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Evil Melody (魔縁のラッパ, maen no Rappa)? is an Almighty skill.

Effect

In Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne, Evil Melody instantly kills the combatant with the lowest amount of HP.

In Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse, Evil Melody deals weak Almighty damage to one foe. If the user is Smirking, it instantly kills.

In Shin Megami Tensei V, Evil Melody is an Ailment skill that instantly kills one foe.

Game Effect Power Cost
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne 100% instant kill one enemy or ally with the lowest percentage HP. - 1 MP
Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse Weak almighty damage to one foe. Guaranteed instant kill if the user is smirking. 130 45 MP
Shin Megami Tensei V (Unique) Chance of instakill to 1 foe. - 100 MP

Skillset

Demons

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne

Demon Race Level
Trumpeter Fiend 81

Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse

Demon Race Level
Trumpeter Fiend Innate

Shin Megami Tensei V

Demon Race Level
Trumpeter Fiend Innate (73)

Etymology

Maen (魔縁) is a Japanese Buddhist concept of evils, similar to the Sanskrit "adharma." It is a collection of the "three obstacles" (lusts, misdeeds and bad karma) and "four demons" (which include Mara/Dairoku Tenmaou).

Trivia

In Shin Megami Tensei V, its effect animation reuses that of Hamaon.


Physical Skills
Thrust Skills Lunge - Hell Thrust - Berserk - Tempest - Hades Blast
Needle Skills Needle Rush - Stun Needle - Toxic Sting - Arid Needle
Claw Skills Feral Claw - Stun Claw - Venom Claw - Iron Claw
Bite Skills Feral Bite - Stun Bite - Venom Bite - Charm Bite - Stone Bite - Hell Fang
Weapon Skills Brutal Slash - Mighty Gust - Guillotine - Dark Sword - Stasis Blade - Heat Wave - Blight - Hassohappa - Chaos Blade - Deathbound
Exclusive Physical Skills Divine Shot - Spiral Viper - Oni-Kagura - Deadly Fury - Javelin Rain - Xeros-Beat - Gaea Rage - Earthquake - Andalucia - Hell Spin - Terrorblade - Rebellion - E & I - Bullet Time - Boogie-Woogie - Enter Yoshitsune - Mokoi Boomerang
Almighty Physical Skills Last Resort - Kamikaze - Sacrifice - Freikugel - Stinger - Tekisatsu
Magic Skills
Fire Skills Agi - Maragi - Fire Breath - Agilao - Maragion - Hellfire - Agidyne - Maragidyne - Prominence
Ragnarok - Hell Burner - Magma Axis
Ice Skills Bufu - Mabufu - Ice Breath - Bufula - Mabufula - Bufudyne - Mabufudyne - Glacial Blast
Elec Skills Zio - Mazio - Shock - Zionga - Mazionga - Ziodyne - Maziodyne - Bolt Storm
Roundtrip - Mishaguji Raiden
Force Skills Zan - Mazan - Wing Buffet - Zanma - Mazanma - Zandyne - Mazandyne - Tornado - Wind Cutter
Hell Exhaust - Wet Wind - Whirlwind - Hitokoto Storm
Expel Skills Hama - Mahama - Hamaon - Mahamaon - Violet Flash - Radiance - Thunderclap - Holy Wrath
Starlight - Godly Light - God's Bow
Death Skills Mudo - Mamudo - Mudoon - Mamudoon - Stone Gaze - Evil Gaze - Hell Gaze
Curse Skills Toxic Cloud - Mute Gaze - Makajam - Makajamon - Dismal Tune - Soul Divide
Nerve Skills Shibaboo - Binding Cry - Stun Gaze
Mind Skills Lullaby - Dormina - Eternal Rest - Sexy Gaze - Marin Karin - Allure - Pulinpa - Panic Voice - Sonic Wave - Tentarafoo - Death Lust - Intoxicate - Preach - Wild Dance
Almighty Skills Megido - Megidola - Megidolaon - Deathtouch - Mana Drain - Life Drain
