Filchet is the Badge Bandit who is the main villain of Chapter 2 in Paper Mario: The Jewel of Heart and Paper Mario: The Jewel of Soul. He is first seen with other Bandits, bullying Robbie. Once Mario saves Robbie, Filchet kidnaps Sparkles and uses her and the Ocarina of Hope to transform himself into two, special forms known as Hotshot or Coldshot. Hotshot was exclusive to Jewel of Heart while Coldshot was being exclusive to Jewel of Soul. Hotshot has fire powers, while Coldshot has ice powers.
Filchet's name is a pun of filch, which is the process of stealing in a casual way.