|By MetalbenderParker||Part of thecontinuity.|
|— Nikumi's words to attack or run, said by, , or .|
United Earth Republics
Golden and white (fur)
Fur and shell
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Hikar's animal companion
Nikumi (Nee-KOO-mee) is the animal companion of armadillo lion Sterkur found abandoned near the village before Hikar was born. Sterkur tamed it and he grew up alongside Hikar, becoming best friends, and alongside given he was half adopted., an
It's known that before Hikar was born, his father, Sterkur, found a newborn armadillo-lion cub abandoned in the backyard. Seeing it helpless, he decided to adopt him, and after Hikar was born, Nikumi grew up with him and Kensi to be best friends.
Nikumi has a special ability: he rolls his body over himself and turns into a speedy hard cannonball that can break metal and take down his opponents.
- Like Naga, it's the second time an Avatar tames an animal from a single species for the first time. He's the first armadillo lion to be tamed like Naga was the first polar bear dog to be tamed.
- His name, Nikumi (二組), means two sets in Japanese, it's the maximum of persons he can carry on his slippery shell, even though he could carry three people, but that would make him more tired.
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