Bounty Hunter/Lore

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Bounty Hunter Gondar, the Bounty Hunter
When the hunted tell tales of Gondar the Bounty Hunter, none are sure of which are true. In whispered tones they say he was abandoned as a kit, learning his skill in tracking as a matter of simple survival. Others hear he was an orphan of war, taken in by the great Soruq the Hunter to learn the master’s skill with a blade as they plumbed the dark forests for big game. Still others believe he was a lowly street urchin raised among a guild of cutpurses and thieves, trained in the arts of stealth and misdirection. Around campfires in the wild countryside his quarry speaks the rumors of Gondar’s work, growing ever more fearful: they say it was he who tracked down the tyrant King Goff years after the mad regent went into hiding, delivering his head and scepter as proof. That it was he who infiltrated the rebel camps at Highseat, finally bringing the legendary thief White Cape to be judged for his crimes. And that it was he who ended the career of Soruq the Hunter, condemned as a criminal for killing the Prince’s prized hellkite. The tales of Gondar’s incredible skill stretch on, with each daring feat more unbelievable than the last, each target more elusive. For the right price, the hunted know, anyone can be found. For the right price, even the mightiest may find fear in the shadows.

Bounty Hunter
Associated with
Heroes Meepo minimap icon.png Meepo
Races Djinn
Giants
Ursine
Factions Qaldin Assassins
Pangolin Guild
Places Highseat
Qaldin
Scintillant Waste
Gods Solar Goddess
Characters Soruq
Goff
White Cape
Crimson Cut-throat
The Second Disciple
Species Hellkite
Other Lore Gondar's Language
  • While his relationship with Soruq is mostly based on rumor, there is no question that he learned something from the hunter, including words to enchant his weapons.[1]
  • Gondar is from an unnamed race, and speaks a unique language, which he uses on rare occasions.
  • Among other things, Gondar uses smell to track down his targets.[2]
  • According to Gondar, he's never lost a mark.[3]
  • Gondar is so well known that he takes jobs based on prestige and challenge first, and compensation second.[4]
  • Gondar can grow a beard.[5]
  • Gondar occasionally sets traps for his targets.[6]
  • Gondar takes pleasure in his work, and is known to be cruel[7]
  • Gondar has close ties to Qaldin, and owns a fine set of Qaldin Assassin's weapons.
  • Gondar has been to the eastern area of the Scintillant Waste.[8]
  • Gondar may have once killed a Djinn.[9]
  • Gondar hunts Giants.[10]
  • Gondar hunted down and killed the Crimson Cut-throat. It was one of the hardest contracts he had ever accepted.[11]
  • Gondar regularly loots his target's corpses as part of his payment.[12]
  • Gondar may have once been a bandit.[13]
  • Gondar sometimes wears a mask treated with oils and waxes to stave off enemy poisons.[14]
  • Gondar is a member of the Pangolin Guild.[15]
  • Young members of Gondar's race are called kits.
  • Gondar may have killed an Ursine for his first hunt as a kit. Its remains were then fashioned into a set of armor for him.[16]
  • Gondar has a prior relationship with Riki minimap icon.png Riki.[17]
  • Gondar has respect for other heroes who possess invisibility.
  • Meepo knows Gondar, and tells him that he took care of a "thing" for him.[18]


The Second Disciple[edit]

While Gondar learned a great deal from Soruq, the master hunter also took a second disciple, whose name is unknown. Between the three, a sacred trust was forged. Yet, it was the second disciple who ultimately betrayed Soruq, stealing his secrets, and bringing them to an army of infidels. Angered by this, Gondar set aside his normal duties, and went on the hunt.[19] Enlisting in the infidel army, Gondar tracked down the second disciple, and killed him. Then, using the traitor's own blade, Gondar assassinated the general of the infidel army, and brought the organization to an end.[20]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Bounty Hunter

  • Play Abaddon r The coffers of Avernus will open if the hunt goes well today.
  • Play Meepo r Hey Hunter! I took care of that thing for ya.
  • Play Play Monkey King r Try to keep up, Gondar!
  • Play Play Monkey King r Scarves are hard to pull off, but it really works on you Bounty Hunter.
  • Play Slark r Guess my head's not worth enough for you, Gondar.
  • Play Undying r Hunter.
  • Play Undying u Hunter.

Enemies killing Bounty Hunter

  • Play Broodmother Shame there's no bounty on you, Bounty Hunter.
  • Play Disruptor You'll catch your death out there.
  • Play Disruptor Signed your own death warrant.
  • Play Drow Ranger There's more than one hunter in these woods.
  • Play Play Legion Commander Never trust an assassin.
  • Play Luna Not bad for a cat toy.
  • Play Lycan You'll collect no bounty for my pelt.
  • Play Play Monkey King r If you think you can bring me down, Bounty Hunter, you've got another thing coming.
  • Play Play Monkey King r I'm one bounty you're never cashing in.
  • Play Nyx Assassin I collect your bounty, thththth.
  • Play Phantom Lancer How many ways should we split your bounty, hunter?
  • Play Queen of Pain Oh! I almost missed you.
  • Play Slark Don't track me down if you can't finish the job.
  • Play Sven Buy back your own hide now
  • Play Templar Assassin Your failure was no mystery to me, Bounty Hunter.
  • Play Treant Protector Someone put a bounty on a tree?
  • Play Play Undying Dead or alive?
  • Play Winter Wyvern That'll teach you to hunt dragons.
  • Play Play Zeus I spy with my little eye, Bounty Hunter.

Others

  • Play Oracle r Five heads make a bountiful harvest, but he'll be happy with the price he gets for even one.
  • Play Play Legion Commander No more hiding!


References[edit]

  1. Jinada description.
  2. Bounty Hunter response: Play Damn, I've lost the scent.
  3. Bounty Hunter response: Play I've never lost a mark, I'm not going to start now.
  4. Hunter's Hoard description.
  5. Wraps of the Seasoned Veteran
  6. Trap Jaw description.
  7. Creeper's Cruel Painsaw description.
  8. Hunter in Distant Sands Set
  9. Djinn Slayer
  10. Giant Hunter
  11. The Crimson Cut-throat Set
  12. Hardened Hunter's Armor description.
  13. Hardened Hunter's Mask description.
  14. Master Assassin's Mask description.
  15. Trappings of the Pangolin Guild
  16. Kit of the First Hunt description.
  17. Bounty Hunter response: Play Riki, I've always known you were a backstabber.
  18. Meepo response: Play Hey Hunter! I took care of that thing for ya.
  19. Second Disciple's Bastion
  20. Second Disciple's Dagger