Goblins (ゴブリン) are one of the demi-human races in the New World and YGGDRASIL. They are ugly, usually mischievous and sometimes, malicious humanoids who dwell in the woodlands.

Background Edit

Goblins seem to have a comfortable relationship with ogres, as they are occasionally seen traveling and working together. However, it could have been just out of necessity, since ogres have been seen eating Goblins as food. Moreover, there were some Goblins who are treated as slaves to the ogres in Abelion Hills.

Since goblins sometimes prey on humans, the Adventurer's Guild would often get requests for goblin-hunting parties. As a result, these goblins are a major source of income for adventurers. Compensation is proportional to how many goblins are killed, so it's a custom to cut off their ears and sell them off.

Appearance Edit

Goblins are small, ugly, cruel humanoids that stand barely three feet tall. They have scrawny bodies and hairless heads with massive ears and beady eyes. Their twisted faces, sport flat noses with two sharp fangs protruding from their large mouths. Their skin tone varies based on the surrounding environment.

Abilities Edit

Goblins are a race of demi-humans who aren't considered to be very strong or smart. At the same time though, their solo combat prowess isn't that high too. However, the threat goblins pose depends on how numerous they are. For that reason, goblins will resort to dirty tricks, ambushes and sheer numbers in groups to overwhelm their enemy.

Additionally, goblins are said to have better eyesight in the dark compared to humans. In other words, goblins possessed eyes which could see in the dark clearly that most humans can't see during nighttime.

Moreover, if they carefully concealed their small bodies in dark corners, it's possible for them to perform sneak attacks. For instance, when launching a nighttime ambush in a forest, they would surely be troubling foes for humans.

Culture Edit

Goblins are regarded as unsophisticated primitives by the humans sense of standards in the New World. Despite this attitude, there have been various historical and fictional accounts depicting goblins in a better light. Goblins live in tribal groups, coexisting alongside ogres. This relationship is mutually beneficial for both parties, as the diminutive demi-humans provide food and leadership, while their imposing giant cousins offer their strength.

Whether it be in physical ability or in magic, strength is a key requirement for leadership in goblin society. Female Goblins seem to have a greater potential of becoming magic casters and are thus, respected among their kinds. In addition to that, wolves are considered to be their favored mounts.

Known Goblins Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Ten pups is the norm for a Goblin family.
  • In YGGDRASIL, a Goblin's strength ranges from level 1 to 50.
  • A Goblin Village was attacked by a Gigant Basilisk right before Momon slained it.
  • At one point in time there existed a Goblin King, wielding the Branch of Tonelico, a powerful magic item which he used to slay countless dragons.
  • Be it in height, physical strength, knowledge, or the rate at which Goblins produced Magic Casters, they were a race inferior to Humans in every way.
  • A human girl by the name of Enri Emmot is leading an army of Goblins located in Carne Village.
  • It seems that some of the Goblins (presumably from Carne Village) are either living or roaming legally in E-RantelSorcerer Kingdom.

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