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— Teardrop, multiple occasions

Teardrop is a female contestant in Battle for Dream Island, Battle for Dream Island Again, and Battle for BFDI.

In BFDI, she was on the Squashy Grapes, and in BFDIA, she was originally on Team No-Name and later switched to W.O.A.H. Bunch. In BFDIA, she was the first Season 1 contestant to be eliminated.

In IDFB, she had a chance to rejoin the show. She got 1,598, placing her 4th.[1]

In BFB, Teardrop competed on Bleh, and currently competes on the Have Cots.

Appearance

Teardrop appears to be a drop of lacrimal fluid, the fluid produced when eyes water, cleaning pathogens. Her outline is cyan, and her inside is azure, which gets lighter towards the center. When Teardrop is at her evaporation stage, she is a very light azure, which is hardly seen.

Changes

BFDI

  • Teardrop's body was darker.
  • Teardrop has a transparent outline.

BFDIA - BFB

  • Teardrop's body is more bright.
  • Teardrop's outline is darker and non-transparent.

Personality

Teardrop's personality is/has been shrouded in mystery as she is either unable to speak or prefers not to do so. However, she is portrayed as slightly competitive and fairly smart.

Teardrop can also be considered enthusiastic and impulsive, as seen in "Take the Plunge: Part 1", when she kicked Woody without thinking about the consequences, and when she pushed Rocky from the balance beam at full speed, causing her to fall off too. In "Today's Very Special Episode", this is showcased when she excitedly jumps at Four in an attempt to make-over him. Her impulsiveness is also demonstrated in "Zeeky Boogy Doog", when she quickly chose the HPRC over the immunity into the final 15 without even thinking twice after being told she didn't need it. This also shows how she isn't hard to persuade.

Teardrop tends to get picked on and hassled by the other contestants because she doesn't speak. She seems to often be testy with her inability to speak and also doesn't do so even when it puts her in danger, such as when Liy attempted to make her speak by forcing Ice Cube to wiggle her vocal cords, which clearly caused Teardrop discomfort. This shows that she likely doesn't choose to remain silent.

Teardrop could also be considered mischievous, as seen in "The Four is Lava" when she has a happy thought of breaking windows with a hammer.

Teardrop can also be agitated easily by being the one to attempt to take X in "X Marks the Spot" while her team was arguing over who should be the one to do so.

Official Character Guide biography

Teardrop is a mysterious character. That's because she doesn't want to, or cannot speak.

She can be impulsive, as she was when she kicked Woody without thinking of the consequences. She fell off a balance beam when she pushed off someone else. Teardrop is also smart and competitive.

Teardrop is one of the most divisive characters, with campaigns to both keep her and to eliminate her running strong in 2012. The elimination campaign won.

You Don't Say!: Teardrop has spoken as many times as Roboty's chest compartment has been opened.

Speech

One of Teardrop's signature characteristics is her inability to speak. She communicates with facial expressions, gestures, lasers, and movement. She often is teased or hassled by her colleagues due to this.

Abilities

  • Lasers: Teardrop is shown to be able to fire lasers from her fingers, although only in the episode "Zeeky Boogy Doog". The lasers don't appear very harmful, only leaving a scorch mark on the Challenge Wheel. So far, she has only used it as an alternative means to communicate.
  • Water absorption: Teardrop is shown to be able to absorb tears into her body. They don't appear to affect her drastically, only making her smile.
  • Oxygen independence: In "A Taste of Space", Teardrop is shown to be perfectly fine even with the absence of oxygen while the rest of her teammates struggled to breathe. She remained silent and still and when awarded air, she simply sniffed.

Coverage

Appearances

Battle for Dream Island

At the beginning of "Take the Plunge: Part 1", Woody shows his crush on Teardrop, to which she responds by angrily kicking him far away. Tennis Ball tells her to calm down and comments that since Woody is made of balsa wood, a kick could severely injure him. In "Take the Plunge: Part 2", Teardrop is chosen for Leafy's team. She later becomes angry at Leafy for calling her "The Silent Type".

In "Barriers and Pitfalls", Teardrop is safe at no votes at Cake at Stake, along with Leafy, Needle, Ice Cube, Rocky, Coiny, and Snowball. She is later seen jumping over a hole with Firey and Coiny. At the end of the obstacle course, she helps Needle get water in the Squashy Grapes' bucket, causing the Grapes to win.

In "Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?", Teardrop is not seen for most of the episode, but she completes the test and gets 15 out of 20 questions correct. Due to Blocky and Pen cheating, the Squashy Grapes win the challenge.

In "Sweet Tooth", Teardrop is seen with Pin, who is making her Flower Cake. Teardrop appears skeptical about this, but Pin reassures her that she'll at least get 10 points from Flower.

