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    General Pepper
Voices (Japanese): Daisuke Gori (Star Fox 64)
Michihiro Ikemizu (Star Fox: Assault)
Voices (English): Dan Owsen (Star Fox)
David Frederick White (Star Fox 64, Star Fox Zero)
John Silke (Star Fox Adventures)
Gray Eubank (Star Fox Assault)
Jaz Adams (Star Fox 64 3D)

The peacekeeping Cornerian commander-in-chief in almost every Star Fox game. He contacts the team before each mission. When he retired in Command, Peppy Hare took his place.


    James McCloud
Voices (Japanese): Tomohisa Aso (Star Fox 64)
Hirohiko Kakegawa (Star Fox: Assault)
Voices (English): Mike West (Star Fox 64, Star Fox 64 3D, Star Fox Zero)
Jim Walker (Star Fox Assault)

Fox's father and the best pilot in the Lylat Star System. One day, while flying an important mission for Corneria, he was set up by Andross and killed. Or was he? Whether or not he was depends on the continuity.

  • Ace Pilot: He was the best pilot in the Lylat system.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the first timeline, the name of Fox's father was given as Fox McCloud Sr. in the official comic tie-in.
  • Cool Shades: Starting in Star Fox 64, these were added to separate him from his son, who basically has the same face (their fur are slightly different colors as well). The James McCloud of the F-Zero universe inherits these.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: Not content with just being Fox wearing sunglasses, he's now Fox wearing sunglasses and a yellow scarf in Command! Interestingly, the shade of his fur has also changed. He usually has a darker shade of fur than Fox, whereas his appearance in Command shows him with a lighter shade of fur. He also has a Ear Notch on his left ear in his appearance as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS.
  • Ear Notch: He is seen with one only in Star Fox 64/Star Fox 64 DS and only when he appears at the end of the game; his ear is visibly fine in flashbacks in the same game.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: According to the intro to Zero, he sacrificed himself so that Peppy could escape. He sacrifices himself again so Fox can escape Andross.
  • Last Request: He apparently entrusted Peppy with keeping watch over his son as if he were a second father.
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: Was that a ghost that guided Fox out of Venom, or was Fox just seeing things?
  • Never Found the Body: In the games. In the early comics, he rides a transdimensional ship that looks like a Space Whale!
  • Secret Character: In Command.
  • Space Whale: In the comic, this is actually an inter-dimensional starship that saved Fox Senior from certain death. After his son frees the space stingrays in Sector Y from Andross' mind control, the Space Whale appears and gives the arwings some much needed fuel canisters. The whale also appears in Sector Y of the original Star Fox if all lifeforms are protected: it gives Fox a very large amount of powerups.
  • Spirit Advisor: In the rebooted timeline starting with Star Fox 64, there is every indication that James is dead. Even so, he occasionally gives his son a pep-talk and/or other assistance from beyond the grave as either a disembodied voice or a ghost.
    "Don't ever give up, my son."
  • Strong Family Resemblance: James wears sunglasses, and Fox doesn't. Aside from that, they are practically identical.
  • Sunglasses at Night: James is never seen without sunglasses in the games.
  • Wham Line:
    Andross: Curse you, James McCloud! Why won't you stay dead?

The observation and analysis robot assigned to the Great Fox, a dreadnaught-class battleship serving as the team's base of operations. He is first seen in 64, where he pilots the ship. In Assault, he acts as Peppy's assistant and beams down vehicles from the Great Fox to the ground level. He is the only character in Command that is present in every mission.
  • Artifact Title: The "64" in his name tended to get dropped as the series went on, though it still showed up on occasion.
  • Characterisation Marches On: In the post-64 games. ROB started the series off with fairly mechanical and to-the-point dialogue. Adventures gives him a bit more of a personality, including bemoaning the maintenance of his body and expressing legitimate concern for Fox when he detects Fox's temperature rising around Krystal. Assault doesn't give him much focus, but by the time of Command he has developed full-on sarcasm as a result of his new personality chip and even develops an apparent crush on Lucy Hare.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Some of his dialogue in Command as a result of his personality chip overriding his programming.
  • Dub Name Change: Originally NUS64, though Farewell, Beloved Falco, and Adventures temporarily used "ROB" in Japan. The cast roll of Assault merges both and designates him as ROB/NUS64.
  • Interspecies Romance: During the events of Command ROB seems to have a crush on Lucy, proclaiming his affections by stating that he would do anything for her before quickly telling her to ignore his last comment.
  • Mission Control: Serves on the bridge of the Great Fox for each game, providing status updates to the team and indicating mission objectives.
  • My Sensors Indicate You Want to Tap That: In the ending of Adventures.
    ROB: My sensors indicate Fox's temperature is rising.
    (Krystal smirks)
    ROB: Are you okay, Fox?
    (Everyone in the room minus Fox and ROB laugh)
    Fox: ...I'm gonna be just fine.
  • Robot Buddy: ROB has served with the team since the start of the 64 era and whilst it may be because of his programming, he does appear to have a sense of loyalty to the team.
  • Shout-Out: ROB's name comes from the NES peripheral Robotic Operating Buddy, and the code name for the Nintendo 64, Nintendo Ultra Sixty-four.
  • Unexpected Inheritance: Implied, as the Great Fox itself is James' memento to Fox.

