Know Your Lore
Want to get into the lore, but don’t know where to begin? The following is a guide to all canon novels, manga, comics, and short stories related to World of Warcraft — in chronological order. This means that instead of being listed by when the material was published, it’s being listed by its order in the Warcraft lore timeline. For frame of reference, all material is sorted by the game title and expansion in which it takes place.
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Recent Know Your Lore Posts
Twenty-five thousand years ago, a lone craft, the Genedar, lifted away from the surface of Argus.
Last week, we discussed the peculiar decisions that led the Void Elves straight into the arms of the Alliance.
The Tauren, or Shu'halo, are but one branch of an ancient lineage that spans millennia.
The situation in Silvermoon is… interesting, to say the least.
The Tauren people of Azeroth descend from an ancient lineage that begat the Yaungol of Pandaria, the Taunka of Northrend and the Shu'halo of Kalimdor.
Now that Allied Races have arrived on the scene, new alliances have been formed -- although not quite as expected.
We are in a paradoxical place when pondering the Proudmoores. These are people who have profoundly posed a potent effect on the peoples of Azeroth.
What’s the difference between an Allied Race and simply a new race option?
It's not a demon, it's not an angel, it's definitely not a Nephalem. What is Trag'Oul, and how did it come into existence?
People have been suggesting Ogres as a playable race ever since Burning Crusade -- but how likely are they as an option?