At the beginning of "Bridge Crossing", Teardrop is blown away by the wind (from Needle's cake in "Sweet Tooth"), and is caught in a tree. She then is seen with Pin, and the latter asks her "What?" Teardrop is later mentioned when Coiny asks Snowball if he would throw her off the cliff.

In "Power of Three", Teardrop is grouped with Leafy and Tennis Ball. She then is put on the bar and runs very fast. Later, TD, Leafy, and TB get 2nd place in the challenge, and they are flung away by the spring.

In "Puzzling Mysteries", Teardrop isn't seen much but is seen when the Announcer tells the Squashy Grapes to vote for a new team member onto their team. She has her mouth open, looking like she is screaming (she has no voice).

In "Insectophobe's Nightmare", Teardrop is picked onto the Squashy Grapes for the 2nd time, and she is tied up in the ball with Leafy, Ice Cube, and Blocky during the challenge.

In "Crybaby!", Teardrop is eliminated from the competition, meaning she cannot win Dream Island. Ironically, the contest immediately following her elimination is to cry the most water.

In "Half a Loaf Is Better Than None", Teardrop doesn't do well in the bread contest, as she only gets 13 loaves in total.

In "The Glistening", Teardrop receives the second most votes to rejoin at 148 votes. However, she is beaten by Flower, so Teardrop is sent back to the TLC.

In "Return of the Hang Glider", Teardrop doesn't vote for anyone since she has no voice to vote with. After the Cake at Stake song, it shows her miming "Cake at Stake!" with the rest of the contestants. Firey later wins and lets Teardrop onto the island, and she later helps Golf Ball find out who took Dream Island.

Battle for Dream Island Again

In "Yeah, Who? I Wanna Know", Teardrop receives enough votes to join Season 2, placing 4th with 585 votes. Teardrop is seen in this episode but isn't mentioned.

In "Get Digging", Teardrop is forced over to the team W.O.A.H. Bunch by Coiny and Pin. She looks like she wants to say no, but since she doesn't verbally say so, Coiny and Pin ignore her resistance. Later, Teardrop runs into a high five with Pin and Coiny, and the two say it was not meant for her.

In "Insectophobe's Nightmare 3", Teardrop is in the challenge where the teams have to kill a swarm of bugs. She is poisoned during the challenge and rendered dead until the next episode, where she is cured.

In "Zeeky Boogy Doog", Teardrop is recovered with a dose of anti-poison from Gelatin, although Nickel injects it. Then she eats Nickel due to its side effects. Shortly after, she has the choice to win either a Hand-powered Recovery Center or immunity into the final 15, and then Pin tells Teardrop that "everyone loves her" and she does not need immunity, so she decides to get the HPRC (which is later destroyed). She receives the most likes, but, getting 440 dislikes as well, she is eliminated.

Battle for BFDI

In "Getting Teardrop to Talk", Liy and Ice Cube attempt to wiggle Teardrop's vocal cords to make her talk, which fails. It is also shown that she waves her arms rapidly when she wants something or is happy, like when Lollipop offered her Fork Repellent, or when Eggy told Teardrop she understands her. However, this is misinterpreted by Pillow, along with several others, to signal that she doesn't care.

Later, after Four's arrival, Book picks Teardrop onto her team, telling her that, "it seems like the whole world is against you, but I'm on your side," which makes Teardrop very happy. During the challenge, she ends up evaporating in the World's Largest Oven. Her team eventually wins the contest, though, saving her from elimination.

In "Lick Your Way to Freedom", Teardrop appears inside of the jawbreaker licked by Team Ice Cube. Bracelety had hoped that Ice Cube was inside, so she gets upset upon seeing Teardrop. Barf Bag tells Teardrop she won't kill her, and Teardrop runs back to her team with an evil smile on her face.

In "Today's Very Special Episode", Teardrop draws a simple number 4 for the contest, and as a result, her team is the first to complete the challenge. Despite finishing first, her team places 2nd in the challenge, behind Free Food. At the very end of the episode, Eggy decides to tell Teardrop her story that was mentioned in "Getting Teardrop to Talk", signifying a blooming friendship between the two.

In "Four Goes Too Far", Teardrop confusedly stares at Donut when he introduces the Twinkle of Contagion. Later on, she, along with the rest of her team, hitches a ride on A Better Name Than That's spaceship to the moon. She is then shown to be happy when the twinkle leaves the moon and returns to Earth, but upset when the spaceship falls over. During the stinger, she is seen on top of Basketball.

In "Enter the Exit", in an attempt to bring Four back, she draws the number 4 on numerous sheets of paper.

In "Get to the Top in 500 Steps", Teardrop appears in the stinger with Pin and Needle when Needle becomes CGI. She appears concerned for her friend.

