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|Malice's True Form|
|Type of Artwork||Painting|
|Location||Dungeon / Orange Area|
True Guertena Exhibit
|“||Ugh... Stay away from it, Ib...||”|
Malice's True Form is one of Guertena's paintings located in the Orange Area of the Dungeon in the game Ib. It depicts a mutated anthropomorphic head with empty eye sockets, painted both inside and outside the frame to look as if it was crawling outside the canvas. The image is set against a red background, with a black inner frame, surrounded by a dark blue outer frame.
When Ib and Garry find it for the first time by lighting the area around it, the head will twitch and emit an inhuman cry; and, when they turn their back to it, a squelching sound can be heard. Upon examining the painting again, they will discover that the head had disappeared from its frame; when the area turns nighttime, they can find the head lying next to the sleeping snake, completely still and lifeless.