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Kobold

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Kobolds (コボルト, Koboruto) are a race in the Suikoden series. Several prominent characters in the series have been kobolds.

Overview

A traveling kobold family.

On the northern continent, kobolds could be said to hold influence second only to that of humans with settlements existing in several countries, such as in the Great Forest or Two River Principality. They are possessing of a humanoid body with a head reminiscent of a dog and their way of living strongly resembles that of humans. They are usually shorter than humans.

Although they normally subsist on agriculture and are possessing of a bright and cheerful nature, kobolds are noted for often making excellent soldiers or tacticians in times of emergency. However, in some nations, such as the Holy Kingdom of Harmonia, kobolds can be regarded as inferior beings and are often treated as slaves.

References

  1. Genso Suikoden Encyclopaedia (ISBN 4-575-16297-3), page 108
  2. Marugoto! Genso Suikoden Book (ISBN 978-4-7577-3673-3), page 110
  3. Genso Suikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, page 54
The Suikoden series
Games
Main series SuikodenSuikoden IISuikoden IIISuikoden IVSuikoden V
Side stories Genso Suikogaiden Vol.1Genso Suikogaiden Vol.2Suikoden Tactics
The Infinity Genso Suikoden Tierkreis Hoshikuzu no ShiroSuikoden TierkreisGenso Suikoden Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki
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Setting
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Locations City-State of JowstonGrasslandHighland KingdomHoly Kingdom of HarmoniaIsland Nations FederationKooluk EmpireQueendom of FalenaScarlet Moon EmpireZexen Federation
Races DragonDuckDwarfElfGriffinHumanKoboldNay-KoboldLizardMermaidVampireWinged Horde
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