Riko

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HordeRiko
Image of Riko
Gender Male
Race Hozen (Humanoid)
Level 85
Health 158,079
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Orgrimmar, Forest Hozen
Location Grookin Hill, Jade Forest; Durotar
Status Alive
Relative(s) Chief Kah Kah (uncle)[citation needed] 

Riko is a hozen quest giver that takes part in multiple Horde quests in the Jade Forest.

Background

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Mists of Pandaria

Riko has yet to earn his 'name name' among the hozen of Grookin Hill, and is volunteered by Chief Kah Kah to act as guide to the Horde scouting party. When Sergeant Gorrok is attacked by the Jade Witch, Riko flees with Shokia and Kiryn. Riko soon develops romantic feelings for Kiryn, and when she is trapped by the jinyu, defies Shokia's orders in order to save Kiryn's life. When Riko frees Kiryn from the jinyu nets, he requests a kiss as reward for his actions. Kiryn agrees to grant this reward, but when she removes her mask, Riko is shocked and confused by her ravaged, undead face, and flees, leaving Shokia and Kiryn without a guide. However, when Kiryn finds herself again trapped and at the mercy of an overwhelming number of attackers (during the attack on Pearlfin Village), Riko appears from nowhere to save her once again, declaring that he doesn't care about her "weird dead face".

Escalation

Riko joined Garrosh's army and traveled to Durotar, where he oversaw the docks in Bladefist Bay.

Siege of Orgrimmar

Riko took part in the Siege of Orgrimmar, fighting for the rebels. After battling their way into Garrosh's inner sanctum, Riko, along with other members of the Horde (including the other members of Nazgrim's party), held off waves of Kor'kron for the adventurers. In return, he asked that he be allowed to take credit for killing Garrosh Hellscream in order to impress Kiryn.

He can also be seen in the Celestial Court on the Timeless Isle as well as during the Celestial Tournament standing with Rivett Clutchpop.

Quests

Riko narrates both of the above quests, and the player plays the role of Riko in H [86] Scouting Report: The Friend of My Enemy. Riko also participates in H [86] Scouting Report: On the Right Track and H [86] Scouting Report: Like Jinyu in a Barrel.

Speculation

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Allegiance

It is unknown whether he was working with Darkspear Rebellion during the events of Escalation or changed his allegiance from Garrosh to the rebellion during or shortly before the Siege of Orgrimmar.

Quotes

Greetings
  • Riko can speak like wikket! Some hozen call Riko a traitor...
  • Riko never grooked a wikket. Well, almost never.
  • Riko is lover and fighter! ...and dooker.
  • Riko feel happy that wikket is here!
  • Wikket watch out for jinyu - jinyu hit back.
Irritated
  • Alas... must true love ever remain out of Riko reach?
Farewell
  • S'okay - Riko gotta make dook anyways.
  • Next time, bring slickies to Riko!
  • That was good talk! Riko feel better now.
  • Grookin. Ookin. Dookin. Aww yeah!
Kor'kron Barracks

Riko make sure Kor'kron get ooked in their dooker. <Name> do favor for Riko in return? Tell Kiryn, Riko the one who bashy Garrosh.

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