There are several vacant thrones in the World of Warcraft — which one will be claimed by a “golden one,” as Il’gynoth whispered?
The first time we encountered Il'gynoth was in the Emerald Nightmare raid, it had some interesting prophetic whispers for players -- whispers that were immediately dissected for clues about future plans for the game.
Blizzard Watch interviews Christie Golden, author of Sylvanas, about her writing process and the Banshee Queen
With the new novel Sylvanas coming out on March 29 -- that's today as I'm writing this -- Blizzard Watch managed to talk to its author, Christie Golden, a name that looms large in not just Warcraft novel tie ins, but through a career spanning 60 novels for multiple franchises.
The history and lore of Warcraft has usually been defined by eras of war.
In a huge surprise earlier this week, the World of Warcraft team released a new story cinematic for Shadowlands patch 9.2 titled Shattered Legacies.
Shadowlands introduced a wide variety of new characters.
Do you read or watch tie-in media?
I'm not specifically speaking about World of Warcraft lore here -- it can be any game, from Deckard Cain's last act in Diablo 3 to the fate of Phoibe in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, from Ethan discovering the truth in Resident Evil Village to the final confrontation with Adam Smasher in Cyberpunk 2077.
I was speaking with a friend who played Warcraft I, II, and III, but never played World of Warcraft, or even read up on any of the lore.
Heartstone has done some fun things with Warcraft lore over the years -- evil supervillains banding together, a big Draconic dust-up, Mean Streets of Gadgetzan -- and none of it is in World of Warcraft, which I think is a crying shame.
The story of World of Warcraft is one that continues.