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NeutralTinkers' Union
Main leader IconSmall Goblin Male Director Riddlevox
Race(s) GoblinGoblin Goblin
Base of operations Undermine
Status Active

The Tinkers' Union is a goblin organization led by Director Riddlevox. Their headquarters is in the Undermine,[1] but they also have workshops in Gadgetzan.[2]

They have a saying: "out of the heat-applied metallic cooking container and into the oxydizing, energetic mixture of reacting gases and solids!"[3]

Notable members[]

Name Role Status Location
Neutral IconSmall Goblin Male Riddlevox Director and leader Alive Undermine
Horde IconSmall Goblin Female Assistant Greely[3] Assistant of Hobart Grapplehammer Alive Various
Neutral IconSmall Gallywix Jastor Gallywix Served as advisor to the Tinkers' Union during the Second War[4] Alive Various
Neutral IconSmall Goblin Male Rezlak Sent by Gazlowe to help the orcs in Durotar, later serves as Frostwall blueprints vendor Alive Durotar; Frostwall
Neutral IconSmall Goblin Male Ziz Fizziks Former Venture Company engineer Alive Duskfall Island, Talador
Former members
Name Role Status Location
Mob IconSmall Goblin Male Boss Copperplug Best engineer of the Tinkers' Union, defected to the Venture Company Killable Boulder Lode Mine, Northern Barrens
Horde IconSmall Goblin Male Sputtervalve Independent contractor, formerly in charge of the Union's shredder development Alive Nozzlepot's Outpost, Northern Barrens
Horde IconSmall Goblin Male Pozzik Former most respected tinkerer[5] Alive Fizzle and Pozzik's Speedbarge, Thousand Needles
Neutral IconSmall Goblin Male Wizzlecrank Former shredder pilot Alive Northern Barrens

In the RPG[]

Icon-RPG This section contains information from the Warcraft RPG which is considered non-canon.

At war with the gnomes and dwarves, the Tinkers' Union deals with technology and the construction of gizmos, weapons and mechanical monstrosities. Director Tek'zik Riddlevox, overseer of the Undermine Tinkers' Union, runs the union.[6]

Samuel Wrenchwright was a popular member of the "Tinker's Guild" in Ratchet.[7]



This article or section includes speculation, observations or opinions possibly supported by lore or by Blizzard officials. It should not be taken as representing official lore.
  • It is assumed that the Tinkers' Union is a trade union of goblin tinkers (also known as engineers).
  • It is assumed that the Tinkers' Union headquarters is a major portion of the Undermine.