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"It's her, The Great Detective! ...or so she claims. Illuminata runs the flower shop alongside Amber, whom she refers to as her "trusty assistant". She is always on the hunt for a new mystery even in places where there's nothing to be found, which often leads to more trouble than it's worth."
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Illuminata (エルミナータ, Erumināta) is a character in Rune Factory 4 and Rune Factory 4 Special.

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Personality

Even though she formally runs "Carnation Flowers" in Selphia, she is also a self-proclaimed detective. She usually patrols the town in search of incidents or mysterious happenings that she herself can declare an incident or mystery of some sort. She makes various references to fictional detectives and, at one point, has called the protagonist "Watson". She regularly takes guesses on Amber's riddles during some of their morning conversations. Her catchphrase is "The culprit?! This is an incident!", which reflects her hyperactive personality as both a florist and a self-proclaimed "detective".

Illuminata tends to get far ahead of herself during her investigations, one example being in one town sub-event where she believed that there was a case to be investigated in Forte and Kiel's residence. Illuminata hid inside their house and waited for her chance to surround Forte as soon as she entered her home. Of course, this only earned Illuminata a painful strike from the flat of Forte's blade. Illuminata has also spied on one of the bachelors' sleepovers during a card game to determine which girl they like. Of course, Leon was fully aware of her presence and he purposely admitted to "liking" Illuminata in front of the other bachelors, to merely tease her.

As the person who adopted Amber, Illuminata is very motherly towards her. This maternal trait to her personality has also brought up her strict side, as she had slapped Amber during a town sub-event for eating her memento flower at Selphia Lake. It earned her (Illuminata) a scolding from Xiao Pai before she eventually apologized to Amber. She is also very serious when it comes to giving relationship advice, as shown in Clorica's main sub-event.

Illuminata can often be self-conscious about her weight, worrying often over what to eat for dessert.

Appearance

Illuminata has slightly tanned skin and cyan eyes. Her red hair is tied in braids and it has wavy/curly bangs on the left. However, as an elf, she is much older than she looks.

Story

Amber will move into Illuminata's flower shop after her monster form is defeated in Yokmir Forest.

Illuminata isn't a marriage candidate and the question as to why has led to some speculation based on in-game evidence. Illuminata is known to be one of the oldest villagers in Selphia as she is close friends with somebody as old as Volkanon. Furthermore, in one of her daily dialogues, if the player chooses to ask if she's alone, Illuminata reacts angrily and she apologizes for being single. Given her knowledge on relationships and how she has coached Clorica on her commitment to Lest in said bachelorette's main sub-event, it is possible that she may have had a lover in the past or perhaps an awful relationship.

Events

Florist by Day, Sleuth by Night!

It's a Mystery!

Thoughts Lost in the Lake

A Part-Time Job!

Introducing Amber Watson

A Porco and An Elf

Gratitude

Requests

There are no Requests in Rune Factory 4.

Relationships

Illuminata can be seen as somewhat of an older sister to the rest of the bachelorettes. She and Clorica are known to chat from time to time inside of her flower shop. Illuminata appears to be a good friend to Margaret, acting as a fellow elf who is looking out for her own kind. However, it is heavily implied that Illuminata finds Forte scary when angered, as she tells the protagonist with an unsure expression on her face that they simply cannot anger said knight when talking about Kiel.

Gifts

Loved Ooh, some item! [Aaah, that was soothing. Thanks, @しゅじんこうくん@.]
Ooh, some @アイテム9@! I +love+ this!
RF4Relax Tea Leaves.png Relax Tea Leaves, Relax Tea
Liked Ooh, some @アイテム9@.

"Did you somehow deduce that I was getting hungry for a snack?
Hey, you're pretty good!
Sweets help energize the brain, you know!" "With this, I'll be able to deduce another mystery." Thanks!
Thanks. I +like+ sweets.
Oh, what a pretty flower! Thank you!
Oh, how pretty! Thank you!

Oh! @アイテム9@! Thanks. Oh, some @アイテム9@? Thanks. "I couldn't tell you why, but I really +like+ this."

Toast, Bread, Yam of the Ages, Cookie, Choco Cookie, Cake, Chocolate Cake, Cheesecake, Apple Pie, RF4Ice Cream.png Ice Cream, RF4Cheese Bread.png Cheese Bread, Donut, Strawberry Jam, Marmalade, RF4Pound Cake.png Pound Cake, RF4Chocolate Sponge.png Chocolate Sponge, RF4Toyherb.png Toyherb, Autumn Grass, RF4Dumplings.png Dumplings
Neutral @アイテム9@? I'd love some.

Thanks.
@アイテム9@ for me? Why thank you.
Thanks!
@アイテム9@ for me? Thanks!

Baked Onigiri, Fruit Smoothie, Medicine Bread, Grape Liqueur, Ayngondaia Lawn
Disliked @アイテム9@?! Ugh! That's no good! I got all excited for nothing.
You handed me the wrong thing,

didn't you? I suggest you find some dashing glasses to wear. Those help. Especially with Arthur. ♪
Non non non! "@しゅじんこうくん@, this is garbage."

RF4Pickle Mix.png Pickle Mix, RF4Pickles.png Pickles, RF4Failed Dish.png Failed Dish, RF4Disastrous Dish.png Disastrous Dish, RF4Object X.png Object X
Hated


Battle

Lv HP ATK DEF M.ATK M.DEF STR VIT INT
7 392 24 5 41 5 24 10 23
Weapon Type Default Shield
Tin Waterpot

Schedule

Gallery

Sprites

Trivia

  • "Illuminata" means "enlightened" in Italian.
  • Margaret says that Illuminata can be "reckless" sometimes, even though she is younger, but oftens feel like Illuminata can act younger than Margaret, as if she were a younger sister.

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