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AllianceNPC 32 King Magni Bronzebeard
Title <Lord of Ironforge>
Gender Male
Race Dwarf
Character class Fighter, Gladiator (RPG)
Health 5,578,000
Affiliation Alliance of Lordaeron
Kingdom of Ironforge
Explorer's Guild
Position King Under the Mountain, Thane of Ironforge, Grand Explorer of the Guild
Location The High Seat, Ironforge
Status Alive
Relative(s) Elder Bronzebeard, Madoran Bronzebeard (ancestors), Muradin, Brann (brothers), Moira Bronzebeard (daughter), unborn grandson

Magni Bronzebeard is the current King of the dwarven kingdom of Khaz Modan, Thane of Ironforge, and head of the Bronzebeard Clan.

History

Magni

King Magni Bronzebeard in World of Warcraft.

The eldest of the three Bronzebeard brothers, Magni was destined to be the king under the mountain. Strong of arm and keen of mind, Magni loved his two brothers above all else in the world.

He was one of the heroes during the Second War, often directly leading his people into battle.APG 167 Upon the liberation of Ironforge by the forces of the Alliance of Lordaeron he pledged his kingdom's support, his two brothers accompanying the Alliance host.

Third War

During the recent fall of Kingdom of Lordaeron, his middle brother, Muradin, was reportedly slain in Northrend. Arthas sent a letter to Magni stating that Muradin was slain by undead, but thanks to his sacrifice Arthas was able to obtain Frostmourne and would be returining to Lordaeron shortly. The letter also indicated that Muradin's body would be returned, though this never happened.LoC 75 Eventually, Magni learned the truth: that Arthas himself was responsible for Muradin's death.[1] Magni was overcome with grief at the news of Muradin's demise, but he and the youngest brother, Brann, remained steadfast in their desire to continue serving the dwarven people.

Involvement with the creation of the Ashbringer

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After Muradin's death High Inquisitor Fairbanks and Alexandros Mograine visited King Magni. To avenge the death of his brother Muradin, Magni forged the legendary blade Ashbringer, brought to him in its raw form. This would confirm that he is, at the very least, a skilled weaponsmith of the highest degree.[2]

Aftermath of the Third War

Brann, an explorer of some renown and brother of King Magni, went missing for months, and King Magni had lost hope that he still lived. Though he remains a wise and strong leader, his pain and sorrow weigh heavily upon him. Many dwarves wonder whether the kingdom will ever see another Bronzebeard sitting on the throne of Ironforge. Recently, the intrepid Brann popped up once more, seeming to have survived his Silithus venture and somehow getting the base of Atiesh into C'thun's otherworldly carapace. Much to Magni's dismay and a series of agonized groans from the Explorer's League, Brann has again managed to misplace himself within Outland and recently again in Northrend.

King Magni's only child, Moira Bronzebeard, was recently captured by Emperor Dagran Thaurissan, and is now under a magical charm spell, serving the evil emperor without question. Thaurissan made her fall in love with him, and together, they have conceived a child. Much to the kingdom's despair, Magni's grand heir will apparently be a dwarf who is both the heir of the King of Ironforge and the Emperor of Blackrock.

World of Warcraft: The Comic

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In recent times, Magni has diplomatically approached Stormwind for assistance against the ever increasing Dark Iron threat, citing their destruction and control of the Thandol Span. Much to his frustration, his pleas have fallen on deaf ears. While Bolvar concurs with the dwarven king, Lady Katrana Prestor, advisor to the recently returned King Varian, accuses Magni of trying to involve Stormwind in the dwarves' personal war, and refuses to send reinforcements. Luckily, Jaina already informed Magni of the appearance of Lo'gosh. Lo'gosh resulted to be the real King Varian Wrynn, he attacked the Dark Iron Dwarves, later Magni and his dwarves helped him and together they defeated the Dark Iron that had controled the Thandol Span.

In World of Warcraft

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King Magni Bronzebeard is a Level ?? (Boss) quest giver located in the High Seat in the Great Forge in the dwarven capital city of Ironforge.

He starts the following quests:

He ends the quest Official alliance mini-icon  [60] The Feast of Winter Veil (Feast of Winter Veil).

Prince Magni Bronzebeard's Silver Coin can be fished from the Dalaran fountain. It bears a wish from when he was younger: "I hope that my father and brothers outlive me. I'll not make much of a king."

Magni also appears briefly at the frost dwarf stronghold of Frosthold in the Storm Peaks during Official alliance mini-icon  [80] The Brothers Bronzebeard.

See List of Ironforge NPCs.

Tactics

King Magni

Magni from TCG.

King Magni has several nasty abilities at his disposal including a powerful Thunderclap, Charge, and a massive knock back. In addition, he can launch players into the air, transform into an Avatar which increases his damage and armor, as well as summon guards to aid him. When his health drops low he heals himself by using an ability similar to Lay on Hands. Because Magni has a relatively small aggro range, 1 healer can drink and resurrect dead players while other still fight Magni.

Be advised that Ironforge is the most populated capital city of the Alliance. To successfully take down the King, the raid group has to attack quickly and give the Alliance as little warning as possible.

Note: Attacking Ironforge first will catch them off guard. Attacking Ironforge last, gives Alliance members time to group and prepare. One method is as follows:

1. Attack during the time where most players logged off for the night.

2. Rush from the Main Gate and directly into the High Seat.

3. While in the main throne room, your group should have caught the attention of the guards from the main gate to the High Seat.

4. While your main tank is holding off the King, have your casters perform as many AOE spells on the guards.

Note: Several warlocks spamming Seed of Corruption usually works well (Tab + Seed of Corruption). The tactic behind this is that by applying Seed of Corruption to multiple targets, everyone in the area will take massive damage. This will ensure chaos and confusion for healers.

5. Members of the Alliance are probably going to be trying to save the King. And you need at least two groups to focus on them at the door.

Note: Having a few death knight's on your side would help, have them use Anti-Magic Zone. Death Grip will pull them into your raid group and kill off Alliance members more easily.

6. Also remember the abilities of the King (mentioned below).

7. After the King is taken down, direct your raid group to the Deeprun Tram for Stormwind City.


Abilities

  • Avatar: Increases the Physical damage dealt by the caster by 50% and enhances its armor by 50% for 15 sec.
  • Thunderclap
  • Charge
  • Knockback
  • Summon Guards
  • Self Heal

Quotes

Magnicomic

Magni in World of Warcraft: The Comic.

Aggro For Khaz'Modan!

Aggro Feel the fury of the mountain!

Greeting Strength, honor. I see them in you. Why have you come?

Greeting What brings you to Ironforge?

Greeting How can the dwarves help you?

Greeting What do you seek within the mountain?

Response to Princess Moira Bronzebeard's revelation

<King Magni Bronzebeard is visibly upset.>
It seems that even in death, Thaurissan has won.
You are dismissed, <name>. Before you leave, you may choose your reward from the royal vault.
<King Bronzebeard slumps into his throne to mull over this bizarre change of events.>

Myth

In the Norse mythology, Magni is one of Thor's two sons, and one of the few gods who will survive the Ragnarok, and who will wield (along with his brother, Modi) his father's legendary hammer Mjolnir after Ragnarok.

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