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|Name = Watermelon Tourmaline
 
|Name = Watermelon Tourmaline
 
|Image = <gallery>
 
|Image = <gallery>
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|Gender Pronoun = She/Her
 
|Gender Pronoun = She/Her
 
|Gemstone = Watermelon Tourmaline
 
|Gemstone = Watermelon Tourmaline
|Gem Type = Tourmaline (possibly fusion or clustered)
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|Gem Type = Tourmaline
 
|Status = Active
 
|Status = Active
 
|Friend(s) = * [[Steven Universe (character)|Steven]]
 
|Friend(s) = * [[Steven Universe (character)|Steven]]
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* [[Earth Beetle]]
 
* [[Earth Beetle]]
 
* [[Ocean Jasper]]
 
* [[Ocean Jasper]]
|First Appearance = "[[Beach Party]]"
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|First Appearance = "Beach Party"
}}'''Watermelon Tourmaline''',<ref name="ian">[https://ianjq.tumblr.com/post/98524123504 Can you confirm or deny the following theories?] – saiyanshredder on IanJQ's Tumblr</ref> also known as the '''Giant Pufferfish''' in her [[Corrupted Gems|corrupted]] state, is a formerly-[[Corrupted Gems|corrupted]] Gem that first appeared in "[[Beach Party]]". She was later healed (along with the other Corrupted Gems) in "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]". After "Change Your Mind", Watermelon Tourmaline became a [[Little Homeworld]] resident.
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}}'''Watermelon Tourmaline''',<ref name="ian">[https://ianjq.tumblr.com/post/98524123504 Can you confirm or deny the following theories?] – saiyanshredder on IanJQ's Tumblr</ref> , also known as the '''Giant Pufferfish''' in her [[Corrupted Gems|corrupted]] state, is a formerly-[[Corrupted Gems|corrupted]] that first appeared in "[[Beach Party]]". She was later healed (along with the other Corrupted Gems) in "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]". After "Change Your Mind", Watermelon Tourmaline became a [[Little Homeworld]] resident.
   
 
== Appearance ==
 
== Appearance ==
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=== "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]" ===
 
=== "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]" ===
Following the battle on Homeworld, [[The Great Diamond Authority]] healed the [[Corrupted Gems]], including Watermelon Tourmaline, in [[Rose's Fountain]], emerging from the depths of the Fountain just a few seconds after [[Nephrite]] herself was uncorrupted surrounded by most of her now uncorrupted Crewmen. She would then be with Steven, Nephrite, and the now uncorrupted [[Biggs Jasper]] and [[Ocean Jasper]] having a conversation together when [[Jasper]] finally emerged from the depths of the Fountain, still thinking that Steven was actually Rose Quartz and summoned her Crash Helmet to attack him, only to get verbally stopped by Yellow Diamond who managed to get Jasper to calm down considerably. Amethyst would then swim past Watermelon Tourmaline to go and warmly greet her now uncorrupted "sis".
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Following the battle on Homeworld, [[The Great Diamond Authority]] healed the [[Corrupted Gems]], including Watermelon Tourmaline, in [[Rose's Fountain]], emerging from the depths of the Fountain just a few seconds after [[Nephrite]] herself was uncorrupted surrounded by most of her now uncorrupted Crewmen. She would then be with Steven, Nephrite, and the now uncorrupted [[Biggs Jasper]] and [[Ocean Jasper]] having a conversation together when [[Jasper]] finally emerged from the depths of the Fountain, still thinking that Steven was actually Rose Quartz and summoned her Crash Helmet to attack him, only to get verbally stopped by Yellow Diamond who managed to get Jasper to calm down considerably.
   
