Sargeras

Know Your Lore, TFH Edition: Cycle of the Naaru In the beginning of everything, there was only the Light. It was a sea of living energy, filled with the potential of life. But as that sea expanded, pockets of nothingness began to form. This was the Void — and as it grew, it began to move against the Light. Eventually, the two forces clashed...

Know Your Lore: The future belongs to Azshara Right about now, we can be forgiven for focusing on the Burning Legion and the threat they pose to Azeroth and the universe. Even if Sargeras was defeated utterly, the vast army of demons at his disposal will likely remain a threat. Although Archimonde and Kil’jaeden are seemingly disposed of, this vast worlds-destroying force is...




Know Your Lore: Gift of the Naaru The concept of destiny is a powerful thing in World of Warcraft. It’s a big, weighty word — one that has written the fates of both heroes and villains in lore. It was destiny that Arthas would eventually fall to corruption and become the Lich King. It was prophesized that Jaina Proudmoore would eventually lead...

Know Your Lore: Shadows of Argus Q&A This is a bit of a swerve for this column, but I get asked a lot of questions on Twitter and via email about patch 7.3 and things that we’ve seen and experienced since it dropped. So in this particular edition of Know Your Lore, I’m going to take some time and look at them....

Know Your Lore, Tinfoil Hat Edition: Wrathion’s task Maybe we’ve been going about this all wrong. Everything we know about Wrathion seems to be a contradiction of motives. He showed up in Mists and appeared to be very concerned with the fate of the world. Yet when things didn’t go according to plan, he helped orchestrate Garrosh Hellscream’s escape. For someone so bent...

Whispers of a Frightened World scenario is live on North American servers The pre-patch 7.3 festivities have started, leading us into the events that will take us to Argus when the patch goes live. Last week we saw Argus in the sky for everyone and the re-appearance of Doomsayers. This week the Whispers of a Frightened World scenario is here. Servers are having a bit of a...




Patch 7.3 PTR: More spoiler heavy cutscenes explore Argus’ past and present Patch 7.3 is chockablock with content, including several huge lore bombs that show players things they’ve wanted to see in-game forever. Seriously, it’s almost unreal how much juicy lore content is contained within the patch. Today, we’re going to take a look at some of it. Warning: This post contains spoilers for Patch 7.3, and...

These spoiler-filled lore cutscenes show 7.3 may be the biggest story patch yet The folks at Wowhead have once again datamined up some pretty huge spoilers for patch 7.3. Please, be warned, clicking on those links or reading this article will lead to spoilers for the patch, though one of the videos linked here is a flashback to stuff we already knew happened. It’s still cool to see...



Azeroth sends a warning in patch 7.3 with Whispers of a Frightened World scenario Continuing the theme of delving into ancient Titanic vaults, in patch 7.3 we have a brand new scenario with Magni Bronzebeard — and it seems to be the catalyst that actually prompts our expedition to Argus. In the pre-Legion comic and quest with Magni, we learned that he was now in communion with the world-soul...

Patch 7.3 voice files reveal story spoilers and more Guys, this is another of those posts where I warn you that if you read — or, in this case, listen — any further, you’re going to get spoiled for patch 7.3. I just want that to be clear up front. There are spoilers here. Don’t read any further if you don’t want spoilers for...

Know Your Lore: Velen and Kil’jaeden The Eredar were a race of highly skilled masters of magic, renowned for their skills throughout the Great Dark Beyond. They built an entire advanced, shining civilization and lived peaceful lives…until the leader of the Burning Legion came.

Know Your Lore: Sargeras What goes through the mind of a creature so cosmically powerful that entire worlds are viewed as dust motes, their inhabitants mere specks in the vast expanse of the universe? And what happens when that being decides it’s time to clean house?

Know Your Lore: Demons and the Fel Where Light and Void clash, chaos is born: the chaos of the Twisting Nether, birthplace of the Fel. This magic was literally birthed by annihilation when Light and Shadow came into terrible contact with one another. Fel magic is of entropy, of destruction, of the utter destruction of that which makes life possible. Void magic...

Know Your Lore: Draenor’s universal influence Draenor was never really meant to be a “unique” world. Had it been left to its own devices, the planet would’ve eventually died out. The Sporemounds were well on their way to devouring the planet whole when Aggramar first arrived. With nothing left to devour, Draenor’s plant life would have eventually turned on itself, until...

Know Your Lore: What Azeroth Knows By What Azeroth Knows, I don’t mean the planet itself. We’ve recently seen that Azeroth is a nascent Titan, and it seems to know quite a bit, going as far as to speak through former king Magni Bronzebeard in his diamond form. But that’s an example of something the average Azerothian wouldn’t know. Right now, Magni...

Know Your Lore: The Flight From Argus There were once a people called the Eredar, a people with unparalleled mastery of the arcane. Gifted, intelligent, physically powerful, they created a near utopia on the planet Argus. Over twenty five thousand years ago, they ceased to exist. In their place were two divided factions. Most of the Eredar became Man’ari, the “Unnatural Ones”...