Lich King DESTROYED: WoW Shadowland’s IS Sylvanas’s Plan - What It All Means | Cinematic Breakdown

  • Published: 02 November 2019
  • World of Warcraft Shadowlands is our next expansion. Unlike most others, it's driven by Sylvanas's personal quest - a quest that shatters the status quo, changing the Warcraft universe forever.
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  • Ural Miller
    Ural Miller  3 days back

    Activision ruined Wow

    • Ural Miller
      Ural Miller  3 days back

      Can we just agree that dedicating 3 expansions to a shitty character is stupid?

      If you disagree you are a sylvanas junkie you accursed facks

      • yaymidget
        yaymidget  4 days back

        Revendreth makes me think of Ravenloft.

        • Arthas Menethil
          Arthas Menethil  2 weeks back

          Hold my beer..

          • Joshua Johnson
            Joshua Johnson  2 weeks back

            If the crown is shattered and there is no new Lich King Bolvar would not have the power to raise up new Death Knights so... calling BS on that I guess. Wouldn't surprise me if the WoW writers forgot their own lore though... again...

            • Arnold Chand
              Arnold Chand  2 weeks back

              i cant wait for Legion 2.0

              • Arnold Chand
                Arnold Chand  2 weeks back

                i wouldn't be this deep in lore and speculation if it weren't for this channel

                • Chicco Shirakawa
                  Chicco Shirakawa  2 weeks back

                  WoW writing has gone to shite. The way she's going, soon enough she'll be more powerful than all the titans combined.

                  • james park
                    james park  2 weeks back

                    Sylvannas for me felt better in warcraft 3 under arthas control , as a lieutenant in the undead army -.-, i think she is currently over fleshed out in the game and characters that should have been given more time have been randomly killed off or just treated as non existent. Wonder if chris metzen was involved in the lore to this point? or if this is a new approach.

                    PS : assuming obligatory lore in shadowlands in how important lich king is and expansion is basically focusing on rebuilding another lich for good of all.

                    • Alakki
                      Alakki  2 weeks back

                      Has no one thought that her "reward" or "goal" is to make her own area/faction/covenant for all whom has had contact or been "undead"??

                      That would make her and her chosen immune to death and its punishments.

                      • neto592
                        neto592  2 weeks back

                        I believe Sylvanas will be the new Illidan (and will be revealed that she actually a good reason for everthing she done).

                        • Sheon Rap
                          Sheon Rap  2 weeks back

                          Your tittle contains spoilers. Tick?

                          • Eddie Arcega
                            Eddie Arcega  2 weeks back

                            Alright... time to go pick up a new graphics card. Highly doubt my gtx 1070 will handle the shadow lands.... it doesn't do to good when shadow qualiry is set to high.

                            • Jabro
                              Jabro  2 weeks back

                              New class with new magic?

                              • MrJara1018
                                MrJara1018  2 weeks back

                                Bolvar took huge L .

                                • Predicatorul lMC
                                  Predicatorul lMC  2 weeks back

                                  It is so nice to see Sylvanas came this so far as a character, considering her having roots in the WC3. Oh, the times ..

                                  • Hazuko21
                                    Hazuko21  2 weeks back

                                    Girl power.

                                    • William Knowles
                                      William Knowles  2 weeks back

                                      I think there will be realms to mirror the parts of the Shadowlands. Ardenweald -> Emerald Dream, for instance.

                                      • Nicolai Porskrog
                                        Nicolai Porskrog  2 weeks back

                                        My recent thoughts are these:
                                        What if Sylvanas reason for bringing us to Shadowlands is to kill the Jailer or whoever dooms her to the eternal suffering she saw in Edge of Night? What if her true plan is to actually have us kill who she works with to free herself and finally be able to draw her last breath without fear of torment? :D

                                        • Chastity Pineda TV
                                          Chastity Pineda TV  2 weeks back

                                          1 to 60
                                          120 to 130

                                          • Cid Highwind
                                            Cid Highwind  2 weeks back

                                            Lich King Bolvar: Finally I will be in the next expansion it's my time to shine and show that I can be a good Lick King.
                                            Sylvanas: Whaaaamen power over 9000!

                                            • Shadow Ronin
                                              Shadow Ronin  2 weeks back

                                              Why is the lich king energy the same as the big bad. And why does windrunner have a diffent energy then death.

                                              • Vj Dody
                                                Vj Dody  2 weeks back

                                                "It doesn't matter if you win or lose, but how good you look at it." (Bolvar, 2019)

                                                • John Randle
                                                  John Randle  2 weeks back

                                                  When a company guts itself from building story and depth, this is what you get.

                                                  • Nandor Szabo
                                                    Nandor Szabo  2 weeks back

                                                    I liked Sylvanas as a character up until Wrath. It made sense.
                                                    Now she's being force fed to us and it's borderline annoying.

                                                    She was once created to be a dog on a leash, broken away from her bond and seeking justice to what's been done to her. I mean she couldn't finish off Arthas in his weakened state. Now she's an this all knowing thing that's always 2 step ahead having fuck knows how many contingency plans ready capable of Soloing things much-much stronger than her.

