Top Ten Hardest Bosses in the Mother/Earthbound SeriesThis list will be combined with my opinion and a lot of people I have seen talk about the games. Please vote who you think your hardest boss was. Is your boss not on the list? Add it on.
New Fassad was the reason I stopped playing Mother 3 for around 5 months, until I realised I hadn't bought anything new from Saturn Valley (my fault really), but it leaves me in very bad taste for him.
This boss is right after you regain duster again, and if you are playing through the intended way then he will be 5 levels behind Lucas, Kumatora, and Boney. and don't forget he has 3000 HP and starts healing by 500 when he is almost dead. I had to grind for half an hour just to get my party at a high enough level to beat him, and I have seen streamers take hours to finish him.
Sometimes this boss is easy, sometimes it is not. this boss is extremely hard because the difficulty of him will change depending on how smartly you play until up to him (by that I mean stat wise, the game does not literally make him harder.). my second run through the game I abused save states throughout the fight and finished with only Paula still alive. every lets play I see of earthbound the lper says that he is a tough boss.
PSI Flash Ω, PSI Shield Beta, Dimondizing bites, Mortal blows like crazy, this guy should be number 1. He's all bad news.
Plague Rat can be really hard especially after walking through the sewer and losing a ton of HP already, but it's a cool and creepy boss nonetheless, just make sure to grind a little before attempting it.
This boss is especially hard for those on their first playthrough. the only reason it is so hard because it has very high damage attacks, even though he misses a lot he can demolish your whole party in a few hits. one lets player even played the boss after poo left his party again and only had jeff, ness, and paula for the fight.
This boss is stupidly easy. I beat him on my first playthrough without taking a single hit
Currently stuck on this one on my second play through of Mother 3. I remember spending a long time grinding to beat the Jealous Bass on my first play through.
Jealous Bass I raged at when I first played, you're forced to fight him with only Lucas and Boney, as Kumatora leaves with Duster shortly before. Definitely one of the hardest bosses for the first half of the game.
You are seriously forced to grind for money and buy pencil rockets and the latest bat (couldn't find the name, sorry) for lucas. there is not much buffs or debuffs you can use on him making the toughest boss in the early part of the game.
Mr. Genetor is hard, but not so hard that you will have to grind for him. he will reflect physical attacks when he is not charging making Duster and Boney useless the whole time, but even when they are bashing the crap out of Mr. Genetor he will be healing himself anyways, keeping him high on health the whole time.
I never had trouble in many of the Earthbound bosses, but I had a lot of trouble with Ness's Nightmare. I only won cause of luck. It's really hard. He spams PK rocking' Omega which deals a lot of damage. Also remember that the only person who can battle this boss is Ness, so there's no team members to assist you.
There are two ways to go about this boss, you can wait and heal until he runs out of PP, or just go right into the kill, both are hard and tricky to pull off.
This should be higher on the list. I found that the only way to really beat Ness's Nightmare is by relying on smash attacks.
Definitely luck-based, especially without the Night Pendant. I basically just clicked Auto as a test run, and guess what? It worked out pretty well. I won in ~30 seconds.
This one is simple, if paula is dead your screwed and you have to try again.
He's the final boss! Of course he's a hard boss!
True, but I managed to beat him, anyway.
This guy starts with a shield beta making it so that your only hope of defeating him/her/it/they (I don't know, it's a robot) is by letting jeff blast some bottle rockets at its face, while at the same time the other three do not do anything to Starman deluxe
It takes a while to realise that each member of the barrier trio is weak to different PK attacks, but figuring out when to use each one takes even longer. Took close to an hour to beat them
Pretty hard, but not *too* bad (that Starstorm is pretty annoying without PSI defense, tho...). Kind of sucks that they're immune to just about everything.
Thr only Mother 3 boss I disliked. I wonder why people like this fight!
Why so low on the list!
These guys are just an endurance test, literally. You're just waiting for the (epic) DCMC to come and save you. Worst part? Their self-destruction.
This boss was so hard that I gave up on the game the first time I tried to beat him. its pretty tricky knowing how close to the start it is.
By far the hardest boss from the entire SNES era of gaming. His attacks are devastating, and his appearance is beyond unsettling. I do NOT recommend battling him until you're AT LEAST level 95.
Hardest boss in the whole game! Took me 10-20 hours to beat.
Is this a joke?
Although I hated New Fassad with a burning passion, by the time you reach Miracle Fassad you're well past the level needed and you should be able to thrash him pretty easily. Most enjoyable part is when he dies.
First phase is pretty easy. But the second half of the battle is where he uses strong PK attacks. Don't forget those luxury bananas he has...
This is always so painful. While it isn't hard to beat it is so hard to lose EVE
Yep. The worst part by far is losing Eve.