Is there any evidence that Trolls also follow Bandos? They are similar to his other followers. I mean, they also fit into the low-intelligence, warlike, brutish humanoids category. — Ali Irontoad (Talk) (Contributions) 20:03, 3 December 2007 (UTC)
- Potentially, though trolls have never mentioned a god, so it is unknown. Cool Spy0 20:04, 3 December 2007 (UTC)
Did the Ogres ever mention a god? 00:13, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
- Not from what I recall, but there ARE stone ogres in Bandos' throne room, and they meet the general Bandosian criteria.
22:56, 17 July 2009 (UTC)
Is all this "Big High War God" stuff a parody of Islam? The High priest (in Land of the Goblins) says the commandments state: "Not to doubt Big High War God! Doubters must die! This means we slay goblins who not believe. Always to slay enemies of Big High War God! Enemies must die! This means we slay other races who not believe."
It all sounds a lot like "Allah is great, die infidels!", and may be a satire on the part of Jagex, with goblins representing Muslims. There is surely other evidence elsewhere. Is this worth discussion in the article? Leevclarke 23:58, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
No, that would be called Rascism00:08, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
Sounds more like a parody of the Crusades. The purpose of this comparison is to show that such a flimsy link can easily be drawn between a lot of religions and the ones on RuneScape. JalYt-Xil-Vimescarrot 00:15, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
it's not same in islam, in islam if opponent are defeat they will give them mercy and will not kill inocent people. while bandos follower are thought Not to show mercy. Merciful must die! see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prisoners_of_war_in_Islam
and please no offense in any religionRealmguard23 16:01, July 4, 2012 (UTC)
Also we Muslims dont attack others unless they are a threat to us and our religion,we bring peace mostly and war rarely,means balanced religion
I've come up with(Another) theory. It struck me as strange that of the 4 main combatants in the God wars dungeon, 2 are exact opposites(as Guthix has confirmed many times) So I thought: why can't Armadyl and Bandos be opposites? Armadyl is a good god, of law order and peace. His followers seem intelligent(or at least the guardians do) He seems to be merciful and the Aviansies even seem to have had a society. He presumably left Gielinor(If he did) because of the end of his beloved Aviantese, while bandos only loves bloodshed. He is an extremely cruel god who loves killing, untrustworthy and unadvanced(he even sits on a throne of bronze) with massive armies of different unintelligent species instead of only 1 race. Bandos doesn't seem to have another opposite and if Guthix would want to keep balance and stuff he would need an opposite for every god(dess), unless that one would be balanced like him too. Zaros isn't the god of pure evil most believe him to be so it probably isn't him. Please post your critics here.--Nantafiria 17:47, 4 September 2008 (UTC)--Nantafiria 17:33, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
- You do make a good case, however the Guthix page points out that its Armadyl-Zaros, as an older form of Saradomin-Zamorak 00:13, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
- Old topic, sorry, but I have yet to find in-game evidence that outright says Armadyl and Zaros were an older form of S-Z. To me, Bandos actually sounds like a better opposite. Could anyone supply me with this evidence? Phoenixjo 08:44, April 28, 2012 (UTC)
- I never quite got what the difference between Law (Armadyl) and Order (Saradomin) was as far as divine domains go, but don't think War (Bandos) is necessarily the opposite of either. As to what domain Zaros govers, I don't think anyone knows. I think I even read that at one time all other gods joined against Zaros when Zaros become too powerful, and later they all joined against Zamorak. Bandos didn't arrive on Gielinor until the God Wars started. And Armadyl left soon after the God Wars started, so they were rivals they were so for a very very short time. 21:18, April 29, 2012 (UTC)
I believe that bandos hate guthix,because he called him (evil),a proof is that most of the goblins battles after the wars were againest guthixians,like in eyes of glouphrie quest,or that hopspear ghost when he said all those they battles were guthixians,short people with pointy hats,short people with long beards and long humans with white robes(Druids) so about this armadyl opposite of bandos I think it's true,cause armadyl is justice and justice come from balance,while bandos is war and war is mostly againest balance. And zaros is not evil,because his return will bring balance again.--188.8.131.52 09:51, September 9, 2012 (UTC)
Exactly where is Bandos called "sky goblin"?12:25, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
Image Needs Source Edit
The image at the end of the Information section needs a source. It looks like a cheap doodle someone did in Paint and the accompanying text of "The only known image of Bandos himself" doesn't help its case either. I added the Template:Fact tag to the image's text. If I happen to come back in a few weeks and it's still the same, I'll probably just remove the image, taking silence as consensus. 184.108.40.206 04:06, 22 June 2009 (UTC)
- It's the backside of the Bandos hoodie. Here is the newsletter that mentions it being Bandos' face. Antonstaen 12:11, 22 June 2009 (UTC)
Could this be Bandos or something?
