Toriel (/ˈtɔːɹiəl/ TOR-ee-el) is the second major character the protagonist encounters in Undertale. She saves the protagonist from Flowey and guides them through the Ruins.
Role in the series
Toriel is a kind monster that acts as a protective mother for the protagonist; she employs tough love on the protagonist as well as Asgore. She cares for children and was excited to be a mother herself.
She enjoys cooking and bakes butterscotch-cinnamon pie as well as her favorite, snail pie.
Toriel has a playful side and loves puns and bad jokes, and she even keeps a journal of puns.
Toriel is intelligent and dreams of becoming a teacher. She has already prepared a curriculum for the protagonist by the time they reach her home in the Ruins. In True Pacifist Ending Credits, she stands outside a school and, in the Family Ending of a Neutral Route, she starts her own.