This entry is for a generic or common character type, and acts as an umbrella entry for every game containing this type of character. Games that feature a very distinct and unique interpretation of this character type may receive their own entry.
A kobold is a sprite from Germanic mythology said to possess the ability to turn invisible and materialize in the form of an animal, fire, human being, or a candle. They are usually depicted as small, short, humanoid figures that wear human clothing. Kobolds can be helpful, mischievous, or tricksters.