Dunban as seen in official artwork
|First game||Xenoblade Chronicles (2010)|
|Created by||Monolith Soft|
|Voiced by (English)||Rufus Jones (NA & PAL)|
|Voiced by (Japanese)||Ryo Horikawa|
Dunban is one of the playable characters in the Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles. He is a thirty year old Hom from Colony 9 and is Fiora's older brother and act as a paternal figure for both Shulk and Reyn and later the rest of the group.He also was a good friend of Mumkhar (before the battle of sword valley) and Dickson
List of Arts
- Blossom Dance [Talent Art] (4-hit combo if B is pressed at the correct time)
- Gale Slash (inflicts Bleed)
- Electric Gutbuster (causes Break if used after Gale Slash)
- Peerless [Aura] (cures party of confusion, draws aggro and increases strength)
- Worldly Slash (2-hit combo lowering phys. def., also lowers strength when used after Gale Slash)
- Battle Eye [Aura] (causes Lock-On, increases double attack rate, evasion fills talent gauge)
- Steel Strike (Topples an enemy suffering from Break)
- Spirit Breath [Aura] (removes debuffs, grants Haste)
- Blinding Blossom (transfers aggro from a team member to Dunban)
- Serene Heart [Aura] (increases accuracy and evasion, higher bonus with lower health)
- Tempest Kick (long range ether attack, removes enemy buffs when used after Gale Slash)
- Heat Haze [Aura] (completely removes aggro, guarantees critical hits)
- Thunder (Xenoblade) (hits enemies behind Dunban with an ether blast, forces Daze when used while an Aura is active)
- Soaring Tempest (multiple hits to enemies in range, hits fill Talent Gauge)
- Jaws of Death [Aura] (increases physical arts damage, revives when incapacitated, fills Talent Gauge when incapacitated)
- Final Flicker (fills Talent Gauge in exchange for HP)
- Demon Slayer (all enemies suffer forced Topple when used to kill an enemy)
- Activate Monado [Talent Art] [Aura].
- Buster - Damages enemies in a straight line. Mechon suffer double damage.
- Enchant - Allows allies to damage Mechon for a time and boosts attack power.
|Max Level||Max HP||Max Physical Strenght||Max Ether Strenght||Max Agility|
Notable gameplay particularities
- each Auto Attack (Xenoblade) hit adds 5% to his talent gauge
- high agility and accuracy which can be boosted with Serene Heart
- high damage per second with correspondingly high aggro gain; can fill in as aggro absorber by dodging attacks
- can combo status effects very quickly with the use of Gale Slash
- can single-handedly Break and Topple enemies
- one of two characters with a reliable Topple art, along with Reyn
- can forcibly Daze or topple multiple enemies with Thunder and Demon Slayer
- multiple Aura for drawing/removing aggro or curing debuffs
In other games
In Shulk's moveset
Dunban appears in Shulk's final smash to perform a Chain Attack along with Riki.
On April 15, a Mii costume of Dunban was released for $.75 for one version of Smash Bros. and $1.15 for both. It is for the Mii Swordfighter.
- North America: Dunban was hailed as a hero when he stopped the Mechon invasion of Bionis with the Monado. However, it cost him the use of his right arm. He's always looking out for others, and Shulk sees him as an older brother. In Shulk's Final Smash, Dunban, Riki, and Shulk team up to overwhelm the enemy!
- EU: Dunban was hailed as a hero when he stopped the Mechon invasion of Bionis with the Monado. However, he lost the use of his right arm in doing so. He's always looking out for others, and Shulk sees him as an older brother. Dunban and Riki join the fight in Shulk's Final Smash, where the three team up to overwhelm the enemy!
Wii: Xenoblade Chronicles (04/2012)
|Xenoblade Chronicles characters|
|Playable characters||Shulk • Reyn • Sharla • Dunban • Melia • Riki • Fiora|
|Homs||Alvis • Otharon • Juju • Mumkhar • Vangarre|
|Nopon||Chief Dunga • Oka|
|High Entia||Kalian • Sorean Antiqua • Lorithia • Yumea • Tyrea|
|Machina||Egil • Miqol • Vanea • Linada|
|Faced Mechon||Metal Face • Bronze Face/Xord • Face Nemesis • Jade Face • Yaldabaoth|
|Giants||Dickson • Arglas|
|Titans||Bionis • Mechonis|
|Gods||Lady Meyneth • Zanza|