Derek Proudmoore

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AllianceDerek Proudmoore
Image of Derek Proudmoore
Gender Male
Race Human
Affiliation(s) Alliance of Lordaeron, Kul Tiras
Occupation Captain in the Kul Tiras Third Fleet
Status Deceased
Relative(s) Daelin (father), Katherine (mother), Jaina (sister)
This article contains lore taken from Warcraft novels or short stories.

Derek Proudmoore was the only son of Grand Admiral Daelin Proudmoore, and elder sibling of Jaina.[1][2]

During the Second War, Derek was in command of a destroyer in the Third Fleet, accompanying his father in battle against the orcish navy. Without warning, they came under attack by dragon riders in the service of the Horde. Though he attempted to warn his father of the danger, Derek was incinerated by one of the dragons as he stood on top of the crow's nest. His boat was sent to the bottom shortly thereafter.[3]

Kurdran Wildhammer and his gryphon riders joined the battle shortly afterward, killing several dragon riders while their gryphons slaughtered the dragons. The remaining dragon riders fled and were pursued by Kurdran and his brethren, allowing Admiral Proudmoore to focus on destroying the orcish navy, ensuring his son's death wasn't in vain.[4]



  1. ^ Day of the Dragon, 3 (ebook). 
  2. ^ Arthas: Rise of the Lich King, 69 (ebook)
  3. ^ Rosenberg, Aaron. Tides of Darkness, 314. ISBN 978-1-4165-3990-2. 
  4. ^ Rosenberg, Aaron. Tides of Darkness, 316, 317, 318. ISBN 978-1-4165-3990-2. 
  5. ^ Loreology on Twitter (2013-07-16): "Tandred will not become canon (per Metzen)."