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Encyclopedia > Archimonde
Archimonde, the Defiler
Gender Male
Race Eredar
Character class Demon Lord
Affiliation Burning Legion
Occupation Leader of the Burning Legion's Invasion

Archimonde is a demon lord and warlock who originated from the world of Argus and then The Twisting Nether in the fantasy Warcraft Universe. He is among the most feared and evil characters within the fictional world of Warcraft. Image File history File links Information. ... Gender in common usage refers to the sexual distinction between male and female. ... The shield and spear of the Roman god Mars, which is also the alchemical symbol for iron, represents the male sex. ... This is an alphabetical list with the major and minor races in the Warcraft universe — a fictional universe in which a series of games and books are set. ... Fictional races of the Warcraft Universe: Draenei The Draenei are one of the three primary creatures on Draenor (besides the Orc, and Ogres) They are generally cloaked and once populated the planet heavily, but were slaughtered by the Orcs once they sealed a pact with a demon. ... The Burning Legion is the huge demonic army created by the titan Sargeras in the fictional Warcraft universe. ... “Fiend” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Lord (disambiguation). ... Warlocks are, among historic Christian traditions, said to be the male equivalent of witches (usually in the pejorative sense of Europes Middle Ages), and were said to ride pitchforks instead of broomsticks. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Kalimdor. ... Smaug in his lair: an illustration for the fantasy The Hobbit Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. ... // The Kingdom of Azeroth as seen in Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. ...


Archimonde, along with Kil'jaeden and Velen, was one of the three rulers of the Eredar on the planet Argus. Impressed by the mortal Eredar's magical talent, Sargeras, ruler of the Burning Legion, approached the three leaders and asked their race to join his growing demonic army in return for eternal life and great power. Archimonde and Kil'jaeden accepted on behalf of their people, but Velen refused, fleeing Argus with his followers. This contradicts the original backstory of the eredar written in the Warcraft 3 game manual, in which the eredar were demons to begin with. However, Blizzard has stated that this was a consistency error, and that the revised story supporting the release of World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, is now to be taken as canon. Kiljaeden is a Supreme Demon Lord originating from the world of Argus and then the Twisting Nether in the fantasy Warcraft Universe. ... Velen is the leader of the exiled Eredars, known as the Draenei. ... Sargeras is a fictional character in the Warcraft universe — a fictional universe in which a series of games and books are set. ... The Burning Legion is the huge demonic army created by the titan Sargeras in the fictional Warcraft universe. ...


Chosen as a champion, along with Kil'jaeden, by Sargeras, Archimonde the Defiler was the leader in the Burning Legion's First Invasion. He gathered a group of Pit Lords with Mannoroth the Destructor as their hellish leader and created his own elite force of destruction. His mission failed as Sargeras attempted to enter Kalimdor through the portal in the Well of Eternity. The intervention of Malfurion Stormrage and his allies caused the ritual supporting the vortex beneath the waters of the lake to collapse and implode. The following disturbance shattered the world and banished the Burning Legion. The Burning Legion is the huge demonic army created by the titan Sargeras in the fictional Warcraft universe. ... Spoiler warning: Mannoroth the Destructor is a fictional character set in Blizzard Entertainments Warcraft Universe. ... The Well of Eternity is a magical pool of water in the Warcraft Universe, and is a source of arcane magic. ... Malfurion Stormrage (or sometimes just Furion Stormrage) is a Night Elf druid from the Warcraft Universe. ...

Ten thousand years later, Archimonde attempted to conquer the world of Azeroth again. He entered the world of Azeroth through a portal created by the lich Kel'Thuzad, and proceeded to single-handedly demolish the city of Dalaran as a show of power and a mark of the Legion's might. Image File history File linksMetadata ArchimondeT.jpg This image is an illustration of a character in a comic book, video game, or animated television program or film. ... Map of the World of Azeroth as it appears in the game World of Warcraft Azeroth is an Earth-like world in the fictional Warcraft universe, inhabited by a diverse array of species. ... KelThuzad is a fictional character in the Warcraft fantasy universe. ...


Here's a CG movie of this event: http://youtube.com/watch?v=I3BxvHhz4XQ


Archimonde then led the Undead and the Burning Legion to Mount Hyjal in an attempt to consume the World Tree for its magical powers. However, the combined might of the Orcish Horde, the Human Alliance and the Night Elves served to give enough time to allow the Archdruid Malfurion Stormrage to enact his defence. Malfurion raised the Horn of Cenarius and called upon the ancient guardians of Nordrassil — The Wisps, the Night Elves' dead who remain as nature spirits and warders — which arose and surrounded Archimonde as he approached the Tree. The primal fury of nature rose against the invading corruption of the demon. As their fury was enacted upon the demon, his form began to burn with coruscating energies until finally it could not withstand their wrath. Archimonde was vaporised, burning the World Tree and severing the Legion's bounds to Azeroth. With his death, and the absence of the Tree's magical energies, the Burning Legion once more crumbled before the might of the mortal armies and were banished from the world. The Scourge faction logo. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Kalimdor. ... Male and Female Orcs as seen in the World of Warcraft. ... Humans are one of two races which appear as playable in every game of the Warcraft franchise. ... ÔNight Elves are a fictional race of elves in Blizzard Entertainments Warcraft series of computer games. ... Malfurion Stormrage (or sometimes just Furion Stormrage) is a Night Elf druid from the Warcraft Universe. ... In the fictional Warcraft Universe, Cenarius is a demi-god who aids the Night Elves in Kalimdor. ...


Here's a CG movie of this event: http://youtube.com/watch?v=DpklIrmfxWA


Some suggest Archimonde's name is in fact an omen, since it is probably derived from the prefix "arch" (main) and "monde", which seems to be just an anagram of the word "demon" — so "the main demon". However a simpler explanation is probably more accurate; an anagram derived from literal interpretation: Arch (Chief; principal: their arch foe.) Monde (world).


Archimonde is a large part of Warcraft Lore, and now can be seen in the game, World of Warcraft through the instance in the Caverns of Time's Mount Hyjal.


Archimonde was killed for the first time on June 10th, 2007 by a canadian guild iCRIT FOR HIROSHIMA GTFO on eredar.


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Archimonde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (469 words)
Archimonde is a demon lord and warlock who originated from the world of Argus and then The Twisting Nether in the fantasy Warcraft Universe.
Archimonde, along with Kil'jaeden and Velen, was one of the three rulers of the Eredar on the planet Argus.
Archimonde then led the Undead and the Burning Legion to Mount Hyjal in an attempt to corrupt the World Tree for its magical powers.
Archimonde - WoWWiki (1390 words)
Archimonde is one of the greatest and darkest of the Eredar.
Archimonde and Kil'jaeden readily accepted the offer, though Velen not only rejected it, but rebelled and fled Argus with his followers to become the Draenei.
Archimonde first placed Tichondrius in charge of the Scourge, saying that there was no longer any need of the Lich King.
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