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Under level 30 chat

Shamarhaan : ...

Valkeng : Dancing now. Please observe.

Over level 30 chat

Valkeng : Would like to join in dance?

Shamarhaan : Looks like he's taken a liking to you!

Shamarhaan : This little guy's name is Valkeng. What do you say, Val?

Valkeng : Nice to meet kind sir.

Shamarhaan : Ha ha, isn't he just the cutest thing?

Shamarhaan : But to tell the truth, it's only because I made him that way. I'm not sure if you noticed, but I was controlling his every movement!

Shamarhaan : 'Puppets' like him are called automatons. They can do all sorts of things, but it all depends on the handler's skill.

Shamarhaan : I make my living entertaining people this way.

Shamarhaan : People who can control and customize automatons are referred to as 'puppetmasters' in the Near East.

Shamarhaan : You say you'd like to give it a try yourself?

Shamarhaan : Ha ha, I'm afraid you've got to be a puppetmaster for that.

Shamarhaan : Eh? You want to be a puppetmaster, do you? Quite the hasty one, aren't we?

Shamarhaan : Well, if I had time, I'd be glad to teach you the ropes, but I can't make a living staying in the same town for months on end, now can I?

Shamarhaan : Ah, I have the perfect solution! You should meet with my pupil, Iruki-Waraki. I've taught him everything I know.

Shamarhaan : Not only that, but he's currently the most acclaimed puppeteer in Vana'diel! You should be able to find him entertaining the folk in Aht Urhgan Whitegate with his automaton.

Shamarhaan : He has grown far better than I. You really must witness his expertise before learning how to control an automaton yourself.

Followup chat

Shamarhaan : If you really want to become a puppetmaster, I advise speaking to Iruki-Waraki in Aht Urhgan Whitegate.

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Job: Puppetmaster
Family: Humanoids
Notorious Monster


Zone Level Drops Steal Spawns


Navukgo Execution Chamber


A = Aggressive; NA = Non-Aggresive; L = Links; S = Detects by Sight; H = Detects by Sound;
HP = Detects Low HP; M = Detects Magic; Sc = Follows by Scent; T(S) = True-sight; T(H) = True-hearing
JA = Detects job abilities; WS = Detects weaponskills; Z(D) = Asleep in Daytime; Z(N) = Asleep at Nighttime; A(R) = Aggressive to Reive participants