Boney (Japanese: 骨の多い Boney) is a brown dog and one of the main protagonists of Mother 3, a game in the EarthBound/Mother series. Boney is the loyal and faithful pet of Lucas and his family. Boney also appears playable in the game, being the only playable character in the canon Mother series that is neither human, nor humanoid. Boney does not possess PSI, but he can equip hats and collars to boost certain stats and attributes during the game. He has an ability, Sniff, that can determine enemies' weaknesses in battle. His Sniff ability allows him to determine the weaknesses of enemies, though it does not work on certain enemies and some bosses. He may appear again in the future.