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Woble Hui Guo Rou (ワブル=ホイコーロ, Waburu Hoikōro) is the Fourteenth Prince of the Kakin Empire, and the daughter of her father's eighth wife, Queen Oito. She is the youngest child among the 14 siblings.[1]

AppearanceEdit

Woble is an infant with short, dark hair and round dark eyes. In later chapters, her hair has become of a lighter color.

PersonalityEdit

Chap 369 - Woble reaches

Woble grasps Kurapika's hand

As an infant, Woble should not yet possess a defined character. She is almost always seen sleeping. In some instances, she has shown to have grown fond and trustful of Kurapika, often reaching out for him and holding his hand.[2][3]

PlotEdit

Succession Contest arcEdit

Chap 350 - Kurapika holds Woble

Kurapika holds Woble

Oito tries to hire bodyguards on Woble's behalf in preparation for the journey to the Dark Continent, during which the war for the succession will take place. Kurapika is selected, whom Oito allows to hold Woble.[4]

Sometime later, Woble and her mother board the Black Whale 1. For a few moments, a dark aura is released from inside Woble's cradle, startling Kurapika.[5] The following day, she is carried by her mother to another party. When five bodyguards are murdered, Kurapika tells Oito, who is holding Woble, to stand behind him as he interrogates his colleagues.[6] After learning of the Seed Urn Ceremony, he hypothesizes that Woble attacked and killed Woody upon sensing his hostility.[7] Woble remains inactive through most of the following events but cries right as Vincent arrives[8] and, shortly afterwards, leans towards Kurapika, causing her mother to give her complete trust to the bodyguard.[2]

Chap 364 - Woble reaches out 2

Woble reaches out to Kurapika

Woble, with her mother and Kurapika, attend a meeting with one of her older brothers Zhang Lei, to divulge information about Nen.[9] The meeting, however, is cut short and since Woble lacks manpower due to Guardian Spirit Beast attacks, Zhang Lei offers his bodyguards Sakata and Hashito to help guard them until the next dinner banquet. When Woble returns to her quarters, she is put back in her cradle by her mother.[10] While looking for a cockroach to use Sayird's Nen ability and while Kurapika explains Guardian Spirit Beasts to Maor and the other present bodyguards, Woble is carried by her mother. After Oito uses Little Eye on it and feigns weakness, Woble is put back in her cradle by Shimano, who stays by her side.[11][12] Woble remained in her crib while her mother was unconscious. When she awakens, she reaches out for Kurapika, signaling her mother to trust him.[3]

She sleeps on Oito's bed next to her mother and Bill while the latter teaches the queen Nen.[13] She awakens shortly after Barrigen's death and begins to play with a toy.[14] She sleeps through Kurapika's next class as well.[15] On Monday morning, Oito holds Woble in her arms while listening to Kurapika and Bill discussing the massive surge of rumbling aura from one of the odd-numbered rooms.[16] Oito then takes Woble with her to the main bedroom, where Kurapika opens the Aura Nodes of some of his students, and she asleep.[17]

Woble's EmployeesEdit

     Active/Alive     Deceased     Former/Arrested     Status Unknown

 Royalty  Personal Guards  Hunters  Provisional Hunters  Spies  Allies  Servants 

Royal Family
14th Prince 8th Queen
WobleAv
Woble Hui Guo Rou
Prince Woble's Employees
1Q*
WobleBodyguard6
???
2Q* 3Q* 4Q* 5Q* 6Q*
WobleBodyguard2
???
WobleBodyguard5
???
WobleBodyguard3
???
WobleBodyguard4
???
7Q*
WobleBodyguard1
???
Servant3
???
Servant4
???
Replacements & Reinforcements
1P→ 1P→ 2Q→ 3P→ 3P→
Legend of Symbols
Symbol Meaning Example Meaning
P prince 1P The 1st Prince.
Q queen 5Q The 5th Queen.
...sent by 1Q→ X is sent by the 1st Queen.
... sent to →14P X is sent to the 14th Prince.
...... reassigned to 2Q→14P X is reassigned by the 2nd Queen to the 14th Prince.
...... was assigned to one or more princes →8P→11P X was assigned to the 8th and 11th Princes.
in charge of a prince's curse 4P♰ The guard is in charge of the 4th Prince's curse.
formerly in charge of a prince's curse 12P♰ The guard is formerly in charge of the 12th Prince's curse.
* Information found in Togashi's notes from "Jump Ryu! Vol. 21" interview 1Q*→ The guard's affiliation is revealed in the notes.
Servant* The employee's position is revealed in the notes.
[name]* The employee's name is revealed in the notes.
? Placeholder
(might hold another position)
Captain? The employee might not be the captain or a personal guard.
? The employee might not be a personal guard.
2Q? The employee might have been sent by another queen.
Placeholder
(might have initially belonged to either Prince Momoze or Prince Marayam)
This particular issue arose when their mother Queen Sevanti sent all of Momoze's Hunters and servants to Marayam. Since we only got to see 4/5 of Momoze's Hunters and 2/3 of her servants by that time, we can't say for certain which prince the marked characters initially belonged to.


Abilities & PowersEdit

As an infant, Woble is completely dependent on adults, and her authority is purely nominal. However, possibly as a result of the Seed Urn Ceremony, Woble appears to be endowed with a paranormal awareness: not only she was supposedly able to sense malicious intents aimed at her,[7] her actions right after Kurapika's request for trust made the plan to subdue Vincent viable.[2] Even more remarkably, she started crying when Vincent approached her quarters, whereas not even Bill and Kurapika sensed any sort of threat until the man killed Sandra.[8]

Guardian Spirit BeastEdit

Like her siblings, Woble is a recipient of parasitic type Nen. In the Seed Urn Ceremony, she received an egg from which a Guardian Spirit Beast has hatched to protect her.[5] The Guardian Spirit Beast is subject to two rule-like instincts: it is unable to fight other Guardian Spirit Beasts as well as to directly attack the host of one.[18] Its abilities and appearance are currently unknown. According to Babimyna, the fact that it has not shown itself once could be due, among other factors, to Woble being too young or to the Guardian Spirit Beast possessing a counteractive ability.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 33, Chapter 349
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 364
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 369
  4. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 33, Chapter 350
  5. 5.0 5.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 34, Chapter 358
  6. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 34, Chapter 359
  7. 7.0 7.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 34, Chapter 360
  8. 8.0 8.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 363
  9. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 365
  10. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 366
  11. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 367
  12. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 368
  13. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 370
  14. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 36, Chapter 371
  15. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 36, Chapter 374
  16. 16.0 16.1 Hunter × Hunter, Chapter 386
  17. Hunter × Hunter, Chapter 388
  18. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 35, Chapter 362

Translations around the WorldEdit

Language Name
France Flag French Wable Hoicoro
South Korea Flag Korean 와블 호이코오로 (Wabeul Hoikolo)

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