Mimiron

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For strategy on the encounter in Ulduar, see Mimiron (tactics).
NeutralMimiron
Image of Mimiron
Title Keeper,
The Grand Architect[1]
Gender Male
Race(s) Titanic watcher spirit, mechagnome body
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Pantheon, Ulduar
Occupation Keeper of Ulduar
Location Various
Status Alive

Mimiron (called Mimir by his friends)[2] is one of the keepers. He once resided at the Temple of Invention,[3] but left after being corrupted by Loken and Yogg-Saron. It is said that his mechanical servants appear to have turned against each other and that several attendants have been piled together in an unorganized manner. The remaining mechagnome guardians were corrupted by an unknown source.[3]

Biography

Ancient history

Mimiron is one of the Keepers created by the Pantheon to lead the titan-forged armies against the forces of the Old Gods. He was given power by Norgannon. He and Loken battled and defeated Neptulon the Tidehunter.[4]

After Loken was corrupted by Yogg-Saron and accidentally killed Sif, the wife of Thorim, he was desperate to keep it a secret. Loken arranged for Mimiron's death, making it look like a lab accident, but Mimiron's mechagnome followers saved his spirit and created a mechagnome body for Mimiron to inhabit. He has not been completely sane since.[5]

In ancient times, Mimiron discovered a mineral named kaja'mite and, attempting to determinate its properties, he experimented on various races. He found that the ore was extremely potent and that it increased the intellect of his subjects. One of these subjects was a small primitive life race that roamed around the forests near Ulduar. By consuming kaja'mite, they were transformed into a new, highly intelligent race known as the goblins.[6]

Ulduar

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Mimiron first appears as a boss within Ulduar. After defeating him, he breaks free of Yogg-Saron's corruption and aids you in the battle against the Old God. When active, Mimiron provides the following buffs:

  • Inv gizmo 07.png  Speed of Invention — Increases all damage done by 10% and movement speed by 20%. Increases player size by 10%.
  • Spell shaman spectraltransformation.png  Destabilization Matrix — Mimiron channels a beam of titan energy that destabilizes the molecular structure of certain Saronite based creatures, reducing attack speed by 100% and casting speed by 300%. Cast on all tentacles outside in the encounter.

Legion

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 [Titanstrike], a gun Mimiron had created for his companion Thorim long ago, was at some point stolen from Ulduar and brought to Shield's Rest on the Broken Isles. During the invasion of the Burning Legion, the gun was stolen again by a vrykul woman named Prustaga, who intended to retrieve the Thunderspark within and gain the power of the Titans. Mimiron worked with Thorim, a hunter hero, and Grif Wildheart (who Mimiron mistook for his old friend Brann Bronzebeard) to retrieve the artifact from Prustaga.

He later sent his projection into Highmountain.

Locations

Notable appearances
Location Level range Health range
Archivum Console 82 6,465
Mimiron (tactics)  ?? 3,005,700
The Shattered Walkway  ?? 7,344,360
N Hunter [100 - 110] The Creator's Workshop 113 20,481
Image of Mimiron 113 1,150,587

Creations

  • A peerless example of techno-magical engineering, the  [Titanstrike] was designed by Keeper Mimiron, a titanic watcher and brilliant inventor. Securely housed in the heart of the rifle, a relic known as the Thunderspark powers the Titanstrike, harnessing the essence of storms and focusing it into concentrated blasts of energy. The rifle's power source can also be credited to Mimiron, who devised it for his comrade, Keeper Thorim, in ages past.[7]
  • Mimiron created a clockwork race he called mechagnomes.[8] Some of the early mechagnomes became afflicted by the Curse of Flesh, and became the first gnomes.

Quests

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Quotes

Main article: Mimiron (tactics)#Quotes
Main article: Quest:Stolen Thunder#Notes
Main article: Quest:The Creator's Workshop#Notes
Main article: Quest:Never Hunt Alone#Notes
Greeting
  • Just carrying the one and-- Yes?
  • Greetings.
  • Time for some science!
  • We can solve any problem.
Farewell
  • Everything is science if you write it down.
  • Always a pleasure.
  • Off you go.
  • Fascinating. Lovely chat!

Trivia

  • In Norse mythology Mímir was the giant guarding Mímisbrunnr, the well of wisdom beneath the world tree Yggdrasil.
  • Mimiron is voiced by Dino Andrade.
  • Mimiron seems quite open to discussing Titan creations, as Brann Bronzebeard spoke to him. In one of his journals, Brann commented that Mimiron "never. stops. talkin'."[8]
  • Mimiron sees Brann Bronzebeard as an old friend by the time of World of Warcraft: Legion.
  • Grif Wildheart also became his friend at some point before the quest to obtain Titanstrike, but is constantly mistaken for Brann.
  • It was previously stated that Mimiron created the mechagnomes in his image,[8] but this was changed with Chronicle.
  • As Mimiron is obviously still alive and active in Ulduar, he can meet the progeny of his own creations, the Gnomes of Gnomeregan who are in fact, his own creations, despite being afflicted by the Curse of Flesh, though it is not known how Mimiron feels towards them.

Patch changes

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