Griffins (グリフオン, Gurifuon) are an animal race in the Suikoden series. Some characters in the series have been griffins.
Griffins are creatures that possess the body of a lion but have a head and claws like that of an eagle. Griffins who can understand and respond to human speech are rare, especially those that can become emotionally attached to people such as Fubar.
- Genso Suikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, page 299