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Unsavory Charlatan
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Name Unsavory Charlatan
Gender TS2 Male Male
Age TS3-Adult Adult
Life state CAS Human icon Normal
Hair color TS2 Black Hair Black
Eye color TS2 Grey Eyes Grey
Skin color Skin-tan Tan
Body shape Thin Thin
Other Information
Game The Sims 2 Bon Voyage Icon The Sims 2: Bon Voyage
Playability NPC

The Unsavory Charlatan is an NPC included with Bon Voyage. He appears in community lots and often tries to pick Sims' pockets. He can be reported using the telephone booth.

His appearance is similar to that of a silent film villain, judging by the cape, top hat, waxed mustache and his Edwardian style suit. His method of stealing money is also very dramatic, simulating the old silent film villain or a con-man.

Sims with low logic skill levels will be more liable to his tricks, while Sims with higher logic might be able to ward off his plan. He is able to enter residential lots, vacation homes, and community lots.

Players should be careful when spotting him because the Sim might be his next victim. Players should also pay close attention to any Sims wearing a top hat and monocle because that might be him, especially because his outfit changes with the theme of the vacation lot he's in (ex. in Twikkii Island he wears tropical garbs).

The Unsavory Charlatan seems to be in love with Mrs. Crumplebottom, and will attempt to serenade her if she is on the lot, to no avail. While he is serenading, the Sim has a good chance of getting away from them both.

On community lots, Sims cannot talk or interact with the Charlatan in any of the usual ways (strangely, when present on a University lot he shows up as an option for a student to "Ask for Tutoring," but the action does not actually work when selected). On Vacation lots, he can be asked for advice on the Island. If your Sim finds out he has stolen money from them, they can be told to fight him by clicking on him and selecting "Fisticuffs!". However, if he wins, another §150 is stolen from your Sim. Having a high body skill greatly reduces the chance of this happening and increases the chance of reclaiming the stolen money. His most common victim is the Tourist Guide.

The Unsavory Charlatan also plays poker and he always wins, because he always gets a poker hand of Royal flush. A player might speculate that this is because he is cheating. He also plays billiards and mahjong meaning that like Mrs. Crumplebottom, he has distractions but unlike her, he is less likely to do these interactions.

Icon-warning-48x48 Warning

Do NOT attempt to add the Unsavory Charlatan to a household, make him selectable, turn him into a supernatural creature, or tamper with his character data in any way or form. Doing so will corrupt the neighborhood he is in.

Trivia Edit

  • His voice is provided by voice actor Stephen Kearin.
  • His hat, monocle and outfit can be selected in Create-A-Sim debug mode.

Outfits in different neighborhoodsEdit

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