The Swarthy Skull is an enemy found in Malice. It is a floating blue skull wearing a pair of sunglasses, with a white hat and red pupils.
- Ghostly Shiver
- Scare Witless
- "SWARTHY SKULL became uncomfortable with his quasi-ironic stereotypes! SWARTHY SKULL hovered away!" [Swarthy Skull Flees]
- "SWARTHY SKULL gave a terrifying screech! PHILLIP became SPOOKED!" [Inflicts Spooked on Phillip]
- PHILLIP delivered a stern reading from the Book Of Leviticus! SWARTHY SKULL became MORAL!" [Inflicts Moral on Swarthy Skull]
- "PHILLIP dealt a BERSERKER BLOW! SWARTHY SKULL took damage and looks abashed!" [Removes 50HP from Swarthy Skull]
- "PHILLIP spoke a word of power! SWARTHY SKULL collapsed into dust!" [Swarthy Skull Dies]
- "SWARTHY SKULL made a GHOST NOISE! But . . . It had no effect!"
- "All right! PHILLIP finds some PURPLE DRANK on the ground!" [Adds a Purple Drank to Inventory]
- "PHILLIP suddenly became MUSCLED! SWARTHY SKULL twirls his moustache! [Inflicts Muscled on Phillip]
- "PHILLIP gives a knowing wink! SWARTHY SKULL goes BERSERK!" [Inflicts Berserk on Swarthy Skull]
- "PHILLIP suddenly feels a bit better and regains 60 HP!" [Entire Party Recovers 60HP]