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N'Kari is a Keeper of Secrets, a Greater Daemon of Slaanesh. [1a]


A great mass of solid muscle standing half again as tall as a Elf, it has two mighty arms tipped with huge pincers and below these two smaller arms and hands. [1b]


He led a horde across Ulthuan, storming and burning cities, sacrificing thousands of elf-children, creating thrones made from the fused bodies of still living elf-women. [3b] Aenarion first slew the Daemon at Korumel in what is now Ellyrion, banishing it from the mortal world. [1a] [3a]

When Aenarion was defending the creation of the Great Vortex, N'Kari was one of the four Greater Daemons, each representing one of the four Powers of Chaos, sent to slay him. Again he was defeated, the Phoenix King crushing his heart with his own hand after the Sword of Khaine had sliced open the daemons chest. N'Kari, much weakened and reduced was then trapped within the vortex for thousands of years. [3a]

Over the millennia of his imprisonment he reclaimed some of his power, finding gaps, holes in its construction, places where he could break out when the time was right. [3b]

In 2173 IC after breaking free from the Vortex, N'Kari began a killing spree across Ulthuan, targeting the descendants of Aenarion. [2a] He gathered an army of Beastmen, shipwrecked humans and elvish cultists, growing strong enough to attack Tor Yvresse itself. After they had breached the walls and began a bloody rampage, he abandoned them to seek two more descendants of his ancient foe. [3c] Discovering that the remaning descendants had been moved to the Shrine of Asuryan, he summoned additional help including a Lord of Change with whom he made a pact. [3d] It was finally defeated and slain at the Shrine of Asuryan later that year. [2a]

A century later Malekith himself summoned the Daemon in a cavern beneath his winter citadel and intrigued it answered the call, bargained with the Witch King only to be bound directly to his will through magical bracelet and chains. [4a]

It was defeated by Teclis and again banished. [1b]

Tyrion confronted it at the Altar of Khaine and slew it once more. [1b]

End Times

As the End Times began, N'Kari emerged from the mists and rampaged across its lands. [5a]


To summon N'kari requires a specific sacrifice of virgins in a correct ritual manner but even then, it often allows itself to be called only to destroy the impudent mortal. [4a]


Arrogant mortal, I let you live once so I might experience the sensation of defeat. Now I am gorged on ten thousand souls and I am invincible. Be honoured! Your soul will learn agony and ecstasy under the lash of the Dark Prince of Pleasure once I send it to meet him.

~ N'Kari to Aenarion.[3a]


See Also


Daemons of Chaos
Units Beast of Nurgle - Bloodbeast - Bloodcrusher - Bloodletter - Bloodthirster - Blood Throne - Changebringer - Chaos Fury - Chariot of Khorne - Chariots of Nurgle - Chariots of Slaanesh - Chariots of Tzeentch - Daemonic Herald - Daemonette - Daemon Prince - Discs of Tzeentch - Exalted Daemon - Exalted Seeker Chariot - Firewyrm of Tzeentch - Fiend of Slaanesh - Flamer of Tzeentch - Flesh Hound - Great Unclean One - Heir of Change - Hellflayer - Horror of Tzeentch - Hound of Khorne - Juggernaut of Khorne - Keeper of Secrets - Lord of Change - Nurgling - Palanquin of Nurgle - Plaguebearer - Plague Drones - Plaguerider - Plague Toad - Pleasureseekers - Pox Rider - Screamer of Tzeentch - Seeker of Slaanesh - Skull Cannon - Soul Grinder
Characters Alkhor - Amin'Hrith - Amon 'Chakai - Azazel - Be'lakor - Bileflood - Blackie - Bloodwrack - Blue Scribes - Changeling - Epidemius - Fa'vaer - Grubile - Gurug'ath - Hargrim Dreadaxe - Htarken - Ischbak Gatrog Nurgle - Kairos Fateweaver - Karanak - Kelsydra - Ku'gath Plaguefather - Kuhl'tyran - Mabrothrax - Mardagg - Masque of Slaanesh - N'Kari - Pox-mother - Ru'kaab - Skarbrand - Skulltaker - Ss'sath - The Blue Scribes - The Changeling - Throttle Gurglespew - Tzara'riador - Tz'arkan - Urlfdaemonkin - Uthl'kritchnaak - Vorass Kineater - Xathrodox - Ystareth
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