Percival Schuttenbach was a gnome and a member of Zoltan Chivay's company, and the only member who was not a dwarf. While not as strong as his dwarven companions, he was much more agile and perceptive. It made him an ideal scout who could smell food from a far greater distance than his fellow companions. Schuttenbach was also known as an excellent metallurgist, technician and jeweller. Percival and the rest of Zoltan's party first met the witcher when Geralt and his own group were making their way toward the Yaruga river from Brokilon, but Zoltan advised them to join him and his men and head eastward.
After Zoltan's party encountered Geralt, Dandelion and Milva, Percival befriended Dandelion due to their mutual appreciation for music and cards, though the gnome was a known cheat. During the Battle of Brenna, Percival avoided serving in the war by citing some ancient gnomish laws forbidding it. Following the Northern Wars, he opened a jewellers workshop in Novigrad, where he used the parrot Field Marshal Duda he had bought from Zoltan earlier as a living advertisement.
The same poster also appears in Side Effects, which takes place before the war with Nilfgaard and thus before Schuttenbach ever opened his store.The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt you can find his shop in Novigrad about 100 paces south of St. Gregory's Bridge. However, it has been closed down and a note hangs on the front door.
| || As a result of an incident of racial nature,
Percival Schuttenbach has moved his shop to Mahakam.
We invite all our loyal customers to visit us on Mount Carbon.
- Band Percival named themselves after this gnome, and then later on they worked on Witcher 3 soundtrack