Available after completing the No Strings Attached quest, these wandering performers entertain crowds and confound their enemies with a customizable puppet known as an "automaton." This puppet uses different frames, manuevers and attachments to do a variety of different tasks. Puppetmasters (PUP) can also fall back on hand-to-hand fighting skills that utilize the flexible movements of their art.
You must have Automaton Attachments equipped for your Automaton to receive the effects of the attachments when using elemental maneuvers corresponding to the elements of the attachments. However, you still receive slight temporary stat increases for a particular stat of the elemental maneuver if no corresponding attachment is equipped.
Automatons with the Soulsoother Head have the ability to cast spells on all members of the Puppetmaster's party.