The Chocobo(s) from the Final Fantasy Series – Game Art Gallery and Overview
The Chocobos are a race of chicken-like birds that debuted in Final Fantasy (1988) on the NES and became a mainstay of the Final Fantasy series that appeared in all later games of the series in different forms and roles.
The Chocobo are mainly non-playable characters that can help the protagonists to move faster, sometimes riding on them also avoids random battle encounters. In a few cases there are individual Chocobo like Boko in Final Fantasy V (1992). Sometimes they are also enemies like in Final Fantasy Tactics (1997) and especially in the older games they can be summoned to help the protagonists to flee from a battle or it attacks their enemies.
The Chocobo also got their own games like Chocobo Racing (1999) or Chocobo’s Mysterious Dungeon (1997), they also appeared in many other games like Legend of Mana, Kingdom Hearts and more. In Tobal No. 2 (1997), a Chocobo can be unlocked as a playable fighting game character.
The Chocobo from the Final Fantasy Games: an Overview
|Charactername:||Chocobo||Developed /Created by||Square-Enix|
|Gameseries:||Final Fantasy, Chocobo and Spinoff Games and series, guest roles in other JRPG’s||First seen on:||NES|
|First Game:||Final Fantasy II (1988)||Year first seen in:||1988|
|Last Game:||Final Fantasy XV (2016)||Birthplace:|
|Role(s) and Characteristics:||NPC, Protagonist, Summonable, Ride, Enemy, Fighting & Racing Game Character||Weapons or Martial Arts Style:|
|Additional Tags:||Similar Characters:|
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of the Chocobo
Final Fantasy XIV (2010)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)
Final Fantasy IV (1991)
The Chocobo(s) in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects
The Chocobos are not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration
Selected Fan Art of the Chocobos
Trivia and own opinion(s)