow.

This guy beat him without the sphere grid.

Seriously though, if you want to beat any boss, just get all your aeons to overdrive, and use them all.

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Anyone who has played through Odin Sphere can tell you how much of a whore the last boss, Leventhan the Last Dragon, is.

Imagine fighting Sheng Long (the titular dragon from DBZ) by having to run halfway across his back to get to his vulnerable head, all while trying to evade his lightning strikes/exploding orbs of death. He can also eat you. or eviscerate you with his spiny-parts. or just make you go poof with his deathbeam breath (this dragon doesn't screw around with firebreath he gets fricken laser beams). Not to mention that, as a final "screw you" to the player, if you actually manage to kill it with any character other than the one prophesied to kill it, you watch your player DIE ANYWAY and the world explode.

Oh God, how could I have forgotten that mother...I actually didn't think it mattered which character you used, so I used Velvet (thinking they were supposed to be chronological) beat it, and then had to to THE ENTIRE DAMN THING over again.

But at least the fight was epic enough.

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Anyone who has played through Odin Sphere can tell you how much of a whore the last boss, Leventhan the Last Dragon, is.

...it's not that hard. Far easier than that damn cauldron, now THAT was one bitch of a fight.

Seymour from FFX, halfway through Mount. Gagazet literly took me ages to defeat.

Oh shit, I didn't play the game for another year or so becaue of how hard that fight is. I wouldn't call him the hardest boss of all time though - FFX is just a game where you have to know what you are doing. That and I ran away from a bit too many fights...

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