Gilgamech is one of the non-playable characters in the SteamWorld series.


SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech

Gilgamech was a hero that has slain a Behemoth and was remembered as for a long time. After he was forgotten by the people, he created the Void army and hired the Headmistress of the Alchamists college to help him look for the Necronomicog. In doing so he saw the Fellowship and spoke to his old friend Orik, only to zap the group with an electric bolt and leave with the relic and his troops. He was later seen again, where the Fellowship went to challenge him in battle and so they did. After a difficult battle, Gilgamech zapped the group with electrizity again and went to the bastment of his castle, only to fight the Fellowship once more. The Behemoth later woke up and so beat Gilgamech into a thunderus paralysis. He then explained to the group that all he wanted to do was make the world filled with heroes once again, he then states that he will be fine. It was later shown that Gilgamech became a mini-golf champion.


  • Gilgamech's name is a play on the name Gilgamesh, a famous historical knight and Mech.
  • Gilgamech's statues act as save points in the game he originated from.
  • Despite being the main antagonist in the game he originated from, he is widely regarded that the prime hero by the main characters.
  • Gilgamech is one of the fue non-playable characters to have a major role in the SteamWorld series. The others are: The Mysterious Merchant and Wonky.

See Also


           SteamWorld Heroes

SteamWorld Tower Defence: Steambots

Steamworld Dig: Dorothy McCrank | Rusty

SteamWorld Heist: Beatrix "Bea" Baach | Bogdan "The Great" Ivanski | Billy Gill | Captain Piper Faraday | Cowbots | Dora D. Adventura | Fen | Gabriel "Seabrass" Stubb | Grahame "Payroll" Phroggi | Sally Bolt | Valentine Butterbolt | Wonky

SteamWorld Quest: Armilly | Copernica | Fellowship | Galleo | Gilgamech | Mysterious Merchant | Orik | Ringmaster | Tarah & Thayne

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