- This article is about the cloud-like enemy in A Link to the Past. For the mummy-like enemy appearing throughout the series, see Gibdo.
A Link to the Past
Gibo are found exclusively within Gargoyle's Domain, the fourth dungeon of the Dark World. The Gibo consists of two parts, the main part of its body, as well as the surrounding cloud. The main part of the Gibo will separate, trying to attack Link in the process. After it settles, the Cloud person of Gibo will then rejoin its body.
While the main part of the Gibo and the cloud are together, Link is unable to harm this creature. It is only when the main part separates from the cloud that the Gibo becomes vulnerable. It will take two direct swipes from Link's Master Sword to defeat these creature. Alternatively, Link can shoot a Gibo with his Bow and Arrow and defeat it with one direct hit.
If Link comes into contact with either the main part of the Gibo or its Cloud, Link will take a full heart of damage.
A Link Between Worlds
Gibo in A Link Between Worlds look and act exactly like their predecessors from A Link to the Past. They consist of two parts; a small pink core surrounded by a larger cloud. While the pink core is inside of the cloud the Gibo cannot be defeated.
To attack, the Gibo will shoot the pink core at Link, which can inflict damage. This also leaves the core vulnerable to attacks from the Master Sword. Once the core is defeated the cloud will be destroyed as well.