The Story of Sylvanas Windrunner - Warcraft Lore

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  • Published: 14 July 2018
  • In this Warcraft lore video we cover the story of Sylvanas Windrunner. Who, even as a long-time alliance fanboy, might be my all time favourite character in WoW. Sylvanas’ story is one of great tragedy, and perhaps even greater vengeance. In this lore episode we trace Sylvana’s footsteps back to simpler time, when she held the position of Ranger-General of Silvermoon and then proceed to tell the story of how she eventually became the Banshee Queen of the Forsaken, and Warchief of the Horde.

    This lore video contains events from Warcraft 2 & 3, World of Warcraft as well as the novels and comics surrounding the game series.

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Comments • 200

  • Andres Coria
    Andres Coria  1 weeks back

    I never player WOW in my life but I love it's lore and watch videos of every character or story the game has

  • allaboutdaniel
    allaboutdaniel  1 weeks back

    one of my favorite heroes in DOTA, i havent played it in years but still...

    • Dragonwolfzz
      Dragonwolfzz  7 days back

      Wasn't the hero in DOTA called Drow Ranger or somethin?

  • King Croc
    King Croc  1 weeks back

    warcraft 3 > reforged > WoW

    • Edwin Szeto
      Edwin Szeto  1 weeks back

      how i wish your accent was american

      • Lion Of Judah
        Lion Of Judah  2 weeks back

        Blood on her skin. Dripping with sin. Do it again. Living dead girl

        • BioMania
          BioMania  2 weeks back

          Hi @5.30 lol

          • Gurad Lulu
            Gurad Lulu  2 weeks back

            I reaaaaalllly want to seee this game full episode in movie

            • Midnight
              Midnight  2 weeks back

              Thank you. She my fav character. I never finish frozen throne game after damn arthas corrupt her.

              • Evomre
                Evomre  2 weeks back

                Maaaaaaary Suuuuuuuuuuuuuue!

                • Pioneer Kallo
                  Pioneer Kallo  2 weeks back

                  10:20 her suicide might be where she forged her alliance with the jailer

                  • ivan bredwright
                    ivan bredwright  2 weeks back

                    You can’t beat the beast

                    • Christopher Breuer
                      Christopher Breuer  2 weeks back

                      Jaina "Pridemoore" :P

                      • Anton de Jesus
                        Anton de Jesus  2 weeks back

                        SHADOWLAND IS COMING

                        THIS WORLD IS A PRISON
                        -SYLVANAS WINDRUNNER

                        • Sage Clan
                          Sage Clan  2 weeks back

                          World of warcraft parody https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCiPmHcEOa0&t=2s

                          • Roland Lagoy
                            Roland Lagoy  2 weeks back

                            Winfldrunner bullcrap

                            • Zak Kapetas
                              Zak Kapetas  2 weeks back

                              Great job dude, mind if you continue with her story ? Also for the horde

                              • Trixi Nour
                                Trixi Nour  2 weeks back

                                *The Overpowered* .. dying game , solution ? Make a woman the hero and overpower her even in lore to attract the females and betas attention

                                • Vaettra
                                  Vaettra  2 weeks back

                                  8:03 romance and undeath doesn't go hand in hand. I don't think her zombie lover can get it up.

                                  • Vaettra
                                    Vaettra  1 weeks back

                                    ​@genesis bustamante The penis has fallen off, Undeath is supposed to be a curse after all.

                                  • genesis bustamante
                                    genesis bustamante  2 weeks back

                                    all his tissues are rotten and decomposed, yet he can move. Your argument is invalid.

                                  • Vaettra
                                    Vaettra  2 weeks back

                                    @genesis bustamante Because the erectile tissues are rotten and decomposed?

                                  • genesis bustamante
                                    genesis bustamante  2 weeks back

                                    Well, he can get his entire body up, why would that ability exclude his penis?

                                • Elliache
                                  Elliache  2 weeks back

                                  Veressa is kinda like the only normal windrunner sister, I mean we don't have to talk about the fact that sylvanas is actually a forsaken/banshee and alleria is a voidelve xd

                                  • Jared Miguel
                                    Jared Miguel  2 weeks back

                                    Its traxex not windrunner

                                    • Krizia Cabigao
                                      Krizia Cabigao  2 weeks back

                                      My Fav Mary Sue

                                      • Ignatius Calvin
                                        Ignatius Calvin  2 weeks back

                                        1 year ago, "FOR THE HORDE" cry from sylvanas make us idolize her. But now?

                                        • Gwenpool
                                          Gwenpool  5 days back

                                          She is still a better character than “the mother of dragon”😒

                                        • BlackFyr
                                          BlackFyr  2 weeks back

                                          Yeah, after i saw her take down the lich king...i became interested. I haven't played since warcraft 3

                                        • Sky Cloud
                                          Sky Cloud  2 weeks back

                                          the horde is nothing, u all is nothign :))

                                        • Ignatius Calvin
                                          Ignatius Calvin  2 weeks back

                                          @Zak Kapetas hahaha she's cool!

