Which WoW expansion is WotLK?

Wrath of the Lich King

Wrath of the Lich King (WOTLK) is the second expansion to World of Warcraft (WoW), a popular (MMORPG) franchise. Blizzard Entertainment released WOTLK, often seen written as WotLK, on November 13, 2008.

WoW's gameplay features a player controlling a character as they explore their environment, fight monsters, complete quests, and interact with other characters, which may be real people or non-player characters (NPCs). Additionally, gamers can purchase the WotLK expansion to access new content, such as the new continent Northrend, death knights, the Achievement System, Barber Shop, and Dungeon Finder.

Other WoW expansions

WotLK is one of many expansions for WoW. Here is the full list as of 2022:

  • Burning Crusade (BC) - Released in January 2007
  • Wrath of the Lich King (WOTLK) - Released in November 2008
  • Cataclysm (cata) - Released in December 2010
  • Mists of Pandaria (MOP) - Released in September 2012
  • Warlords of Draenor (WOD) - Released in November 2014
  • Legion - Released in August 2016
  • Battle for Azeroth (BFA) - Released in August 2018
  • Shadowlands - Released in November 2020


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Wrath of the Lich King WoW expansion
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Updated January 31, 2022

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