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This article is about Jin'do's biography. For the strategy on the Classic Zul'Gurub encounter, see Jin'do the Hexxer. For the Cataclysm Zul'Gurub encounter, see Jin'do the Godbreaker.
Image of Jin'do
Title The Hexxer, The Godbreaker, The Broken (after the final death)
Gender Male
Race Jungle troll
Affiliation(s) Gurubashi tribe (Zandalar tribe)
Former affiliation(s) Hakkari, Atal'ai tribe[citation needed] 
Location Zul'Gurub
Status Deceased (lore)
Killable Cataclysm
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Jin'do was a Gurubashi jungle troll witch doctor of considerable power. Jin'do the Hexxer was responsible for brainwashing the Zandalari priests Jeklik, Venoxis, Mar'li, Thekal and Arlokk into the service of Hakkar, the Loa of Blood. He was initially killed during the first battle against the Hakkari trolls of Zul'Gurub. His spirit later returned, stole the powers of Hakkar and attempted to bring power back to the Gurubashi, enlisting the aid of Zanzil the Outcast. Despite his newfound power, he was defeated and slain once again.

Jin'do was an optional boss in the classic Zul'Gurub raid, and the final boss of the revised Zul'Gurub.


Jin'do the Hexxer[]

Main article: Jin'do the Hexxer
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Jin'do summoning Hakkar.

Jin'do the Hexxer was a troll witch doctor inside Zul'Gurub and the leader of the Hakkari.[1] It was in Zul'Gurub that Jin'do the Hexxer enslaved several high priests of the Gurubashi to aid him in summoning their dread god, Hakkar the Soulflayer, into Azeroth. The presence of the Soulflayer presented a grave threat to the world, and, before Hakkar and his priests could dominate the continent, they were thwarted by the Horde heroes mobilized from the four corners of Azeroth. Jin'do was slain in the conflict, but his restless spirit burned with shame at his failure, and it drifted in the spirit world, seeking a way to return.[2][3]

Shade of the Hexxer[]

Main article: Shade of the Hexxer
Shade of the Hexxer

Shade of the Hexxer

When Jin'do was defeated in Zul'Gurub, he survived as a weak and broken shade in the spirit world. But Jin'do always had power over spirits. One by one he broke them to his will, and with each soul devoured he grew closer to ripping a hole through to the living world.[4] Several years after the defeat of Hakkar in Zul'Gurub the Shade of the Hexxer attempted to revive the forces of Zul'Gurub.

During the quest B [10-30] Be Raptor the player controls Ohgan'aka and attempts to escape from Zul'Gurub, only to be confronted by Jin'do near the exit. After Jin'do explains his plans in great detail before allowing the hero to escape; it is revealed that he is trying to summon Hakkar and needs Bloodlord Mandokir, who needs Ohgan'aka, for this task. He threatens to destroy you but instead evicts you from Ohgan'aka's body and challenges you to come back at a later time.

During the quest B [10-30] Backdoor Dealings, players observe a conversation between Jin'do and Zanzil the Outcast. Jin'do had recovered the bodies of High Priestess Jeklik and High Priest Venoxis and, knowing Zanzil's talent for raising the dead, came to him for help resurrecting them. Though agents of the Zandalar Tribe attempted to stop both rituals, they were only successful in destroying Jeklik's body and Venoxis was successfully restored to life.

Jin'do the Godbreaker[]

Main article: Jin'do the Godbreaker

Jin'do "Breaking" Hakkar

The Zandalar tribe led by a mysterious prophet Zul called representatives from all tribes for a meeting in Zandalar. The prophet stated that troll civilization is nearing extinction and calls for war and unity of the troll race, with the intention of forging a new empire. Jin'do and his followers gladly accepted the offer.

Later in Zul'Gurub Jin'do, now styled Godbreaker, is wrestling Hakkar into submission, holding him by spirit chains, stripping out his power into himself. The only way to stop the invincible Jin'do now is to release the captive upon the captor.[5] Upon destroying the spiritual chains holding the Soulflayer in place, Hakkar turns upon Jin'do, and utterly destroys him, leaving only the corpse of Jin'do the Broken. Hakkar then returns the adventurers to the mortal realm, promising to deal with them another time, before vanishing.

Notes and trivia[]

  • He's been referred to as a lieutenant of the Hakkari.[6]
  • Since the Hakkari and the Atal'ai worshiped Hakkar, Jin'do's decision to wrestle Hakkar into submission signifies that he has broken ties with these tribes.
  • When the Gurubashi tribe exiled Zanzil the Outcast, Zanzil mentions that Jin'do was among those that threw stones at him. However, the Hakkari did not venture into Stranglethorn until after Zanzil was exiled.[citation needed] 
  • Hakkar may be repaying to Jindo's soul after what he had done to him.[7]
  • Jin'do is voiced by Chris Metzen.



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Spirit The Broken
Preceded by:
Bloodlord Mandokir
Leader of the Gurubashi tribe
Succeeded by:
High Priestess Mar'li