The first two zone previews for World of Warcraft
's next expansion focused on the areas that will lie at the heart of each faction, but Warlords of Draenor
doesn't start in either of those areas. No, players will begin by setting foot (or hoof) into the Tanaan Jungle
, a lush land filled with warriors of the Iron Horde as well as no shortage of vicious beasts. Yes, it's dangerous even without the orcs, that's kind of a running theme here.
Players using characters boosted to level 90 will be learning their classes for the first time in the jungle, meeting orc luminaries such as Grom Hellscream and Khadgar Bladefist. (They're with the Iron Horde; they won't be happy to see you.) Players are also teased that they might need to make a deal with the warlock Gul'dan to get out in one piece, which is an activity that has never worked out well for anyone. Check out the full preview and all the lore it implies on the official site