It’s certainly no secret that World of Warcraft’s storyline has been a hot, confusing mess of azerite, burning elf trees, and slumbering old gods over the past few years. So whether you’re coming back to the game for Shadowlands after a long absence or simply got lost in the lore weeds somewhere in Battle for Azeroth, we have a lifeline for you.
YouTuber Platinum WoW created a 20-minute video to bring everyone up to speed on the backstory of the game that’s going to be especially pertinent for Shadowlands. It’s one of those videos that’s not only informative (hey, I learned a few new things!) but is hilariously edited as well with more than a few jokes at Blizzard’s expense.
Carve out 20 minutes sometime and give it a watch — you won’t be disappointed: