Gwiffon

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A [[non-humanoid]] [[flying unit]] [[mount]] roughly in the shape of a bird, apparently based on the 'Marshmallow Peep' ... a snack food from [[Parson Gotti]]'s home world. Based, indeed, on confectionry to the extent that [[Jillian Zamussels]] referred to them as 'gummy creatures'.
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A [[non-humanoid]] [[flying unit]] roughly in the shape of a bird. Fast moving and apparently fairly capable in combat. Used by [[Jillian]] as [[mount]]s.<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0007.html][http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0009.html]</sup>
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Fast moving and apparently fairly capable in combat.
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===Known users:===
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===Known users===
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: [[Royal Crown Coalition]] - specifically [[Jillian Zamussels]].
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*[[Royal Crown Coalition]] - specifically [[Jillian Zamussels]].
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: [[FAQ]] - the now extinct nation to which [[Jillian Zamussels]] was once heir, which raised foreign exchange by hiring out Gwiffon riding mercenaries (including Gillian) to other factions.
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*[[Faq]] - an extinct [[side]], to which [[Jillian Zamussels]] was once [[heir]], which raised [[shmucker]]s by hiring out Gwiffon riding [[mercenary|mercenaries]] (including Jillian) to other [[sides]].<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0091.html]</sup>
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==Real World Reference==
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Apparently based on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshmallow_Peeps Marshmallow Peep], a snack food from [[Parson]]'s home world.<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0015.html]</sup> Gwiffons emit a 'peep!' [[Onomatopia|sound effect]].<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0056.html]</sup> Based on confectionery to the extent that [[Jillian Zamussels]] calls them 'gummy beasts'.<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0056.html]</sup>
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When [[Wanda]] is summoning [[Parson]], [[Stanley]] asks for someone who (among other things) snacks on gwiffons and eat [[Marbit]]s for breakfast.<sup>[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/erf0017.html]</sup> Apparently [[Stanley]] gets what he asked for.
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[[Category:Non-humanoid]]
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[[Category:Mount]]
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[[Category:Flying Unit]]

Revision as of 09:01, 24 April 2009

A non-humanoid flying unit roughly in the shape of a bird. Fast moving and apparently fairly capable in combat. Used by Jillian as mounts.[1][2]

Known users

Real World Reference

Apparently based on the Marshmallow Peep, a snack food from Parson's home world.[4] Gwiffons emit a 'peep!' sound effect.[5] Based on confectionery to the extent that Jillian Zamussels calls them 'gummy beasts'.[6]

When Wanda is summoning Parson, Stanley asks for someone who (among other things) snacks on gwiffons and eat Marbits for breakfast.[7] Apparently Stanley gets what he asked for.

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