The Alliance Expedition,[1] also known as the Draenor Expedition,[2] or the Alliance expeditionary force,[3] was a military venture to the orc homeworld of Draenor following the Second War, with the goal of reclaiming the Book of Medivh from Ner'zhul, and stopping the orc from opening portals to other worlds once and for all.

Heroes of the Alliance Expedition

The expeditionary forces were led by:

While the expedition was ultimately successful in retrieving the Book of Medivh following a string of military victories on Draenor, Ner'zhul had learned enough from the book to succeed with his plan to open numerous portals. Knowing that this would cause the destruction of Draenor, the Alliance forces chose to close the Dark Portal in order to protect Azeroth from the forces Ner'zhul had unleashed. Their fate was currently unknown to those on Azeroth. They were last seen entering a portal to escape the destruction of Draenor. When Ner'zhul and his forces entered a different portal, they were immediately captured by the Burning Legion, though the fate of the Alliance Expedition was unknown.

The heroes of the expedition are honorably commemorated by statues in the Valley of Heroes in Stormwind.

In Burning Crusade

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The aging surviving members call themselves the Sons of Lothar (coined by Turalyon), and there is a monument at Honor Hold to remember those who were not so fortunate.

Leadership

Though Turalyon was the Supreme Commander of the Alliance following the death of Anduin Lothar, the Alliance Expedition itself was led by Khadgar, who had called for the army to be rallied at Nethergarde and led into the Dark Portal to Draenor. As Khadgar's task was by far the most important - to retrieve the Book of Medivh and seal the Dark Portal to save Azeroth from destruction - Turalyon and his lieutenants deferred to him when it came to ways to achieve that task. Otherwise, the command of the Expedition's forces fell under Turalyon's purview.

Known members

Name Role Status Location
AllianceIconSmall Alleria.gif Alleria Windrunner Head scout Alive World of Warcraft: Legion Vindicaar; World of Warcraft: Legion Argus
AllianceIconSmall Danath.gif Danath Trollbane Militia commander Alive World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Honor Hold, Hellfire Peninsula
AllianceIconSmall Human Male.gif Herrick Right hand of Danath Unknown
Neutral 15.pngIconSmall Khadgar.gif Khadgar Leader Alive World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Terrace of Light, Shattrath City; World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Ulduar; World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Vale of Eternal Blossoms; Various World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Blasted Lands and Draenor; Various World of Warcraft: Legion Dalaran, Deadwind Pass, Broken Isles, and Argus
AllianceIconSmall Kurdran.gif Kurdran Wildhammer Commander of the Gryphon Rider Division Alive World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Wildhammer Stronghold, Shadowmoon Valley
AllianceIconSmall Human Male.gif Malgor Devidicus Alive World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Honor Hold, Hellfire Peninsula
AllianceIconSmall HighElf Male.gif Rellian Unknown
AllianceIconSmall HighElf Male.gif Thalressar Unknown
AllianceIconSmall Turalyon.gif Turalyon High General Alive World of Warcraft: Legion Vindicaar; World of Warcraft: Legion Argus
Neutral 15.pngIconSmall Human Male.gif Vargoth Alive World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Violet Tower, Netherstorm, later World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Archmage Vargoth's Retreat, Dalaran
AllianceIconSmall HighElf Female.gif Verana Right hand of Alleria Unknown

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References

  1. ^ The Dusts of Outland
  2. ^ Alliance Player's Guide, 131, 136
  3. ^ Warcraft III manual, 32

See also

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