Shiren:The Eight Beast Gods

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The Eight Beast Gods (Japanese: ???) is a group of characters in the Shiren the Wanderer series.


Riva, the God of Fate[n 1], or Reeva, the God of Destiny[n 2] (Japanese: 運命神 リーバ), is the first Beast God.

King of the Eight Beast Gods, Ruler of Fate. Reeva has 3 eyes and it it is said that one sees the past, one sees the present and one sees the future. The three dice that Reeva casts are said to control the birth and death of all humankind. When a die of fate is cast it can bequeath prosperity or grave misfortune. Even a life in dire straights can be completely turned around. Legends claim that Reeva dwells in a wondrous stronghold, the Tower of Fortune.[1]


See also: The Winds of Kron.

Kron, the God of Travel (Japanese: 旅の神 クロン) is the second Beast God. He rules over the success and failure of Travel.


Bufu, the God of Food (Japanese: 食の神 ブフー) is the third Beast God. Gluttonous, rotund and pig-headed, He is the ruler of Food.

Kaka Roo

Kaka Roo, the God of Traps (Japanese: 罠の神 カカ・ルー) is the fourth Beast God. Fox-headed, he is the ruler of Traps.


Doras, the God of Magic (Japanese: 魔道神 ドラス) is the fifth Beast God. He rules over Magic.


Murado, the God of Hearth(UT) (Japanese: 住の神 ムラド) is the sixth Beast God. He rules over Dwelling Places.


Gitau, the God of Thieves (Japanese: 泥棒神 ギトー) is the seventh Beast God. Mouse-shaped, he is the ruler of the success and failure of Thieves.


Sakai, the God of Trade(UT) (Japanese: 商売神 サカイ) is the eighth and last Beast God. He is the ruler of Trade and Commerce.


In Other Languages

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The Eight Beast Gods

See Also

Shiren the Wanderer (series) - Characters
Origin of Localized Character Names
Playable AsukaSenseiShiren the Wanderer (Shiren Ancestor)
Allies Banana PrinceBorg MamelEdnaGalwinGenJirokichiKechi the MasseurKoharuKojiroutaJinpachiMinamoMiriMA-MOOkonOryu the BlinderPekejiSarma Bros.TaoZoso the Robot
The Eight Beast Gods BufuDorasGitauKaka RooKronMurado(UT)Sakai(UT)Riva (Reeva)
Lords and Ladies Banana PrinceKing of the KignyPrincess AtekaPrincess KaguyaPrincess SuzuneRyoushu
Minor Characters BalibaliBattle SpiritsBlacksmithBlacksmiths ApprenticeBlue Shirenger(UT)Gaibara the Legendary PotterGenba DotanukiGimenshaGreen Shirenger(UT)IzanamiJofukuJuroutaKabraKaminaKichizoKoyoriNaoki the Wandering ChefOboroOroOtakaOyuPink Shirenger(UT)PriestRanking Chief(UT)Red Shirenger(UT)SachiSheriffShopkeeperSoboroSuralaYellow Shirenger(UT)Zagan
Animals ChickenGolden CondorGenGuard DogKoppaNfu the Demon PuppyNiwatoriPochiTanmomo
Oni King of the KignyOni Boss(UT)
Robots Borg MamelZoso the Robot(UT)
Monsters Antipode MamelCuras
Other MA-MO


  1. Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer (DS)
  2. Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate


  • [2] Japanese names for the gods.
  1. Summary taken from the intro and Riva/Reeva bio, thanks to the Aksys Games' official English translation of The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate.
  2. wikipedia:ja:風来のシレンのキャラクター一覧#リーバ八獣神|風来のシレンのキャラクター一覧#リーバ八獣神