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Familiars Tier List

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Walkthrough and Guide by Dennis (Sanzano)
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Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Familiars Tier List

This Familiars Tier List guide will tell which ones are the best in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds as well as tell you everything you need to know about them.

What are Familiars

Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds are little creatures like pets that are a gacha related feature. They assist you on your journey and can be equipped to aid you in battle. There are numerous types of Familiars, some of which are unlocked at the start, while others must be unlocked. There are five elemental types of Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross World and they are strong and weak against one of the other elementals.

Strong Against: Earth
Weak Against: Water

Strong Against: Fire
Weak Against: Earth

Strong Against: Water
Weak Against: Fire

Strong Against: Darkness
Weak Against: Darkness

Strong Against: Light
Weak Against: Light

All of the Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds have unique skills and you can equip up to a maximum of 3 Familiars at a time. You start the game with only one Familiar and unlock others as you level up.

How to get Familiars

There are several ways in which you can get Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds and they are listed below.

Familiars can be summoned via the 'Summon' page on the shop menu. In order to do so you will need Diamonds or Familiar Summon Coupons, these can both be earned naturally though gameplay. There are three different rarities of Familars you can Summon.

2 Stars Familiars:
- 60% Rate to be summoned

3 Stars Familiars:
- 36% Rate to be summoned

4 Stars Familiars:
- 4% Rate to be summoned

As you progress further into the game and level up you will be taught how to tame Familiars. To tame a Familiar you will need to find a Brighterfly and prepared the taming biscuits so you can feed the Familiar that appears.

A feature that enables you to hatch Familiars will become available when you progress through the storyline, and you will be able to hatch a maximum of three Familiar eggs. To hatch Familiars, you will need to acquire Familiar Eggs and Dream Shards. It takes around two hours for a Familiar egg to hatch, but you can speed up the process using Sand of Time.

You can receive Familiars by processing through the game story.

You can purchase Familiars in the shop.

How to Train Familiars

Once you have acquired your favorite Familiars you can train them to increase your character's stats. Familiars can be trained the following ways.

Level Up:
The most common way to train Familiars is to level them up. In Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds you can level up Familiars by using Beans or other Familiars. The maximum level for a familiar is Level 30.

Once your Familiars reach the max level, you can increase their grades by evolving. Evolving familiars can increase their base stats, but their level would be reset to Level 1.

You can increase your Familiar's stats by Enhancing. To Enhance a familiar, you need the jelly to increase the familiar’s attack, defence, and HP.

En. Absorb:
En. Absorb is an option that enables you to absorb a Familiar's Stat Enhancement Level and then transfer it to other Familiars. The material Familiar that has been taken the Enhancement will disappear when the enhance absorbing is complete.

Familiars can be awakened using a duplicate familiar of the same kind as Awakening material. Awakening Familiar can reach up to tier 10 Awakening Level.

Familiar Tier List

The overall best Familiars of the game.

One of the most overpowered Familiars after S-Tier ones.

Balanced Familiars of Ni No Kuni Cross Worlds that will perform just fine.

Average performers with nothing very unique.

Not skilled. Have only the basic capabilities to offer.

The worst Familiars, not much use.


- Hippocampus
- Petal


- Sparkee
- Mite
- Oroboros
- Dinoceros
- Hog-Goblin
- Suiryu


- Molten Lion
- Splisher
- Thumbelemur
- Rimu
- Crab-O-Lantern
- Shrimpaler
- Penguicorn
- Stagthorn


- Bunnybot
- Flutterby
- Draggle
- Crowhawk
- Byrde
- Ebon Taurex
- Arachnes


- Worker Bumbler
- Whambat
- Rambunctus
- Naja
- Hooray
- Disbeleaf
- Prince Of Whales
- Petromaton


- Sillymander
- Jabber
- Stitcher
- Pipsqueak
- Shellraiser
- Mandragorer
- Bonehead
- Ruff
- Taurex

Take a look at our Beginner Tips and Tricks to get help in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds.

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