Jinks is a halfling, who used to be the jester at Castle Gromgard, but he finally snapped from the rebellion of his kind and years of mistreatment. He created a strange, siege engine-like machine that shoots pumpkins. Although his pumpkin attacks can do huge amounts of damage to the minion horde, he is easily defeated by the young overlord. Jinks is killed when the machine explodes and he is sent flying. Leaving behind his hat and staff which is subsequently picked up by a brown minion becoming the enigmatic Jester minion in the other games.