|Level||12 / 105|
|Health||312 / 611,763|
Nomi is a pandaren boy who is ready and willing to learn cooking from the teacher when summoned by the . He offers a series of daily quests to help improve his cooking, beginning with Lesson 1 and eventually progressing to Lesson 5. Once Nomi has completed his learning, he will give a one-time quest to thank his teacher. From thereon, the adventurer will have access to the daily quest which rewards an and (contains a random skill level 600 food).
Once he got old enough, Nomi tried adventuring for a bit, but found cooking to be his passion. Now a teenager, he caught up with his old master in the Broken Isles with an offer to work together once again. Soon after, Nomi got work at a kitchen in Dalaran.
He's also not very good at hunting or fishing.
This section concerns content related to Mists of Pandaria.
This section concerns content related to Legion.
- In order to purchase the Cooking School Bell, the character needs to have completed the quest from Sungshin Ironpaw, which involves cooking all skill level 600 meals from all six Pandaren Cuisine cooking specializations.
- Nomi's cooking is tracked as a faction, however it is not counted as an actual reputation. Additionally, it uses the "Friendship" reputation system (8400 rep per rank) instead of the traditional reputation system.
Nomi appears as a legendary card in the Rise of Shadows expansion for Hearthstone. In reference to his habit of burning food and the memetic status he consequently gained with the playerbase during Legion (see below), Hearthstone's Nomi has the ability to summon an army of powerful Greasefire Elementals to aid the player. Nomi's flavor text reads: "His cooking is always very well done."
- Like most pandaren child NPCs, one of Nomi's quotes as a cub is, "I'm growing a beard." However, much like adventuring, it seems Nomi changed his mind.
- Players who completed the Mists of Pandaria quest will receive the quest instead, in recognition of their past work with Nomi.
- Due to Nomi constantly burning food, he has received a lot of animosity from the player base in Legion and has become the subject of various memes.
- This resulted in Nomi becoming an attackable raid boss for one night, on March 10, 2017 on the Patch 7.2.0 PTR as part of a server stress test. He had the ability to rain fires upon those daring to defy him, and had quotes from encounters from prominent members of the Burning Legion such as Lord Jaraxxus and Gul'dan.