The complete wow book reading order lore timeline and. Im a total book junkie, but for some reason have never gotten into the lore game books, and i am also pretty far back on the lore of our wonderful game. This is the result of reading many of these myself and lots of research to get the best order possible. World of warcraft chronicle volume 3 available for preorder. Likewise, the world of warcraft book series starts with cycle of hatred bridging the gap between wc3 and wow. What is the chronological order of warcraft canon media. Lore retcons and reveals in world of warcraft chronicle. That being said, i found a list from a guygirl named sayomara from goodreads th. Reading order of warcraft books and novels lore icy veins forums.
Official fiction v e novels archive uprising libertys crusade shadow of the xelnaga speed of darkness other queen of blades i, mengsk evolution the dark templar saga firstborn shadow hunters twilight starcraft ii novels heavens devils devils due flashpoint war stories starcraft. A book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Dec 09, 2019 part 1 of the lore of warcraft in chronological order. Battle for azeroth is the upcoming seventh expansion set in. Want to get into the lore, but dont know where to begin. May 03, 2016 i guess you could say that this book is just for people who are new to the lore of world of warcraft and who wants to get a brief summary of it in just 200 pages rather than thousands whether it be in the books or ingame content. While the novels are the key sources, the comics and mangas still contain some important lore, such as the sunwell trilogy, which describes much of the blood elf lore and world of warcraft. World of warcraft audiobooks listen to the full series. There are books all over the game world, in various dungeons, out in the open, hidden away in corners in inns and cities.
Ghost series novels nova spectres ghost academy volume 1 volume 2 volume 3 starcraft. Novels wowpedia your wiki guide to the world of warcraft. If you want to give this series a chance and you are wondering what is the proper order to read all the warcraft novels, the best way to read them is by chronological order, however you must know that these books tell stories of different characters, therefore, the action takes place in different location and years. World of warcraft battle for azeroth lore 101 putting. Pdf world of warcraft lore books in order amber holland. World of warcraft battle for azeroth lore 101 putting the pieces in order. The complete wow book reading order lore timeline and warlords of draenor tl.
This is the chronological order of all the diablo novels. Can anyone suggest an order to read the warcraft books chronologicaly. Reading order of warcraft books and novels lore icy. Timeline rpg books chronology this article discusses the chronological order of books. Warcraft books in chronological order general discussion world. All of this material is directly tied to events and lore well be discovering in the next expansion. Simple list of star wars books in order of when they take place, with sidebyside timelines for legends and the new canon. World of warcraft books in reading order best chronological list. The traveler series consists of 3 books that follow the journey of aram and makasa through the world of azeroth after the cataclysm. Before the storm happens after legion, prior to the burning of teldrassil which starts battle for azeroth. Updated regularly, with new releases and upcoming titles highlightesd.
Theres currently three of them and go from the creation of the universe itself to the end of cata. Novel guide wowpedia your wiki guide to the world of warcraft. Pittacus lore is a pen name used by the authors james frey and jobie hughes as they write their series of books, the lorien legacy led by the popular i am number four. Years ago, in the ruined temple of atalhakkar, loyal priests of the blood god hakkar the soulflayer attempted to summon the wrathful deitys avatar into the world. Although i have read all the books some of them a couple of times, i still cannot put them in chronological order.
According to the ign article, chronicle volume 3 will cover events that shaped the modern history of azeroth and delves into the backstories of arthas menethil, illidan stormrage, jaina proudmoore, and other iconic world of warcraft characters. A complete list of all fulllength star wars novels in chronological order. I wish there had been a list like this when i started readeding these, it would have saved me a lot of time. All video audio comics books short stories characters the story of warcraft. When it comes to warcraft lore the ultimate source is world of warcraft itself and supporting documents on the website. I recently found myself interested in catching up with the wow lore, hyped by the announcement of legion, and where better to start than reading all the books.
