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  • The Hilarious Outtakes at the end of Warcraft 3's credits, where they attempt to recreate the Warcraft 2 cinematic where a footman slices a catapult's rope and destroy a zeppelin. Needless to say, it requires many takes, Archimonde is a Bad Director with a penchant for You Have Failed Me, sheep, dragons...
  • The sheer hilarity of the quotes a Worker Unit ordered to attack something gives.
    Human Peasant: That's it, I'm dead.
    Human Peasant: No one else available.
    Human Peasant: -panicky yelling-
    Acolyte: Let life cease!
    Blood Elf: Probability of success: Zero.
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  • In the opening scene for second human campaign level, Uther tells Arthas that he sent two of his best knights to parley with the orc leader and that they should be back in a minute. Cue two riderless horses appear not even a minute later.
    Uther: [pissed] "Damn. These orcs will never surrender."
  • In the interlude "Jaina's Meeting", we see Jaina and Archmage Antonidas discussing the undead plague spreading through the northern reaches of Lordaeron. All very serious, of course, however in the background two sorceresses-in-training are having a Magic Duel, and one of them gets turned into a sheep!
  • In the opening scene of "The Culling", right after Arthas said, "...the rest of you, get out of my sight", four knights immediately leave, even before their leader Uther did.
  • In the second campaign, in one of the first levels upon finding an area beyond an area of trees.
    Arthas "What the hell is that!?"
    Sasquatch #1 *Translated from Sasquatchonian* - "What the hell is that!?"
    Sasquatch #2 "I don't know, but we better kill it. No one must know of the technology we've been hiding from the world."
    • On the subject of Easter egg bosses, use of force of nature on mushrooms in the underground level can start a cutscene of Malfurion walking into the lair of a giant panda! Clicking on it reveals the panda's name is BIGGEST PANDA EVER.
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    • In the undead frozen throne campaign, you can find the Penguin King. Unlike the other examples, he gives you a neat item for finding him. Genius Bonus for those who know that King penguin is an actual species of penguin in real life.
    • In the first map of The Founding of Durotar, you can find a penguin toy that squeaks when used. Apparently the centaurs were fascinated because they had never seen a penguin before.
  • In the same mission:
    Uther: Your father ruled this kingdom for seventy years... and you've grounded it to dust in a matter of days.
    Arthas: Very dramatic, Uther.
  • Which is then followed by:
    Uther: The urn holds your father's ashes, Arthas! What, were you hoping to piss on them one last time before you left his kingdom to rot?
    Arthas: (Laughs) I didn't know what it held. Nor does it matter.
  • This exchange, just a few missions later:
    Arthas: That Elven woman is starting to vex me greatly.
    Kel'Thuzad: She is persistent. (amused) Reminds me of you, death knight.
    Arthas: Shut up, you damn ghost.
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  • There's a Black Comedy during the scene in orc campaign when the Scourge and Burning Legion are destroying towns. When Tichondrius, Mannoroth, and Archimonde are having conversation, you can see a woman hiding behind a tree and somehow the three demons don't notice her.
  • Many gag-quotes, like this one from a Dreadlord.
    (Cellphone rings) "Yes? Arrhg, I'm a Dreadlord! Not a druglord.
  • The Stop Poking Me! quotes in general. But if you want to be more specific:
    Priest: I have been chosen by the big metal hand in the sky!
    Sorceress: For the End Of The World spell, press Control... Alt... Delete.
    Necromancer: I Love the Dead. Frequently. Right click for hot undead action!
    Banshee: I hate you I HATE YOU!! ... Call me!
    Dryad: I'll attract the enemy with my human cry. "I'm so wasted, I'm sooooo wasted!"
    Naga Siren: Would you like to feel the ocean's spray in your face? *PFFFFFT*
    Naga Myrmidon: Underwater, no one can hear you scream. Well, they can, it's just, really muffled.
    Tauren Spirit Walker: Yes, the spirits are talking to me. (farts) Yes, they're coming in clearly. (farts) Ah, now they're forming into a gaseous material. (farts) I can actually see them now. (farts) The spirits are very powerful today.note 
    Crypt Fiend: Last week, my top half was on the Discovery Channel. And my bottom half was on Animal Planet.
    Crypt Fiend: I like chicks that are into bandage. I'm stuck on bandages 'cause bandages are stuck on me.
    Rifleman: Where's me drink?? ... Ah, there's me drink! GET. IN. MAH. BELLYYY!!!
    Rifleman: Ah shot the sheriff, and the deputeh, and yer wee little dog too!
    Lich: Could you chew that up for me? I'm so poor, I don't even have calcium deposits.
    Lich: Imhotep...
    The Pit Lord provides this gem:
    (Talk show intro music)
    Announcer: "Welcome back to...Jaina in the Morning!"
    (crowd applauds)
    Jaina: "We're here with Malvingeroth, Hunter of Night, and his girlfriend Kim. Now Kim, you think you're here for a makeover, right?"
    Kim: (sounding confused) "Um, yeah..."
    Jaina: "Mal, why don't you tell her why you're really here?"
