Charlieton

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Charlieton
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Charlieton, the merchant.
First appearance Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004)

Charlieton is a traveling salesman encountered in the game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. He appears to have a knack for ripping people off, much like Rip Cheato; his name is even a pun on 'charlatan' (a swindler).

He sells items and Badges in the Rogueport Plaza. Most of his items and Badges are fairly rare, and he is the only way for Mario to complete his Badge collection. His prices are also high, but Jammin' Jellies and Ultra Shrooms are sold at 120 coins each, their cheapest price in the game. Charlieton's inventory cycles and changes from day to day depending on the clock on the Nintendo Gamecube and/or the player's progress. Therefore, all items that he sells can theoretically be obtained at any given point in the game, meaning that while certain items may not appear for a while, they may eventually reappear.

If Mario buys all the things available, he will thank Mario for putting his kids through college.

Charlieton also has a chance to appear on every tenth floor except the 100th in the Pit of 100 Trials, selling common items such as Mushrooms at an inflated price. The prices are higher the deeper Mario is in the Pit.

Charlieton's role is filled by Flimm in the next Paper Mario game, Super Paper Mario.

Items on sale[edit]

Here is a list of the items that can be purchased from Charlieton.[1]

Rogueport
Attack FX G 120 coins
Boo's Sheet 24 coins
Double Pain 36 coins
Dried Shroom 2 coins
Earth Quake 18 coins
Hammerman 180 coins
Jammin' Jelly 120 coins
Jumpman 180 coins
Mega Rush 60 coins
Repel Cape 18 coins
Shooting Star 36 coins
Slow Go 12 coins
Stopwatch 24 coins
Timing Tutor 120 coins
Ultra Shroom 120 coins
W Emblem 360 coins
 Pit of 100 Trials  10th 20th 30th 40th 50th 60th 70th 80th 90th floor
Mushroom 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 coins
Super Shroom 30 45 60 75 90 105 120 135 150 coins
Honey Syrup 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 coins
Maple Syrup 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 coins
Fire Flower 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 coins
Thunder Rage 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 coins

Tattle information[edit]

  • (Rogueport) That guy's Charlieton. He's a salesman from way far away. His prices are steep, but he's normally got rare items and pretty unusual badges. He might even have a few completely unique items that he dug up somewhere...
  • (Pit of 100 Trials) That's Charlieton, the merchant. I guess he sells his wares here, too. But... it looks like his stuff gets more expensive the deeper he is in the pit. I'm happy to be able to shop here and all, but sheesh... Well, it's your money.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ダマス
Damasu
to trick/cheat/deceive
Spanish Ahmed An Arabic name
French Roublaï May come from "rouble" (the Russian currency) or from "roublard" (wily, crafty)
German Ramschnik rummagenik
Italian Tel-arub May come from "Tel-Aviv", an Israeli city. Also sounds like "te la ruba" (an expression that roughly translates to "he steals it from you")

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hiryuu (2006). Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door Shopping. RPGClassics. Retrieved August 21, 2016.