Kimbul

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NeutralKimbul
Image of Kimbul
Title God of Tigers[1]
Loa of Tigers[2]
Lord of Beasts[1]
King of Cats[1]
The Prey's Doom[1]
Doom of no Predator[citation needed] 
Gender Male
Race Loa (Beast)
Level 121 Elite
Health 4,323,000
Reaction Alliance Horde
Location Temple of Kimbul, Vol'dun[56.6, 10.4]
Status Alive

Eraka no Kimbul,[1][3] or simply Kimbul, is a tiger loa worshipped by the Farraki[1] and Zandalari trolls.[4][5]

Background

Centuries ago, Kimbul's temple in Vol'dun on Zandalar was attacked by a naga army led by Summoner Mepjila and Kimbul arrived too late to save his Zandalari followers from death. He hunted the remaining naga down to the last and none escaped his wrath, but as he killed the naga leader she cast a spell that cursed the souls of Kimbul's followers into unending torment. Until their souls were freed, Kimbul could not accept new followers for honor would not allow it.[6] He took a powerful artifact known as the Ring of Tides as his trophy from the battle with Mepjila.[7]

Traveler

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Kimbul was summoned by the Sandfury tribe at Zul'Farrak so they could sacrifice their prisoners - Aramar Thorne, Makasa Flintwill, Taryndrella, Hackle, and Murky - to him. However, Kimbul showed respect to Makasa and Hackle for they were predators and not prey, and he was the Prey's Doom. Bowing to them as fellows, Kimbul told them that they had nothing to fear from him and vanished.[8]

Battle for Azeroth

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Mythrax battling Gonk, Pa'ku, and Kimbul.

Kimbul can be found at the Temple of Kimbul in Vol'dun. The naga once more attacked Kimbul's territory, searching for the  [Ring of Tides] that they had lost there during their battle with Kimbul long ago.[9] Seeking his help against the naga threat, the tortollan Tortaka tribe spoke to Kimbul at his temple. Before he could help, Kimbul tasked an adventurer with entering the Shadowlands where his cursed followers continued to fight for eternity and slaying Mepjila's spirit to break her spell.[4] With his followers at peace, Kimbul moved to protect the Tortaka tribe from the naga with the adventurer as his avatar. Afterward he accepted the Tortaka as his followers.[7]

Kimbul participated in the defense of Zuldazar when Zul and his forces sought to destroy the Great Seal. He, Pa'ku, and Gonk battled Mythrax the Unraveler while King Rastakhan took care of Zul.[10]

Quests

Quotes

Main article: Offering for the Loa#Notes
Main article: The Curse of Mepjila#Notes
Main article: Wrath of the Tiger#Notes
Greeting
  • My eyes are upon you.
  • You are welcome here.
  • You have my attention.
Farewell
  • Go with honor.
  • May the wind be at your back.
  • Strength and virtue.

Tales of the Loa

Kimbul be fierce, Kimbul be quick.
His claws be sharp much like his wit.

Kimbul prowls, he will endure.
His focus locked, his footing sure.
Suffer fools - Kimbul does not,
His mind be strong, his temper hot.

Once ya earn dis loa's trust,
His force be yours, his will be just.
He accepts only de best.
If ya got what it takes, be put to da test![11]

Notes and trivia

  • Kimbul is described in Traveler as a massive, muscular jungle cat with black fur and even blacker stripes, though his model in Battle for Azeroth is red and orange. He is not the first loa to have changed colors; Shadra was red in classic World of Warcraft and then black in Cataclysm.

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