- "This massive monster swims beneath the desert's sand. It is a subspecies of Molduga that stored up a great deal of energy by sleeping for hundreds of years. Its power is superior to Molduga, as its skin is rich with iron and acts as a protective shield."
- — Hyrule Compendium
The Molduking is a mini-boss from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It is a larger scale variant and subspecies of Molduga. This monster is introduced in the "Champions' Ballad" DLC. It is found in the Gerudo Desert, near the place where Traysi is standing in the East Barrens, after activating the "EX Champion Urbosa's Song" main quest. Link is required to defeat it as part of the quest.
Molduking is stronger than its relatives thanks to its iron rich skin that provides a natural protective shield, and can live for centuries as it tends to sleep for hundreds of years, storing up a great deal of energy. Like Molduga, it is also indiscriminate feeders who will swallow inedible objects such as Remote Bombs and Treasure Chests. It is also vulnerable to Bomb Arrows and their iron rich skin makes them vulnerable to lightning produced by Urbosa's Fury. It is essentially a larger and more resilient subspecies of Molduga. When slain, it drops three Treasure Chests containing equipment, mainly weapons, but no monster parts.