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"Although he claims to be mellow, this man has a chip on his shoulder and something to prove. He'll chase you down for a fist fight at any opportunity."
EarthBound Player's Guide

The Unassuming Local Guy is an enemy in EarthBound. He only appears in Twoson, and encountered by Ness. He sells items in Happy Happy Village, and can be fought if you attempt to steal anything from his street shop. The Unassuming Local Guy appears as a red-haired man wearing a greenish-grey jacket with matching pants and shoes.


He has relatively low HP and defense. His in-battle theme is Battle Against a Weird Opponent.


  • Is attacking - The Unassuming Local Guy bashes a party member, dealing low to moderate damage.
  • Became friendly and affectionate - The Unassuming Local Guy solidify a party member.


  • Miscellaneous non-player characters that share the same overworld sprite appear elsewhere.