If only he was tolerable for three or more consecutive seconds.
If you didn't at least like the campfire chat between Riki and "Dundun," then you have no soul. --- My name is Mottman, and I approve this message. "Champions don't whine, they win!" - Xenoblade Chronicles
Riki's little dance in the character equip screen was simply adorable. And I've usually no particular love for designated 'cute' characters, either. Oh, and that little pickelhaube he wears in some armour sets! Awww. --- Let's press on.
I think Riki is very sweet. I hated Nopon (I was like Reyn) all the way until the Riki and Dundun scene and then I tried him and he was actually strong for that stage of the game! Really high HP and stacky DOTS with Melia. Also what user Hero_Dunban said.