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Bugaboo's design originating from Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey

Bugaboo (バガブー?), also known as Bucca-Boo (ブッカブー?), is a demon in the series.

HistoryEdit

Bugaboo is another name for the Boogeyman. It is an evil or mischievous spirit. It is similar to the Bugbear. It is a fairy said to inhabit mines and coastal areas as a Hobgoblin during storms. It is associated with the Pooka.

AppearancesEdit

ProfileEdit

Shin Megami TenseiEdit

SMT-Buccaboo
"Origin: Wales. Playful spirits from Cornwall in the UK. White Bugaboos are considered good, and black ones are considered evil. Fishermen offer them fish in the hopes of having a good catch."
Shin Megami Tensei A-Mode DDS Dictionary

Shin Megami Tensei: if...Edit

Bucca-Boo is a Neutral-Neutral Guardian.

Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINEEdit

"Elements of the earth inhabiting the Cornwall region of England, akin to goblins. They are pranksters, but also possess a more fearsome side, attacking and eating humans.
Bucca-Boos were also sometimes seen as water sprites. When fishermen were blessed with a good catch, they would give offerings of fish and ale to the Bucca-Boos in hopes that their next catch would be good as well. There are two types of Bucca-Boos. White ones are good, while black ones are evil.
"
Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINE Compendium

Bucca Boo are regular spawns on Suginami and Shibuya field.

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange JourneyEdit

An important character who represents the Chaos alignment, he's an odd demon found in Mitra's laboratories in Sector Bootes, Bugaboo stands above common demons for his unusual genetic composition: he is not a pureblood demon, but rather, only has 75% demon genetic material, which makes him virtually unique among the Schwarzwelt denizens. He also comes in two variations, Bagaboo and Bogaboo, of the Law and Neutral alignments, respectively. It is heavily implied Bugaboo was created with human genetic material for experimentation purposes.

Bugaboo is found being tortured by fellow demons; after Jimenez saves him from said demons, Bugaboo bonds with him and partners up with him. Bugaboo initially speaks in a simple manner, only being able to say either his name or Jimenez'. Jimenez takes a liking to Bugaboo and treats him like a friend throughout the story, prompting Jimenez to disobey rules regarding demon handling aboard the Red Sprite. In turn Bugaboo becomes very loyal to Jimenez, even willing to take a shot from the protagonist's MK Gun while Jimenez is still brainwashed.

In Sector Carina, Bugaboo furiously attempts to charge against Horkos, who at the time was still holed within the Elve after he attacked Jimenez. However, due to the Elve's plasma armor, Bugaboo was swiftly destroyed and absorbed by Horkos' armor. Later on, after banishing Horkos from the ship, Jimenez found Bugaboo's forma and resummoned him with the Compendium information stored in his Demonica. Though he was slightly annoyed he had to teach Bugaboo to speak English again, Jimenez gladly took it in stride, just happy to have his friend back.

While spying on Jack's Squad with Jimenez, Bugaboo is said to have entered into their base. Although it is never stated why, it is likely Bugaboo did this because of the experiments Jack's crew was doing to demons at the time. After Jimenez caught up with Bugaboo and proceeded to damage a lot of experimental equipment, disgusted by the inhuman treatment of the demons, the two were captured by Jack's Squad and sent to be experimented on.

Shortly afterwords, the protagonist came and saves the pair from Jack's technicians, though the scientist carrying out the experiment engaged the crew's heavily flawed fusion machine on the two. Due to the injuries sustained from the experiment, Bugaboo was dying, causing Jimenez to plead with the protagonist to fuse him with Bugaboo through the Demon Fusion Program in order for Bugaboo to live on through him. Regardless of what the protagonist's choice, Jimenez will fuse himself with Bugaboo, causing Jimenez to obtain his Awaken form.

BugabooEdit

"A demon found at Sector Bootes. It is believed to be the subject of a modification experiment order by Mitra. It is originally a type of Welsh spirit known as a Bugbear."
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange JourneyCompendium

Bogaboo and BagabooEdit

"An unknown demon. It seems to be related to the Welsh "Bugbear." It has scars indicating it has been modified, like the Bugaboo found in Sector Bootes."
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Compendium

Devil Children Fire/Ice BookEdit

Bucca-boo can be obtained by rank fusing Issitoq seven times. Bucca-boo has the power Amazon Charm.

Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner 2Edit

Bugaboo appears in the third forced battle in the game as well as a common enemy.

