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Melian is a character that appears in Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven. Also known as the Oracle of Enroth, it is a powerful computer that provides guidance to the rulers of the Kingdom of Enroth.

Lore[]

Melian was set up to be the Guardian of Enroth long before the Silence. When the kreegans attacked the Web of Worlds, the planet was cut off from the Ancients, and their great technology began to fail. Melian wanted to rebuild the technology, but became a religious figure in the minds of the populace, and few could understand what it could offer.

Archibald tried to get help from Melian during the Second War of Enrothian Succession, but it refused to aid him. In retaliation, he took its memory modules, making it unable to provide guidance or assistance when the kreegans attacked the planet.

The Heroes of Enroth managed to gain access to Melian, and then retrieved the memory modules. The Oracle told them that the more powerful kreegans could only be slain with blasters, so it wanted them to retrieve a Control Cube from the Tomb of VARN so that it could give them access to the planetary Control Center below.

With the blasters, the Heroes of Enroth set out to destroy the reactor in the kreegan Hive-ship, which would wipe out the kreegan forces on the continent.

Gameplay[]

In order to visit the Oracle, the party needs to visit each member of the High Council and complete a quest for them.

Humphrey's representative Slicker Silvertongue refuses to vote according to his master's wishes, so the party must complete the Find a cure for Slicker Silvertongue quest and the Bring the the letter detailing Silvertongue's treason quest. Once that is complete, they gain access to Melian.

To talk to the computer they must complete a few more quests:

Melian gives the party the Retrieve the Control Cube quest, after which they get the weapons needed to destroy the kreegan reactor and end the game. The party must also complete the Obtain Arcane Magic from Archibald quest to obtain the Ritual of the Void, or the resulting explosion will destroy the planet.

Appearances[]

Melian appears only in Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven.

Trivia[]

Major characters of Might and Magic VI, Might and Magic VII and Might and Magic VIII
MM6 characters The Heroes of Enroth - Agar - Anthony Stone - Archibald Ironfist - Charon - Demon queen - Erik Von Stromgard - Ethric the Mad - Falagar - Fineous Hogworth - General Corlagon - High Archmage Terrax - Albert Newton - Lord Kilburn - Loretta Fleise - Melian - Nicolai Ironfist - Sir Osric Temper - Sir Ragnar - Slicker Silvertongue - Snergle - Sulman - Tanir - Wilbur Humphrey
MM7 characters The Lords of Harmondale - Archibald Ironfist - Catherine Ironfist - CORAK - Charon - Crag Hack - Dark Shade - Eldrich Parson - Gavin Magnus - Hothfarr IX - Judge Fairweather - Judge Grey - Judge Sleen - Kastore - Lord Markham - Maximus - Resurrectra - Robert the Wise - Roland Ironfist - Sir Caneghem - Sir Charles Quixote - Tolberti - Tor Anwyn - Xenofex
MM8 characters The Hero of Jadame - Hirelings - Acwalandar - Balthazar - Bastian Loudrin - Brekish Onefang - Catherine Ironfist - Ciatlen Venitius - Dadeross - Deftclaw Redreaver - Dread Pirate Stanley - Elgar Fellmoon - Escaton the Destroyer - Gralkor the Cruel - Masul - Oskar Tyre - Professor Xanthor - Pyrannaste - Roland Ironfist - Sandro - Sir Charles Quixote - Shalwend - S'ton - Thant - Zanthora the Mad - Zog


The Ancients
Heroes, Guardians and associated characters
Einar · The Wyrdes
Corak the Mysterious · Data keeper · Dragon pharaoh · Escaton the Destroyer · Melian · Orango Seventeen · Sheltem the Dark
Alleron · Amonwelle · Crodo · Daria · Defenders of Xeen · Dubiel the Shadowsmith · Eil do Mer · Jassad Attqua · Lords of Harmondale · Sandro of Xeen · Terran ultimate adventurers · VARN adventurers · Verhoffin
Colonies
Ardon · Axeoth · Enroth · Havec · Terra
Relevant terms
Astral Plane · Blaster · Bright Star · Code 0-0-1 · Control Cube · Convocation of Cataclysm · CRON Vehicle · Cube of Power · Elemental manipulation · Elemental Sleepers · Forces of the Dome · Gate of Anduran · Gates to Another World · Great Geothermal Generator · Guardians' Spacecraft · Heavenly Forge · Inner Sanctum · Light Lance · Metal Tower · Origin · Paradox · Plane Between Planes · Sceptre of Temporal Distortion · Shikbath Zera · Spinward Rim · The Arc · The Creators · The Crossing · The Kreegans · The Lincoln · The Silence · The Source · The Wielders · Time machine · Tomb of VARN · VARN-4 · Web of Worlds · Webstation Beta-5 · Yeti
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