Are you starting to read up on wow lore for the first time. Novel guide wowpedia your wiki guide to the world of warcraft. Hi, what is the chronological order to read the warcraft books. A few months ago i started reading the books and comics, short stories in chronological order according to the timeline, not order of release. In many cases, the exact chronological order is mentioned in each released book s introduction or can be deduced by information within the book. Now,alot of people have diffrent oppionions on how you should read them. Shadowlands and join the armies of the dead as a death knight of any race, including the pandaren and all allied races. New releases, upcoming books, video, excerpts and special features. Knaak continues the thrilling story begun in the recordbreaking mmo game expansion world of warcraft. One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at wow insider pertains to warcraft in print.
Here is the full chronological list of all of the warcraft novels. Although i have read all the books some of them a couple of times, i still cannot put them in chronological order. Warcraft books in chronological order general discussion. Rise of the horde cycle of hatred the well of eternity war of the ancients trilogy the demon soul war of the ancients trilogy the sundering war of the ancients trilogy day of the dragon warcraft archive lord of the clans warcraft archive the last guardian warcraft. Jul 23, 2009 its not about world of warcraft, these are the original books in order. This section concerns content exclusive to the warcraft. Now in paperbacknew york times bestselling author richard a. Below is the list of warcraft and world of warcraft novels. The thing to remember is that regardless of quality, wows lore and story is spread across multiple forms of media such as comics, books, the game, and novellas. The following novels were published under the world of. Cross the threshold and discover a realm where the very balance between life and death is at stake. Sep 30, 2019 reading order of warcraft books and novels.
So heres my reading order of all the novels, comics and short stories in the warcraft universe just follow it. Interested in reading some of the warcraft publications, but unsure where to start. World of warcraft books in reading order best chronological. Scrolls of lore world of warcraft book release dates by warlock, 10232005, 02. 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. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The warcraft book series by multiple authors includes books day of the dragon, lord of the clans, the last guardian, and several more. Wow insiders chronological guide to warcraft novels.
The world of warcraft graphics engine renders the game universe seamlessly so you spend your time adventuring, not waiting. Many websitespeople list different orders to the books. Leave some feedback on what you would like to see next. Here is a list of the warcraft and world of warcraft books in order.
Reign of chaos, world of warcraft, and hearthstone. Declare your allegiance azeroth paid a terrible price to end the apocalyptic march of the legions crusadebut even as the worlds wounds are tended, it is the shattered trust between the alliance and horde that may prove the hardest to mend. May 14, 2014 here is the full chronological list of all of the warcraft novels. For frame of reference, all material is sorted by the game title and. Order in the next hours 1 minutes and get it by wednesday, september 18. So heres my reading order of all the novels, comics and short stories in the warcraft universe just follow it from top to bottom. Decandido was born and raised in new york city to a family of librarians, which pretty much explains everything. These are wow trademarked but have nothing to do with wow, you can read them in any order. The following is a guide to all canon novels, manga, comics, and short stories related to world of warcraft in chronological order.
When it comes to warcraft lore the ultimate source is world of warcraft itself and supporting documents on the website. World of warcraft is a massive mmo that has grown and changed considerably over its 14 years. The horde and the alliance defeated the demonic burning legion, but a dire catastrophe is unfolding deep below the surface of the world. 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 forward in history. But what is the best order to read all books in,by wich i mean,when a name comes up,you know who he is,or an event that has been named,you know what happend in the event and such. An allnew official prequel novel to shadowlands, the next expansion for blizzard entertainments legendary online game world of warcraft the horde is nothing. Reading order of warcraft books and novels lore icy veins. World of warcraft books by blizzard entertainment, christie golden, and richard a. World of warcraft books, world of warcraft notebooks.
Most of the books in the warcraft rpg and world of warcraft rpg are set in a specific chronological order. In spite of the trademark and the slogan based on the bestselling video game, some of these books are not set during the events of world of warcraft. Warcraft books wow general wowhead forums, post by therebel444 hi, what is the chronological order to read the warcraft books. World of warcraft expansions list all wow expansions in order. What is the chronological order of warcraft canon media. The best and worst of the world of warcraft books dan lewis 17th may 2017 welcome to the warcraft book club, where we all spend way too long reading into the deeper lore of a video game primarily about killing 10 of something so some elves will like you 250 points more. Browse ebooks from the world of warcraft series to read online or download in epub or pdf format. However, these all have inconsistencies or pieces of the story that are later tweaked, retconned, or changed in world of warcraft itself. World of warcraft book series books cycle of hatred world of warcraft bk.
