The Bulb is an enemy appearing in Chrono Cross. Bulbs are light brown in color, and possess rotund-shaped bodies. In place of arms and legs, Bulbs have shoots instead, with one growing on their heads. Their faces display obvious signs of utter irritancy, which is further emphasized by their rolled-up eyes. Additionally, the Bulbs have rosebud lips, which are open in the shape of the letter 'o'. Bulbs can be found roaming in and around the Shadow Forest, and have tendencies to chase after those whom they deem to be intruders. Bulbs can be trapped in the Forget-Me-Not Pot and added to the pool of Doppelgangs performed by Sprigg.
The Acacia Dragoon and genetic scientist, Luccia, experiments on Bulbs in her laboratory in Viper Manor. After Serge steals the Silver Pendant from the Vault, he and his companions trigger a trap that lands them in a cage in her workshop. Upon opening the cell, she sends Neo-N-Bulb after the party.
Additionally, PortalGheists are able to summon Bulbs, alongside Komodo Pups, to assist it in battle when it is low on HP.
Battle and Strategy
Bulbs usually appear in groups of two and on rare occasions, alone. They fight by extending their shoots at their foes, and also by jump-kicking. Home World versions of Bulb have improved movesets and Element grids, and are slightly stronger than their Another World counterparts. As with most other enemies, they also posses better drops and steal-able items. Bulbs will also cast the ☆Sonja summoning element when the field is green, and as such, it would be a good idea to set out the ↓Sonja trap as soon as possible in battle.
Many perinneal plants, such as Tulips, Daffodils, and Irises sprout from Bulbs placed beneath soil. Bulbs reside underground and send flowers to the surface annually, replacing the need of plants to self-sew seeds.