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Tidehunter minimap icon.png Leviathan, the Tidehunter
The Tidehunter known as Leviathan was once the champion of the Sunken Isles, but his motives are as mysterious as those of his people. We all know the importance of the Drylanders' shipping lanes, how empires may rise and fall according to who controls the open water. Far less is known of the submarine lanes, and how the warring tribes of the Meranthic Diaspora have carved out habitations through endless undersea skirmishes. In the fragile treaties between the Mer and Men, we can glimpse the extent of the drowned empires, but their politics appear complex and opaque. It would seem that Leviathan tired of such petty strife, and set off on his own, loyal only to his abyssal god, Maelrawn the Tentacular. He stalks the shallows now in search of men or meranths who stray into his path, and with a particular loathing for Admiral Kunkka, who has long been his nemesis for reasons lost in the deepest trenches of the sea.
Tidehunter
Associated with
Heroes:Kunkka minimap icon.png Kunkka
Dark Willow minimap icon.png Dark Willow
Races:Levianths
Factions:Meranths
Claddish Navy
Places:Sunken Isles
Trembling Isle
Recluse Reef
Gods:Maelrawn
Species:Kraken
Kraken Tortoise
  • Tidehunter was present at the second battle of the Trembling Isle, where he summoned his god Maelrawn to destroy the Kunkka and the Claddish Navy. The two have had a rivalry ever since.
    • Mireska was stowed away on Kunkka's ship during the battle, blames Tidehunter for the fact that Kunkka somehow holds her partially responsible for the fate of his fleet.[1]
    • Tidehunter's anchor was stolen from one of Kunkka minimap icon.png Kunkka's flagships.[2]
  • Tidehunter is capable of many mutations, including fins and mutated teeth.
  • Tidehunter once ate one of Kunkka's boots.[3]
  • His teeth are sometimes taken as trophies.[4]


Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Tidehunter

  • Play Bounty Hunter minimap icon.png r Tidehunter, let us hunt together.
  • Play Chaos Knight minimap icon.png r Tidehunter, can I offer you a seabiscuit?
  • Play Enigma minimap icon.png r Let us bring them the pressure of the ocean depths, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png r One of these days, Tidehunter, one of these days.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png r Hoy, small fry!
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Just watch it with the splashing, Tidehunter.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Just jump in there and do your thing, Tidehunter. I'm right behind you.
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png r Tidehunter, let's make these landlings pay.
  • Play Slark minimap icon.png r I've got your back, Tidehunter. I promise not to stab it.
  • Play Treant Protector minimap icon.png r Why hunt the tide, hunter?

Enemies killing Tidehunter

  • Play Bane minimap icon.png Raw fish before bedtime will give you bad dreams.
  • Play Bloodseeker minimap icon.png Let the seas run red.
  • Play Bloodseeker minimap icon.png I'll spill from you an ocean of blood.
  • Play Bounty Hunter minimap icon.png The Tidehunter becomes the hunted.
  • Play Brewmaster minimap icon.png Tide, I think you're the only one here who drinks more than I do.
  • Play Enchantress minimap icon.png Who's the hunter now, hm?
  • Play Huskar minimap icon.png The tide of life sweeps away the hunter.
  • Play Huskar minimap icon.png The oceans see more life without the Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, I'll dry your clammy skin in the sun.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u May the crabs eat you, Tidehunter, nerve by living nerve.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u May the surf run green with your scurvy blood, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Crabs take you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Rot in the sun, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter? More like dead hunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, you've been prawned!
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, eh? More like catch o' the day!
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u Ah, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u Tidehunter, I'll rope your rotting carcass to my bow.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u Well, Tidehunter, look what the tide washed in.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, where to begin? I know, with your end!
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png I've nothing left to say to you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Curse my name all you like, Tidehunter, it only makes me grin.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png I never tire of hearing my name on your lips.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, I hear you've been calling me names behind my stern.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, you left us too soon.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png u It's a special thing, the bond between a monster and an admiral.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, tell me how you really feel.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Oh I'll never have another nemesis like Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Ah, Tidehunter, you weren't all bad.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png I'm going to miss that slimy wretch.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png No one put up a fight like good old Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png It's a special thing, the bond between a monster and an admiral.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Go, hunt the tides of death now, old friend.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Ah, nobody hated me like Tidehunter. He made me feel appreciated.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png He loved the sea, Tidehunter did, and for that I cannot hate him.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png As implacable foes go, Tidehunter, you were top notch.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png There went my soul mate.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Ah, Tidehunter, you were my better half.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Ah, Tidehunter, you cared enough to hate me. You can't buy that sort of love.
  • Play Lifestealer minimap icon.png Tidehunter…I love a bit of raw fish now and again.
  • Play Lina minimap icon.png I made fish sticks. Who wants one?
  • Play Play Lone Druid minimap icon.png He won't be needing that fish now, will he?
  • Play Play Lone Druid minimap icon.png I normally don't eat saltwater fish.
  • Play Magnus minimap icon.png You're no match for me, Tidehunter!
  • Play Magnus minimap icon.png You're no match for me, fishfingers!
  • Play Magnus minimap icon.png You're no match for me, fishstick!
  • Play Meepo minimap icon.png If nobody else wants that fish…
  • Play Meepo minimap icon.png Sleep with your fishies!
  • Play Mirana minimap icon.png It is only natural that the moon should rule the tide.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r I made a bet with Kunkka that I'd bag you first.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Oh, sorry, Tidehunter, you'll have to settle for burial at river.
  • Play Morphling minimap icon.png I know where you live, Tidehunter!
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png Tidehunter, you were a fine kettle of fish.
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png Where is your Abyssal god when you need him?
  • Play Naga Siren minimap icon.png Where is your Abyssal god now, Tidehunter?
  • Play Phantom Lancer minimap icon.png That's a nice fish.
  • Play Pudge minimap icon.png Eh, fish don't hardly count as meat.
  • Play Slark minimap icon.png Sometimes the little fish eats the big fish.
  • Play Tusk minimap icon.png Now you are old chum.
  • Play Ursa minimap icon.png Tidehunter, if you'll not be wanting that fish, it will make me a very small snack.

Enemies dying to Tidehunter

  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png I'll be back for you, Tidehunter.
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, you carrion-eating cuttlefish!
  • Play Kunkka minimap icon.png Tidehunter, your blood runs with bilgewater!

Others

  • Play Oracle minimap icon.png r On this shore, I bear witness to a fate forever ravaged and ill-wrought.


References[edit]

  1. Dark Willow response: Play I'm hunted by Kunkka, thanks to you!
  2. Anchor Smash description.
  3. Tidehunter response: Play Puck, you taste as bad as Kunkka's boot!
  4. Lucky Tooth Necklace description.