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Brewmaster Mangix, the Brewmaster
Deep in the Wailing Mountains, in a valley beneath the Ruined City, the ancient Order of the Oyo has for centuries practiced its rites of holy reverie, communing with the spirit realm in grand festivals of drink. Born to a mother’s flesh by a Celestial father, the youth known as Mangix was the first to grow up with the talents of both lineages. He trained with the greatest aesthetes of the Order, eventually earning, through diligent drunkenness, the right to challenge for the title of Brewmaster—that appellation most honored among the contemplative malt-brewing sect. As much drinking competition as mortal combat, Mangix for nine days drank and fought the elder master. For nine nights they stumbled and whirled, chugged and struck, until at last the elder warrior collapsed into a drunken stupor, and a new Brewmaster was named. Now the new, young Brewmaster calls upon the strength of his Oyo forebears to speed his staff. When using magic, it is to his spirit ancestors that he turns. Like all Brewmasters before him, he was sent out from his people with a single mission. He wanders the land, striving toward enlightenment through drink, searching for the answer to the ancient spiritual schism—hoping to think the single thought that will unite the spirit and physical planes again.

Brewmaster
Associated with
Heroes Storm Spirit minimap icon.png Storm Spirit
Ember Spirit minimap icon.png Ember Spirit
Earth Spirit minimap icon.png Earth Spirit
Factions Order of the Oyo
Places Wailing Mountains
Ruined City
Gods Brewmaster's Father
Other Lore Yoy and Oyo

Brewmaster is the progeny of his Celestial father, and mortal mother. Like other Celestials, he has an affinity with the natural elements of wind, fire, and earth. Unlike other Celestials, however, Mangix is the only one attuned to more than one element. Because of this, he is able to split into three separate elemental warriors, although he may not be fully aware of this ability, as he is always inebriated when this split occurs.[1] Mangix prefers alcoholic spirits, and disdains rum.[2] He shares the same ancestors as Storm Spirit minimap icon.png Storm Spirit, Ember Spirit minimap icon.png Ember Spirit, and Earth Spirit minimap icon.png Earth Spirit, and regards Storm Spirit as a cousin.[3][4][5] The Ruined City is of particular importance to Mangix, where he hopes to return to one day, and be buried there.[6]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Brewmaster

  • Play Bristleback r Let's you me and Tusk throw back a tumbler after this, eh?
  • Play Bristleback r I'll split that keg with ya when we're through.
  • Play Bristleback r Hey, you keep that keg handy.
  • Play Earth Spirit r Brewmaster, try to stay sober, would you.
  • Play Play Legion Commander r Nice mustache.
  • Play Play Monkey King r Brewmaster, after we kill their Ancient, we are getting loaded.
  • Play Play Monkey King r So how does one become a Brewmaster? Is it hours as an apprentice? An accredited course? Self given title?
  • Play Phantom Lancer r Drink to our coming victory, Brewmaster.
  • Play Tusk r Find me after the battle, Brewmaster. The second round is on me.

Enemies meeting Brewmaster

  • Play Play Monkey King r Your license is about to get revoked.

Enemies killing Brewmaster

  • Play Bloodseeker This blood must be one hundred eighty proof!
  • Play Bloodseeker The Twins shall grow drunk on this one's blood.
  • Play Bloodseeker To drink from this one's blood is to risk blindness.
  • Play Bloodseeker The Twins shall drink your blood and eat the worm.
  • Play Bloodseeker I think that one had some blood in his alcohol stream.
  • Play Bristleback Other times, well, we might have shared a brew.
  • Play Bristleback That round was on me.
  • Play Bristleback Yugh, I love a good bar fight.
  • Play Bristleback Could have offered me a swig afore dying.
  • Play Chaos Knight Hem, the besotted one dies.
  • Play Chaos Knight I spill your keg, and split your head.
  • Play Chaos Knight Defeat is a bitter brew, is it not?
  • Play Earth Spirit Brewmaster, you squander your talents.
  • Play Earth Spirit You've imbibed your last.
  • Play Earth Spirit Your vice plagues you no more.
  • Play Gyrocopter Consider that an intervention!
  • Play Meepo About time he keeled over. I'm parched!
  • Play Play Monkey King r I know a thing or two about drunken masters; and you my friend, are just the town lush.
  • Play Naga Siren Have you my chalice, drunkard?
  • Play Naga Siren That's enough out of you.
  • Play Naga Siren There's not enough alcohol in the world.
  • Play Naga Siren I watered your drink.
  • Play Phantom Lancer You should have applied more of yourselves.
  • Play Tusk Not so fast. I will take that keg.
  • Play Tusk Oh! The Brewmaster's brew! I always wanted to try this!

Others

  • Play Oracle r Mark my words of caution well and never share a split.
  • Play Play Legion Commander Defend your mustache!


References[edit]

  1. Primal Split description.
  2. Brewmaster response: Play Rum is for sissies.
  3. Brewmaster response: Play Our ancestors welcome you home, cousin.
  4. Brewmaster response: Play You rejoin the spirit plane.
  5. Brewmaster response: Play Your ember may burn out, but your spirit returns to our ancestors.
  6. Brewmaster response: Play I will one day return to the Ruined City and again hear the wheel books' song.