|Reputation factions in World of Warcraft|
| Darnassus · Exodar · Gilneas · Gnomeregan
Ironforge · Stormwind · Tushui Pandaren
| Bilgewater Cartel · Darkspear Trolls · Huojin Pandaren · Orgrimmar|
Silvermoon City · Thunder Bluff · Undercity
- Led by the intrepid Ji Firepaw, the Huojin Pandaren are quick to act and quicker to fight for what they believe in.
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These pandaren follow the path of the Huojin, a philosophy among the pandaren that inaction is the greatest injustice, and that there is no shame in defending one's homes and loved ones regardless of cost. Those pandaren who follow the path of Huojin are allies of the Horde, and are represented and led by the intrepid , a staunch adherent of this philosophy.
The Huojin pandaren are quick to act and quicker to fight for what they believe in. Impulsive and practical, they feel that the ends can justify the means. Their idealogical opposites are the Tushui pandaren of the Alliance.
, a follower of the more direct Huojin philosophy, is adamant that inaction is the greatest injustice. Ji holds that it is honorable to defend home and family no matter the price. Outgoing, passionate, and not one for deep thought, he is always the first into the fray. Ji finds himself attracted to the scrappy practicality that defines the Horde, and although it costs him dearly, Ji has decided to carry the banner of the Horde upon leaving the Wandering Isle.
After the defeat of , Ji continues to lead the Huojin Pandaren and is their liaison during Garrosh's trial, despite near-mortal injuries sustained during the Siege of Orgrimmar.
The Huojin philosophy
The following scroll can be found at the Shang Xi Training Grounds:
The Path of the Huojin is marked by practical and decisive action. Followers of this discipline believe that morals and ideals are not absolute, but change with circumstances.
As such, a Huojin Master must remain flexible in his or her thinking, always evaluating the greater good.
Notes & trivia
- Where the Tushui Trainees would train by doing tai chi-like exercises together in groups, the Huojin ones would rather fight each other.
- On the Wandering Isle, the Huojin wore red clothes while the Tushui favored blue garments, however nowadays some Alliance-affiliated pandaren like and are also wearing red.
- Huojin (火金, Huǒjīn) is Chinese for "fire and metal."
- As indicated by the Temple of Kotmogu battlemasters, the Huojin and Tushui were at war over the control of the place.