He is a Topeng’s character. He represents the Prime Minister. He can sometimes be found in solo dances called Tari Topeng’s Keras. The dance is vigorous; it shows the character’s strength and ambition.His Prime Minister character has to advice the Raja (the king) or Dalem
, which makes him an important character. It sometimes puts him at the middle of the plot.Patih’s masks have different versions. Patih Kera
s is the arrogant ambitious and angry version. On the other hand you have Patis Manis, softer and even romantic. Last version, Patih Lucu that is the comic version.