earthbound

Lucas

Lucas is the main protagonist of Mother 3. The son of Flint and Hinawa, he is characterized as more timid than his twin brother, Claus. While playable briefly during the prologue of Mother 3, he is an NPC for the first three chapters of the game, with Flint, Duster, and Salsa being the main characters of those chapters. After reappearing in the climax of Chapter 3 against the Pork Tank, he becomes the main playable character after the three-year time skip to Chapter 4, and retains this role for the remainder of the game.

Ness

In the role-playing game EarthBound (released in Japan as Mother), Ness is a young boy who possesses powerful psychic abilities. He uses whatever he has on hand to fight enemies, including his baseball bat and yo-yo.

Paula Polestar

In EarthBound (released as Mother in Japan), Paula Polestar is the first character to join Ness. She also has psychic abilities and her weapon of choice are frying pans.