Below is the list of warcraft and world of warcraft novels. Battle for azeroth almost upon us, its time to take the farflung pieces of lore that have been presented in videos, comics, books and novellas and try to put them into rough chronological order. World of warcraft is a massive mmo that has grown and changed considerably over its 14 years. Reading order of warcraft books and novels sign in to follow this. Day of dragon since this is the starting of the war of.
This definitive tome of warcraft history reveals untold stories about the birth of the cosmos, the rise of ancient empires, and the forces that shaped the world of azeroth and its people. Can someone please help me out and tell me where i should get started, which book i should begin with, or give me the order of how i. The ultimate, definitive reading order of the warcraft novels. I enjoy world of warcraft s lore, which is why i write about it for. Game content and materials are trademarks and s of their respective publisher and its licensors. Warcraft iii and world of warcraft also have both had battle chests released for them subsequent to their initial release. In addition to being the author of the book series, pittacus lore is also a character in the books as the loriens ruling elder. This page was last edited on 7 february 2020, at 21. The complete series list for the lorien legacies pittacus lore. In this video i make an attempt at covering nearly every source of lore thats. Apr 28, 2017 from time to time people ask me in what order they should read the novels or how to get into the lore of warcraft. Some neat little lore nuggets can be found, so lets talk about t. Are you starting to read up on wow lore for the first time. Here is a list of the warcraft and world of warcraft books in order.
The following is a list of novels based in the setting of the collectible card game magic. World of warcraft books in reading order best chronological list 2018 updated 28 books. This means that instead of being listed by when the material was published, its being listed by its. Leave some feedback on what you would like to see next. World of warcrafts original debut came in 2004, and at the time, i remember blizz made a big deal out of 10 years of warcraft there is one game of the series that didnt make it.
What is the chronological order of all the fnaf games and book. Im looking into purchasing some of the warcraft books, specifically anything including the lich king rise of the lich king seems to be the only one. So ive been compiling a list of wow novels, short stories, lore videos, comics, etc in chronological order for a while now and decided to share it. Ofcourse they dont go over everything in detail, but itll give you a great starting off point if youre completely new to learning about the lore.
What is the chronological order of all the fnaf games and. If you are a fan of azeroth and want a great read into the lore, these should be on your most read list. This beautiful hardcover features twentyfive fullpage paintings. The complete wow book reading order lore timeline and warlords. One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at wow insider pertains to warcraft in print. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. Please feel free to correct any ordernametypeetc mistakes in the comments below. Wow insiders chronological guide to warcraft novels. This guide presents all novels, manga, comics, and short stories that are considered canon in warcraft lore, in chronological order. Wow story lore, by following this ultimate collection of world of. The full text was available on the official world of warcraft site, but was removed for some unknown reason.
Also includes dates mentioned in the rts games themselves. Day of dragon since this is the starting of the war of ancients trilogy 1. This article contains lore taken from warcraft novels, novellas, or short stories. Feb 21, 2008 can anyone tell me the correct chronological order of the books in the warcraft series. Part 1 of the lore of warcraft in chronological order. After that all games, books, manga, and comics bylicensed by blizard are cannon. Many websitespeople list different orders to the books. Maybe youve heard about the various novels, but you just dont know where to start. When wizards of the coast was asked how the novels and cards influence each other, brady dommermuth, magics creative director, responded by saying generally the cards provide the world in which the novels are set, and the novels sometimes provide characters represented on cards. Apr 11, 2008 where can i read all the world of warcraft books online and learn warcraft lore i am currently playing wow and want to learn all the warcraft lore online for free any ideas how plz do tell. That being said, i found a list from a guygirl named sayomara from goodreads that i really liked. There are 23 novels in total, 7 part of the warcraft series and 16 part of the world of. Forget the short stories blizzard has been ramping up to legions release with a series of comics, animated shorts, and an audio drama, as well as a tiein novel.