- I'd say that it's more likely an ork, or such. But.. I guess it's possible. Antonstaen 20:26, 13 July 2009 (UTC)
[[File:Bandos Maybe.png|thumb|that's the symbol]]
A bigger version of the Bandos symbol? Edit
Can anyone get me a bigger version of the Bandos symbol? I wanna make a wallpaper for it.
--Raian the Fallen 23:15, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
Possible Followers? Edit
If the article is going to list possible followers shouldn't it list giants? Giants are basically two eyed cyclops and as giants are aggressive like most bandos followers wouldn't it make sense that they followed him? Chaos knight 21:03, October 15, 2009 (UTC)
- In my opinion, it should. Antonstaen 17:16, October 16, 2009 (UTC)
I was just thinking, bandos could have connections to guthix, as he seems to (intentionally or not) create balance through war pretty often. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) on 18:45, June 13, 2012 (UTC).
- Bandos arrived on Gielinor while Guthix was asleep and was forced to leave when Guthix woke up, so no. Guthix has no associations with anyone. And Bandos doesn't care much for other gods either as long as they don't prevent him from waging war. So the only thing they have in common is their general neutrality towards others I guess. 16:01, June 17, 2012 (UTC)
Tuska the boar, is not Bandos Edit
One of guthix's memories describes a boar leading an army of "squat green creatures" to wreak distruction during the god war on his homeworld. Pretty damn sure this is bandos 18.104.22.168 01:51, March 14, 2013 (UTC)
- Pretty sure Bandos WANTS followers (see Chosen Commander, instead of not caring (see Guthixian Memories). IN addition Bandos does not seem to have horns (see The Origins of Gielinor video) while Tuska does (see Memories again). Bandos is not mindless per se... 06:40, March 14, 2013 (UTC)
- The main picture of Saradomin Vs "Bandos" has me wondering if the creature currently called "Bandos" might be Tuska, has it been confirmed the boar like thing fighting Saradomin is Bandos? I know its likely considering the O.O.G vid is supposed to be Gielinor godwars but just wondering. Gormagon (talk) 23:15, March 15, 2013 (UTC)
- Go to this page, that is what looks like a boar. Bandos doesn't. We can be pretty sure that this is Bandos because of the symbol on the belt and the fact that those are gods fighting each other. You might not have read the FAQ but it clearly states Bandos is NOT Tuska. Hope that makes it easier to make out ;) 11:22, March 16, 2013 (UTC)
- Haha, yeah that certainly seems to resemble it too, but the symbol on his belt-buckle completely gives it away though :3 12:20, March 16, 2013 (UTC)
Varrockian Symbol On Bandos' Shoulder? Edit
I noticed that in the Origins of Gielinor video that on Bandos' left shoulder is the symbol of Varrock (Golden shield with 2 black swords) and i was totally confused because varrock wasn't established until the 4th-5th age. I also wrote about this in the trivia. Someone please explain to me why and how the Varrockian symbol is there... Lord Nexius (talk) 02:17, March 17, 2013 (UTC)
- Well... I'm sure it's not a (A)Varrockian symbol then, it the city wasn't established then. Maybe it's just to show the War element..? You know, crossed swords are mostly the associated with that. He is the god of war after all.
- And maybe when people founded Avarrocka they found symbols like that, and thought it to be a nice Symbol for their city - cos the area was known as that area with he crossed swords? I'm sure I don't have to say this is way too speculative for me even :P 10:20, March 17, 2013 (UTC)
- Oh, obviously, I think it's more likely to be some sort of convergent evolution. I was just speculating in the line of there being a link in the first place. 11:39, March 17, 2013 (UTC)
Gonna rewrite this article soon. Mod John A gave some valuable information. Archived it just in case. ;) http://www.webcitation.org/6FDZHQK4p 19:40, March 18, 2013 (UTC)
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