 
=== ''[[Steven Universe: The Movie]]'' ===
 
=== ''[[Steven Universe: The Movie]]'' ===
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=== "[[Little Homeschool (episode)|Little Homeschool]]" ===
 
=== "[[Little Homeschool (episode)|Little Homeschool]]" ===
Watermelon Tourmaline makes a very brief cameo alongside an [[Aquamarines|Aquamarine]]; as Steven gives a recently uncorrupted [[Cherry Quartz]] a tour of Little Homeworld, she can be be seen jovially bouncing past them.
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Watermelon Tourmaline makes a very brief cameo alongside an [[Aquamarines|Aquamarine]]; as Steven gives a recently uncorrupted [[Cherry Quartz]] a tour of Little Homeworld, she can be seen jovially bouncing past them.
   
 
== Abilities ==
 
== Abilities ==
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* '''Respiratory Strength''': She has the power to spew an incredibly powerful gale which is strong enough to blow away [[Pearl|Pearl's]] spear mid-throw and even Garnet herself.
 
* '''Respiratory Strength''': She has the power to spew an incredibly powerful gale which is strong enough to blow away [[Pearl|Pearl's]] spear mid-throw and even Garnet herself.
 
* '''Enhanced Durability''': She seems to have high durability, as she was able to endure Amethyst (as a giant bat) hitting her into the ocean. However, because she is inflated with air, she can be defeated by being pushed into a sharp object with enough force to pop her.
 
* '''Enhanced Durability''': She seems to have high durability, as she was able to endure Amethyst (as a giant bat) hitting her into the ocean. However, because she is inflated with air, she can be defeated by being pushed into a sharp object with enough force to pop her.
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=== Uncorrupted ===
 
=== Uncorrupted ===
* '''Ball Bounce''': Watermelon Tourmaline's more spherical form allows her to bounce on surfaces, rather than walk or run.
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* '''Ball Bounce''': Watermelon Tourmaline's more spherical form allows her to bounce on surfaces rather than walk or run.
   
 
== Episode Appearances ==
 
== Episode Appearances ==
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* Watermelon Tourmaline's name was first revealed by former crew member [[Ian Jones-Quartey]] on Tumblr.
 
* Watermelon Tourmaline's name was first revealed by former crew member [[Ian Jones-Quartey]] on Tumblr.
* Her previous uncorrupted design resembles that of two [[Unknown Gems#The Answer|unidentified gems]] seen during a flashback in the episode "The Answer", albeit with spines. It is possible that the aforementioned individuals are also Tourmalines, though as a result of her redesign in [[Steven Universe: The Movie]] onward, the possibility of this is rather dubious.
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* Her previous uncorrupted design resembles that of two [[Unknown Gems#The Answer|unidentified gems]] seen during a flashback in the episode "The Answer", albeit with spines. It is possible that the aforementioned individuals are also Tourmalines, though as a result of her redesign in ''[[Steven Universe: The Movie]]'' onward, the possibility of this is rather dubious.
* A Watermelon Tourmaline which looks vastly different (and appears to be a singular Gem) appears in "[[Change Your Mind]]", it was confirmed by [[Rebecca Sugar]] in the DVD Documentary for ''[[Steven Universe: The Movie]]'' that this Tourmaline was originally meant to be this Watermelon Tourmaline's uncorrupted design, but was scrapped in favor of the current one. It is unlikely that this Watermelon Tourmaline will reappear as a result.
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* A Watermelon Tourmaline which looks vastly different (and appears to be a singular Gem) appears in "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]", it was confirmed by [[Rebecca Sugar]] in the DVD Documentary for ''[[Steven Universe: The Movie]]'' that this Tourmaline was originally meant to be this Watermelon Tourmaline's uncorrupted design, but was scrapped in favor of the current one. It is unlikely that this Watermelon Tourmaline will reappear as a result.
 
*Whether or not the finalized version of her is a [[Fusion Gems|Fusion Gem]] or some kind of off-color Tourmaline, similar to that of the [[Rutile Twins]] is currently unknown.
 
*Whether or not the finalized version of her is a [[Fusion Gems|Fusion Gem]] or some kind of off-color Tourmaline, similar to that of the [[Rutile Twins]] is currently unknown.
 
