Warcraft Timeline and Chronology

What’s on the Warcraft Timeline?


This is the unofficial Warcraft timeline that includes the main games, the novels, the comics, and the 2016 feature film and its tie-ins. This timeline also includes many of the short stories that can be found online.

Many of these stories take place over multiple eras, but we keep to the house rule that a story is placed on the timeline based on where it ends, and we do not split up the media. This makes the timeline easier to follow and read. So with that said, we hope you enjoy this timeline and reading order for all of the Warcraft stories in chronological order.

Warcraft SagaComicChris Metzen
Death From AboveShort StoryRobert Brooks
“The First Guardian”ComicLouise Simonson
A Warrior Made, Part 1ComicChristie Golden
A Warrior Made, Part 2ComicChristie Golden
BlackhandComicRobert Brooks
Blood and ThunderComicRaphael Ahad
“Family Values”ComicAaron Sparrow
Warcraft: Orcs and HumansGameBlizzard Entertainment
The Last GuardianNovelJeff Grubb
Warcraft: Bonds of BrotherhoodComicPaul Cornell
DurotanNovelChristie Golden
WarcraftFilmDuncan Jones
Warcraft: The Official Movie NovelizationNovelChristie Golden
Warcraft II: Tides of DarknessGameBlizzard Entertainment
Tides of DarknessNovelGlenn Rane
Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark PortalGameBlizzard Entertainment
Beyond the Dark PortalNovelAaron Rosenberg
Day of the DragonNovelRichard A. Knaak
“Unbroken”Short StoryMicky Neilson
“Road to Damnation”Short StoryEvelyn Fredericksen
“Of Blood and Honor”Short StoryChris Metzen
Lord of the ClansNovelChristie Golden
Warcraft III: Reign of ChaosGameBlizzard Entertainment
“Vol’jin: The Judgement”Short StoryBrian Kindregan
Warcraft III: The Frozen ThroneGameBlizzard Entertainment
The Sunwell TrilogyComicRichard A. Knaak
War of the Ancients: The Well of EternityNovelRichard A. Knaak
War of the Ancients: The Demon SoulNovelRichard A. Knaak
War of the Ancients: The SunderingNovelRichard A. Knaak
“A Cleansing Fire”ComicEvelyn Fredericksen
Cycle of HatredNovelKeith R. A. DeCandido
World of WarcraftGameBlizzard Entertainment
“The War Effort”Short StoryN/A
“War of the Shifting Sands”Short StoryMicky Neilson
“The Thrill of the Hunt”ComicTroy Lewter
“Bloodsail Buccaneer”ComicDan Jolley
“How to Win Friends”ComicDan Jolley
“Miles to Go”ComicDan Jolley
“An Honest Trade”ComicTroy Lewter
“Warrior: Divided”ComicGrace Randolph
“Warrior: United”ComicGrace Randolph
Shadow Wing, Vol. 1: The Dragons of OutlandComicRichard A. Knaak
Shadow Wing, Vol. 2: Nexus PointComicRichard A. Knaak
World of Warcraft: The Burning CrusadeGameBlizzard Entertainment
Rise of the HordeNovelChristie Golden
“The Journey”ComicTroy Lewter
“Crusader’s Blood”ComicDan Jolley
“I Got What Yule Needs”ComicChristie Golden
“Blood Runs Thicker”ComicTim Beedle
World of Warcraft – The Comic, Vol. 1ComicWalter Simonson
Night of the DragonNovelRichard A. Knaak
World of Warcraft – The Comic, Vol. 2ComicWalter Simonson
Arthas: Rise of the Lich KingNovelChristie Golden
World of Warcraft – The Comic, Vol. 3ComicWalter Simonson
World of Warcraft – The Comic, Vol. 4ComicWalter Simonson
MageComicRichard A. Knaak
“In the Shadow of the Sun”Short StorySarah Pine
“Fallen”ComicRichard A. Knaak
“Fear”ComicRichard A. Knaak
“Fiend”ComicRichard A. Knaak
“Fate”ComicRichard A. Knaak
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich KingGameBlizzard Entertainment
Death KnightComicDan Jolley
“Li Li’s Travel Journal” (parts 1-4)Short StoryN/A
Pearl of PandariaComicMicky Neilson
“Glory”Short StoryEvelyn Fredericksen
“Heart of War”Short StorySarah Pine
StormrageNovelRichard A. Knaak
ShamanComicPaul Benjamin
The Shattering: Prelude to CataclysmNovelChristie Golden
“Cut Short”Short StoryCameron Dayton
Dark RidersComicMike Costa
Curse of the WorgenComicMicky Neilson
“Edge of Night”Short StoryDave Kosak
“Seeds of Faith”Short StoryValerie Watrous
“Fire and Iron”Short StoryMatt Burns
World of Warcraft: CataclysmGameBlizzard Entertainment
BloodswornComicDoug Wagner
“Trade Secrets of a Trade Prince”Short StoryGavin Jurgens-Fyhrie
“As Our Fathers Before Us”Short StoryStevie Nix
“Lord of His Pack”Short StoryJames Waugh
WolfheartNovelRichard A. Knaak
“Prophet’s Lesson”Short StoryMarc Hutcheson
“Blood of Our Fathers”Short StoryDan Arey
Thrall: Twilight of the AspectsNovelChristie Golden
“Charge of the Aspects”Short StoryMatt Burns
Quest for PandariaNovellaSarah Pine
Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of WarNovelChristie Golden
World of Warcraft: Mists of PandariaGameBlizzard Entertainment
“Li Li’s Travel Journal” (parts 5-11)Short StoryN/A
“The Trial of the Red Blossoms”NovellaCameron Dayton
“Bleeding Sun”Short StoryMatt Burns
Dawn of the AspectsShort StoryRichard A. Knaak
Vol’jin: Shadows of the HordeNovelMichael A. Stackpole
The Blank ScrollShort StoryGavin Jurgens-Fyhrie
“The Sttrength of Steel”Short StoryRaphael Ahad
“The Jade Hunters”Short StoryMatt Burns
“Over Water”Short StoryRyan Quinn
“The Untamed Valley”Short StoryRobert Brooks
War CrimesNovelChristie Golden
“Hellscream”Short StoryRobert Brooks
Gul’dan and the StrangerComicMicky Neilson
“Code of Rule”Short StoryRyan Quinn
World of Warcraft: Warlords of DraenorGameBlizzard Entertainment
“Apocrypha”Short StoryMatt Burns
IllidanNovelWilliam King
TravelerJunior NovelGreg Weisman
World of Warcraft: LegionGameBlizzard Entertainment
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    Anthony

    No the file is corrupt! I was using this list haha

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      Jason Hamilton

      Working on it.

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