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Lunpa is a village in northern Angara, notorious for its thievery.
For the village's namesake, see Lunpa the Righteous Thief. For the fortress in the village, see Lunpa Fortress.

Lunpa (ルンパ村 Lunpa Village) is a village in the upper region of Angara, a short ways north of Vault. Up until Golden Sun the nefarious Dodonpa and his empire of brigands ruled over the village with an iron fist from his position in Lunpa Fortress, in contrast to his aged father Donpa and legendary grandfather Lunpa the Righteous Thief, who both governed the village with honor.

In Golden Sun, the village is hard to access as its main entrance is guarded, but Isaac's party can come here late in the game to embark on a sidequest and explore Lunpa Fortress at the village's north end. Once that quest is complete, the village's weapon and armor shops will open and sell powerful equipment.

When you first go to the village, the gates are shut. To get into Lunpa, you have to leave the village entrance and go into the cave next to it. Cast Frost on the puddle and it will open the gate.

Story[edit]

This is the only entrance into Lunpa, as the main gate is shut tight.

The eruption of Mt. Aleph causes damage all across Weyard and many areas become unsafe. The merchant Hammet believes that one of these areas is Vault, the village he was currently staying in. His fears are great enough for him to leave behind the young Jupiter Adept Ivan to search for the stolen Shaman's Rod in Vault while he flees the village. Initially, he tries to return to his home town of Kalay, but finds that a bridge along the route was destroyed by falling rocks spewed forth from the nearby volcano. In his desperation, he heads north instead, traveling to Lunpa, despite the lawless reputation that is attached to the village. Upon arrival, he is promptly kidnapped and held hostage, with Dodonpa demanding a ransom for the merchant. Later, Isaac's party has the opportunity to save Hammet, but this is entirely an optional quest. Should Ivan and his friends manage to save Hammet from Dodonpa, however, Hammet will give more detailed instructions to Ivan on how to use the Shaman's Rod – that it must be taken to the Continent of Hesperia – as well as send Isaac a gift of the valuable Orihalcon along with Hama's entourage when she arrives in Contigo after the lighting of Jupiter Lighthouse in The Lost Age.


In The Lost Age, it is revealed that the founder of this village, also named Lunpa, is still alive and well, despite being well over a century old. This is thanks to the magical waters of Lemuria's Spring, where he has lived ever since he stumbled across it with Babi many years ago.

Vendors[edit]

Lunpa's Inn service is provided beyond the door to the immediate lower right of the big door to the village's Sanctum, with the charge being 20 coins per Adept.

Only the item shop in Lunpa is open the first time you enter the village. The Weapon and Armor vendors will only be open for business once you've completed the nearby Lunpa Fortress and defeated Toadonpa.

Shops of Lunpa (village)
Weapons
Item Class Cost Effect
Great Axe.gif Great Axe Axe 5200 Attack +80
Great Sword.gif Great Sword Long Sword 7000 Attack +90
Master Rapier.gif Master Rapier Light Blade 6800 Attack +86
War Mace.gif War Mace Mace 6200 Attack +84
Artifacts
Demonic Staff.gif Demonic Staff Staff 10000 Attack +92, is cursed, Unleashes Bad Omen
Dragon Axe.gif Dragon Axe Axe 10300 Attack +100, Unleashes Heat Mirage
Ninja Blade.gif Ninja Blade Light Blade 8800 Attack +94, Unleashes Cyclone Slash
Shamshir.gif Shamshir Long Sword 10000 Attack +99, Unleashes Acid Bath
Armor
Item Class Cost Effect
Plate Mail.gif Plate Mail Armor 4400 Defense +33
Silver Armlet.gif Silver Armlet Bracelet 4000 Defense +30
Silver Helm.gif Silver Helm Helm 3900 Defense +30
Platinum Circlet.gif Platinum Circlet Circlet 4200 Defense +29
Artifacts
Blessed Robe.gif Blessed Robe Robe 7000 Defense +36, HP Recovery +5
War Gloves.gif War Gloves Gloves 4000 Defense +32, Attack +10
Items
Item Class Cost Effect
Antidote.gif Antidote Consumable Item 20 Cures Poison and Venom from one Adept
Elixir.gif Elixir Consumable Item 30 Cures Sleep, Stun, and Delusion from one Adept
Herb.gif Herb Consumable Item 10 Restores 50 HP to one Adept
Sacred Feather.gif Sacred Feather Consumable Item 70 Temporary lowers monster encounter rate

Collectibles[edit]

  • Lucky Medal.gif Lucky Medal: In the lone box in the upper right house.
  • Nut.gif Nut: Dangling visibly on a tree to the left of the outer entrance. Accessible early on in the game with Catch.
  • Nut.gif Nut: In the barrel right of the upper right house.
  • Sleep Bomb.gif Sleep Bomb: Examine the upper left gravestone just below the sanctum.
  • Vial.gif Vial: Found in the furthest left lower barrel in the second floor of the two-story house with the armory.

Hidden on a small cliff face on the lower left area of village is a secret vault of sorts that can be reached by climbing and traversing the village's elevated perimeter clockwise, and opened up and entered with the Reveal Psynergy. It contains six treasure chests, containing:

Trivia[edit]

  • People in Lunpa speak of Lunpa's journeys with Babi 150 years ago during the time of the Great Flood.
  • One of the local recipes in Lunpa is thieves' cookies, which are shaped like Dodonpa's face.
Golden Sun
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Golden Sun: The Lost Age
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