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I don't have a favorite number, I really don't.
 
— 8-Ball, The Reveal

8-Ball is a contestant on Battle for BFDI. He is one of the former 30 recommended characters who had a chance at joining the game during The Reveal and Reveal Novum. However, he failed to become a contestant, receiving only eight votes (ironically) and placing 15th, along with Book. 8-Ball also had a chance to join BFDIA, but he failed again, by placing 29th with only 154 votes and was flung into the LOL.

Appearance

8-Ball appears to be an 8-billiard ball, a ball used to play the table game Billiards (also called Pool). 8-Ball was not redesigned in IDFB.

Changes

BFDI 15

  • 8-Ball has legs, but no arms.
  • 8-Ball's 8 is toward the left.

BFDI 17

  • 8-Ball's 8 is toward the top.
  • 8-Ball has a shine gradient toward the top.
  • 8-Ball loses his legs.

IDFB / BFB

  • 8-Ball's body is a bit brighter.
  • 8 Ball's asset is mirrored.
  • 8-Ball moves by rolling.

Personality

8-Ball is usually somewhat quiet, although he always wants everyone to know that he does not have a favorite number despite his name. He has a bland, metallic, monotone voice, except when A Better Name Than That nearly lost in Today's Very Special Episode. In Getting Teardrop to Talk, 8-Ball successfully managed the team after Golf Ball's death without being too controlling or bossy. 8-Ball's excellent leadership gives him the title of team captain in Lick Your Way to Freedom.

However, he became a contrarian to Golf Ball in later episodes. Though it was later revealed that he was joking the entire time, the other team members still listened to him, causing the team to almost lose twice. 8-Ball's attempts at humor show that he tries to lift the spirit of the team and boost morale, though he comes across as somewhat dim-witted at not seeing the negative effects of his sarcasm.

Coverage

In Getting Teardrop to Talk, he appoints himself as team leader after Blocky kills Golf Ball, and successfully helps the team get the basket to X.

In Lick Your Way to Freedom, the team known as A Better Name Than That appointed him as the new and current team leader, due to Golf Ball not treating Grassy with respect.

In Why Would You Do This on a Swingset, 8-Ball takes advantage of his place as the team leader and orders his team to do the opposite of whatever Golf Ball says.

In Today's Very Special Episode, 8-Ball once again does the opposite of what Golf Ball says about not loafing around until the timer is about to reach 0:00. After his team barely passed, 8-Ball suddenly drops his bland voice and apologizes to the team about how he didn't listen to Golf Ball's original command to go to work and nearly lost because of him. Golf Ball realizes that 8-Ball doesn't always have his bland, robotic voice and maybe a bad leader after all but her deduction was ignored by the rest of her team.

Vote History

Season 1
Episode Votes
18 8 (To join)
Season 2
Episode Votes
1 154 (To join)

Deaths

Trivia

  • Running Gag: In Getting Teardrop to Talk, almost all of 8-Ball's lines start with "(Although) I don't have a favorite number."
  • In No More Snow!, he can be seen in the forest.
  • 8-Ball is first out of all the Season 4 contestants when sorted in alphabetically.
  • 8-Ball can chomp down on jawbreakers, as shown in Lick Your Way to Freedom.
  • 8-Ball is the only recommended character who joined BFB not to get a redesign.
  • 8-Ball moves by rolling around.
  • 8-Ball had a chance to join Inanimate Insanity, but placed 9th in the paint gun contest and lost.
  • 8-Ball is the first contestant to rise against Golf Ball as the new team leader.
  • 8-Ball is the new leader of A Better Name Than That, after replacing Golf Ball.
    • When Golf Ball tries to give commands, he gives the opposite of what Golf Ball says.
    • 8-ball could possibly no longer be the team leader because he sadly apologized to Golf Ball.

Gallery

Want to see more? Visit 8-Ball's Gallery!
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