Meditation - Beast Roar - Pestilence - Death Flies - Fire of Sinai - Evil Melody - Showtime - Jiraiya Dance
Support Skills
Healing Skills Dia - Diarama - Diarahan - Media - Mediarama - Mediarahan - Posumudi - Mutudi - Paraladi - Petradi - Patra - Me Patra - Recarm - Samarecarm - Recarmdra - Prayer - Holy Melody
Assist Skills Tarukaja - Rakukaja - Makakaja - Sukukaja - Focus - Red Capote - Tarunda - Rakunda - Sukunda - War Cry - Fog Breath - Taunt - Debilitate - Provoke - Dekunda - Dekaja - Holy Star - Raptor Guardian - Tetraja - Tetrakarn - Makarakarn
Misc Skills Analyze - Estoma - Riberama - Lightoma - Liftoma - Makatora - Trafuri - Beckon Call
Passive Skills
Elemental Affinity Anti-Phys - Anti-Fire - Anti-Ice - Anti-Force - Anti-Elec - Anti-Mind - Anti-Nerve - Anti-Curse - Anti-Expel - Anti-Death - Void Phys - Void Fire - Void Ice - Void Force - Void Elec - Void Mind - Void Nerve - Void Curse - Void Expel - Void Death - Phys Drain - Fire Drain - Ice Drain - Elec Drain - Force Drain - Repel Phys - Repel Fire - Repel Ice - Repel Force - Repel Elec
Enhancement Life Bonus - Life Gain - Life Surge - Mana Bonus - Mana Gain - Mana Surge - Life Aid - Mana Aid - Life Refill - Mana Refill - Victory Cry - Watchful - Counter - Retaliate - Avenge - Might - Bright Might - Dark Might - Drain Attack - Attack All - Pierce - Never Yield - Endure
Damage Boost Fire Boost - Ice Boost - Force Boost - Elec Boost - Son's Oath - Raidou the Eternal
Misc. Mind's Eye - Fast Retreat - Lucky Find
Conversation Skills
Recruitment Jive Talk - Scout - Kidnap - Beseech - Brainwash - Wooing - Seduce - Dark Pledge - Mischief - Soul Recruit - Death Pact
Trade Trade - Pester - Begging - Threaten - Stone Hunt - Loan
Interruption Persuade - Nag - Flatter - Intimidate - Gonnection - Haggle - Detain - Arbitration - Maiden's Plea - Wine Party
Passive Charisma
Miscellaneous
Enemy Exclusive Skills Beast Eye - Dragon Eye - Gathering - Laughter - Dark Howl
Boss Skills Icy Death - Foul Union - Foul Havoc - Startle - Hell Throttle - Replicate - Mirage - Sol Niger - Conjuration - God's Curse - Hell's Call - Tentacle - Apocalypse - Aurora - Domination - Bael's Bane - Divine Will - Phase Shift - Vast Light - Infinite Light - High King - Evil Gleam - Root of Evil
Physical Skills
PhysIcon SMTIV.pngPhys Skills Lunge - Gram Slice - Dream Fist - Frenzied Chomp - Head Crush - Fang Breaker - Fatal Sword - Iron Judgement - Power Punch - Oni-Kagura - Tetanus Cut - Poison Claw - Binding Claw - Dark Sword - Berserker God - Mortal Jihad - Loyalty Slash - Akasha Arts - Gungnir - Ruinous Brand - Bouncing Claw - Damascus Claw - Nihil Claw - Hell Thrust - Rending Claws - Scratch Dance - Axel Claw - Purple Smoke - Mist Rush - Madness Nails - Andalusia - Blade of Terror - Critical Wave - Heat Wave - Blight - Eat Whole - Pestilence - Megaton Press - Javelin Rain - Earthquake - Titanomachia - Hades Blast
GunIcon2.pngGun Skills Needle Shot - Dream Needle - Toxic Sting - Stun Needle - Madness Needle - Tathlum Shot - Grand Tack - Riot Gun - Stun Needles - Myriad Arrows - Snake's Fangs - Rapid Needle - Blast Arrow - Blank Bullet - Heaven's Bow
Magic Skills
FireIcon SMTIV.pngFire Skills Agi - Agilao - Agidyne - Maragi - Maragion - Maragidyne - Hellish Brand - Fire of Lethargy - Trisagion - Raging Hellfire - Fire Breath - Ragnarok
