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
The lore of the Diablo franchise has gotten deeper and more involved with every new game, expanding from the small town of Tristram and the catacombs beneath the cathedral there to a globe-spanning adventure that led to Hell itself and finally in Diablo 3 we went to the Heavens and Pandemonium in turn. We've seen nightmarish monsters, Baal's army overwhelm the Barbarians and the destruction of the Worldstone, the siege of the Crystal Arch and the Nephalem stand triumphant against a former Archangel with the power of all seven Evils in its grasp.
Anduin Wrynn is a far cry from his father, Varian.
I read Before the Storm and, without giving spoilers, I have a feeling about the next expansion.
In every expansion, we come out having triumphantly saved whatever world or continent we’re fighting for.
One of the benefits of Legion and its Artifact system was that it brought a lot of older lore about Azeroth and its universe to life in new ways.
Are there areas of Azeroth we’ve never even heard of before? It’s more likely than you’d think.
Yrel was in many ways the breakout star of Warlords of Draenor.
Darion Mograine willingly sacrificed his own life to save his father’s soul – and the Lich King had plans for the son of the Ashbringer.
Last week we talked about Imperius, the Archangel of Valor and de factor head of the Angiris Council.
Death has haunted Darion Mograine, trailing just behind him from the very moment he was born.