The illuminati (Joker News) is a group of villains in Paper Mario and the Secret World.
The Illumanti, commonly known as Joker News, claims to have ancient roots, but the truth is they are a recent addition. They started slowly setting up a network in the Mushroom Kingdoms waiting for the day they would take over. They grew with the Mushroom Kingdom over the years to become a shadow superpower led by the Android Joker. After recent events have led to it downfall.
Their secret headquaters is in labyrinth in an undisclosed location beneath a Mushroom Kingdom border region.
Acting silently, unless the occasion calls for gunshots, the Illuminati push for the New World Order over the Mushroom World. Claiming it will bring order and peace when it fact all Joker wants is powerful and does not care about the Mushroom World. There rule will be empowering and ruthless and those who stand it in way will be sent to be brainwash to obey. Failure is not an option. Complacency is worse than not an option. Their arsenal are a small secret army of Shy Guy's and Robots. They public front is a News Media company, called Joker News. Which nobody watches and never seems to be took off air. There motto is Working hard, Play hard and Fight dirty.
they are at war with the Secret_Society_of_the_X-Nauts
Joker is the leaders of the illuminati. he is a Android who looks like a Human. He has red hair and greyish blue eyes, one being hidden by his hair. He once try to take over the Mushroom Kingdom by hijacking a aircraft and was aiming to crash it into Toadsworth, however he was stopped by Mario at the last minute and was arrested. A week later he escapes from prison by a Toad who was a member of the Order and disappears.
Kristen Geary is the secretary for the illuminati and it public front Joker News and a former member of the Human Movement, she left after meeting the Joker who brainwash her into joining the order.
DazzleA Dazzle appears before almost every boss to either summon it, or turn it evil. They are said to be the Joker creations and also work for Joker News.