Hellscream, the prelude to Warlords of Draenor
“We will never be slaves! But we will be conquerors…”
The pit lord Mannoroth is dead.
Gul’dan and his followers are in chains.
In one night, Grommash Hellscream exposed and thwarted the forces that meant to subjugate the orcs. In one night, Hellscream proved himself a worthy warchief to the Iron Horde and set his people on a violent collision course with another world in another time.
But this was not meant to be. Who warned Hellscream of Gul’dan’s treachery? Who convinced him that Azeroth was a foe worth defeating at all costs?
Before Gul’dan’s dramatic fall, two strangers arrived on Draenor: Garrosh Hellscream, the deposed warchief of the Horde on Azeroth, and Kairozdormu, a bronze dragon whose motivations were clouded in mystery. Thenewest World of Warcraft short story, “Hellscream,” reveals how their actions on Draenor have placed all living beings on Azeroth in mortal peril. Read the short story here, and then delve deeper into the events surrounding the Iron Horde invasion in our lore archives:
- War Crimes – In this novel by Christie Golden, Garrosh Hellscream is put on trial for his crimes during the events of Mists of Pandaria.
- Gul’dan and the Stranger – Gul’dan and Garrosh Hellscream meet face to face for the first time in this free comic written by Micky Neilson, featuring art by Alex Horley.
- World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor cinematic – At a pivotal moment in Draenor’s history, Warsong chieftain Grommash Hellscream challenges destiny and reforges the fate of his people.
- Garrosh Hellscream’s character biography – Find out more about the former Warchief of the Horde.