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
It can be fairly said that the Zandalari have endured for many thousands of years, and that in all that time, much of their history has been forgotten.
For those of you who skipped Mists of Pandaria, it was in this expansion that we formally met Wrathion, a member of the Black Dragonflight.
Long ago, the empire of Arathor splintered into seven distinct kingdoms: Lordaeron, Dalaran, Gilneas, Stromgarde, Alterac, Stormwind, and Kul Tiras.
If you've played Horde this expansion, then you've gotten a real in-depth look at the Prophet Zul.
Taelia is one of the first few people Alliance players meet in Kul Tiras.
When last we left off, Katherine Proudmoore had finally realized that her nation was in trouble.
Varok Saurfang is an Orc of myth and legend, capable of cleaving entire raids out of Orgrimmar in classic WoW.
Not many heads of state in Azeroth have been married to their predecessors, much less held the position themselves for over a decade before seeing it passed on.
For ten thousand years, Queen Azshara has bided her time beneath the ocean waves – and that’s a little concerning.
The Drust are both new and old.