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The main leaders of the Great Alliance are united by Medivh.
Main leader IconSmall Malfurion.gif Malfurion Stormrage
IconSmall Tyrande.gif Tyrande Whisperwind
IconSmall Thrall.gif Thrall
IconSmall Jaina.gif Jaina Proudmoore
Secondary leaders IconSmall Shandris.gif Shandris Feathermoon
IconSmall Halford.gif Halford Wyrmbane
Race(s) Night elfNight elf Night elf
OrcOrc Orc
Jungle trollJungle troll Jungle troll
TaurenTauren Tauren
HumanHuman Human
DwarfDwarf Dwarf
High elfHigh elf High elf
Dark trollDark troll Dark troll
Furbolg Furbolg
Dryad Dryad
IconSmall Ancient.gifIconSmall WarAncient.gif Ancient
IconSmall Treant.gif Treants
IconSmall Wisp.gif Wisp
IconSmall Hippogryph.gif Hippogryph
Capital Nordrassil
Other major settlements Night Elf Village, Horde Encampment and Alliance Base
Theater of operations Mount Hyjal
Sub-group(s) Sentinels
Orcish Horde
Human Expedition
Barkskin Furbolgs
ShadowTooth Clan
Ancestral Spirits
Status Disbanded after the Battle of Mount Hyjal
This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

The allied soldiers fight near the site of the second Well of Eternity.

The Great Alliance is the term used for the alliance between the Horde, the Human Expedition and night elves at the Battle of Mount Hyjal.[1]


Birth of the alliance

After being guided to Kalimdor by Medivh, the Orcish Horde led by Thrall and the Alliance forces led by Jaina Proudmoore had come into conflict with each other and with the night elves of Ashenvale, led by Malfurion Stormrage and Tyrande Whisperwind. Acting as a peace broker, Medivh was able to unite the warring factions to defend the World Tree, Nordrassil, from the Burning Legion's assault.[2]


Modern Azeroth is what it is now because of this alliance. If not for its existence to stop the Burning Legion, the planet would've been dominated or destroyed by demons. Instead, the Burning Legion lost the Third War, suffered massive losses and most of its main command was slayed. The political scene inside the Alliance and the Horde suffered great influence of this alliance as well, such as the night elves becoming members of the Alliance after being exposed to the outside world once again, the Orcish Horde and the humans from Theramore forged a non-aggression pact, and so on.

In the RPG

Icon-RPG.png This section contains information from the Warcraft RPG which is considered non-canon.

The army itself was forged and organized by Malfurion Stormrage, who led them as one force against the Burning Legion.[3]



  1. ^ If you open the map "Twilight of the Gods‎" in the Warcraft III World Editor you can see that the team of the Horde, Human Expedition and night elves is named Great Alliance.
  2. ^ "Eternity's End: The Last Guardian", Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. Blizzard Entertainment.
  3. ^ Shadows & Light, pg. 52
  4. ^ Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness The Official Strategy Guide, pg 93.