|Runic the Chao|
|Real name||Runic Chao|
|Gender||Genderless, appears male|
|Occupation||Chao Companion of Zarina the Tiger|
Runic the Chao (ルニク・ザ ・チャウ Runiku za Chau) is a Hero Chao and the companion of Zarina the Tiger. Though Chao are genderless, Runic appears as a male.
Runic appears as a white Chao with white fur covering his body. He has matching wings and sharp claws and a long fluffy tail, with the tip being a dark gray. He also has a golden halo floating above his head.
Like any other Chao, Runic is playful and kind, and is very sensitive to Zarina's feelings. In addition, as a Hero Chao he is much nicer than other Chaos and will voice his annoyance when someone is annoying Frost.
Zarina is whom Runic bonded with. Runic cares very much for Zarina.
Runic has many abilities due to her Chao physiology in addition to some traits she inherited through her bond with Cyan.
- Reincarnation: As a Chao, Runic reincarnates at the end of each life cycle.
- Enhanced speed and agility: Runic inherited Zarina's enhanced speed and agility thorough their bond.
- Flight: As a Chao, Runic is able to fly
Zarina discovered Leta's egg shortly after leaving Sacred Valley.
- Runic's name is probably in reference to Zarina's grandmother, Rune the Tiger.