Mayor Scuttlebutt is the leader of Scuttle Town. He is a short fat man in a turban, who is apparently chocoholic.
The Mayor has no office - instead he has a Seaside Retreat, which is essentially just a chair and desk on a cliff in Polyp Bay.
He gave Shantae her post as Guardian Genie of the town. In he is pleased with Shantae's protection from pirate attacks, unaware that she is not a real Genie. When he later learns she is a Half-genie, he is not bothered but does ask if he can pay her half price.
In Ammo Baron's mayorship as he fortifies the buildings into a fortress, complete with long-range cannons, and Scuttlebutt cannot refund him as he sold the town for a box of cheap waxy chocolates and has already eaten them. At the end of the game, Shantae uses her newly-restored powers to turn Scuttle Town back to normal and evicts the Ammo Baron by force, allowing Scuttlebutt to return as Mayor., however, Scuttle Town is still under the
In a new half-genie guardian, Holly Lingerbean, for the town. Even after she's dealt with, he doesn't re-hire Shantae until the end of the game, when Risky's plans have finally been thwarted., he fires Shantae again after her encounter with Risky Boots caused massive collateral damage to the town with pirates running about. He later hires
His main purpose in Half-Genie Hero is attending to the Art Gallery, and if Shantae finds all ten Gallery Keys, he'll grant her the Magical Tiara. which grants her infinite magic (or slowly-regenerating magic if playing in Hardcore mode.)