Minibosses are special monsters that are rare encounters with a guaranteed item drop and a 150 reputation reward. Minibosses vary from region to region; some (sub)-regions (Ennar, Crypt, Black Sanctum) have no miniboss to fight against. Like bosses, minibosses can not be recruited to be a player's companion. Minibosses are designed to be slightly harder than groups of monsters normally encountered in an area and some of the attacks they use are not otherwise present in the region. Aside from Fishmen (two enemies) and Fire Beetles (four enemies to start and up to six at once), a party will only fight against one miniboss per encounter.