Voices of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Part 1

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Battle for Azeroth is a home of some amazing prominent figures. Most of the characters have large and important lore behind them, but what really matters is who makes these figures alive?

If you guessed their voice actors, you are right! Let’s see who brings to life some of the most important characters in this expansion.


Anduin Wrynn

Anduin Wrynn
(art by Eric Braddock)

Anduin Llane Wrynn is the King of Stormwind, High King of the Alliance and commander of all Alliance forces. He is the son of one of the most recognized Alliance figures, Varian Wrynn.

The Golden Lion is voiced by Josh Keaton. His career as a voice actor is vast and his most popular contributions are in games such as Marvel’s Spider Man, Horizon Zero Dawn, Need for Speed: Carbon, Final Fantasy XV, Mad Max, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Age of Empires III and many more.

Jaina Proudmoore

Jaina Proudmoore
(art by raikoart)

Lady Jaina Proudmoore is considered to be one of the finest mages in all Azeroth and the most powerful human sorceress alive. She is the former leader of the Kirin Tor of Dalaran, the port city of Theramore and she is the current Lord Admiral of Kul Tiras.

The amazing voice actor behind Jaina Proudmoore is Laura Bailey. Some of her most recognizable work in video games includes Street Fighter series, Sonic the Hedgehog series, Final Fantasy XIII, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard, Halo 5: Guardians, multiple Batman series and Uncharted 4: Thief’s End.

She is also the singer in the song “Daughter of the Sea”, a Kul Tiran folk song about Jaina Proudmoore and her role in the demise of her father.

Katherine Proudmoore

Katherine Proudmoore as seen in game.

Katherine Proudmoore is the ruler of House Proudmoore, former Lord Admiral of Kul Tiras, widow of Lord Admiral Daelin Proudmoore, and mother to Jaina, Tandred, and Derek. Katherine became the Lord Admiral of Kul Tiras after her husband’s death at Theramore, but later abdicated in favor of her daughter.

The voice actress behind Katherine is the well known actress Indira Varma. She is a voice actor in two more video games, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Mass Effect: Andromeda. Her biggest popularity comes from the role as Ellaria Sand in the popular Game of Thrones.

Scrollsage Nola

A turtle made it to the water!

Scrollsage Nola
Scrollsage Nola as seen in game.

I am sure that everyone who played Battle for Azeroth knows about the quote above. Since the release of the expansion, this particular line from the world quest has become popular meme amongst the Warcraft community. There is even a song about it!

The voice behind this NPC in the game is Maryann Strossner. This amazing person is 93 years old and she is also the voice behind Granny Marl on Legion.

Some videos worth checking out about the voice actors

Josh Keaton (video by TeddyKGaming)
Laura Bailey (video by TeddyKGaming)
Words of Wisdom from Maryann Strossner (video by Scrollsage Nola)

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