Hamon Holyfist has gray hair, a moustache and a beard. Hamon wears a black skullcap, and has black fisticuffs. He has the appearance of a muscular old man and likes to display a proud appearance.
<gasp>You mean to say you do not know Hamon Holyfist, the man who once ruled the bloodsands!? ...Hmmm, mayhap it was before your time. Aye, I used to be champion of the Coliseum, but these days I train young hopefuls as master of the Pugilists' Guild.
As a former Coliseum star, Hamon Holyfist can often be a boastful and self-centered man. Even when helping train students, Hamon cannot help but think about his own agenda, be it sending his students around the city to pick up discarded gil or asking them to practice on training dummies in the middle of the street to draw a crowd. Hamon's penchant for skirtchasing also often gets the better of him, often mentioning his fondness for them. That said, Hamon also has a warm and caring side, which he displays when he speaks of his students, such as the two he personally adopted off the street, Chuchuto Brightstar and Rurukuta Tornstar. He also takes great pride in the accomplishments of his students, such as the Adventurer, who he refers to as the second coming of the Holyfist.
Hamon Holyfist is an NPC in the Pugilist' Guild of Ul'dah. He offers all the quests of the Pugilist storyline for every 5th Pugilist level.
Hamon Holyfist is fought during the level 20 Pugilist quest. In a battle with the player, Hamon tests the players' skill at fighting him, in an attempt that fighting them will help him rediscover his true self. Every fight in which he is defeated, he will revive at full health, and a few levels higher. This repeats until the quest is concluded.
Hamon is also fought again during the level 30 Pugilist quest, in the first duty. Here he must be defeated three times; the first time, the ability snap punch must be used three times to demonstrate the flow of the monk's combinations. The second and third times, Hamon must be defeated. Hamon gradually becomes a tougher opponent as time wears on, and in his third fight will use the ability Hundred Fists to massively increase his attack speed.
- In the English translation, he makes a reference to the 1996 Doom comic during the level 15 quest "The Spirit Is Willing," quoting "These toads are huge, which means they have huge guts" and "Rip and tear through your foe with a Haymaker!"