StatsEdit

Megami Tensei IIEdit

Bucaboo Megaten 2
Race Level HP MP CP
Jirae 15 70 20
Formations MAG Macca Item Drops
1-5 0 240 Quarterstaff
Stamina Intelligence Attack Agility Luck Defense
9 5 8 11 9 6
List of Spells
Bufurama


Kyūyaku Megami TenseiEdit

Megami Tensei IIEdit

Bucca-Boo
Race Level HP MP VIT INT STR SPD LUC DEF
Jirae 15 70 20 9 5 8 11 6 9
CP NOA EXP Macca MAG Item Drops
7 1 170 - Quarterstaff
List of Spells
Skill Cost Effect
Bufurama 6 MP Medium Ice damage (1-3 enemies)


Shin Megami TenseiEdit

Buccaboo SMT
Race Alignment Level HP MP
Jirae Neutral-Law 19 105 48
CP NOA ATK ACC DEF EVA M.ATK M.EFC
11 1 54 11 28 8 9 8
St 17
In 7
Ma 8
Vi 12
Ag 7
Lu 7
Resistances Weak to Force, magic, and Almighty Drop Mabufu Stone
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Bufula 8 MP Attack one enemy with strong ice, freezing it.
Mabufu 6 MP Attack multiple enemies with ice.
Rakukaja 4 MP Raises the defense of all party members.


Shin Megami Tensei: if...Edit

Buccaboo if
Race Alignment Level HP MP
Jirae Neutral-Neutral 15 103 31
CP NOA ATK ACC DEF EVA M.ATK M.EFC
13 1 46 31 46 30 6 6
St 8
In 5
Ma 5
Vi 8
Ag 6
Lu 4
Drop Head Basher
List of Skills
Skill Cost Effect
Bufula 8 MP Medium Ice damage to a single foe.
Mabufu 6 MP Light Ice damage to all foes.
Bufu 3 MP Light Ice damage to a single foe.
Shibaboo 3 MP Inflicts Bind ailment to 1-3 foes. (Bind-type)


Shin Megami Tensei: Strange JourneyEdit

Race Alignment Level HP MP
Strength 13
Magic 17
Vitality 14
Agility 15
Luck 16
Jirae Neutral-Law 20 187
107
Attack Type Physical Gun Fire Ice Electricity Wind Expel Curse Almighty
Single foe/1-2/Physical/None - - - - - - - - -
Poison Paralyze Stone Strain Sleep Charm Mute Fear Bomb Rage
- - - - - - - - - -
Natural Skills
Garula Mediarama
D-Source Skills
Preparedness Recovery Boost
Password
Special Password
+Bagaboo

Race Alignment Level HP MP
Strength 14
Magic 14
Vitality 14
Agility 14
Luck 14
Jirae Neutral-Neutral 20 187
101
Attack Type Physical Gun Fire Ice Electricity Wind Expel Curse Almighty
Single foe/1-2/Physical/None - - - - - - - - -
Poison Paralyze Stone Strain Sleep Charm Mute Fear Bomb Rage
- - - - - - - - - -
Natural Skills
Bufula Zionga Binding Cry
D-Source Skills
Preparedness Life Gain
Password
Special Password
+Bogaboo

Race Alignment Level HP MP
Strength 17
Magic 13
Vitality 16
Agility 15
Luck 14
Jirae Neutral-Chaos 20 197
101
Attack Type Physical Gun Fire Ice Electricity Wind Expel Curse Almighty
Single foe/1-2/Physical/None - - - - - - - - -
Poison Paralyze Stone Strain Sleep Charm Mute Fear Bomb Rage
- - - - - - - - - -
Natural Skills
Agilao Mudoon
D-Source Skills
Preparedness Fire Boost
Password
Special Password
+Bugaboo

Last Bible IIIEdit

Bucaboo LB3
Level HP MP ATK DEF STR INT END SPD LUC
29 326 145 74 53 18 14 17 10 10
Equipment Arm, Armor, Accessory Card Location Megalopolis
List of Skills
Mabufu Pulinpa


Majin TenseiEdit

Buccaboo MjT
Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Type CP
Touki 27 211 0 5 Flat 9
Strength Magic Technique Defense Agility Luck
13 6 6 18 8 5


Majin Tensei II: Spiral NemesisEdit

Buccaco
Race Level HP MP Mv Range Mv Type Atk Range MAG
Jirae 35 147 0 5 Walk 1 300
St Ma In Ag Lu Atk P.Def M.Atk M.Def Hit Eva Crt
16 12 9 10 7 52 20 17 17 89 8 13
List of Skills
Skill Power Range Cost Target Effect
Body Blow 200% 1 P. Extra Single Deals damage


Devil Children Fire/Ice BookEdit

Bucca-Boo
Class Element Type Level HP MP Exp
Elite Ice Ghost 21 212 114 188
ATK DEF MGC RES SPD LCK
18 19 19 17 15 20
List of Skills
Mahabufu Sukunda Hapilma
Ice Breath Mediala Hamaon


Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner 2Edit

Race Level HP MP Drops
Brute 4 52 44 -
Reflects Absorbs Void Resists Weak
- - - Ice Force
List of Skills
Skill Effect
Bufu Weak ice damage on one foe.
Mabufu Weak ice damage and freeze on all foes.


GalleryEdit

 
BuccabooSMT
Bugaboo as he appears in Shin Megami Tensei
 
Bucca-Boo 02
Bucca-Boo as it appears in Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINE
 
Bucaboo LB2
Buccaboo as it appears in Last Bible II
 
Bucaboo SP
Buccaboo as it appears in Last Bible Special

TriviaEdit

  • With the exception of its Neutral Form, all of Bugaboo forms have chances of raising a stat equal to the stat original value.

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