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"Take my advice. When the world goes crazy you run... You run away."

—Nico Minoru

The runaway witch, Sister Grimm, civilian name Nico Minoru, is an Event Character you could first recruit to your academy during the Marvel's Doctor Strange Event. Her Introductory Quest was Get Nico Minoru. Her Mission Board Quests can be found here



Each time Nico Minoru is upgraded, her Power Level increases.

Combat Attributes

Mystic Support.png Skills Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4 Tier 5 Tier 6
Basic Attack Witchcraft! 100% basic attack damage +7% +9% +11% +13% +15%
Special Attack Staff of One 175% armor penetrating damage to a single enemy and 20% armor to front row allies. Replaces every 3rd basic attack. +9% damage & +2% armor +18% & +4% +26% & +8% +44% & +12% +70% & +20%
Ultimate 1 Complete Thesaurus 75% damage as DoT to a single enemy for 3 turns & 50% chance to confuse that target for 3 turns. +4% DoT damage & +5% confuse +8% & +10% +11% & +20% +19% & +30% +30% & +50%
Passive Spell of Protection 15% evasion buff on self. +2% evasion +3% +6% +9% +15%
Ultimate 2 Blood Magic 120% damage as DoT to a single enemy for 6 turns & 25% attack buff to back row allies for 3 turns. +12% DoT damage & +5% attack +24% & +8% +42% & +15% +72% & +25% +96% & +38%


Nico Minoru's Rank 1 outfit is a black corset with purple fishnet over the shoulders, a belted plaid purple skirt, ripped purple fishnet leggings, and large knee-high black boots. She also wears long fingerless purple gloves.

Nico Minoru's Rank 3 outfit is a longer black corset with a cropped purple hoodie, tattered plaid purple skirt, striped purple leggings, and large knee-high black boots. She also wears a black belt and long fingerless purple gloves.

Nico Minoru's Rank 5 outfit is a hooded black and purple dress over striped purple leggings and large knee-high black boots.



Nico, along with her friends, witnessed their parents murder a young girl. Their parents belonged to an evil group that controlled Los Angeles, called the Pride. She and the rest of the kids fled, forming the super hero team, the Runaways. She later went her own separate way.

Marvel's Doctor Strange Event

When Kaecilius attacked, Nico joined Avengers Academy to defeat him, using the Staff of One. The Staff is a powerful object that she activates with blood magic.

Character Relationships

The Ancient One

The Ancient One commended Nico Minoru for tapping into true power of the Staff of One and predicted she might be a Sorcerer Supreme in other dimensions.

Black Widow

Black Widow realized Nico Minoru was pushing herself and her powers too hard, and encouraged her to learn when to take breaks.


Nico and Wasp bond over their shared love of making their own clothes.


Nico Minoru is voiced by Maya Tuttle.

  • "Always bring a thesaurus."
  • "Check out these boots!"
  • "Don't make me get my staff!"
  • "I don't like repeating myself."
  • "If the world goes crazy... you run."
  • "I'm a witch. Really."
  • "I'm the boss."
  • "Lightning bolt!"
  • "Like it? I made it myself."
  • "My parents actually were evil."
  • "Oh no! I'm the mom friend."
  • "Other kids get to worry about prom."
  • "Stop tapping me! I'm serious."
  • "That's getting old."
  • "What was that?"


Icon Name Time Location Rank Notes
Action Knock Knock.png
Knock Knock 3m 20s Sanctum Sanctorum 1
Mar action study large v2@4x.png
Search for Inspiration 1h 45m The Timeless Archives (book) 1
Action Repeat Yourself.png
Repeat Yourself 2h Avengers Park (fountain) 2
Mar action use computer large v2@4x.png
Expand Your Vocabulary 2h 30m The Timeless Archives  (computer) 2
Action Admire the View.png
Admire the View 6h Quad 1
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Have a Potion 6h Stark Tower 3
Mar action dances at lounge large v2@4x.png
Miss Your Friends 4h Club A (dance floor) 4
Mar action pool.png
Research Synonyms 2h Club A (pool table) 5
Mar action hidden shield large v2@4x.png
Test Your Power 8h S.H.I.E.L.D. H.Q. (inside) 5
Mar action night out v3@4x.png
Visit the Runaways 5h Quinjet Hangar 4
Mar action falcon punch- large v2@4x.png
Experiment with Magic 5m Avengers Dorm (punching bag) 2
Mar action search for clues v3@4x.png
Live A Normal Life 4h Avengers Dorm (right chair) 3


  • Nico is the only recruitable character in the Doctor Strange Event who doesn't actually appear in the Doctor Strange movie.
  • Nico runs a shop on Etsy.
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