** Like [[Garnet]], she appears to have heterochromia, which may be evidence of her being a fusion. However, [[Hessonite]], a single gem, also has heterochromia. Notably, Watermelon Tourmaline did not have heterochromia in her corrupted form, nor did she have it in her initial uncorrupted design.
 
** Like [[Garnet]], she appears to have heterochromia, which may be evidence of her being a fusion. However, [[Hessonite]], a single gem, also has heterochromia. Notably, Watermelon Tourmaline did not have heterochromia in her corrupted form, nor did she have it in her initial uncorrupted design.
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** In "Change Your Mind", she is shown to have only a single gemstone just before regenerating. It is possible that this has been retconned along with her uncorrupted design.
 
** In "Change Your Mind", she is shown to have only a single gemstone just before regenerating. It is possible that this has been retconned along with her uncorrupted design.
   
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|text = Watermelon Tourmaline's gemstone location is currently unknown. Her gem is shaped and colored to resemble an actual slice of watermelon. It is a hexahedron, specifically a square frustum. It is possible that this gemstone has been changed or reworked, as it only appeared in "[[Change Your Mind (episode)|Change Your Mind]]".
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|text = Watermelon Tourmaline's gemstone location is currently unknown. Her gem is shaped and colored to resemble an actual slice of watermelon. It is a hexahedron, specifically a square frustum. It is possible that this gemstone has been changed or reworked, as it only appeared in "Change Your Mind".}}
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Latest revision as of 07:59, May 17, 2020

Watermelon Tourmaline,[1] , also known as the Giant Pufferfish in her corrupted state, is a formerly-corrupted that first appeared in "Beach Party". She was later healed (along with the other Corrupted Gems) in "Change Your Mind". After "Change Your Mind", Watermelon Tourmaline became a Little Homeworld resident.

Appearance Edit

Corrupted Edit

The upper half of Watermelon Tourmaline's body is colored shamrock green while the bottom half of her body is colored light pink.

Her body is covered with spikes, with the spikes on the upper half of her body being more numerous and much longer than the spikes on the bottom half.

She has diamond-shaped turquoise pupils with slanted mint colored eyelids and dark grayish-green colored lips. The location of her gemstone is unknown because it can not be seen, it is likely that her gem is located inside her like the Gem Cave Creature.

Uncorrupted Edit

The top half of her head and lower torso are shamrock green, while her shoulders, upper arms, and the lower half of her head are light pink. Jagged white lines separate the green and pink sections of her body. She is completely bald, with rounded facial features and no neck, with large puffy cheeks that appear to have a dark pink blush.

Green-tipped pink spikes (possibly "scars" from her corruption) cover her shoulders where she is wearing a reddish-pink jacket wrapped around her shoulders. She also wears dark green pants, covering her feet. Her torso is large, spherical and balloon-like in appearance. She has four short arms oriented radially midway down her torso, one pair towards the front and another towards the back.

Her eyes are wide and circular with rectangular pupils, and her eyelids are not visible. She appears to possess heterochromia, with her right eye being shamrock green and her left eye being reddish pink. Her lips are much less defined than those of her corrupted form, and are the same color as the rest of the lower half of her face. Her gemstone(s) cannot be seen, and may be located on her back, under her cape.

History Edit

Around 4,500 Years Ago Edit

At the end of the Rebellion, Watermelon Tourmaline was unable to escape the Corrupting Light and became corrupted.

"Beach Party" Edit

The Crystal Gems clash with Watermelon Tourmaline at the beach. After Garnet is flung from the battle site by the Gem monster, Amethyst smacks the Watermelon Tourmaline far away into the ocean, allowing the Crystal Gems to regroup. The Gem monster later returns to the beach and is eventually defeated by the joint effort of the Crystal Gems and the Pizza family.

