Tenkai Star (Chief Star of Heaven)
|Japanese||ティル マクドール Tiru Makudōru|
Genso Suikogaiden Vol. 2
|Position||Leader of the Liberation Army|
Wanderer (After the events of Suikoden I)
|Attached Runes||Suikoden I and II|
Soul Eater Rune (permanent)
Tir McDohl is the Tenkai Star of Suikoden. He is a powerful attacker, as well as a fair magic user. Though not as a Star of Destiny, Tir appears in Suikoden II as a playable character "McDohl" if data was transferred over from Suikoden.
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Gate Rune Wars (Suikoden) EditTeo McDohl, and finally entering the ranks of the Royal Guard in the Scarlet Moon Empire. Tir began his military career under the command of the corrupt Commander Kraze. Accompanied by his guardians: Gremio, Pahn, and Cleo; as well as his best friend Ted. Tir is first tasked with traveling to Magician's Island and receiving the astrological predictions from the Seer Leknaat. Leknaat senses a heavy destiny is about to come upon Tir and tells him words of comfort.
On his second mission, Tir and his entourage are joined by the selfish Kanaan, and tasked with going to Rockland to speak with it's magistrate Grady and discover why the taxes haven't been paid in a timely manner. Tir discovers Rockland to be a poor, downtrodden village. Grady convinces the group that the Seifu Bandits led by Varkas, had stolen the tax money and asked the group to capture them. On their journey through Mt. Seifu, the party is attacked by a powerful monster that they can't overcome. Ted reveals he bears a powerful rune and smites the beast which Kanaan finds suspicious. Finally reaching the Bandits, Varkas claims that Grady has been stealing the money for himself but the party still defeats him and captures the bandits and turn them over to Grady. When they return to Gregminster, Kanaan reports to Kraze about Ted, and he's asked to stay behind while the party leaves. Later, Ted returns with a terrible magical wound and Tir and the others discover that Ted is being pursued by the Court Magician Windy for his True Rune Soul Eater . Desperate to keep it out of harm's way, Ted passes the rune onto Tir. The Imperial Guard come to retrieve Ted, thanks to Pahn's betrayal, and Tir and his companions are forced to flee the McDohl manor, and hideout in Marie's Inn.
Trying to escape from the city without incident, the party attracts the attention of Viktor, who helps them escape from the capital and taked them to meet Odessa Silverberg, the leader of the Liberation Army, in Lenankamp. Tir is torn between joining the Liberation Movement or simply hiding out and hoping to return to the Empire one day, he helps the Liberation Movement right some of his past wrongs by rescuing Varkas and Sydonia from Grady in Rockland. Odessa takes a liking to Tir and asks him to accompany her to Sarady to deliver the plans for the Fire Spears. Odessa opens up to Tir about her fears and struggles during the journey. When they return to the hideout in Lenankamp, the place is being attacked by the Imperial Army . Odessa is mortally wounded in the struggle and asks Tir to deliver her earing to a man named Mathiu and to dispose of her body. Fulfilling her wishes, Tir meets with Odessa's brother Mathiu and convinces him to help the Liberation Movement with Tir becoming the new leader. Setting up base in the abandoned Naval base of Lake Toran Castle . Tir begins to unite the various rebel factions and lead victories over the the Five Great Generals , whom reveal that Windy is the true culprit behind the throne.During the war, Tir loses his longtime friend and guardian, Gremio, who sacrifices himself to save Tir and his men from Milich Oppenheimer's Death Spores. He eventually is forced to face his father Teo McDohl in open combat, and kills him in a duel. His father is proud of his son's accomplishments and blesses his choice before he dies, and his soul is consumed by the Soul Eater. When traveling to get the Zodiac Sword to defeat Neclord. Tir and his companions are thrown into the past where they bear witness to the distruction of Ted's hometown of the Village of the Hidden Rune, by Windy, Neclord, and Yuber. Unable to help the young Ted, who had become the new bearer of the Soul Eater, they encourage him and return to the present time. At Seek Valley, Tir is Conqueror Rune, Ted instead orders the Soul Eater, which still recognizes him as his master, to devour his own soul. Windy is forced to retreat with her plan thwarted.
Finally, after defeating and recruiting Sonya Schulen, Tir is able to attack the Imperial capital. His army scout's reveal that Windy had summoned a horde of monsters to back up the Imperial Army. Tir attempts to use the Soul Eater to destroy the army but is stopped by Leknaat, who combines her Back Gate Rune with Joshua's Dragon Rune to send the monsters back to the World of Emptiness. The Liberation Army attacks Gregminister and Tir faces off with the Golden Emperor Barbarosa who uses his Sovereign Rune to transform into a powerful Golden Hydra. With Barabrosa defeated, Windy tries one more time to take the Soul Eater from Tir, but is stopped by the souls of those whom the rune had consumed. Barbarosa reveals his feelings to Windy and then jumps off his balcony with her in his arms to their presumed deaths. The palace begins to collapse and Tir and the others escape, with Viktor and Flik, staying behind to to cover Tir's escape. With the empire ftoppled, the Toran Republic is formed and Tir is expected to become it's first president. Instead, Tir runs away in the night and journeys to other lands.
