Morphling/Lore

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Morphling minimap icon.png Morphling
For dark eons the comet circled. Held in thrall to a distant sun, bound by gravity’s inexorable pull, the massive ball of ice careened through the blackness between worlds, made strange by its dark journey. On the eve of the ancient war of the Vloy, it punched down through the sky and lit a glowing trail across the night, a sign both armies took for an omen. The frozen ball melted in a flash of boiling heat, as below two forces enjoined in battle across the border of a narrow river. Thus freed from its icy stasis, the Morphling was born into conflict, an elemental power at one with the tides of the ocean, capricious and unconstrained. He entered the fight, instinctively taking the form of the first general who dared set foot across the water, and then struck him dead. As the motley warriors clashed, he shifted from form to form throughout the battle, instantly absorbing the ways of these strange creatures--now a footsoldier, now an archer, now the cavalryman--until, by the time the last soldier fell, Morphling had played every part. The battle's end was his beginning.
Morphling
Associated with
Places:Astral Plane
Terrene Plane
Gods:Polymorphia
Characters:Birot
Other Lore:Vloy
  • Morphling worships Polymorphia.[1]
  • Morphling exists on both the Astral Plane and the Terrene Plane at the same time.[2]
  • While in space, Morphling was lured to earth by the promise of a crown made from Radiant Ore.[3]
  • Morphling has regular contact with Birot, who pays tribute to him in exchange for news about the surface world.[4]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Morphling

  • Play Abaddon minimap icon.png r There is no better ally than one who shifts like the tides of war.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Try not to get me wet, Morphling.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Morphling, you are a lot more intimidating in person than your name suggests.
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png r Morphling, if I get short of breath, splash a little of yourself on my gills.
  • Play Phantom Lancer minimap icon.png r We could always use a few more, Morphling.

Enemies killing Morphling

  • Play Alchemist minimap icon.png Morphling, if I could have shoved you in a beaker…
  • Play Axe minimap icon.png Cut and dried!
  • Play Bane minimap icon.png Cry some Morphling, you're made out of tears.
  • Play Bloodseeker minimap icon.png Heeeh, blood in the water.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png Nothing wrong with water a bit of hops and malt couldn't fix.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png What you need, Morphling, is a nice foamy head.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png Morphling, you're making me thirsty.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png Water water everywhere, but I wouldn't drink you.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png Water…yick.
  • Play Chaos Knight minimap icon.png I would trample your bones to dust, if you had any.
  • Play Play Legion Commander minimap icon.png Never trust a--what are you anyway?
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png And now you're steam.
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png I love steam.
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png Ah, a sauna.
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png That one had a steamy ending.
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png Aw, I thought we were steam friends.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r No one out-transforms me!
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r It ends here Morphling!
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png What a strange creature you were.
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png Wave goodbye, Morphling.
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png You pass, like water under the bridge.
  • Play Phantom Lancer minimap icon.png Keep your clones to yourself.
  • Play Razor minimap icon.png Electrocuted in your own solution.
  • Play Razor minimap icon.png I expected better from such a good conductor.
  • Play Sand King minimap icon.png What? You don't enjoy my dry wit?
  • Play Tidehunter minimap icon.png I always pitied you, Morphling, for having to carry Kunkka's ships.
  • Play Tidehunter minimap icon.png Alas poor Morphling, so full of tasty fish.
  • Play Troll Warlord minimap icon.png Whatever form you take, I'll dominate it.

Others

  • Play Oracle minimap icon.png r No empathy test can save you from the watery replicant.

References[edit]

  1. Crown of Polymorphia description.
  2. Blade of Tears description.
  3. Radiant Crystal Crown description.
  4. Birot's Helm of Dignity description.