Star Fox 64

    Bill Grey
Voiced By: Daisuke Sakaguchi (Japanese), Jock Blaney (English, Star Fox 64), Jaz Adams (English, Star Fox 64 3D)

Fox's childhood friend who stayed as a pilot in the Corneria Army while Fox went freelance. He first appears in 64 on the Katina stage, where he and his squadron help the Star Fox team destroy an enemy mothership. He later reappears as a playable character in Command. He also appears for one level of Zero.

    Katt Monroe
Voiced by: Kyoko Tonguu (Japanese), Lyssa Browne (English)

Katt Monroe is a woman from Falco's past, when they were both members of the "FREE AS A BIRD" gang of space hot-rodders. The Japanese Manga Farewell, Beloved Falco shed some light on the nature of their relationship.

Katt appears in 64, Farewell, and Zero as a pink-furred cat. She appeared as a grey cat in Command, where she was playable as the Cat's Paw 2 pilot, but despite having a different design and fur color, she still remains to be the same character she was before in the previous game.


Originally a minor grunt in the armada stationed just outside Venom's airspace, he could be heard panicking as the Star Fox team proceeds to blast their way through the impressive fleet stationed to defend Andross' base. Due to him being the only minor villain with a confirmed name and his constant presence in Area 6, he grew popular with the fanbase leading to a much larger role in Star Fox Zero where he commands the invasion fleets in Corneria and Area 3.
  • Ascended Extra: He has a MUCH more prominant role in Star Fox Zero than he did in 64.
  • Death by Adaptation: Originally, he appeared to have survived the Lylat Wars. In Zero, one route has him apparently killed on Corneria.
  • The Unfought: In 64, he's only ever seen commentating over Area 6. In Zero, while he can be seen in some of the stages, he isn't directly confronted in the first playthrough. Finally averted in the secret path on Corneria where he pilots the Aquarosa.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He and his commander grow increasingly desperate as the Area 6 defenses are destroyed by Star Fox. When the final line is breached they deploy a superweapon originally designed to destroy entire planets.

Star Fox Adventures

    Prince Tricky
Fox's partner during his trek through Dinosaur Planet (later renamed Sauria). He aids Fox by following a handful of commands that allow him to solve many of the puzzles on the planet. Before Fox leaves the planet, he makes Tricky an honorary member of Star Fox, although he remains on the planet. Later on, Fox meets up with him again, and he is now a grown EarthWalker.

Voiced By: John Silke (English)
A massive humanoid made of rock who resides on Sauria, he serves as Fox's primary means to warp and travel to other major places in the game once the Queen Earthwalker grants our hero permission to do so.
  • Aliens of London: Speaks with a Scottish accent.
  • Aliens Speaking English: Like the Shopkeeper, he is the only other Saurian native who speaks perfect English to Fox with no need of a translator.
  • Big Fun: Very huge and very friendly
  • Crippling Overspecialization: While he can teleport Fox to any other places with no problem, he's strangely unable to teleport dinosaurs, which is rather odd considering that the natives of Sauria are, well, dinosaurs.
  • Expy: Looks a lot like the Rockbiter.
  • Golem: Made of rock, of course.
  • Rock Monster: He's a fairly benevolent one, that is.

