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Canopus Wolph
LuCT PSP Canopus Profile
Canopus' profile picture in Let Us Cling Together (PSP)
Sprite(s) Canopus1Canopus2
Canopus1a Canopus2a
LuCT PSP Canopus Portrait LuCT PSP Canopus Sprite
Gender Male
Age 48
Birthplace Peshaval
Race Winged
Nationality Xenobia
Class Vartan
Faction(s) Former Xenobian Kingdom
Xenobian Rebellion
Xenobian Beast Legion
Walister Resistance
Denam's Order
Alignment Lawful Lawful
Element Air Air
"Step forward and meet your fate, dogs!"
— Canopus Wolph

Canopus Wolph, also known as the Wind Caller, is a playable character in Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen and Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together. He was a friend of Governor Gilbald and is the brother of Iuria.

Initially, Canopus distrusts the xenobian rebels' motives and cares little of who controls the continent. After his defeat, and for any future appearances, he regains his pride, cheerfulness and sense of justice.

StoryEdit

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black QueenEdit

Friends No Longer Edit

Canopus served Xenobia during the war against the Empire. His best friend Gilbald, a man who had once saved his life, chose to side with Empire to protect the people of the Charlom, while Canopus refused to surrender. This ideological difference caused a rift between the two close friends until the arrival of the rebels.

Apathy Edit

When Canopus first met Destin he questioned him as to whether he fought for honor, freedom, or justice. Any answer given was met with scorn by the jaded Vartan. Canopus' parting words were that he had given up fighting and it did not matter to him if the Empire or the rebels ruled the continent.

Pride Rekindled Edit

However, after Destin showed Canopus the Wing of Victory, the winged realized the error of his ways and recognized Gilbald's sacrifice of pride for his people and joined the rebellion. When Gilbald was defeated at Peshaval, Canopus pleaded on his behalf and Destin allowed the governor to live. Reunited again with his closest friend, Canopus regained the pride and youthful enthusiasm of his former self.

War's End Edit

At the end of the war with the Empire, Canopus was given command of the Xenobian Beast Legion.

Warren Report Edit

Canopus, the Wind Caller
Canopus Wolph. Age 48. A Xenobian from the city of Peshaval in Charlom who once captained the Beast Legion of the Kingdom of New Xenobia.
He came to Valeria with the Holy Knight Lanselot to recover the sword Brynhildr at the behest of King Tristan of Xenobia.
He joined the Walister Resistance after aiding Denam in freeing Duke Ronwey from his imprisonment at Almorica Castle. Since then he has accompanied Denam.
He appears young in years, as winged folk live to thrice the age of men.

Recruitment Edit

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Edit

Canopus can be found on the Sharom District stage. To recruit him:

  • Liberate Latingurue (SNES) \ Chang'Ga (PSX).
  • Liberate Bah'Wahl. Answer "Yes" to one of his three questions. Failing to answer "Yes" to at least one of the questions makes him upset and means that you can't meet Yulia or get the Wing of Victory (WING), and therefore fail to recruit Canopus.
  • Return to Latingurue\Chang'Ga to learn about Yulia.
  • Liberate the hidden Roshian Temple to the west of Parcival. Answer "Yes" to receive the Wing of Victory.
  • Revist Bah'Wal to give the Wing of Victory to Canopus. Answering "Yes" to his question will recruit him.

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (SNES/PSX/PSP) Edit

Available on all routes
He automatically joins after your first battle in Tynemouth Hill as a guest. Just ensure he survives.

Overview Edit

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (PSP) Edit

Canopus can be considered an early-gamebreaker with the potential to remain a strong unit along powerhouses like Lord Denam and Arycelle, while only needed a rather basic class build.

He has incredibly good stats, his default class (Vartan) has high Move, and flies. He will excel at whatever you give him to do, but is probably best used as a sniper: keep him a Vartan with a 2H Crossbow or a 1H Bow/Crossbow and a 1H Axe, or make him an Archer with a 2H Bow (you'll give up some Move, but will get a greater attack range and height advantage).

He also has access to Azelstan's unique class, the Buccaneer, if you want to give him access to Fusils, though this is discouraged, as the Winged cannot learn Fusils without some Ogre Blade tinkering and ranged Canopus does much better with a bow or crossbow anyways.

You can also go with some Ogre Battle nostalgia and give him a hammer to wail on your enemies as either a Vartan or a Beast Tamer. As a Beast Tamer, Canopus loses the overpower he has as a ranged unit, but remains an effective front-liner.

As for magic, you can just ignore it since Canopus will spend most of his time with physical attacks, and instead use the skill slots to increase his attack power or resilence. If you want to give him magic anyways, some players chose to give him Air or Lightning element magic, both to keep his aerial theme, but be aware of the Vartan's rather limited magic movepool.

Starting StatisticsEdit

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Edit

Class Level HP STR CHA AGI ALI INT LUK
Eagle Man 5 105 72 71 87 62 81 68


Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Canopus is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Carina, and the second brightest star in the night-time sky, after Sirius. This goes with the stelar theme naming of other characters from MoTBQ like Deneb, Sirius, Albeleo, Castor, Porkus and Prochon.
  • Canopus is also the name of a naval pilot in Greek mythology, pilot of the ship of King Menelaus of Sparta during the Trojan War.
  • As show during Ravness' epilogue, he may be romantically interested in her.
  • During an interview in 2011, Matsuno revealed that Canopus and Iuria are half-siblings born from different mothers.

LocalizationEdit

Game Name
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen (SNES) Canopus Walf
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen (PSX) Canopus Walf
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (PSX) Canopus Wolff
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (PSP) Canopus Wolph

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