Pitou is a character in The Messenger. He is a small brown dog, seen in the background during the Music Box cutscene and the Picnic Panic intro cutscene. He is also a supporting character in the text adventure game.
- 1 Profile
- 2 Main Story
- 3 Picnic Panic
- 4 ARG
- 5 Trivia
- 6 Gallery
- 7 References
Pitou is a small brown dog.
Many eons ago, after the flood but before the Curse, humanity gathered together to build a new capital, Forlorn Temple. During the construction of the temple, Pitou can be seen partially basking in the shade of a large crate of materials.
- For the main article, see Picnic Panic.
- For the main article, see ARG.
November 21, 2018
The Messenger received the Version 1.0.4 update, introducing the first iteration of the Money Sink. At this point in time, the Money Sink was completely useless, its only purpose being to waste Time Shards (see video). With this same update, a secret inventory icon called "Icon_MoneySinkReward" was added to the picture files, depicting Pitou.
December 12, 2018
In the official The Messenger Discord server, Pitou was added as emote. His name, Pitou, was completely unknown up until this point in time, but the emote revealed his true name.
March 22, 2019
|Clockwork Concierge||Friday bonus round! I shall grant you 1 Time Shard for each pitou react on this comment over the next 10 minutes.|
|Clockwork Concierge||Bonus round ends in two minutes!|
|Clockwork Concierge||Time up! This week's bonus round got you 16 Time Shards.|
April 4, 2019
In the official The Messenger Discord server, the Clockwork Concierge celebrated Sabotage Studio's birthday by holding a quiz with a big Time Shard prize. As a warm-up round, the Concierge offered a community member named Damyon some bonus Time Shards with a question starring Pitou. The Clockwork Concierge described Pitou as "very cute."
After the big quiz was over, Clockwork Concierge offered a lightning round of Pitou reactions for more Time Shards.
|Clockwork Concierge||Ready, Damyon?|
|Clockwork Concierge||Serendipitous! So tell me, Damyon, which very cute character's name is contained within the word 'serendipitous'?|
|Clockwork Concierge||We have a winner! That's 50 Time Shards, thank you for playing, Damyon.|
|Clockwork Concierge||I am late for the festivities, so let's do a quick pitou bonus round. For the next 2 minutes, all pitou reacts on this post are worth 2 Time Shards!!!|
|Clockwork Concierge||Scroll up for more pitous! One minute left!|
|Clockwork Concierge||16 pitous! That's 32 Time Shards. Thank you all for playing, and Happy Birthday, SaboTeam!|
April 15, 2019
In the official The Messenger Discord server, a community member named VeggieDelphine asked The Shopkeeper if she personally knew Pitou. She confirmed it and called Pitou "the best boy."
|VeggieDelphine||Hey Shopkeeper do you personally know pitou ?|
|The Shopkeeper||I do.|
|VeggieDelphine||Is he a good boy ?|
|The Shopkeeper||Pitou is the best boy.|
April 26, 2019
During the "Colos or Suses event" in the official The Messenger Discord server, a community member named Babushka had trouble choosing between Colos or Suses for best boy. The Clockwork Concierge stated that Pitou was "the best boy."
|Clockwork Concierge||Now, for the real thing, the one question that has been on everyone's mind forever!|
|Clockwork Concierge||Colos? Or Suses?|
|Clockwork Concierge||The community will decide! My new module is now online. Send me a DM with the !event command at your earliest convenience to CHOOSE YOUR CAMP!|
The event has started!
|Babushka||how am I supposed to choose between 2 best boys|
|Clockwork Concierge||Babushka, we all know the best boy is Pitou. You are not obligated to vote, but I hope you will.|
April 17, 2019
Pitou showed up as a supporting character in Chapter 1 of the text adventure game.
May 22, 2019
In the official The Messenger Discord server, Suses revealed that he had sort of met Pitou before.
|VeggieDelphine||Hey Suses, did you ever meet Pitou ?|
|Suses||Yo, that's a complicated question, but sort of, yes.|
June 4, 2019
Sylvain Cloutier (a.k.a. Sclout/Sabout) drew and released an emote of Pitou doing the thing.
|JustDenys1||Do the thing when|
|Sabout||Do the thing now|
June 28, 2019
Sylvain Cloutier drew and released a 16-bit Pitou due to a request for one during the Live Sabotage Q&A.
July 17, 2019
Suses revealed that Pitou is actually bulletproof.
|Suses||-I know, but what does that have to do with Pitou being bulletproof?|
July 19, 2019
Pitou continued his role as a supporting character in Chapter 2 of the text adventure game.
September 18, 2019
The Clockwork Concierge brought attention to Pitou's seeming immortality.
November 22, 2019
Pitou continued his role as a supporting character in the final chapter of the text adventure game.
- "Pitou" is a French word that roughly translates to "puppy."
- Pitou was originally placeholder artwork drawn by game programmer, Sylvain Cloutier, for the enemy called Bouncing Dogo.
- According to Sylvain Cloutier, Pitou was born April 11, 2017, 5:38 p.m. EDT.
- Sylvain Cloutier is seen wearing self-made Pitou merchandise during the "Sabobo Direct - March 2019" video.
|Characters in The Messenger|
|Characters||Ninja • Rock Lesieur • Ninja Elder • Demon King • Barma'thazël • The Bowman • Quarble • The Shopkeeper • Cage Monster and Parrot • Ruxxtin • Emerald Golem • Primal Fear • Monk • Quillble • Colos & Suses • The Artificer • The Prophet • The Iron Hood • Manfred • Soldier • Butterfly Matriarch • Guardian Gods • Clockwork Concierge • Pitou • Muse • Phantom • Cowboy • Necro • Claustro • Acro • Pyro • Alektoro • Octo • Pi • Dark Messenger • Voodoo Mask|
|Groups||Ninjas • Demons • Greed Demons • Order of the Blue Robes • Phobekins • Magic Fireflies • Sky Giants • Voodkins|
|Special Roles||Messengers • Western Hero • Fallen|