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EvilLogo.png Boss: Evil EvilLogo.png
Japanese name イーブル, Īburu
Hit Points EvilHP.jpg
Jet pack: 2 hits for each jet pack,
Meteor: 12 hits
Species Unknown
Family Unknown
Affiliations Ogura
Fought at Old Castle
Residence Old Castle
First appearance Densetsu no Starfy 3
Latest appearance Densetsu no Starfy 3

Evil, romanized in the Densetsu no Starfy 3 Nintendo Official Guidebook as Iburu[1], is the main antagonist of Densetsu no Starfy 3 along with Ogura. Ogura refers to Evil as his "personage". Ogura is Evil's servant. At the beginning of the game, he summoned a thunderstorm which strook Pufftop Palace and shattered the jar, freeing Ogura. Ogura then went on a trip to return to Evil in Old Castle.

While Evil has an important role throughout the game, the player does not get to fight him until after defeating Ogura for the first time. He was the one that first told Ogura about Pufftop a long time ago when Ogura was young and asked him to conquer Pufftop.

After Ogura's trip, when Ogura returned to Evil, he was angry at Ogura for arriving late and failing to conquer Pufftop. Evil gave Ogura "one last chance", and altered his appearance to make him stronger. In Old Castle, Evil struck Moe with lightning after Kyorozou mentioned Evil and Moe said that he would never help him, but Kyorozou went in Moe's place and pushed him away to try and endure the attack. Kyorozou unfortunately couldn't stand the attack and passed away.

Prior to Staff Roll 1, players do not get to battle Evil. Evil's first and second form (who may be known as Jashin Evil) can only be battled after completing the game once, but the player can only truly defeat Evil with the power of the 42 Evil Crystals. Starfy and Moe learn about the Evil Crystals by attending a lecture from the Pufftop Scholar; who gives them one of the crystals. 40 of the crystals are found at the end of past areas, while the final Evil Crystal is possessed by Ogura.

At the end of the game, Starfy, Starly and Moe gather all the Evil Crystals except the one possessed by Ogura, but this was not enough. Evil torments them, until Ogura appears to spare the last crystal. This puts an end to Evil, and peace is returned to Pufftop Kingdom, however Ogura had sacrificed his life to help Starfy and Starly in the process.

Forms and attack patterns

The first form has what is presumed to be Evil sitting in a giant chair. His hands break free and move around the arena (keeping the same lines). They fire thunderbolts occasionally. The player has to jump on each hand to hit the weak point, which is the head. This form is not very difficult, although it does speed up quite a bit during the last 2 bars of health.

The second form is where things become relatively more difficult. After climbing up to a large platform with water on either side, Evil flies down with his new jet pack. After his intro, the player fights him. This form is much more difficult compared to the last form. What the player must do to damage him is cause him to punch. This leaves a gap for the player to attack his jet pack (it takes 2 hits on each thruster). After the jet pack is destroyed, Evil falls down (despite the fact he has 3 pairs of wings). The player must then attack the head before he gets back up. He has a large amount of attacks at his disposal, such as a triple thunderbolt attack (this soon becomes 3x the amount during his last 2 bars), he can spit an egg out of his mouth which hatches into tiny blob-like enemies that slow the player down, and if the player tries to attack before he punches, he will grab the player and throw him/her, which stuns. He tends to follow this up with a mini-meteor attack (that has a pretty obvious crosshair), and it is difficult to dodge due to the tiny window of opportunity the player gets to dodge from recovering. During the last 2 bars of health, Evil becomes very fast, and launches huge amounts of attacks at once. His punch attack gets a lot faster (making it a lot more difficult to counter) and during the last bar of health, he rises up. A green energy ball forms a giant meteor at the top. The player must destroy this in order to defeat Evil. After hitting 12 random weak points, he falls again, attacking his head again will finally defeat him.


Densetsu no Starfy 4

Both Ogura and Evil are mentioned in one of the texts in game, but do not appear.


  • His first form looks similar to Ogura's final form. A notable difference is that he has arms and legs.
  • Evil is the first of three main antagonists that only appeared in one game. The other two being Degil and Mashtooth.
  • Evil is one of the only main antagonists whose underling(s) betray them in the end, the other being Mashtooth. Ogura betrays Evil by stealing the final Evil Crystal he had, and the Terrible Trio betray Mashtooth to buy more time for Starfy. Both betrayals ultimately end in both Evil and Mashtooth's defeat, and the redemption of Ogura and the Terrible Trio.