|Species||Half-Genie (half Human / half Genie)|
|First Appearance||Shantae (2002)|
|Family and Relations|
| Shantae's mother (presumed dead),|
Mimic (possible adoptive uncle)
Shantae is a Half-Genie and the main protagonist of the Shantae series. She is the guardian of Scuttle Town, whose job it is to protect the town from Risky Boots and the other dangers that threaten the town.
She was created by Erin Bozon and her husband Matt.
Shantae has tan skin, and prominently has purple hair tied back into a long ponytail that falls the length of her body. She wears a bedlah of a primarily red colour, though does include gold and black parts. She wears goldencuffs and large hoop earrings, as well as a small tiara on her forehead.