                                                    Why? Well fuck knows, since it all happened behind the scenes.

                                                    Books and whatnot should expand upon the lore, we shouldn't need to rely on them for answers. But here's the thing. Even in the books, her motivations and powers are just hinted upon, and never truly explained.
                                                    This is the tool of the bad writer, that makes characters strong just for the sake of pushing a narrative.

                                                    Blizzard writing has started to fail really hard as Metzen was less and less involved in it.

                                                    • William Paul Singh Harika

                                                      Maybe he lost because he was specced frost but had azerith traits for unholy up. ^^

                                                      • Will Skaggs
                                                        Will Skaggs  2 weeks back

                                                        all alliance players who have gotten the achievement for killing sylvanas in undercity should get an Ahead of the Curve feat of strength

                                                        • Agixs
                                                          Agixs  2 weeks back

                                                          what do the words on her shoulder pieces mean?

                                                          • galen stone
                                                            galen stone  2 weeks back

                                                            i cannot speak for anyone but myself, but I'm effing done with WoW. If it ever becomes TRULY free to play then perhaps I'll consider returning, but until then this game is too felt up for me to stay interested.

                                                            • Alannah
                                                              Alannah  2 weeks back

                                                              Sylvanas has been the one part of bfa that I found interesting to watch so idk, I was happy about this

                                                              • Clark Burris
                                                                Clark Burris  2 weeks back

                                                                I think Sylvanas is serving the Jailer in the Maw. Just my 2 cents.

                                                                • GRIM
                                                                  GRIM  2 weeks back

                                                                  i have one question. i have heard that if arthas sat on the frozen throne for a longer time, he would've become more powerful. could that have happened  only to arthas or could it affect bolvar aswell?

                                                                  • deboozombie23
                                                                    deboozombie23  2 weeks back

                                                                    Warcraft - Bizzarolands - Life King, Lovewing, Chillidan - Make it happen, NOW ! I dont know why this was duplicated, I apologize.

                                                                    I guess you can compare, Emerald Dreams and Shadowlands to D&Ds Feywild and Shadowfell.

                                                                    • Woot Neorage-X
                                                                      Woot Neorage-X  2 weeks back

                                                                      can you kill her already?im tired of Sylvanas,since pandaria she has been like an ingrow hair,bothersome,painfull and full of pus

                                                                      • Cole Cousins
                                                                        Cole Cousins  2 weeks back

                                                                        clearly avoiding the fake apology.... disappointed.

                                                                        • Iyehvah
                                                                          Iyehvah  2 weeks back

                                                                          So annoying. Such a buildup for bolvar and he gets defeated so easily.

                                                                          • Bill tackett
                                                                            Bill tackett  2 weeks back

                                                                            I feel like people haven't been paying attention to even the in game version of the Sylvanas story. Since MoP at least, she has been building her power and spiraling more and more out of control with her hatred of life and her fear of unending death. I think that the arc has been pretty good overall. I do think that the Garrosh story hurt her's a LOT because in a lot of Horde player eyes this is Garrosh 2.0 where we lose another warchief to being evil and dishonorable. I like that her pact with death can at least explain Vol'jin's vision and his naming her warchief as well. I look forward to Shadowlands even though BFA has been a long break from the game for me.

                                                                            • Ty
                                                                              Ty  2 weeks back

                                                                              Oh cool, destroy more characters and lore. Bolvar's sacrifice was just made pointless.

                                                                              • James Carey
                                                                                James Carey  2 weeks back

                                                                                What The hell is a ba-geesus?

                                                                                • James Carey
                                                                                  James Carey  2 weeks back

                                                                                  How the hell does she solo the Lich king, a Demi god on his own turf?

                                                                                  • Zhello
                                                                                    Zhello  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Godfrey: I did you guys and favor, this is what you get for not taking my side with me.

                                                                                    • Zhello
                                                                                      Zhello  2 weeks back

                                                                                      LK didn't realize the dark lady's level was unknown "??"

                                                                                      • StabMyFaceOff
                                                                                        StabMyFaceOff  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Can't wait to fucking end sylvanas

                                                                                        • Natsu Dragneel
                                                                                          Natsu Dragneel  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Sylvanas get nerfed in hearthstone because she so op

                                                                                          • John Bacon
                                                                                            John Bacon  2 weeks back

                                                                                            The hell she saw must have been the maw, maybe this was planned so the jailer could get someone to free him.

                                                                                            • Luiza Donica
                                                                                              Luiza Donica  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Ion Hozikostas accentuated that Sylvanas doesn't serve to anyone, that she is on her own.
                                                                                              And Shadowlands indeed is the source of Sylvanas new powers.

                                                                                              • Steve Ebdon
                                                                                                Steve Ebdon  2 weeks back

                                                                                                So tired of Trolls and Sylvanas now. I just know somehow, that this expac is going to have yet another troll dungeon or plot line weaselled in to its make up somehow

                                                                                                • Kelso540
                                                                                                  Kelso540  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  In the middle of the shattered sky... why does the thing above Icecrown look like a black Naaru?