IceIcon SMTIV.pngIce Skills Bufu - Bufula - Bufudyne - Mabufu - Mabufula - Mabufudyne - Ice Age - Raging Blizzard - King Bufula - Ice Breath - Glacial Blast - Breath - Infernal Hail - Cold World
ElecIcon SMTIV.pngElectric Skills Zio - Zionga - Ziodyne - Mazio - Mazionga - Maziodyne - Vengeful Thunder - Thunder Gods - True Ziodyne - Raging Lightning - Shock - Thunder Reign
ForceIcon.pngForce Skills Zan - Zanma - Zandyne - Mazan - Mazanma - Mazandyne - Deadly Wind - True Zandyne - Raging Tempest - Wind Breath - Floral Gust - Needlestorm
ExpelIcon SMTIV.pngLight Skills Hama - Hamaon - Mahama - Mahamaon - God's Bow - Dazzle Ray - Judgement Light
CurseIcon SMTIV.pngDark Skills Mudo - Mudoon - Mamudo - Mamudoon - Blink of Death - Dark Grudge - Fear Darkness - Light Devourer - Die For Me!
AlmightyIcon SMTIV.pngAlmighty Skills Megido - Megidola - Megidolaon - Life Drain - Spirit Drain - Energy Drain - Soul Drain - Evil Melody - Megiddo Ark - Desperate Hit - Magic Torrent - Fire of Sinai - Death's Door - Eternal Rest - 5.67 Billion Hands - Severe Judgment - Judgement - Holy Wrath - Sea of Chaos - Chariot - Death Lust - Babylon Goblet - Soul Divide - Great Logos - Antichthon - Evil Shine - Growing Hate
AilmentIcon SMTIV.pngAilment Skills Poisma - Poison Breath - Pulinpa - Panic Voice - Haunting Rhapsody - Marin Karin - Alluring Banter - Sexy Dance - Dance of Mara - Dormina - Lullaby - Shibaboo - Bind Voice - Cough - Pandemic Bomb - Makajam - Makajamaon - Shivering Taboo - Venomous Raga - Dream Raga
Assist Skills
SupportIcon SMTIV.pngSupport Skills Charge - Critical Eye - Concentrate - Smile Charge - Magaon - Tetrakarn - Makarakarn - Tetraja - Tetrabreak - Makarabreak- Tarukaja - Makakaja - Rakukaja - Sukukaja - Luster Candy - Combat Tara - Blood Ritual - Doping - Tarunda - Rakunda - Sukunda - Taunt - War Cry - Fog Breath - Acid Breath - Debilitate - Dekunda - Dekaja - Silent Prayer - Will of Flame - Will of Frost - Will of Thunder - Will of Wind - Enlightenment - Adaptive Tactics - Enduring Cheer - Warding Shout
HealIcon SMTIV.pngHealing Skills Dia - Diarama - Diarahan - Media - Mediarama - Mediarahan - Salvation - Posumudi - Patra - Me Patra - Amrita - Recarm - Samarecarm - Recarmdra
SpecialIcon SMTIV.pngSpecial Skills Trafuri - Estoma - Bad Company - Sabbatma - Invitation - Imposing Stance
PassiveIcon SMTIV.pngPassive Skills
Elemental Affinity Resist Phys - Null Phys - Drain Phys - Repel Phys - Phys Pierce - Resist Gun - Null Gun - Drain Gun - Repel Gun - Gun Pierce - Resist Fire - Null Fire - Drain Fire - Repel Fire - Fire Pierce - Resist Ice - Null Ice - Drain Ice - Repel Ice - Ice Pierce - Resist Elec - Null Elec - Drain Elec - Repel Elec - Elec Pierce - Resist Force - Null Force - Drain Force - Repel Force - Force Pierce - Resist Light - Null Light - Drain Light - Repel Light - Light Pierce - Resist Dark - Null Dark - Drain Dark - Repel Dark - Dark Pierce - Null Nerve - Null Mind - Hellish Mask
Elemental Booster Phys Pleroma - High Phys Pleroma - Gun Pleroma - High Gun Pleroma - Fire Pleroma - High Fire Pleroma - Ice Pleroma - High Ice Pleroma - Elec Pleroma - High Elec Pleroma - Force Pleroma - High Force Pleroma - Light Pleroma - High Light Pleroma - Dark Pleroma - High Dark Pleroma - Heal Pleroma - High Heal Pleroma - Almighty Pleroma
Stat Booster Life Bonus - Life Gain - Life Surge - Mana Bonus - Mana Gain - Mana Surge - Beastly Reaction - Draconic Reaction - Bloody Glee - Self-Righteous Vow
Counter Counter - Retaliate - Ally Counter - Ally Retaliate
