Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds – All Familiars Tier List

Pick the right familiars for your team.

As you progress in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds, you will encounter many familiars. These creatures will join your team and aid you in combat. This may leave you wondering what the best familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds are.

All Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds ranked

SSHippocampus, Hob-Goblin, Mite, Oroboros, Petal, Sparkee, Splisher
SCrab-O-Lantern, Dinoceros, Flutterby, Molten Lion, Shrimpaler, Suiryu, Tumbelemur
AArachnes, Bunnybot, Byrde, Crowhaek, Draggle, Penguicorn, Rimu
BDisbelief, Ebon Taurex, Hooray, Jabber, Naja, Petromaton, Prince of Whales, Rambunctious, Ruff, Whambat, Worker Bumbler
CBonehead, Madragorer, Pipsqueak, Shellraiser, Sillymander, Stitcher, Taurex

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The best familiars will depend on your class and what three familiars you use. Below we have compiled a list of some of the best familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds.

Best Fire Familiars


  • Mite is a powerful attacking familiar that provides a passive bonus to all fire damage. This extends to its own attacks and yours. This familiar excels at combos and increasing damage.

Molten Lion

  • Molten Lion is a tanky and defensive familiar that excels at protecting you from damage. Its passive ability decreases damage the more fire familiars you have equipped making it a perfect pair with others of the same element.

Best Water Familiars


  • Hippocampus is a water attacker familiar that provides a bonus to water-type attacks. It can also silence enemies and pull them in closer.


  • Splisher is a support familiar that reduces the cooldown of water-type familiar skills. This makes it an invaluable asset for water-based teams. Additionally, it is capable of healing and dispelling debuffs.

Best Earth Familiars


  • Oroboros is an attack familiar thanks to its passive ability which increases Earth damage. It can also inflict a poison debuff which provides damage over time to enemies.

Best Light Familiars


  • Sparkee is a Light type attacker familiar that excels at doing Light damage. It can also stun enemies which leaves them out of the action momentarily.


  • Crab-O-Lantern is a defensive familiar and excels in the tank role. It increases your critical hit rate while also decreasing damage based on how many Light familiars you have equipped.

Best Darkness Familiars


  • Hob-Goblin is an attacker familiar that increases your chance of landing critical hits. This is thanks to its passive which reduces enemy critical resistance.


  • Dinoceros is an attack familiar that increases Darkness damage with its passive. It is also able to knock enemies down and inflict them with the Corrupt debuff.

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