Loken, Jailer of Yogg-Saron

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Loken, Jailer of Yogg-Saron is a legendary warlock minion card, from the TITANS set.

How to get

Card packsThe Regular version can be opened from any of these packs:

Warlock Pack
Badlands Catch-Up
Whizbang's Workshop Catch-up
Regular1 (random)
Card packsThe Golden and Signature versions can be opened from any of these packs:

Warlock Pack
Golden Standard
1 (random)
CraftingCraft a Regular copy for 1600 Dust.pngRegular1
CraftingCraft a Golden copy for 3200 Dust.pngGolden1
RunComplete an Arena run.Regular1 (random)

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  • The summoned Tentacle also copies the cost of the chosen card, instead of being applied an automatic cost based on its stats.


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Loken was one of the nine titan keepers tasked by the Pantheon to watch over Azeroth in their absence. Elevated to the role of Prime Designate, Loken was the chief jailor of the Old God Yogg-Saron, imprisoned in the depths of Ulduar. However, the whispers of the Death God eventually drove Loken to betray his comrades and bring down the work of the titans. With Ulduar and the  Forge of Wills under his control, Loken created an army of iron to do battle throughout Northrend. He was eventually stopped and killed by brave adventurers.
Loken was one of the Keepers created by the Pantheon to lead the titan-forged armies against the Old Gods. He was given power by  Norgannon. He and Mimiron battled and defeated  Neptulon the Tidehunter.
Loken had an affair with  Sif, the wife of his brother Thorim. Yogg-Saron, from his prison within Ulduar, muddled Loken's thoughts and made him lash out at Sif, scared at the thought of losing her, and he killed her by accident. Horrified at what he had done but too scared to tell Thorim the truth, Loken tricked Thorim into believing that it had been the work of Arngrim, the king of the frost giants, turning Thorim against his allies. Loken would stop the war between Thorim's and Arngrim's forces with an army he had created with the  Forge of Wills, but unknown to Loken Yogg-Saron had planted the Curse of Flesh inside the forge, which would slowly convert titan-forged into flesh and could also spread to those forged before the curse was created.
After Thorim retreated to the Temple of Storms in despair, Loken was desperate to cover his actions, even if it meant using Yogg-Saron's power to do so, for if Algalon or the Pantheon ever found out his life would be forfeit. He arranged the death of Mimiron, making it look like a lab accident, though Mimiron's mechagnome followers would create a new mechagnome body to house the Keeper's soul. Loken subdued Hodir and Freya, corrupting them into complacency with Yogg-Saron. He convinced the titan-forged  Helya to imprison Odyn, the Prime Designate, within his Halls of Valor, claiming the title of Prime Designate that Odyn had abandoned in the process. Loken expected Ra to come up from the south and investigate what was going on, but Ra never arrived. This is because he had discovered that the Pantheon was dead, killed by Sargeras, and had locked himself up in the Mogu'shan Vaults in despair. Afterward, Loken exiled all titan-forged from Ulduar and retreated into the depths of the complex.
The final two Keepers were  Tyr and  Archaedas, who had seen what Loken did to the others and left before he could reach them, alongside their friend the giantess Ironaya and the earthen, mechagnomes, and vrykul of the Storm Peaks. Tyr and his allies stole the Discs of Norgannon, which record all history in the world, to investigate the extent of Loken's betrayal. Discovering the theft, Loken sent horrific monsters called C'Thraxxi after Tyr's group, but Tyr sacrificed his life to fight the creatures while his comrades escaped with the discs.
Terrified of what would happen if Tyr, Archaedas, and Ironaya showed the Discs to Algalon and revealed his treachery, Loken created the Tribunal of Ages and filled it with false information to cover his tracks. Almost all of the information contained within the Tribunal is false. Loken also altered the signal sent to Algalon so that no living being could contact him and he would only arrive upon Loken's death.
For thousands of years, the imprisoned Yogg-Saron was unable to do more than keeping the Keepers, Loken included, quiet and complacent inside Ulduar. His grasp on them was tenuous, and convincing them to directly help the Old God had proven fruitless in the past. It was not until  Cho'gall of the Old God-worshiping Twilight's Hammer clan infiltrated Ulduar and weakened Yogg-Saron's chains that the entity's influence on the Keepers increased, becoming strong as iron. Yogg-Saron commanded Loken to create a new army from the Forge of Wills. In Loken's hands, the forge churned out legions of iron dwarves and vrykul who sought only bloodshed and war.
At the time of the war against the Lich King, Thorim finally discovered the truth and, with the aid of adventurers serving the Sons of Hodir, recovered his weapon and his armor, then brought war to his treacherous brother. However, it turned out to have been an elaborate ruse perpetrated by Loken to lure him out of Temple of Storms, where proximity to his dark master granted him the power to overcome Thorim's attack. He then captured and took Thorim and his proto-drake  Veranus to Ulduar, so he could be driven mad by Yogg-Saron.
Loken utilized the services of Ignis the Furnace Master on at least two occasions. One was the transformation of Veranus, Thorim's proto-drake, into the plated monstrosity  Razorscale. He also ordered the construction of  Kologarn, the massive stone construct, to guard the Shattered Walkway that leads into the inner halls of Ulduar.
When he was killed in the Halls of Lightning, Loken said that his death "heralds the end of this world", after which the map of Azeroth burst into fire and launched a beacon of light toward the sky. According to the Archivum Console in Ulduar, the "Algalon failsafe" - an automatic emergency signal following the death of the prime designate - was activated immediately following Loken's demise, resulting in the arrival of Algalon the Observer. The console then went on to explain: "Destruction of prime designate is considered the first warning sign of systemic planetary failure. Algalon Observer entity's arrival is followed by planetary diagnostics resulting in one of two possible reply signals. Reply code Alpha: signaling all is well, and Reply code Omega: signaling planetary re-origination." When asked to explain "re-origination", the Console replied: "The decomposition of the planet and its living organisms into base elements: metals, rocks, gases. This is followed by a period of reconstitution of each element into the original planetary blueprint." In other words, the Titans would destroy all of Azeroth and everything on it, then rebuild it from the raw materials left behind from that destruction - thus giving credence to the dire warning in Loken's dying breath.


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