Post-Gate Rune Wars/Dunan Unification War Edit
After the Toran Liberation Army defeated the Scarlet Moon Empire, McDohl left without taking a position of leadership within the newly formed Toran Republic. He has been travelling with his servant, Gremio. He is discovered by Riou in the small fishing village of Banner. Wishing to meet him, Riou is talked into an elaborate scenario by the young child Koh, who pretends to be captured by bandits to get the attention of Tir's guardian. Unfortunately, Koh really gets captured by bandits and Riou and Tir join forces to rescue him. Their reputation has the bandits easily scared but, they reveal that a monster attacked them shortly after capturing Koh and they fled. Riou and Tir battle the monster butterfly and just as things seemed hopeless their True Runes combined and easily destroyed the beast. Koh is badly poisoned and Tir suggests they take him to the Toran Republic to be treated by the master physician Liukan. Tir's return to the Toran Republic is met with great fanfare but he refuses Lepant's offer of the presendency. After Koh's recovery, Tir decided to stay behind in Gregminster, but will join Riou when asked. He was briefly involved with the Dunan Unification War as well.
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Because of his status as the Hero of Suikoden, Tir is technically the first character to "join" your party, at the very beginning of the game. Tir is also unable to be removed from the party.
Tir has the Soul Eater permanently attached.
As Tir is a required member of the party at all times, it helps that he's a well balanced character, with above average stats. His attack rating raises well and he gains a moderate magician's power in rune spells. His Unite Attack with Kai is very good against dealing with large forces and his Soul Eater Rune is excellent due to it's powerful instant death magic and incredible offensive spells.
Weapon Growth Edit
|Name||Wolf Fang Staff||Dragon Fang Staff||Heaven Fang Staff|
- Head -
- Body -
- Hand -
- Foot -
Recruiting McDohl Edit
Location: Banner Village & Gregminster
After the defeat of Luca Blight, Tir can be seen in Banner Village. In order for Tir to be available, a save data from Suikoden with (or without) all 108 stars recruited and alive, saved after the Gregminster army battle, has to be loaded on a new game. Complete the quest and he will be available to join the party in his house in Gregminster. He will not appear in the member select screen, a trip to Gregminster needs to be taken each time in order to add him to the party.
After the war: He was seen in Suikogaiden II talking with Kasumi before he traveled again with Gremio. Like Riou, Jowy and Nanami, their current whereabouts are unknown.
Tir McDohl is a well balanced fighter and mage, and his Soul Eater rune is well worth the trip to Gregminster to recruit him for missions. His stats allow him to be used for either as powerful mage or strong fighter, his flexibility makes him a great asset and his stats are comparable to Riou.
Weapon Growth Edit
McDohl retains his Fang Staff.
|Name||Wolf Fang Staff||Dragon Fang Staff||Heavenly Fang Staff|
- Head - Available upon recruitment
- Right Hand - Soul Eater [Permanent]
- Left Hand - Available on recruitment
- Weapon - No Rune attached.
Attached Runes Edit
McDohl comes attached with the Soul Eater Rune
While the Soul Eater permanently takes up 1 slot, McDohl can effectively use another magic rune or ability enhancing runes. There are no other runes that he is singularly fitted to, but the open rune slots leave room for customization. His stats, are above average across the board so he is effective as either a mage build or as a melee fighter. His high affinity with Darkness and Water makes the Flowing Rune and Pale Gate Rune good choices for magic, or a Fury Rune, Killer Rune, or Double Strike Rune for melee.
There is a glitch concerning Tir's name in Suikoden II when transferring data from a Suikoden I file. The game references Tir as McDohl in Suikoden II and when transferred data is brought in, it only transfers capital letters from the save data and then uses it to replace a letter from the default name. So if you named him "Tir" in Suikoden I, he'll be called "TcDohl" in Suikoden II. If you named him "MASTER" in Suikoden I, he'll be called "MASTER" in Suikoden II.
- Equipping McDohl with a Silver Hat and Master's Garb in Suikoden at the final save point in Gregminster, and then transfering the save data to Suikoden II, will allow him to start with said equipment, when you recruit him during the Banner Village sidequest.
- Masamune, Piisuke and Schtolteheim Reinback IV are the names the player may choose to be his fake name in Suikoden.
Dialogues reffering to Tir McDohlEdit
Lepant:"Hmmm... You are much like him. I may be the president of the Toran Republic, but there's a young man who should be sitting on this throne. He led tens of thousands of soldiers into battle and finally brought peace to our land. I see the same glimmer in your eyes that I did in his. You too represent the hopes and desires of all those who would follow you.