In "What Do You Think of Roleplay?", Teardrop correctly points at "Taco", who is really Pin, as the impostor after she said to guess Teardrop.

In "Return of the Rocket Ship", Teardrop can be seen walking towards Saw before she starts screaming; Teardrop turns around when Saw starts to scream. Teardrop can later be seen staring at a crate of shovels and then attempting to lift the crate of shovels. Later she is seen attempting to lift a shovel by the blade.

In "Don't Dig Straight Down", Teardrop, who is still struggling to lift the shovel, becomes trapped under lava after Lollipop saves them from being burnt with her Fork Repellent (which also repels lava). The team ends up losing after not finding an emerald, and the Fork Repellent runs out, seemingly covering the team with lava and killing them.

In "The Four is Lava", it's revealed that Teardrop's team survived and dug a hole underground. They are soon rescued by Four, thanks to Dora. Later, at Cake at Stake, Teardrop is the second contestant safe. Her "happy thought" is of her smashing windows with a hammer, and then Pillow when she tries to stop her. Her team is the first one safe since they were already present for Cake at Stake.

In "The Escape from Four", Teardrop is first seen walking to see Four struggle at sucking up Spongy. She is then seen pulling Spongy's leg in order to help the Exitors out of Four. Teardrop switches to Two's show at first, but switches back to win A BFB. She ends up being one of the fourteen contestants to continue competing on BFB, rather than switching to TPOT. She, along with Four and her thirteen opponents, are transported by Two to an unknown area to compete.

In "X Marks the Spot", she is first seen shaking her head no when Four asks the contestants to bring X back, although she later agrees when Four adds the BFDI back to the prize. She is put on the Four Colored Team and ends up accidentally getting left behind after her team successfully takes X away from TPOT. Her team ends up losing, however, and in the stinger, the team finds Teardrop and brings her back.

In "Take the Tower", she is seen with the rest of her team during the Cake at Stake, and is the second one declared safe with 9,473 votes. Later, during the challenge, she, along with Leafy and Ruby, attempt to use the rocks to knock down the X Colored Team's tower, but the rocks end up falling into the gorge. When the two teams are on the bridge together, she charges across the bridge and pulls down on it, which ends up flinging Woody and Lollipop off. Her team is safe from elimination when the other team's tower breaks apart.

In "How Loe Can You Grow?", Teardrop gestures rapidly to Four, possibly using some form of sign language to tell him that X's Aloe Vera has grown. Her team is up for elimination.

In "A Taste of Space", Teardrop is the second safe with 9,343. In the challenge, Lollipop has Teardrop pour the ice on the sun while the rest of the team leaves, since Teardrop can't say she doesn't want to do it. Leafy has them all stay together as Teardrop dumps the ice, though nothing happens. Teardrop then attempts to cool the sun by sitting on it, which also makes nothing happen. Teardrop also helps her team sink Firey into the sun. Later, her team is teleported back to earth because challenge time was up. They were safe from elimination when Leafy pours ice on X.

In "Let's Raid The Warehouse", Teardrop is insulted that Bubble indirectly said that she isn't worth her friendship compared to Gelatin's and pops her. When Bubble is recovered, she asks Teardrop if they want to shop together. Teardrop thinks about it and happily accepts. At Yellow Face's Warehouse, Teardrop chooses the gift for Leafy, which ended up getting her team 8 points. Teardrop's team wins the contest since they had a higher score from their receivers.

Relationships

Main article: Teardrop/Relationships

Votes

Season 1
Episode Votes
2 0
10 5 (eliminated)
21 148 (to rejoin)
Season 2
Episode Votes
1 585 (joined BFDIA)
4 502 likes, 440 dislikes (eliminated)
Season 4
Episode Votes
15 1,147
18 9,473
20 9,343
Total votes
Elimination Prize Save votes Total
1,592 502 18,816 21,643

Deaths

  1. "Insectophobe's Nightmare 2": Is devoured by bugs.
  2. "Insectophobe's Nightmare 3": Is poisoned by a bug.
  3. "Getting Teardrop to Talk": Evaporates in the World's Largest Oven.

Non-canon deaths:

  1. "Last BFDI": Get's sucked into a machine that freezes her into Ice Cube.
  2. "Battle for Dream Island: Official Character Guide/Instagram Promotion": Gets sucked into Black Hole.

