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'''Flint''' is the father of [[Lucas]] and [[Claus]], and the protagonist of [[Chapter 1]] in [[Mother 3]]. He resides in [[Tazmily Village]].
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'''Flint''' is a character in ''[[Mother 3]]''. He lives in [[Tazmily Village]] with his wife [[Hinawa]], and twin sons [[Lucas]] and [[Claus]]. He is the main [[playable character]] of [[Chapter 1]]. Flint's primary weapons are [[stick]]s.
  
 
==In [[Mother 3]]==
 
==In [[Mother 3]]==
In [[Chapter 1]], he first appears waiting for his family to come back from their [[Prologue|vacation]] in the [[Mt. Oriander|mountains]]; however, the [[Sunshine Forest|forest]] is on fire, and [[Thomas]] demands that he helps with getting [[Lighter]] and [[Fuel]] out safely. He later also assists with finding his family in the mountains and forest.
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In [[Chapter 1]], he first appears waiting for his family to come back from their [[Prologue|vacation]] in the [[Mt. Oriander|mountains]]; however, the [[Sunshine Forest|forest]] is on fire, and [[Thomas]] demands that he helps with getting [[Lighter]] and [[Fuel]] out safely. Later he realizes that Hinawa and the kids have not returned, so he and the other residents of Tazmily Village begin a search to find them. Along the way he discovers a strand of Hinawa's dress on top of a cliff, so Wess sends Boney to bring Duster to assist him on scaling the cliff using wall staples. At the top they find [[Pigmasks]] then get attacked by a [[Reconstructed Caribou|strange chimera]], once defeated the Pigmasks flee, dropping a note about the Chimera project which Flint reads.
  
When [[Hinawa]] is discovered to be dead, he is sent into a state of shock and depression. He becomes obsessed with her, and spends most of his time afterwards offering flowers for her and visiting her grave. Later, when Claus goes missing, he also spends a large amount of time searching for him in the mountains. He continues doing this for over three years.
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Unable to continue due to a section of a cliff having crumbled away, Flint and Duster return to the forest. Later he discovers Claus and Lucas have been found and are resting at a campfire by the river. However, it was discovered that Hinawa was killed by a Mecha [[Drago]]. Upon hearing the news, he is sent into a state of shock and depression. Several residents try to comfort him, however he begins lashing out on then using a stick, until [[Bronson]] knocks him unconscious with a log. He then dreams about the last time he saw Hinawa, before she is seen walking into the afterlife.
  
Due to his obsessions with Hinawa and Claus, he ends up spending little time with Lucas over the next three years. However, he does give him his old [[Franklin Badge|Courage Badge]] as a good luck charm, albeit indirectly by telling [[Nippolyte]] to give it to Lucas the next time he sees him.
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Flint then wakes up in Tazmily Jail, being the first person to have been put in. Bronson notes Flint's poor way of coping with his emotions, but still expresses his condolences reguarding the death of his wife. Claus arrives with an apple for Flint, saying he will get revenge on the Drago who killed his mother. Using the Hard File found in the apple core, Flint opens the cell to visit Hinawa's grave. At the grave, he finds out that Claus did indeed go to the mountains alone to avenge Hinawa, so taking the Drago dang Bronson made into a weapon, he heads out to Mt. Oriander to search for him. He arrives at [[Alec]]'s house, where Alec tells him about a group of stange individuals who may know where Claus went. Alec joins Flint in his search for Claus, arriving at the house of the [[Magypsy]]s, where [[Aeolia]] tells that they have given Claus a special ability to help him. Flint and Alec then climb the mountain to [[Drago Plateau]] in hopes of finding Claus. Instead, they find the Mecha Drago responsible for Hinawa's death. Once defeated, Flint attempts to kill the Drago as revenge, until the baby Drago comes to protect it. Alec tells Flint that killing the Drago won't fix anything, and instead make the baby suffer the same trauma which overcame Lucas, as such Flint decides to let the Drago live.
  
Flint finally discovers the [[Masked Man]]'s identity in [[Chapter 8]]. He tries to communicate with the Masked Man during the final battle, but is severely injured by the Masked Man's usage of [[PK Love|PK Love Ω]] twice. After the battle, he asks Lucas to forgive his "hasty brother" and to pull the seventh and last [[Seven Needles|needle]].
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For the next three years, Flint's everyday life consisted of mourning for Hinawa and offering her flowers, and searching for Claus. He spends very little time with Lucas because of this, however in [[Chapter 7]], he does give him his old [[Franklin Badge|Courage Badge]] as a good luck charm, albeit indirectly by telling [[Nippolyte]] to give it to Lucas the next time he sees him.
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At the end of [[Chapter 8]], Flint follows Lucas and his friends into the cave below [[New Pork City]]. He explains that there is something difficult Lucas needs to know, he continues on alone until reaching the strange dimension where the final Needle is located. When Lucas caught up to him, he reveals that the [[Masked Man]] is actually Claus, saying he had finally found Lucas's brother after all these years. At the plateau where the Needle stands, he tries to communicate with the Masked Man during the final battle, but is severely injured by the Masked Man's usage of [[PK Love|PK Love Ω]] twice. After the battle, he asks Lucas to forgive his "hasty brother" and to pull the seventh and last [[Seven Needles|needle]].
  