This means that instead of being listed by when the material was published, its being listed by its order in the warcraft lore timeline. World of warcraft books, world of warcraft notebooks, journal. If you want an actual understanding of the game, then you should read the books and such, or at least look up information contained within it. Its not about world of warcraft, these are the original books in order. The world of warcraft book series by multiple authors includes books cycle of hatred, rise of the horde, tides of darkness, and several more. Rise of the horde, though told through a series of flashbacks just prior to world of warcraft. This is a full chronological order of warcraft novels for anyone who would like to catch up on it s story and lore. Novels wowpedia your wiki guide to the world of warcraft. In this post, were going to cover the complete wow expansions list in order and give a rundown of what each expansion added to the game. Hungering for more resources amid the turmoil, the horde has pressed into ashenvale to feed its burgeoning war machine. Hello, id like to start readin the warcraft and wow novels. See the complete world of warcraft series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Warcraft is a franchise of video games, novels, and other media created by blizzard entertainment. Blizzard books, blizzard notebooks, journal blizzard. Below is my suggested reading order for the published novels and short stories of the warcraft universe. The complete wow book reading order lore timeline and. In the wake of the cataclysm, conflict has engulfed every corner of azeroth. I wish there had been a list like this when i started readeding these, it would have. Stolen books is a world of warcraft object that can be found in elwynn forest. Legion books day of the dragon lord of the clans of blood and honor the last guardian war of the ancients trilogy rise of the horde tides of darkness beyond the dark portal arthas. This guide is intended to cover every documented aspect of the class books available from dire maul, aq20, and other sources within the context of classic wow s 1.
Jun 06, 2018 best 2019 world of warcraft books list. World of warcraft books in reading order best chronological list 2018 updated 28 books. Even so, the names of this series are a bit misleading since wow series includes books whose events take place way before the events of world of warcraft. This article contains lore taken from warcraft novels, novellas, or short stories. This article discusses the timeline created by the chronological order of the books, along with citations when available. These books were published using the warcraft trademark. The complete wow book reading order lore timeline and warlords of draenor intro. Heres a suggested reading order for all of the novels within the warcraft universe. World of warcraftseries overdrive rakuten overdrive. 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. Ultimate warcraft book guide chronological list youtube. This guide will help new and returning players get back into one of the most vivid virtual fantasy. In battle for azeroth, the fall of the burning legion sets off a series of disastrous incidents that reignites the conflict at the heart of the. Aug 31, 2019 this is why blizzard the developers of world of warcraft have released a series of expansion packs over the past few years, giving players even more reason to continue coming back to the game.
World of warcraft books by blizzard entertainment, christie. I recently found myself interested in catching up with the wow lore. The ultimate, definitive reading order of the warcraft novels. Feb 07, 2018 the ultimate, definitive reading order of the warcraft novels. That being said, i found a list from a guygirl named sayomara from goodreads that i really liked. Volume 1 by blizzard entertainment, world of warcraft chronicle. A healthy chunk 1220 are the short stories that have been posted up for free on the website, particularly around mop. Despite being clearly numbered, the last guardian is set years before day of the dragon and lord of the clans, during the first war. There are 23 novels in total, 7 part of the warcraft series and 16 part of the world of warcraft one. Wow insiders chronological guide to warcraft novels, manga. See the complete warcraft series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. With those infamous words, sylvanas windrunner betrayed and abandoned the horde she vowed to serve.
Shadowlands an allnew official prequel novel to shadowlands, the next expansion for blizzard entertainments legendary online game world of warcraft the horde is nothing. The first three of these core games are in the realtime strategy genre, where opposing players command virtual armies in battle. This guide is intended to cover every documented aspect of the class books available from dire maul, aq20, and other sources within the context of classic wows 1. After that all games, books, manga, and comics bylicensed by blizard are cannon.1164 651 854 635 314 3 624 578 1541 849 1157 1192 1010 966 241 318 975 1091 1341 487 532 555 259 934 644 1200 938 847 178 495 275 540 982 1426 529 119 775 396 190 1032 574 366 1236