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Race Hylian
Gender Male[1]
Era Era of Twilight

Chudley, later known as Malver in the Prima guide,[2] is a character in Twilight Princess.


Chudley is a man who runs the Chudley's Fine Goods and Fancy Trinkets Emporium, which charges a large amounts of Rupees for common items. He is very snobbish and will not let anyone into his store unless they shine their shoes.[3]

If enough Rupees are donated at Malo Mart in Kakariko Village, Malo will buy the emporium and convert it into the Castle Town branch of Malo Mart, drastically reducing the prices of his wares.[4] Chudley remains in charge of the shop after this, but he changes his name to Malver and becomes the opposite of what he was before. He now wears extravagant colorful clothing, constantly dances, acts very cheery, and is completely devoted to satisfying his customers.


  • Chudley is one of the few characters in the series who ever speaks in actual words. After buying the Magic Armor, he says "Thank you."
  • According to the Prima Games guide, Chudley is about 30 years old.[5]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese セレブ店員 (Serebu Tenin) Celebrity Clerk
French Republic FrenchEU Chudley
Republic of Korea Korean 고금 상점의 점원 (Gogeum Sangjeom-ui Jeom-won)



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Shopkeeper
    Working in a fashionable general store in Castle Town, he sells his goods to the local rich and famous. He tends to be unfairly biased towards those who have money in their pockets."
    — Nintendo, Shopkeeper, zelda.com, published n.d., retrieved July 17, 2016.
  2. "Things change quite drastically at the Chudley's Emporium after Malo takes ownership and opens his Malo Mart Castle Branch. Prices plummet, folks are more cheery, and the formerly-pretentious shopkeep, Chudley, changes his entire image; he even changes his name! Now going by the handle of Malver, Malo Mart Castle Branch's #1 salesperson just lives to see his customers smile." (Twilight Princess Official Game Guide (Prima Games), pg. 15)
  3. "Well, having a customer in the store with shoes as filthy as yours can make our other clients uncomfortable. We hope that you will come back once you have found some more-polished footwear." — Chudley (Twilight Princess)
  4. "The hero of discounts, Malo Mart, will be a legend in Castle Town!" — Malver (Twilight Princess)
  5. "About 30 years old, Chudley runs a very swanky store in Castle Town." (Twilight Princess Player's Guide (Prima Games), pg. 13)