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
Know Your Lore: The secrets of Battle for Azeroth
We got to see a kickass cinematic, watched some panels, and heard Jaina’s chilling voiceover on the features trailer. But what do we actually know about Battle for Azeroth? What’s the story of the upcoming expansion?
Know Your Lore: Shadows of Lordaeron
Far to the north in the Eastern Kingdoms lies Tirisfal Glades. Withered forests are haunted with lingering remnants – the centerpiece of a once-glorious kingdom that spanned the northern reaches of the continent.
Know Your Lore: The Vrykul — a new playable race?
When looking at likely prospects for new playable races next expansion, it’s impossible to ignore the Vrykul. Originally making their first appearance in Wrath, these progenitors of humanity have made a comeback in Legion.
Know Your Lore: The Ethereals, a playable race?
Last week, we took a look at a race that took center stage for a chunk of the latest expansion. The Shal’dorei are the kind of new entry to Warcraft lore that almost begs to be made a playable race.
Know Your Lore: Kul Tiras
There were once seven nations of Humankind in the Eastern Kingdoms. All descended from the proud Arathi people and the first Empire of Strom, but they followed many different paths.