A lance is a weapon usually carried by knights[1] and other mounted warriors.[2] Using this weapon on horseback gives them an advantage against enemies that are on foot.[1] Sargeras is known to wield a lance.[3]

In World of WarcraftEdit

The Argent Tournament makes use of the lance as a requirement to activate a jousting mount. Several varieties exist: Argent Lance, Alliance Lance, Horde Lance. All are equivalent for purposes of allowing access to a jousting mount.

There are a few other lances ω τ α in World of Warcraft.


A lancer is a cavalryman who fights with a lance. Human lancers were used in the defense of Stormwind City during the First War.[4]




  1. ^ a b Day of the Dragon, pg. 25.
  2. ^ Well of Eternity, pg. 207.
  3. ^ Shadows & Light, pg. 25.
  4. ^ "And bring up two squads of lancers to the main gate.", The Last Guardian, pg. 286.

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