Recovery Spring of Life - Chakra Walk - Light Life Aid - Life Aid - Light Mana Aid - Mana Aid - Victory Cry
Miscellaneous Attack Knowhow - Healing Knowhow - Hard Worker - Workaholic - Endure - Enduring Soul
Other Skills
Enemy-exclusive Skills Carol Hit - Ancient Curse - Strange Ray - Horrible Ray - Crushing Wave - Macca Beam - Wastrel Beam -
Partner-exclusive Skills Photo Flash - Barrage - Sleep Shot - Rapid Bind - Seducing Shot - Mother's Discipline - Cheer - Lost Catcher - True Agidyne - True Bufudyne - Magic Compression - Hiding - Temporal Blade - Pierce Armor - Sneak Attack - Assassin's Nala - Awakened Power
PhysIcon SMTIV.pngPhysical Skills
Normal Skills Lunge - Heat Wave - Berserker God - Deathbound - Mortal Jihad - Hades Blast - Catastrophe
Crusher Onslaught - Megaton Press
Hell Spin
Multi-hit Bouncing Claw - Scratch Dance - Damascus Claw - Axel Claw - Nihil Claw - Madness Nails - Rampage - Myriad Slashes
Hellish Slash - Aramasa - Astral Saintstrike - Andalucia
Ailment Attacks Dream Needle - Toxic Sting - Madness Needle - Dark Sword - Blight - Frenzied Chomp - Mist Rush - Headcrush - Terrorblade - Javelin Rain
Fang Breaker - Pierce Armor - Blinding Strike - Somersault - Panta Spane - Pandemonic Crush
Venom Chaser - Dream Fist - Hysterical Slap - Purple Smoke - Pestilence
Critical Gram Slice - Critical Wave - Fatal Sword - Titanomachia - Brave Blade - Karnak
Critical Slash - Mighty Cleave - Figment Slash
Needle Spray - Steel Needle - Dancing Strike
Acrobat Kick - Yabusame Shot - Hassou Tobi - Deadly Fury
Bestial Bite - Heavy Blow - Severing Bite - Akashic Arts - Carnage Fang - Wrath Tempest - Mac an Luin
Other Beatdown - Power Punch
Puncture Punch - Hell Thrust - Gungnir - Gaea Rage
Eat Whole
Magic Skills
TMS Fire Icon.pngFire Skills Agi - Maragi - Agilao - Maragion - Agidyne - Maragidyne - Agibarion - Maragibarion
Fire Breath - Fire Dracostrike - Ragnarok - Trisagion
Mirage Shot - Ghastfire Rain - Hellish Brand - Megido Flame - Raging Hellfire - Hell Burner
TMS Ice Icon.pngIce Skills Bufu - Mabufu - Bufula - Mabufula - Bufudyne - Mabufudyne - Bufubarion - Mabufubarion
Ice Breath - Ice Dracostrike - Glacial Blast - Ice Age
Stormcaller Song - Jack Bufula - Hellish Spurt - King Bufula - Eternal Blizzard - Raging Blizzard - Thalassic Calamity
TMS Electricity Icon.pngElectric Skills Zio - Mazio - Zionga - Mazionga - Ziodyne - Maziodyne - Ziobarion - Maziobarion
Shockbound - Storm Dracostrike - Thunder Reign - Narukami
Souffle D'éclair - Keraunos - Raging Lightning - Ruinous Thunder
TMS Force Icon.pngForce Skills Zan - Mazan - Zanma - Mazanma - Zandyne - Mazandyne - Zanbarion - Mazanbarion
Wind Breath - Wind Dracostrike - Floral Gust - Killing Wind
Raging Tempest - Sacrifice of Clay - Hell Exhaust
TMS Light Icon.pngLight Skills Hama - Mahama - Hamaon - Mahamaon - Hamabarion - Mahamabarion
White Dracostrike - Light's Descent - God's Bow
TMS Dark Icon.pngDark Skills Mudo - Mamudo - Mudoon - Mamudoon - Mudobarion - Mamudobarion
Black Dracostrike - Die For Me! - Toxic Breath - Walpurgisnacht - Fallen Destroyer - Profaned Land
TMS Almighty Icon.pngAlmighty Megido - Megidola - Megidolaon - Divine Arrowfall
Life Drain - Spirit Drain - Energy Drain - Sanguine Drain - Meditation
Freikugel - Sakanagi - Murakumo
Madness Glint - Fire of Sinai
Silt of Ruin - Violent Rage - Tandava - Soul Divide - Babylon Goblet - Death Lust
