Tonberry

トンベリ [tonberry] in Japanese. Tonberries have green skin and yellow eyes, and are rather short. They wear brown robes of a coarse fabric and usually carry a lantern and a knife. Their tail often has a dolphin-like fin.

While tonberries aren't exactly mindless beasts, it would be hard to call them a sentient race either. They seem to fall somewhere between, and fit the 'beastman' moniker quite well. Their origin in most games is unknown, although in Final Fantasy XI they're known to be mutated Kuluu, come to this stage due to the Meltdown some 10,000 years in the past, and in Final Fantasy XIV are inhabitants of the ancient nation of Nym who fell sick with an unknown disease, some 5,000 years ago. To read more about Tonberries, see here.

Final Fantasy V

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Level: 46, Number: 183, Type: Humanoid
HP: 39,393, MP: 100, STR: 119, MAG: 0, DEF: 10, MDEF: 0, EVA: 30
GIL: 537 / EXP: 1,268
Status Immunity: Death, Mini, Petrify, Toad
Control: Attack, Knife, Release: Death
Drops: Mirage Vest
Steal: Elixir, Plumed Hat
Place: Istory Falls (world 3)

Before Crisis

Level: 1+
HP: 100x(level+1)
Immune: Gravity
Place: Freemode 8, 12, Rescue missions, training

Final Fantasy IX

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Level: 46
HP: 7,886, MP: 1,779, ATK: 61/M19, DEF: 35/M31, EVA: 5/M7, SPD: 50
GIL: 1,513 / EXP: 13,297/4
Drops: Peridot, Ether
Steal: Hi-Potion, Phoenix Down, Phoenix Pinion, Ether
Place: Ipsen's Castle

Crystal Chronicles

HP 24, STR 12, MAG 12, DEF 10
Resistance: Gravity, Slow, Stop
Weakness: Blizzard, Fire, Thunder
Extreme Weakness: Holy
Place:

All the Bravest

HP: ?, Number: 25, From: FF5
Ability: Knife
Drop: Ichigeki
Area: Palamecia Desert
Description: These fiends lurk in darkness, slowly drawing near those whose eyes meet theirs.

Trading Card Game

Tonberries have appeared once under the Water element in the FF-TCG series.

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6-080C Tonberry

Category: Bestiary

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