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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This week, we explore the possible fate of Anduin after the events in Shadowlands, the connection between Azerite and the Naaru, and which expansion big bad had the best plan if not for us meddling raiders.
This week, we explore the story of She-Hulk, from her comic debut in 1980 through her multiple television appearances.
This week, we explore the interconnectivity of the old gods, titans, and dragons, if future WoW expansions should expand older zones instead of creating new ones, and the eternal question: Is Elune really a Naaru?
This week, we explore the possibility of Night Elf Paladins, the future of Tarecgosa from Cataclysm’s Blue Dragonflight storyline, and if Azeroth is Cthulu’s great-great-grandparent.
This week, we explore how divinity is handled in Warcraft, comics, movies, and TTRPGs including rising to godhood, replacing a god, and how it’s possible to kill a god.
This week, we explore the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to our favorite games and comics adapted to TV series and feature films.
Before the Frozen Throne crashed into Icecrown, before the lords of the Burning Legion first conceived of a weapon that would scour life from Azeroth, there was only means, motive and opportunity... and a self-serving power hungry Warlock grasping for a tool.
This week, we explore rumors of who or who not in WoW may secretly be dragons, the history of the three candidates to rule the Black Dragonflight, and what other unvisited lands in Azeroth could still await us in future expansions.
If you played Diablo 2 and its expansion, Lord of Destruction, then you saw the end of the established world order with the destruction of the Worldstone.
With the announcement of the World of Warcraft: Dragonflight expansion, we learned some new bits of lore, revisited the past, and had reason to be excited for the future of WoW.