    ShopKeeper (Shabunga) 
The shrill, floating owner of the ThornTail Hollow store. Has an air of shadiness surrounding him. Fox can buy all sorts of stuff from his shop (including implicitly stolen items), although his prices aren't set in stone.
  • Aliens Speaking English: The only dinosaur in the game that can speak English fluently, which adds to his mysteriousness.
  • All There in the Manual: His real name, Shabunga, is only mentioned in the manual.
  • Ambiguously Evil: He might be a SharpClaw and is heavily implied to be a thief as well, but in the end, he's just trying to make business.
  • Do You Want to Haggle?: He's open for price negotiations, although if Fox tries to push his luck too much, he might double down and never budge from the initial price.
  • No Hero Discount: Doesn't care too much about the fate of Sauria, or that Fox is trying to save it. He cares only for his business.

Star Fox Assault

    Beltino Toad
Voiced By: Hirohiko Kakegawa (Japanese), Scott Burns (English)

Slippy's father and research director for the Cornerian army. He sometimes shows up in briefing sessions in Assault and Command.

Star Fox Command

Amanda is Slippy's fiancée, and becomes a playable character in Command, piloting the Tadpole.
  • Species Surname: She starts off in the game with no surname, but considering how she's engaged to Slippy and eventually marries him, she does come around to fitting the trope at some point.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Like that ginormous bow on her head, her eyelashes, the fact she's pink, etc.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: She's a good head taller than Slippy.

    Dash Bowman
Andross's grandson who serves in the Corneria Army and hero-worships Fox and Falco. He is a playable character in Command, piloting the Monkey Arrow.
  • Dub Name Change: From "Ash" to "Dash".
  • Everything's Better with Monkeys: Provided the below doesn't happen, he is the only positive example of a primate in the series.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Nothing prior in the series ever truly suggested that Andross had children, let alone grandchildren (though given Andrew, he clearly had relatives), so Dash kinda seems to come out of nowhere.
  • Turn Out Like His Father: One of the Command endings suggests Dash will become a tyrant like his grandfather Andross did.
  • You Killed My Father: Averted. Although Fox killed Andross, his grandfather, Dash Bowman has absolutely no hate for Fox killing him. In fact, his profile states he "thinks the world of Star Fox and its member pilots." Indeed, he is quite willing to fight alongside the team.
  • Younger Than They Look: He's significantly younger than the other characters, and Falco makes fun of him for being Just a Kid.

    Lucy Hare
The daughter of Peppy and Vivian who becomes a playable character in Command, piloting the Sky Bunny. She teaches Astrophysics on the planet Fichina.
  • Badass Teacher: She's a university professor who wants to help people... with her powerful plasma cannons.
  • Off-Model: Lucy is a shade of lavender in the promotional art and game icons, but is grey (with lavender hair) in the story scenes.
  • Parental Abandonment: Vivian died before Lucy reached adulthood, so Lucy only has her father Peppy.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Considering how it's implied that the McCloud, Hare, and Toad families have generally been very close both personally and professionally, it does come across as somewhat odd that Peppy's daughter would never be mentioned until now.
  • Shipper on Deck: She thought Fox screwed up when he broke up with Krystal when she asked why. Let's not forget the fact that Lucy and Krystal have been pretty good friends.
  • Species Surname: She's a hare, and her last name is Hare.

    Vivian Hare

Peppy's wife and Lucy's mother who died of illness.

  • All There in the Manual: Like Beltino, the first hint of her existance was in Star Fox 64 supplemental materials; specifically, the Japanese website shows Slippy referring to her by name and saying that she and Peppy had their honeymoon on Zoness, explaining his utter shock at its polluted state in the game.
  • Happily Married: What little is given of it suggests that her and Peppy were this before she died.

Fox and Krystal's son and the leader of a new Star Fox team, from a possible future opened up by Command's "Good-bye, Fox" ending.

  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: Both of his parents are foxes; however, Marcus ends up with a blue coloration like his Cerinian mother.
  • Babies Ever After: The ending in which he appears is one where Fox and Krystal settle down and have a kid named Marcus.
  • Canon Discontinuity: Possibly, due to Command not having a definitive ending.
  • Generation Xerox: He inherited his father and grandfather's piloting skills, and starts his own Star Fox team with Slippy's son, Peppy's granddaughter, and Falco as The Mentor.
  • Legacy Character: Is the leader of a new Star Fox team in a possible future.
  • Passing the Torch: Unlike James and Fox, it seems that Marcus ends up becoming Star Fox leader without Fox suffering some kind of tragedy and has his father alive and well, albeit retired, to see him take the reigns.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Aside from his blue fur, which he inherited from his mother, Marcus looks very similar to Fox.

Star Fox Zero / Star Fox Guard


    Grippy Toad
Slippy's uncle, and the rough and tough proprietor of Corneria Precious Metals.


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