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Shyren (/ˈʃaɪrən/) is an enemy that appears in Waterfall.



Shyren is a fish-like monster, ashamed of her scary face and poor singing abilities. She fights with her back turned to the protagonist. Her "body" is a separate entity from her while her "head" is her entire body.


She is insecure, and ashamed of herself, and her song. The protagonist may help her feel more comfortable singing.

Main Story

True Pacifist Route

Lemon Bread and Shyren screenshot.png

In the Epilogue, Shyren is reunited with her missing sister, who turned into an Amalgamate. In the ending credits sequence, she joins Mettaton, Napstablook and Burgerpants on tour as Mettaton's back-up singer.

In Battle


  • Shyren attacks with music notes from her head. These get faster and more ample every time she is hummed to.


  • To spare Shyren, she must be Hummed to at least once.


  • .... .... toot .... [Neutral]
  • Si re, si re si mi si mi [Hum #1]
  • Si Fa Si Fa So Fa So Mi Re Re [Hum #2]
  • Mi So Mi So Mi Si Mi La Si So [Hum #3]
  • (aggressive tooting) [Hum #4]
  • (final toot) [Hum #5]

Flavor Text

  • Tone deaf. She's too ashamed to sing her deadly song. [Check]
  • Shyren hides in the corner but somehow encounters you anyway. [Encounter]
  • A talented singer, with a little help. [Check after humming once]
  • That's Shyren. She's your band-mate. [Check after humming a few times]
  • Smells like music. [Neutral]
  • Shyren thinks about doing karaoke by herself. [Neutral]
  • Shyren hums very faintly. [Neutral]
  • Shyren taps a little beat with her fins. [Neutral]
  • Shyren pretends to be a pop idol. [Neutral]
  • You wave your arms wildly. You are now vulnerable to electric attacks. [Conduct]
  • You wave your arms wildly. The crowd eats it up. [Conduct after humming a few times.]
  • You smile. You ask to see Shyren's smile, too. Shyren gets quieter. In the corner, Aaron nods his head approvingly. [Smile without humming / After humming only one time]
  • You keep smiling. But nothing happened. [Smile #2]
  • You give a darling smile and a little wink. The crowd goes wild! [Smile after humming a few times]
  • You hum a funky tune/sad song/jazz ballad. Shyren follows your melody. [Hum #1]
  • Shyren seems much more comfortable singing along. [After humming once]
  • You hum some more. Monsters are drawn to the music. Suddenly, it's a concert... [Hum #2]
  • Sans is selling tickets made of toilet paper. [After humming twice]
  • A hooded figure watches the commotion from afar. [After humming twice, if Papyrus had been killed]
  • You hum some more. The seats are sold out. You feel like a rock star. [Hum #3]
  • The crowd tosses clothing. It's a storm of socks. [After humming thrice]
  • You hum some more. But the constant attention... The tours... The groupies... It's all... [Hum #4]
  • Shyren thinks about her future. [After humming four times]
  • You and Shyren have come so far, but it's time. You both have your own journeys to embark on. You hum a farewell song. [Hum #5]
  • Shyren's voice gets raspy. [Low HP]


  • Shyren's name is a combination of shy and siren.
  • Shyren is only the small fish atop the apparent body, which in turn is her talent agent.
  • If Shyren is hummed to 5 times, Knight Knight can be put to sleep one turn earlier than normal, mentioning that "You sing Shyren's song".
  • Shyren sometimes utters the phrase "Si-Re Si-Re, Si-Mi Si-Mi" during battle, which may be a reference to "Si-Re Si-Mi" by Franco Godi.
  • Shyren is always encountered, even if the kill counter in the area is depleted.
  • Shyren is one of the monster species making up the Amalgamate Lemon Bread; specifically, Lemon Bread is spared by humming, an ACT adopted specifically from Shyren, and Lemon Bread appears to have Shyren's agent as her main body, giving her a similar overall figure to Shyren's.
  • The words that Shyren says seem to be the solfège scale from re to sol. Although sol is usually spelled with an "l", Shyren uses the variant two-letter spelling; this may be to keep the two-letter sequence going.
  • Shyren's yellow text in the True Pacifist Ending Credits, "Released Her First Single 'When You Say Goodbye It's Like Magical Bullets Are Slowly Flying Out Of Your Mouth And Hitting Me' " is a joke of the way Shyren attacks the protagonist.