TMS Dark Icon.pngAilment Skills
Single-target Dormina - Dustoma - Marin Karin - Poisma - Pulinpa - Makajama - Toxic Spray - Evil Melody
Multi-target Lullaby - Fogna - Sexy Dance - Toxic Cloud - Tentarafoo - Makajamaon
Frolic - Stagnant Air - Chaotic Will
Slumber Vortex - Preach
TMS Recovery Icon.pngHealing Skills
HP Recovery Dia - Media - Diarama - Mediarama - Diarahan - Mediarahan
Humble Blessing - Diamrita - Miracle Water
Revival Recarm - Samarecarm - Revival Chant
Ailment Recovery Patra - Me Patra
Special Harvest Dance - Golden Apple - Sun's Radiance - Eleusinian Harvest - Matriarch's Love
TMS Support Icon.pngSupport Skills
Stat Buffs Tarukaja - Matarukaja - Rakukaja - Marakukaja - Sukukaja - Masukukaja - Luster Candy - Red Capote - Cautious Cheer
Stat Debuffs Tarunda - Matarunda - Rakunda - Marakunda - Sukunda - Masukunda - Debilitate
Single-Use Buffs Charge - Concentrate - Donum Gladi - Donum Magici
Critical Aura - Impaler's Animus - Bowl of Hygieia
Taunt - Fierce Roar - Witness Me
Shields Tetrakarn - Makarakarn
Phys Block - Fire Block - Ice Block - Elec Block - Force Block - Light Block - Dark Block
Kannabi Veil
Stat Negation Dekaja - Dekunda
TMS Passive Icon.pngPassive Skills
Affinity Resistance Resist Phys - Resist Fire - Resist Ice - Resist Elec - Resist Force - Resist Light - Resist Dark
Null Phys - Null Fire - Null Ice - Null Elec - Null Force - Null Light - Null Dark
Repel Phys - Repel Fire - Repel Ice - Repel Elec - Repel Force - Repel Light - Repel Dark
Drain Phys - Drain Fire - Drain Ice - Drain Elec - Drain Force - Drain Light - Drain Dark
Hellish Mask - Abyssal Mask
Affinity Strength Phys Pleroma - Fire Pleroma - Ice Pleroma - Elec Pleroma - Force Pleroma - Light Pleroma - Dark Pleroma - Heal Pleroma - Almighty Pleroma
High Phys Pleroma - High Fire Pleroma - High Ice Pleroma - High Elec Pleroma - High Force Pleroma - High Light Pleroma - High Dark Pleroma - High Heal Pleroma - High Almighty Pleroma
Boon Boost - Boon Boost EX
Stat Booster Life Spring - Great Life Spring - Mana Spring - Great Mana Spring - Beast Eye - Dragon Eye - Bloody Glee - Murderous Glee - Poison Adept - Poison Master
Counter Counter - Retaliate - Heavenly Counter
HP/MP Recovery Light Life Aid - Life Aid - Light Mana Aid - Mana Aid
Curse Siphon - Great Curse Siphon - Restore - High Restore
Miscellaneous Inspiring Leader - Safeguard - Critical Zealot
Magatsuhi Skills
- Omagatoki: Critical - Omagatoki: Luck - Omagatoki: Pierce - Omagatoki: Sincerity - Omagatoki: Free - Omagatoki: Hit - Omagatoki: Potential - Omagatoki: Doubler - Omagatoki: Savage - Omagatoki: Charge - Omagatoki: Adversity
Expand: Critical Aura - Expand: Piercing Aura - Impaler's Glory
Freikugel EX - Big Bang - Soul Drain
Twilight Wave - Accursed Poison
Eternal Prayer - Sea of Stars - Waters of Youth
Fairy Banquet - Rasetsu Feast - Dekajaon - Shield of God
Miscellaneous
Enemy-exclusive skills Frenzy - Impetus - Xeros Beat - Falling Star - Heliopolis Dawn - Inferno of God - Magma Axis - Purgatorium - Hailstorm of God - Moonlight Frost - Dreadful Gleam - Galvanic Slash - Lightning of God - Lightning Pulse - Rising Storm Dragon - Tornado of God - Babylon Curse - Morning Star - Evil Gleam - Wild Dance - Cold Dark Matter - Hot Dark Matter - Holy Crucifixion - Contempt of God - Electrify - False Replication - Mesektet's Path - True Replication
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