"Change Your Mind" Edit

Following the battle on Homeworld, The Great Diamond Authority healed the Corrupted Gems, including Watermelon Tourmaline, in Rose's Fountain, emerging from the depths of the Fountain just a few seconds after Nephrite herself was uncorrupted surrounded by most of her now uncorrupted Crewmen. She would then be with Steven, Nephrite, and the now uncorrupted Biggs Jasper and Ocean Jasper having a conversation together when Jasper finally emerged from the depths of the Fountain, still thinking that Steven was actually Rose Quartz and summoned her Crash Helmet to attack him, only to get verbally stopped by Yellow Diamond who managed to get Jasper to calm down considerably.

Steven Universe: The Movie Edit

Watermelon Tourmaline appears as a resident of Little Homeworld.

"Little Homeschool" Edit

Watermelon Tourmaline makes a very brief cameo alongside an Aquamarine; as Steven gives a recently uncorrupted Cherry Quartz a tour of Little Homeworld, she can be seen jovially bouncing past them.

Abilities Edit

Corrupted Edit

  • Tetraodontid Physiology: She takes on the form, traits, and some abilities of pufferfish, allowing her to inhale air to increase her size to appear more threatening.
    • Spiky Defense: Like diodontidae type pufferfish, she possesses sharp spines, which radiate outwards when she is inflated.
  • Respiratory Strength: She has the power to spew an incredibly powerful gale which is strong enough to blow away Pearl's spear mid-throw and even Garnet herself.
  • Enhanced Durability: She seems to have high durability, as she was able to endure Amethyst (as a giant bat) hitting her into the ocean. However, because she is inflated with air, she can be defeated by being pushed into a sharp object with enough force to pop her.

Uncorrupted Edit

  • Ball Bounce: Watermelon Tourmaline's more spherical form allows her to bounce on surfaces rather than walk or run.

Episode Appearances Edit


Trivia Edit

  • Watermelon Tourmaline's name was first revealed by former crew member Ian Jones-Quartey on Tumblr.
  • Her previous uncorrupted design resembles that of two unidentified gems seen during a flashback in the episode "The Answer", albeit with spines. It is possible that the aforementioned individuals are also Tourmalines, though as a result of her redesign in Steven Universe: The Movie onward, the possibility of this is rather dubious.
  • A Watermelon Tourmaline which looks vastly different (and appears to be a singular Gem) appears in "Change Your Mind", it was confirmed by Rebecca Sugar in the DVD Documentary for Steven Universe: The Movie that this Tourmaline was originally meant to be this Watermelon Tourmaline's uncorrupted design, but was scrapped in favor of the current one. It is unlikely that this Watermelon Tourmaline will reappear as a result.
  • Whether or not the finalized version of her is a Fusion Gem or some kind of off-color Tourmaline, similar to that of the Rutile Twins is currently unknown.
    • Like Garnet, she appears to have heterochromia, which may be evidence of her being a fusion. However, Hessonite, a single gem, also has heterochromia. Notably, Watermelon Tourmaline did not have heterochromia in her corrupted form, nor did she have it in her initial uncorrupted design.
    • Watermelon Tourmaline has four arms; additional sets of limbs are often an indication of a fusion, as there are no known singular gems with a number of limbs that exceeds four (two arms and two legs, respectively). If her being a single gem still holds true, it could potentially be indicative of natural clustering (the phenomena exhibited by the Rutile Twins), or some kind of defect that has not yet been shown.
    • In "Change Your Mind", she is shown to have only a single gemstone just before regenerating. It is possible that this has been retconned along with her uncorrupted design.

Gemstone Edit

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Watermelon Tourmaline's gemstone location is currently unknown. Her gem is shaped and colored to resemble an actual slice of watermelon. It is a hexahedron, specifically a square frustum. It is possible that this gemstone has been changed or reworked, as it only appeared in "Change Your Mind".

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References

  1. Can you confirm or deny the following theories? – saiyanshredder on IanJQ's Tumblr
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