If the new Draenor expansion is indeed exploring more of Outlands and expanding on its lore then it makes sense that the Naga would be the new race. My theory is they will go the Panda route with Naga and have them neutral to start but eventually ending as either Alliance or Horde. The naga lore/models are already pretty developed as is so the transition to playable race would be a really simple one. Add in Visual Updates for all the current race models and that's your "hook" to go along with a possible Illidan return/Outland 2.0 expansion. =P
Either way i'm excited. Lots of good lore to work with and memorable characters and places to revisit in a new light.
“Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some are given a chance to climb, but they refuse. They cling to the realm, or the gods, or love. Illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is.”--Littlefinger
The new Heathstone Expansion.
Doesn't sound like a wow game expansion
Burning Crusade/Wrath of the Lichking/Cataclysm/Mists of Pandaria/Warlords of Endor
"If the people who are trying to destroy this world aren't taking a day off, then why should I?"
being completely honest it sounds more like a series of TCG than a new expansion.
Ogres are a strong if not guaranteed race for the horde.
which leaves whatever race blizzard thinks will fit the allies, the Etherals being the alliance's goblins sounds cool. or the Arrakoa, always did like the way they look, a revamp is needed of course. of course if the high elf fan boys want them instead I can sit here laughing at them settling for reskins, no take backs.
"Grizzik was an arakkoa living in Terokkar Forest who allied himself with the Sons of Lothar against the Horde for what they did to his race. After the Alliance Expedition arrived on Draenor, Grizzik noticed them and followed the expedition in secret. On the Night Allerian Stronghold was built, Grizzik was caught spying on them. When he was tied up by the high elves, Danath Trollbane and Talthressar questioned him and he claimed he was not there to attack. Danath was surprised that he could speak their language and Grizzik told them that he learns fast. After releasing him because Danath didn’t believe he was of any harm, Grizzik agreed to lead the Alliance troops to Auchindoun, where the orcs took refuge, and introduced them to the Auchenai priest Nemuraan. While he looked frightened by the draenei he was dangerous in battle. Grizzik showed his true abilities when he fought the orcs alongside the Alliance races. He slid the throat of an orc and blinded a second one with its beak.
After discovering where Ner’zhul had gone to, Grizzik was more than willing to lead them to the Black Temple. When Danath’s forces were camped at the start of Shadowmoon Valley, Kurdran took Grizzik on Sky'ree to Turalyon where he led them to Danath. It's unknown if he survived the destruction of Draenor."
If it's truly pre-blown up Outland(s) then the native races make most sense. My bet is on Orcs and Draenei.
Look at that guy's leak. He claims Grommash would be renamed to Grommash for legal reasons with Honda. That's absolute BS. He claims Reforging will no longer require the item for Transmogrification.
Obviously he found the trademark yesterday and then came up with an elaborate troll since we didn't know of the TM yet.
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