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Blizzard took the world by storm (no pun intended) with their highly successful Diablo games in 1996 and 2000. Now there’s much more to take you into this world, including novels, comics, and of course, Diablo III.

What’s on the Diablo Timeline?

This Diablo Timeline takes all of the canon media that is part of the Diablo series and places it in chronological order. This includes the three games and their expansions, as well as several books, comics, and even a few in-universe books (placed at the end). While only consisting of three games, there is actually quite a lot to process. We hope you enjoy diving into the Diablo universe.

Where to Start?

If you’re new to the games, we recommend starting with Diablo III, which is the most accessible to modern audiences. But if you’ve played the games and want to dive into the lore, we recommend starting at the beginning.

As always, if you see anything you think should change, drop us a note on our Facebook page. And if you enjoyed this timeline, you might enjoy some of our others, such as the Doom timeline.

The Diablo Timeline 2.0

#SeriesBuyTitleTypeWritersReleasedmedia__type_hfilterwriter_hfilter
1The Sin WarBuyThe Sin War: Birthright2006-10-01novelrichard-a-knaak
2The Sin WarBuyThe Sin War: Scales of the Serpent2007-03-27novelrichard-a-knaak
3The Sin WarBuyThe Sin War: The Veiled Prophet2007-09-25novelrichard-a-knaak
4Diablo ArchiveBuyDemonsbane2000-10-31novelrobert-b-marks
5DiabloBuyDiablo I1996-12-31game
6Diablo ArchiveBuyThe Black Road2002-04-02novelmel-odom
7DiabloBuyDiablo II2000-06-29game
8Diablo ArchiveBuyLegacy of Blood2001-05-01novelrichard-a-knaak
9Diablo ComicsBuyTales of Sanctuary, 2001-11-09graphic-noveldavid-land phil-amara
10Diablo ArchiveBuyThe Kingdom of Shadow2002-08-01novelrichard-a-knaak
11DiabloBuyDiablo II: Lord of Destruction2001-06-29game
12DiabloBuyMoon of the Spider2006-01-01novelrichard-a-knaak
21DiabloBuyBook of Cain2011-12-13novel
13DiabloBuyThe Order2012-05-15novelnate-kenyon
14Diablo ComicsBuySword of Justice2013-07-09graphic-novelaaron-williams
15DiabloBuyDiablo III2012-05-15game
16DiabloBuyStorm of Light2014-02-27novelnate-kenyon
17DiabloBuyDiablo III: Reaper of Souls2014-03-25game
18DiabloDiablo III: Rise of the Necromancer2017-06-27game
19DiabloBuyHeroes Rise, Darkness Falls, , , , , 2012-11-27anthologycameron-dayton erik-sabol james-waugh matt-burns michael-chu micky-neilson
22DiabloBuyBook of Tyrael2013-10-22novelmatt-burns
20DiabloBuyMorbed2014-04-21novelmicky-neilson
The Diablo Timeline 2.0

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