TURF: Castles, Caves, Mountains, Towns.
CLOSE RELATIVES: None.
SKILLS AND ATTACKS: A large variety including teleportation, flying and fortune-telling.
STRENGTHS: They are very powerful magicians, and they're powerful against most magic attacks.
WEAKNESSES: They are usually poor fighters, and they're somewhat weak against Geno's attacks.
Shamen are the magicians of the Mushroom World and it's neighbouring lands. They
can be identified by the dark blue hooded robes they wear. Many Shamen live by a
strict code of honour and are usually friendly and trustworthy. Shamen are
notorious for their salesmanship and most make a living by casting charm spells,
telling futures or running magical games and shows. So while Shamen aren't
normally dangerous, naive travelers may lose a lot of gold coins to these shrewd
Some Shamen are not so honourable, though. Valentina managed to hire a large troop of them for her conquest of Nimbus Land. Rumour also has it that the Magikoopas of the Koopa Troop originally studied under the Shamen and there is a rivalry between the two groups now.