    Mal: (embarrassed) "Well, Kim-cake, I love you but I have something to tell you. ...Uh, I'm a demon."
    (crowd mutters)
    Crowd member: "Oh boy, he pulled the wool over your eyes!"
    Mal: "Actually, more of a 'Pit Lord.'"
    Kim: "What? I don't understand."
    (crowd starts shouting angrily)
    Crowd member: "He's a bum! Throw him out!"
    Kim: "I thought you said you work for the post office?"
    Mal: "Well, I moonlight."
    The Troll Witch Doctor provides this gem:
    Ohta: Fukui-san!
    Fukui: Yes, go ahead.
    Ohta: What the Iron Troll is doing right now is putting heads in a pot. They have to boil for twenty minutes so that the eyes can be used in a second dish, an eye-and-raspberry sorbet.
    Woman: Mmm, sounds good.
    Naga Sea Witch: Keep tripping over this damn tail!
  • The third game gave us 'Darkness' saga where several characters when clicked enough refer about this being called 'Darkness' (the blank black screen in the character portrait if you're not selecting anybody)
    Demon Hunter: Darkness called... But I was on the phone, so I missed it. I tried to Star 69 Darkness but his machine picked up. I yelled, "PICK UP THE PHONE, DARKNESS!" but he... ignored me. Darkness must have been screening his calls...
    Dreadlord: *Phone rings* Yes? Darkness! Hey, what's up? The Demon Hunter left you a message? No, I don't have his number.
    Tichondrius: Darkness... needs to get a DSL. His line is always busy!
    Death Knight Arthas: Who is this... Darkness, anyway?
  • Chen Stormstout's recruitment quest in the bonus campaign has him sending Rexxar and company on a Fetch Quest for the ingredients he needs for his latest brew. After returning, Chen offers Rexxar a sample; given how ridiculously volatile the ingredients in question are, Rexxar immediately starts coughing up a lung while accusing Chen of trying to kill him.
  • Chapter 7 of the Frozen Throne Undead campaign is just full of Black Comedy.
    • The encounter between Arthas and Sapphiron:
    Sapphiron: You dare enter my lair? I am Sapphiron, ancient servant of Malygos the Spell-Weaver! Explain yourselves!
    Arthas: Sorry we don't have time to chat, great wyrm. We've come to murder you and steal whatever artifacts you've been hoarding over the centuries.
    Sapphiron: refreshing. None may challenge Sapphiron and live!
    • The pre-level cutscene has Arthas and Anub'arak trying to cut through the ruins of Azjol-Nerub to reach the Frozen Throne more quickly, only to be blocked by dwarves from Muradin's expedition (you know, those same ones Arthas abandoned back in Reign of Chaos). Arthas's response?
    "Doesn't anyone stay dead anymore?!"
    • Even more Hilarious in Hindsight when World of Warcraft revealed that Muradin himself didn't die, either.
    • The dwarves then attempt to pull a You Shall Not Pass! on Arthas, who responds by siccing Sapphiron on them. The dwarves then take cover in the ruins behind them, and one poor schmuck gets locked outside with the giant Frost Wyrm.
    • In the level proper, the dwarves seem to have a habit of standing next to piles of explosive barrels, which can be detonated with predictable results. One has to wonder how they managed to even get this far...
    • Before the final confrontation with the dwarves' leader, Baelgun, this exchange occurs:
    Baelgun: I remember you, evil prince. You're the one that killed poor Muradin!
    • The second part of that chapter features Arthas and Anub'Arak being ambushed by nerubians trying to kill the traitor king (Anub'arak). Arthas thinks they are talking about him, but Anub'arak corrects him in such a deadpan tone it feels like he was exasperated at Arthas's interpretation.
    • It doesn't matter if Arthas is trying to stop Illidan from destroying the Lich King in the final mission. He still takes some time to mock Kael'thas if they run into each other.
    Arthas: Are you still upset that I stole Jaina from you, Kael?
    Kael'thas: You've taken everything I ever cared for, Arthas. Vengeance is all I have left.
    • Kael'thas's response also works as a Call-Back to mission 4, where he considers the Lich King's destruction as a payment for Arthas destroying Quel'thalas... "and other insults". Said "other insults" being Jaina choosing Arthas over him.
  • In current Warcraft lore, Grom Hellscream is a Memetic Badass. However, when he first appeared in Warcraft 2, his unit quotes meant he just couldn't be taken seriously. He really puts the "scream" in "Hellscream".
  • In a fit of Black Comedy, in the introduction of "Lord of Outland", the final Blood Elf campaign mission, Illidan and Kael'thas are speaking of how proudly the blood elves are going to fight through the Black Temple to slay Magtheridon... while several squads of Spell Breakers are being unceremoniously One-Hit Killed right behind them by the Black Temple gate's defenses.
  • Illidan's Evil Laugh after defeating Magtheridon is both this and awesome.
  • In Warcraft II, use a map editor to set the construction time of a building to 0. Then have a peasant construct that building. The building will instantly begin ON FIRE, and the peasant says "Job's Done!"


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