If you plan on playing wc3 or learning some of wow s original and early expansion lore, then these books could be a good start. There are 23 novels in total, 7 part of the warcraft series and 16 part of the world of warcraft one. Kilruk and the rest of the flock were dropping rounds over the battlements, hovering safely out of range of any attackers. Warcraft novels chronological order 25 books goodreads. The traveler series happen at some point after the cataclysm. I have also included the different comic series in this list at the end. Events in this book span between warcraft iii and wrath of the lich king. This is a full chronological order of warcraft novels for anyone who would like to catch up on it s story and lore. A beginners guide to getting started in wow lore engadget.
The only books that depend on previous books are the sin war trilogy which should be read in order and the kingdom of shadow and moon of the spider, of which kos should be read first and mots should be read second. With the help of nobbel87, were highlighting some of the interesting lore changes in this post. The edition of warcraft ii was also the first to introduce the use of cd keys to the series, requiring each user online to have their own copy of the game in order to be able to connect. Some of my favorites so far were lord of the clans, the last guardian and chronicles. In addition to the lore reveals described in this post, there are two major updates we covered in separate articles new canon info on champions of. The history of warcraft also known as the history of the warcraft universe is a comprehensive account of lore created by blizzard as background information to the world of warcraft universe, and was made up of the entirety of blizzards published record so far. Reading order of warcraft books and novels lore icy veins.
It can be tricky when trying to establish a proper order for the books, mainly because the books sometimes jump around the timeline, moving back or forwar. Volume 3 retcons several parts of warcraft s lore, such as medans story, and provides clarification on some murky bits. One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at wow insider. Here is the full chronological list of all of the warcraft novels. In a nutshell, i think blizz favors orcs in game but not in lore. Timeline originally published by blizzard in the warcraft i manual 1994, with further dates established from the warcraft ii manual 1996, beyond the dark portal manual, and warcraft iii manual.
Apr 16, 2020 world of warcraft is a massive mmo that has grown and changed considerably over its 14 years. Many of the books fill the lore between expansions, for instance rise of arthas is the prewrath book where as beyond the dark portal does the same for burning crusade, there are also series which cover the back stories of many of the alliance and horde champions. This guide will help new and returning players get back into one of the most vivid virtual fantasy. The veiled prophet demonsbane the black road diablo i legacy of blood diablo ii the kingdom of shadow diablo ii moon of the spider the order storm of light evidence page numbers are from the ebook version, except quotes from moon of the spider the. Wow insiders chronological guide to warcraft novels, manga. On the fourteenth day of his life, kilruk earned the empresss favor. What is the chronological order of the storyline in the five nights at freddys series. Warcraft lore chronicle vol 2 book of medivh revelations eye of dalaran. The ultimate guide to warcraft lore in print blizzard watch. World of warcraft books in reading order best chronological. A healthy chunk 1220 are the short stories that have been posted up for free on the website, particularly around mop. New warcraft lore book series shows the unseen history of azeroth. Ive borrowed stuff from a lot of sources and i havent read everything only about 60% on the list.
This book takes place during the beginning of the first war and tells the. Warcraft literature chronology world of warcraft book list. Ultimate warcraft book guide chronological list youtube. The following is a guide to all canon novels, manga, comics, and short stories related to world of warcraft in chronological order. This subreddit is for discussions about the lore of warcraft. The illidan book spans and covers the events of warcraft iii to the demon hunters death in the burning crusade. Can anyone tell me the correct chronological order of the books in the warcraft series. Use the rpg books if you want some detailed information. For world of warcraft on the pc, a gamefaqs message board topic titled i want to start reading the warcraft books. Your best bet would be to buy the warcraft chronicles books. The following is a warcraft lore guide to all canon novels, manga, comics, and short stories related to world of warcraft, presented in chronological order. Chronicle volume 1 is a journey through an age of myth and legend, a time long before the horde and the alliance came to be.75 691 537 656 1584 671 841 203 1002 1234 578 51 159 632 1134 1032 977 648 1536 543 274 849 1362 1316 747 1509 899 772 1302 581 1210 134 616 1402 99 116 829 581 403 534 123 117 925 29 108 806 1495 665 1183 149 626