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For the character featured in the movie continuity, see Garad (movie).
For the character from an alternate universe, see Garad (alternate universe).
Image of Garad
Gender Male
Race Orc
Character class Warrior
Affiliation(s) Frostwolf Clan
Occupation Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan
Status Deceased[1]
Relative(s) Geyah (mate)
Durotan, Ga'nar, Fenris Wolfbrother (sons)
Draka (daughter-in-law)
Thrall (grandson), Durak (great-grandson)

Garad was the chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan many years before the rise of the Horde. He was the father of Durotan, Ga'nar and Fenris.


Legends: A Warrior Made 1

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Kelkar and Zuura showed the clan their newly born daugher, Draka. As a chieftain of the clan, he blessed her. Years later, there was a large fire in the Frostwolf village when Blackhand once visited it. Blackhand saw Draka hardly able to lift a bucket of water, and took it as sign of weakness in the Frostwolf Clan. Blackhand added that If she had been born to Blackrock Clan they would have killed her. To save face Garad exiled Kelkar, Zuura and Draka to the outskirts of the village. Years later, months before the Kosh'harg festival, Garad forbade them to attend the festival.[2]

Rise of the Horde

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Family Tree.

He was killed in a battle against a group of ogres and a gronn shortly before Kil'jaeden convinced the orcs to make war against the draenei.[3] He was succeeded as chieftain by his son, Durotan, who would be the only voice of dissent against the corruption of the orcish people.


Alternate timelines

An alternate Garad is featured on the alternate Draenor in the past during the war in Draenor.

Garad from a separate timeline[6] appears in the movie continuity.


Preceded by:
Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan
Succeeded by: