Floyd battle menu

Floyd's battle menu, showing an option labeled "Talk"


Floyd using his Talk ability to bribe the Sprinting Psycho.

Talk is a unique ability used by Floyd in Mother 4, first revealed by the teaser trailer shown in 2013.[1] It is used in combat, and has a few currently known uses:

  • Using the party's money to bribe an enemy to stop fighting[2]
  • Engaging in conversation with an enemy, using up both his and the enemy's turns[2][3]
  • Perking up another player character[2]


  1. The teaser trailer
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Stated by Pastel, creative director for Mother 4, in a Reddit AMA
  3. The gameplay trailer