Gilbert

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Gilbert
ギルバート
Star of Destiny Chisatsu Star
Gilbert.png
Illustration Ishikawa Fumi
Gender Male
Race Human
Age 36 (Suikoden II)
Birth Year SY 425
From Zexen Federation
Family Mary (wife)
Thomas (son)
Appearances

Gilbert (ギルバート, Girubāto) is a character in Suikoden II who also appears in Gensosuikogaiden Volume 2. He is a Zexen native who is also the leader of a mercenary band.

Biography

Gilbert
“ Sorry. I'll send you a refund. ”

As a mercenary leader who fought for his livelihood, Gilbert happened to be in the Highland Kingdom when he was hired by the Highland Army. During the Dunan Unification War, he participated in the first assault on Muse City but was convinced to switch sides mid-battle by Flik and Viktor, who had met Gilbert when he was hired by Muse in the past. Following the battle, Gilbert continued to serve with the New State Army through the Dunan Unification War as an infantry captain.

While betraying a contract is a poor action for a mercenary, following someone like Luca Blight who would slaughter women and children without thought was a pretty unconscionable thought to most. Gilbert especially felt that doing so, when he had left his wife, Mary and son, Thomas behind in Zexen to pursue employment in the first place, would be an unforgiveable act.

Following the end of the war and sick of fighting, he returned to his family in Zexen where he was able to put his heart to rest.

Game info

Gilbert
Gilbert (portrait).png Recruitment During the battle at Muse City, damage Gilbert's unit to trigger his recruitment and have him survive the remainder of the battle.
War ATK DEF ATK+ DEF+ Skill 1 Skill 2
7 8 -- -- -- --


References

  1. Gensosuikoden Encyclopaedia (ISBN 4-575-16297-3), pages 77-78