A lot of Warcraft fans know a lot more about the Heroes and Villains of the lore than even the character they’re playing. They know the story behind Thrall, and behind Arthas, but what about where their race came from? Lets find out.
- You know those Vrykul in Northrend? The big Norse-lookin’ guys… They are what all of the humans of Azeroth descended from. After the gods apparently abandoned the Vrykul, they started having weak, puny, and pink offspring, these were the Humans. They were ordered to be killed, but caring parents sent theirs away to present day Eastern Kingdoms.
- When the Titans came to Azeroth, they created creatures similar to Dwarves that were made out of stone. They were afflicted by the Curse of Flesh when the Old Gods sought to control the world, and were turned into the more vulnerable Dwarves we have today.
- Elves come from a race, presumably created by the Goddess Elune, of feral, nomadic, nocturnal humanoids called the Kaldorei. They were inhabitants of single-continent Azeroth, and settled near the Well of Eternity. It is theorized by some that the origin of Elves and Trolls is intertwined.
- Similar to Dwarves, Gnomes come from Mechagnomes, robotic-looking gnomes made by the Titans to be servants and caretakers. Like the Dwarves, they were afflicted with the Curse of Flesh, and were transformed into normal Gnomes.
Thanks for reading. Part Two coming Monday!