This monster first appeared in
Monster Rancher 3 under the name Windine, where they were classified according to where they live. Windines live in the ocean region known as Goat. The name and original design of this monster was meant to be a reference to the older main-breed species Undine, although it should not to be confused with this race, which are actual elemental water spirits. Although the name was briefly changed to Mermaid (another type of Undine), the basic design has stayed the same.
Windine is a combination of the words wind (since it can also control wind) and , a water elemental spirit mentioned in the alchemical works of undine .
Mermaids are half-fish, half-women creatures that appear in legends from hundreds of countries across the globe, often seen by sailors.
Monster Rancher 3 Windine (Goat)
"A fairy of water (this is where Windine came from). There are rumors that it is going out with Jell. Kind of a careless monster."
Monster Rancher 4 Undine (Lesione)
"The Undine wished so hard to be able to swim faster and more beautifully than anyone else that its body ended up transforming. But it lost the memory of days long ago."
Monster Rancher EVO Undine (Lesione)
"The Undine was given a special body after praying for the ability to swim faster and more beautifully than anyone else. But as a side effect, it has lost the precious memory of the distant past."
Monster Rancher Advance Mermaid (Lesione)
Monster Farm DS Undine (Lesione)
Monster Rancher DS Undine (Lesione)
"For the longest time, Undine wished to be the fastest, most beautiful swimmer. Eventually its body changed to a lovely shape, but in return for that, it lost its distant memories."
My Monster Rancher Undine (Lesione)
"It's very good at swimming, which you can probably tell by its skin. It is very friendly with hardly a hint of pride. It is patient and thoughtful, always willing to help out others."
Monster Rancher DS
To obtain a Windine in Monster Rancher 3, use the DVDs Neon Genesis Evangelion Death and Rebirth (Alpha side), Queen Sryche: Building Empires, or The Little Mermaid 2.
To obtain an Undine in Monster Rancher 4, use either the DVD The Wizard of Oz, the CD Nirvana - Lithium, or the PS1 game NFL Gameday '97.
To obtain an Undine in Monster Rancher EVO, use the DVDs Full Metal Alchemist Vol. 2 or Family Guy Vol. 2 (Disc 2).
To obtain a Mermaid in Monster Rancher Advance, use the passwords Bell, Moron, or eve1.
To obtain an Undine in Monster Farm DS, use
To obtain an Undine in Monster Rancher DS, use
To obtain an Undine in My Monster Rancher, use