                                        • Zak Kapetas
                                          Zak Kapetas  2 weeks back

                                          Now even more so

                                      • Naught Guile
                                        Naught Guile  2 weeks back

                                        I am not sure if I like her or I hate her.

                                        • Unknown Entity
                                          Unknown Entity  2 weeks back

                                          i like sylvannas, revenge and suffering is her ally

                                          • Diz Zkl
                                            Diz Zkl  2 weeks back

                                            Don't this people marry or have sex ? Is fighting, low life expectancy, brooding all the time, conspiracy is all they do ? Don't they goto toilet or take bath ?

                                            • Krieger
                                              Krieger  2 weeks back

                                              ...wer ein Klasse Video, wenn das dauernde Geschwätz nicht wäre ! Er hört sich halt gerne reden !!!

                                              • a f
                                                a f  2 weeks back

                                                Lol, was hast du denn für Probleme

                                            • sam hank
                                              sam hank  3 weeks back

                                              Good video

                                              • Castle -
                                                Castle -  3 weeks back

                                                I want to be dominated by sylvanas 😏

                                                • Gunbilegt Byambadorj
                                                  Gunbilegt Byambadorj  3 weeks back

                                                  She poses like an emo teen

                                                  • Emperor Karl Franz
                                                    Emperor Karl Franz  4 weeks back

                                                    I sure hope Sylvanas will be redeemed. Anakin was redeemed from Star Wars because of his son and because deep in his heart, he never wanted to be evil in the first place, and neither did Sylvanas. Neither of them expected to become evil doers. They were both corrupted by evil, Sylvanas was killed by the Lich King, while Anakin was convinced by Sidious that the Jedi were bad which was kind of true because they were mistreating Anakin. FOR THE ALLIANCE! In Skyrim, Sylvanas remains ever loyal to the Alliance, to her friends and we face the undead all the time. (Yes there is a mod of Sylvanas and I absolutely love her)

                                                    • whyme
                                                      whyme  4 weeks back

                                                      terrible commentary 👎

                                                      • Franziskaneification
                                                        Franziskaneification  1 months back

                                                        you should do a sequel

                                                        • Shogo 昇剛
                                                          Shogo 昇剛  1 months back

                                                          Please make next part of her story using the recent events.

                                                          • Liberty Prime
                                                            Liberty Prime  1 months back

                                                            Then arthas made the mistake of letting her live

                                                            • Luke Johnson
                                                              Luke Johnson  1 months back

                                                              In the end she betrayed the her Horde followers and said they meant nothing to her. Why did she say that, exactly?

                                                              • Maya Zulf
                                                                Maya Zulf  2 weeks back

                                                                Probably because the writers want to make her a raid boss at some point.

                                                            • felix anophelus
                                                              felix anophelus  2 months back

                                                              Not a warchief anymore

                                                              • Miguel Angelo Santiago Jr.

                                                                ...why cant we play high elves??? Why?

                                                                • Sledge Hammer
                                                                  Sledge Hammer  2 months back

                                                                  ...if only she'd return my phone calls...

                                                                  • MASTERO
                                                                    MASTERO  2 months back

                                                                    " Jaina pridemoore " LOL

                                                                    • ARCtrooperblueleader
                                                                      ARCtrooperblueleader  2 months back

                                                                      Excellent work. Subbed and liked. <3

                                                                      • Alex Wardlow
                                                                        Alex Wardlow  2 months back

                                                                        Love the video, but I think you glazed over the important event of her destroying Teldrassil. Unless I missed it.

                                                                        • James Dean
                                                                          James Dean  2 months back

                                                                          Kerrigan cough cough aka Silvanas Windrunner.... Kerrigan & the Zerg = Windrunner & Undead

                                                                          • sleepyseeker
                                                                            sleepyseeker  1 months back

                                                                            Kerrigan valued her swarm though. To Sylvanas, the horde meant nothing.

                                                                        • charlesvonkleine brooker
                                                                          charlesvonkleine brooker  2 months back

                                                                          FOR THE WHORED!!

                                                                        • Sette Kwan
                                                                          Sette Kwan  3 months back

                                                                          I like her cuz she a big tiddie goth

                                                                          • Haunted Astolfo Beantown plushie

                                                                            nice explanation video

                                                                            • hueuh hauhsa
                                                                              hueuh hauhsa  4 months back

                                                                              hello i hope ur doing bad asshole ckickbait asshole

                                                                              • Magic Fox
                                                                                Magic Fox  6 months back

                                                                                hes I am from Germany

                                                                                Sylvanas is the best Char in WoW!!
                                                                                For the Hord!!

                                                                                • Leo Jansen
                                                                                  Leo Jansen  1 months back

                                                                                  @sleepyseeker True!

                                                                                • sleepyseeker
                                                                                  sleepyseeker  1 months back

                                                                                  But Sylvanas doesn't care about the Horde. They are all nothing to her.

                                                                                • Leo Jansen
                                                                                  Leo Jansen  2 months back

                                                                                  Das du aus Deutschland kommst hättest du ruhig weg lassen können!

                                                                              • Paul  Booth
                                                                                Paul Booth  8 months back

                                                                                they should introduce banshee class