 
Many fans have theorized that there is a connection between Flint and [[Ness]], due in large part to Flint having possessed the Courage Badge. [[Shigesato Itoi]] explained that this was intentionally left open-ended, so that players who thought there was a connection "could go on thinking it if they liked." <ref>[http://mother3.fobby.net/interview/m3int_10.html Nindori.com interview with Shigesato Itoi], translated</ref>
 
Many fans have theorized that there is a connection between Flint and [[Ness]], due in large part to Flint having possessed the Courage Badge. [[Shigesato Itoi]] explained that this was intentionally left open-ended, so that players who thought there was a connection "could go on thinking it if they liked." <ref>[http://mother3.fobby.net/interview/m3int_10.html Nindori.com interview with Shigesato Itoi], translated</ref>
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===Game data===
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====Brute Force====
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{{main|Brute Force}}
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Brute Force is a set of battle skills which are Flint's special non-PSI ability. They all are related to the Flint's sheer physical force, which include:
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*'''Swing''': A low-accuracy attack that deals high damage, but lacks combo ability.
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*'''Power Smash''': The strongest of Flint's attacks. It will miss often, but deals a powerful {{smashhit}} hit if successful.
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*'''Strengthen Up''': Raises Flint's offense.
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*'''Toughen Up''': Raises Flint's defense.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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{{Gallery/cell|Flint EB64.jpg|150px|Flint as he would have appeared in EarthBound 64.}}
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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Flint
フリント Flint
SSBU Spirit Flint.png
Flint as he appears in Mother 3
Gender Male
Appears in Mother 3
First chapter Chapter 1
Residence Tazmily Village
Relatives Hinawa (wife)
Lucas (son)
Claus (son)
Alec (father-in-law)
Traveling partners Thomas
Boney
Duster
Alec
Signature weapon Sticks
Non-PSI ability Brute Force
Combo Instrument
Saxophone

Flint is a character in Mother 3. He lives in Tazmily Village with his wife Hinawa, and twin sons Lucas and Claus. He is the main playable character of Chapter 1. Flint's primary weapons are sticks.

In Mother 3

In Chapter 1, he first appears waiting for his family to come back from their vacation in the mountains; however, the forest is on fire, and Thomas demands that he helps with getting Lighter and Fuel out safely. Later he realizes that Hinawa and the kids have not returned, so he and the other residents of Tazmily Village begin a search to find them. Along the way he discovers a strand of Hinawa's dress on top of a cliff, so Wess sends Boney to bring Duster to assist him on scaling the cliff using wall staples. At the top they find Pigmasks then get attacked by a strange chimera, once defeated the Pigmasks flee, dropping a note about the Chimera project which Flint reads.

Unable to continue due to a section of a cliff having crumbled away, Flint and Duster return to the forest. Later he discovers Claus and Lucas have been found and are resting at a campfire by the river. However, it was discovered that Hinawa was killed by a Mecha Drago. Upon hearing the news, he is sent into a state of shock and depression. Several residents try to comfort him, however he begins lashing out on then using a stick, until Bronson knocks him unconscious with a log. He then dreams about the last time he saw Hinawa, before she is seen walking into the afterlife.

Flint then wakes up in Tazmily Jail, being the first person to have been put in. Bronson notes Flint's poor way of coping with his emotions, but still expresses his condolences reguarding the death of his wife. Claus arrives with an apple for Flint, saying he will get revenge on the Drago who killed his mother. Using the Hard File found in the apple core, Flint opens the cell to visit Hinawa's grave. At the grave, he finds out that Claus did indeed go to the mountains alone to avenge Hinawa, so taking the Drago dang Bronson made into a weapon, he heads out to Mt. Oriander to search for him. He arrives at Alec's house, where Alec tells him about a group of stange individuals who may know where Claus went. Alec joins Flint in his search for Claus, arriving at the house of the Magypsys, where Aeolia tells that they have given Claus a special ability to help him. Flint and Alec then climb the mountain to Drago Plateau in hopes of finding Claus. Instead, they find the Mecha Drago responsible for Hinawa's death. Once defeated, Flint attempts to kill the Drago as revenge, until the baby Drago comes to protect it. Alec tells Flint that killing the Drago won't fix anything, and instead make the baby suffer the same trauma which overcame Lucas, as such Flint decides to let the Drago live.

For the next three years, Flint's everyday life consisted of mourning for Hinawa and offering her flowers, and searching for Claus. He spends very little time with Lucas because of this, however in Chapter 7, he does give him his old Courage Badge as a good luck charm, albeit indirectly by telling Nippolyte to give it to Lucas the next time he sees him.

At the end of Chapter 8, Flint follows Lucas and his friends into the cave below New Pork City. He explains that there is something difficult Lucas needs to know, he continues on alone until reaching the strange dimension where the final Needle is located. When Lucas caught up to him, he reveals that the Masked Man is actually Claus, saying he had finally found Lucas's brother after all these years. At the plateau where the Needle stands, he tries to communicate with the Masked Man during the final battle, but is severely injured by the Masked Man's usage of PK Love Ω twice. After the battle, he asks Lucas to forgive his "hasty brother" and to pull the seventh and last needle.

Many fans have theorized that there is a connection between Flint and Ness, due in large part to Flint having possessed the Courage Badge. Shigesato Itoi explained that this was intentionally left open-ended, so that players who thought there was a connection "could go on thinking it if they liked." [1]

Game data

Brute Force

Main article: Brute Force

Brute Force is a set of battle skills which are Flint's special non-PSI ability. They all are related to the Flint's sheer physical force, which include:

  • Swing: A low-accuracy attack that deals high damage, but lacks combo ability.
  • Power Smash: The strongest of Flint's attacks. It will miss often, but deals a powerful hit if successful.
  • Strengthen Up: Raises Flint's offense.
  • Toughen Up: Raises Flint's defense.

Gallery

Gallery
Flint
Flint's regular appearance.
Soot
Flint covered in soot.
Soot
Flint with his head covered in soot.
Hatless
Flint's hatless appearance.
Flint EB64.jpg
Flint as he would have appeared in EarthBound 64.

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