“Well, you're awfully kind to her, Xeno. Love at first sight?”
—Yuni, teasing Xeno for being nice to Katri
Yuni (ユニ) is a playable character from TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga. She is a fourteen-year-old thief with an outgoing and energetic personality. Although she seems to be carefree, she is actually troubled by her tragic past. Depending on events triggered during the story, she can become the love interest of Xeno.
On her thirteenth birthday, Yuni watched her parents and three younger sisters be murdered by Istorian soldiers. As a result of the trauma caused by this event, she began dressing herself in masculine clothing and deliberately dirtying her skin. Some time later, she begged Holmes to let her join the Sea Lion Pirates.
Early in the game, she teases Xeno for being kind to Katri when they first meet her. After Katri flees from the crew as a result of Holmes's behavior, Yuni and Xeno begin looking for her. During a battle against hundreds of monsters summoned by Katri, they are reinforced by Runan's army. Later in the game, Yuni meets Lyria and receives the ☆Strength Staff as a gift.
During one of the story intermissions, Yuni is offered milk by a slave trader. If she refuses to drink it, she leaves and the slave trader captures Lyria instead. However, if she accepts the milk, she loses consciousness and falls into the captivity of the trader, who changes her into the clothes of a dancer. After Xeno saves Yuni, she wakes up and immediately becomes upset upon noticing her outfit, thinking that Xeno is looking at it. Some time later, she realizes that she was wrong for becoming upset with Xeno and apologizes to him.
In the ending, Yuni travels alone if the aforementioned event did not occur. However, if it did occur, she will stay with Xeno, remove the dirt from her skin, and dress in feminine clothing once again.
Automatically from the start of Map 8.
She is a terrible fighter and is outclassed by the other thieves in terms of survivability and useability, though she can deal really good damage with Thunder Swords. However, the Steal skill allows her to steal weapons and items from enemies that you would not be able to get otherwise. While Yuni is the only thief for a while, Holmes can easily work as a lock-picker, and chest keys are not too hard to come by. In terms of skillset, she can learn Charisma and Frontier Fighter, both of which can be useful. However, you need to grind for her to learn them, and she also needs a Super Proof to learn Charisma. Use Yuni if you want, but you do not need to.
- Yuni is one of the few non-magic using characters in the series to have a 0% strength growth.