World of Warcraft animated series tells the Pandaren story

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 5 August 2013 05:25 GMT

World of Warcraft’s lore is explored a little further in the latest animated series from Blizzard.

The first of six episodes was released over the weekend, and is called The Burdens of Shaohao Prelude: The Vision. The series will tell the story of the last Panderan emperor, who ruled ten thousand years ago.

During “a golden age before the land was enveloped by mist”, Emperor Shaohao asked the Great Waterspeaker to tell his future. Whatever he saw there didn’t prevent the end of the golden age, obviously, but does tie into the most recent expansion, Mists of Pandaria.

Player Attack reports the first episode is told by Lorewalker Cho and illustrated by Laurel Austin. Check it out below.

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