Folks may remember that when Hearthstone was first released in 2014, it bore the subtitle "Heroes of Warcraft," which it lost two years later. While the precise reason the moniker was removed hasn't been stated, one interpretation is that when the playable heroes in Hearthstone are all recognizable from the Warcraft franchise, it's superfluous...
A time skip happening after (or perhaps during) Shadowlands isn't out of the question -- Game Director Ion Hazzikostas informed us that time does not work the same in that realm as it does in Azeroth, after all.
Long ago, the empire of Arathor splintered into seven distinct kingdoms: Lordaeron, Dalaran, Gilneas, Stromgarde, Alterac, Stormwind, and Kul Tiras.
Varok Saurfang is an Orc of myth and legend, capable of cleaving entire raids out of Orgrimmar in classic WoW.
Lord Admiral Daelin Proudmoore once led the entirety of the Alliance naval forces during the Second War.
The third installment in the World of Warcraft: Chronicle series has arrived, and it’s a doozy.
Perhaps it never should have been a kingdom at all. These days, the only time anyone hears the word Alterac is in reference to a snowy valley, rich with resources and the sounds of constant combat.
We are in a paradoxical place when pondering the Proudmoores. These are people who have profoundly posed a potent effect on the peoples of Azeroth.
If you're champing at the bit for the next World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume -- Volume 3, available for pre-order right now -- then you may be interested in this little tidbit the folks at Wowhead have dug up for us.
There were once seven nations of Humankind in the Eastern Kingdoms.