This site is a part of Wikia, Inc. Archimonde pronounced ARK-i-mond was one of the three leaders of the eredar , ruling his people on Argus alongside Kil’jaeden and Velen in peace and harmony. Unknown to him, the Lich King had been well prepared for this in his greater plan. However, when Thal’kiel began preparing to install himself as dictator of Argus by summoning an army of powerful demons , Archimonde was the only one of the Wakeners to not be united behind their leader. Prior to joining the Legion, Archimonde was bold and had a gift for finding the strengths in those around him, filling them with confidence and courage.
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World of Warcraft content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of Blizzard or its licensors. If he succeeds in draining the tree’s energies, this world will be doomed. Due to their positions, Kil’jaeden and Archimonde each built their own hierarchy of demons that acted as if competitors.
Only his bones remained. Again, their target would be the second Well of Eternity.
A fragment of power from the Rift of Aln was retrieved from Archimonde’s corpse, which disturbed Malfurion greatly when it was brought to him on Azeroth since the Rift should have been sealed away at the end of the War Against the Nightmare. Retrieved from ” https: He is described as one of the lieutenants   and generals  of Sargeras. Archimonde smashed the magical gates guarding the World Tree and started climbing the Tree.
World of Warcraft content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of Blizzard or its licensors. However, Tichondrius soon found that the orcs were missing. He grew in size as he climbed, determined to destroy the World Tree and consume its energies. Archimonde viewed Velen’s hesitancy in accepting Sargeras’ offer as an obstacle to what he wanted, which had always been in the best interest of those they led.
Velen described him as instinctively impetuous. Failure at any level was often punishable by death. Archimonde first placed Tichondrius in charge of the Scourge, saying that there was no longer any need of the Lich King.
He picked the city Dalaran and proceeded to destroy it single-handedly with his magic. With Mannoroth’s sinister help, the chieftains of the orcish Hordes were corrupted, and a bloodlust came over them that swept them into a tumultuous frenzy that engulfed their world. Archimonde was appointed as the field commander of the Legion’s forces, directing troop movements and overseeing military invasions.
However, Archimonde’s target was actually to drain the second Well of Eternity  to further his goal of gaining powers to rival those of Sargeras. Due to his monumental power gain much more magic was needed to summon him, and he waited until finally he was contacted by Kel’Thuzad the Summoner, who, after stealing the Book of Medivh from Dalaran with Arthas’ assistance, began the lengthy summoning process.
While Archimonde cared little for Kil’jaeden’s vendetta against Velen and the draenei, he sought in the alternate Draenor an opportunity.
The orcs were to be the harbinger of the Legion ‘s return, destroying all they beheld so that none could oppose the Legion. This section concerns content related to Legion. Kil’jaeden was charged with more covert operations and recruiting new races and archikonde into the Archimonnde.
This article or section contains lore taken from Warcraft III: The Legion followed them across the sea, where they found not only the orcs but also, the vile night elves who had banished them millennia before.
The eredar, as a race thirsty for knowledge, accepted the offer, though Archimonde did so mostly for power, while Velen not only rejected it, but rebelled and fled Argus with his followers thanks to the naaru to become the draenei. Together, they plowed through the nations of Lordaeron, devastating all they beheld.
The invasion of Lordaeron continued unabated, the magics of Archimonde summoned hordes of demonic followers, including the diabolical Pit Lord, Mannoroth.
He was the primary antagonist of Warcraft III: Archimonde would eventually rise to lead the eredar alongside Velen and Kil’jaeden. For his tactics in the Caverns of Timesee Archimonde tactics. Before the destruction, Archimonde caught Jarod Shadowsong and sadistically toyed with him – beating him to death. This section contains information from the Warcraft RPG which is considered non-canon.
As Archimonde attempted to rip the World Tree from the Well, energies arose as Malfurion archlmonde the Horn of Cenarius and called out to the ancestral guardians of the forest. The archdruid of the Dreamgrove aided Malorne srchimonde defeating the figment of Archimonde and saving him from the Nightmare.