An NPC or Non-Player Character is a character in Wakfu who is not an avatar for a human being, but is coded into the game for a variety of purposes.
Unlike most MMORPGs, the NPCs in Wakfu do not perform basic functions such as quest-initiation, or general trading with the players.
The majority of NPCs are Clan Members.
Wakfu initially did not feature any NPCs by design, but Clan Members were introduced as a means for players to gain access to a certain level of control over the world, and a number of other NPCs have since been introduced as a way to introduce new players to the game, and to give better understanding of the world around them.
- While Monsters can technically be considered NPCs, they are usually not considered to be such as their only form of interaction is direct combat.