Kills

Total kills: 4

Character Number of times killed Episodes
Rocky 1 "Take the Plunge: Part 1" (debatable)
Nickel 1 "Zeeky Boogy Doog"
Gelatin 1 "Zeeky Boogy Doog"
Bubble 1 "Let's Raid The Warehouse"

Non-canon kills:

Trivia

  • Teardrop was the 3rd character created as seen in carykh's video "First BFDI Drawing EVER!".
    • She was also the first female character created.
  • "The Four is Lava" marks the first time Teardrop has survived an elimination since "Barriers and Pitfalls".
  • Teardrop is one of the only 3 people to be eliminated without getting the most votes. The others are Golf Ball and Tennis Ball (TB was tied with Leafy).
  • Teardrop has never officially spoken, but she has used thought bubbles in the following:
  • Teardrop is the only character to get the most likes and dislikes in the same episode ("Zeeky Boogy Doog"), with 502 likes and 440 dislikes.
  • Teardrop is one of the four contestants to get the most likes at a Cake at Stake, the others are Coiny, Puffball, and Firey.
  • Teardrop is one of the five transparent contestants, the others are Bubble, Ice Cube, Bottle, and Gelatin.
  • She is one of the five contestants who were eliminated in BFDIA, the others are Donut, Dora, Puffball, and Match.
  • In BFDI, Teardrop was eliminated in "Crybaby!", which ironically was an episode that involved a crying contest.
  • Teardrop is one of the five characters whose name has been in the title of an episode, the others are Snowball, Basketball, Four and X.
  • Teardrop is one of the few contestants who aren't listed in the BFB credits, the others are Remote, TV, David, Dora, and Roboty.
  • Teardrop is the only BFDI contestant who has never talked individually on her own.
  • She, Evil Leafy, and Nonexisty are the characters who have never spoken before.
  • Both eliminations of Teardrop so far are peculiar:
    • In BFDI, Teardrop was eliminated with the lowest percentage of votes. (5/29 or 17.24%)
    • In BFDIA, Teardrop is the only contestant to get the most likes and dislikes at the same time, with 502 likes and 440 dislikes.
  • Thus far, Teardrop is the only contestant who was eliminated the first time her team was up for elimination after she switched teams.
  • Teardrop is the first BFDI contestant to be eliminated in BFDIA.
    • This makes Teardrop the lowest ranking original contestant in BFDIA.
    • She is also the lowest ranking female member of W.O.A.H. Bunch.
  • Teardrop is also the contestant to receive the most votes both in one voting period and on average, throughout both BFDI and BFDIA (942).
  • TD has the ability to shoot a laser from her finger as seen in "Zeeky Boogy Doog".
    • This might have been a joke though, purely to prevent her from having to talk.
  • Before the switching section of "Zeeky Boogy Doog", Teardrop was the only contestant ever to win immunity twice in a row.
  • Her asset is often used for crying, sweating, and rain effects.
  • Teardrop can evaporate in intense heat, as seen inside the World's Largest Oven in "Getting Teardrop to Talk".
  • She is the only character apparently confirmed to have vocal cords. This is ironic because she doesn't talk.
    • It's also unknown if she actually has vocal cords, as Liy and Ice Cube weren't able to reach the place where they're supposed to be, and thus couldn't know if she actually has vocal cords or not.
  • Teardrop has gotten 2nd or 3rd in almost every challenge she competed in BFDI.
    • This is excluding the Bread Loaf contest, where she got 6th.
  • In BFDIA 4, when Teardrop was spinning the wheel to earn her prize, the spinner had almost landed on "the ability to speak." This is a reference to how she has never spoken a single time in the whole series.
  • She has been the second safe in every Cake at Stake in BFB.
  • Teardrop is the last female alphabetically.
  • Only once, in "Zeeky Boogy Doog", has Teardrop been eliminated due to receiving the most votes.
  • Teardrop was one of the last BFDI contestants to get a team icon for BFB, having gained it in "Don't Dig Straight Down". She shares this trait with Saw, Gaty, Dora, Lollipop, and Taco.
  • A recurring joke with Teardrop's voting poses and icons is that she has a very large open mouth, possibly to poke at the fact that she is unable to speak.
  • "The Four is Lava" shows that Teardrop enjoys being cried on.


Gallery

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References

  1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13dUHjWwflvXt2cuW-oGNV29z6XK3KunzWfHPonZoX0M/edit#gid=1397548773

See also


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Squashy Grapes
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Switched: RockyTennis BallGolf BallCoinyFireySnowball
Eliminated: FlowerNeedleTeardrop

Team No-Name
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Eliminated: MatchDoraPuffball
Switched: TeardropNeedleBombyYellow FaceNickelSpongyPencilRubyIce CubeBook

W.O.A.H. Bunch
BFDIA 6: BombyCoinyNeedleNickelPinSpongyYellow Face

Eliminated: DonutTeardrop

IDFB TLC
BFDI contestants

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BFDI contestants eliminated in BFDIA
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BFDIA contestants
DonutDoraPuffball

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