(Ask CDev - Round 2)What races were on Azeroth before the coming of the titans?
Besides the elementals, the only known sentient races on Azeroth when the titans' forces arrived to subdue the Old Gods were the trolls, the race known as "faceless ones," and the aqir. Due to the Old Gods' war against the titans, as well as the extensive terraforming that followed the war's conclusion, records of what races existed before even the Old Gods' arrival have likely been lost forever.
So, it's stated here that the trolls were living on Azeroth along with the Old gods even before the titans came to this world, but HOW is that possible ?
I mean, it's stated in "The Sundering" that :
Also, don't they have any link with the old gods ? I mean, they worship loas, but could it be possible that old gods are behind the loas ?the three dark entities had ruled over a bloody chaos of which even the demon Lords of the Burning Legion could not imagine.