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Chieftain

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Chieftain (or chief) is a term used in the Warcraft universe to refer to the leader of a clan or a tribe principally. The female is Chieftess.[1][2] Thrall has been referred to as the 'chieftain of the orcs', since returning to the role as leader of his people following the death of Varok Saurfang.[3]

In Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, it is a rank you can achieve.

Races

Orc

Each orc clan is led by a chieftain,[4][5][6][7] and the leader of all allied chieftains was the warchief. Following the retirement of the warchief position, Thrall has been referred to as the collective chieftain of the orcs. The term "chief" is used by grunts about their Guard Captains.[8]

Tauren

The tauren are led by Baine, high chieftain of the Bloodhoof tauren, taking the mantle of his deceased father, Cairne. They have the class of tauren chieftain. The taunka also have chieftains.[9][10][11] Chiefs can also be seen in the tauren ranks.

Furbolg

Some furbolgs are led by a chieftain.[12]

Murloc

Murlocs have chieftains.[13]

Taunka

Taunkas have chieftains.[14]

Draenei

The Lost Ones have chieftains in their tribes.[15][16]

Trogg

Troggs have chieftains.[17][18][19]

Gorloc

Gorlocs have chieftains.[20][21]

Vrykul

Vrykul have chieftains.[22][23]

Others

The following races have at least one chietain:

Troll

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

Jungle trolls chieftains are at the top of the hierarchy,[27] the young trolls can hope of becoming one;[28] a chieftain is first and foremost a powerful and highly respected individual who has proved again and again his invaluableness to the tribe,[27] each tribe has a chieftain.[29] Forest trolls are also led by chieftains, a single chieftain rules each tribe, every village has at least one witch doctor or priest, who acts as an advisor or, occasionally, the chieftain.[30] Ice trolls have chieftains also,[31] but the chieftains follow the Frost King.[32]

Ogre

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The ogre clans are commonly led by a chieftain[33][34] a single chieftain rules the clan,[35] but their leadership rarely last long,[34] the ogre magi act as their advisors.[34] It is unknown if the half-ogres have chieftains, but Rexxar became the chieftain of the Stonemaul clan.[35]

Dwarf

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

Dark Iron dwarves are led by chieftains.[36]

The Tauren Chieftains

The Tauren Chieftains is a metal band that has members from the Horde.

In the RPG

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Chieftain is a genderless title.[37]

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