|Title||<Champion of the Kirin Tor>|
|Character class||Mage (Arcane), Archmage of Kirin Tor|
|Affiliation||Alliance, Kirin Tor, Silver Covenant, Alliance of Lordaeron|
|Position||Master Arcanist, Guardian, Adventurer|
|Location||Dalaran; Southshore, Hillsbrad Foothills; Tower of Azora, Elwynn Forest|
|Relative(s)||Zandros (father), Kylana (mother)|
|Mentor(s)||Antonidas, Phin Odelic|
Thraed is a human mage and champion of the Kirin Tor. He is an Ambassador for the Alliance and currently a member of the Silver Covenant. On numerous occasions, he aided the Alliance in their war against the Horde.
Thraed was born to in Grand Hamlet sometime during the First War. Shortly after his birth, orcs appeared from beyond the Dark Portal and destroyed his hometown. Thraed's father attempted to defend his home but was killed by the invading orcs.
Thraed was raised by his mother in Hillsbrad. His mother would often tell stories of his father's heroic deeds, which inspired Thraed into becoming a mage.Thraed studied to become a mage under in Dalaran. During this time, Thraed suffered from anxiety attacks and had nightmares about the destruction of his hometown and the death of his father.
Soon after, he left Dalaran and continued his training under in Southshore. After Thraed fended off a group of undead soldiers that where attacking the town, and the people of Southshore considered Thraed a hero. Shortly after, the plague of undeath began to spread across Lordaeron.
The Third War
As the plague continued to spread, Thraed tried to fight off the undead alongside several adventures. With the numbers of the undead increasing, Thraed was overwhelmed and retreated to Dalaran. Thraed told his friend, , about the spreading plague and the rising numbers of the undead. After hearing warnings from , Antonidas sent Jaina to accompany Prince in his investigation. Thraed was assigned to watch the perimeters of Dalaran as the undead began to approach the gates. Thraed and the rest of the Kirin Tor managed to fight off the Scourge, until Prince Arthas and his forces led the Scourge through Lordaeron. Arthas acquired the spellbook of Medivh and used it to summon , who destroyed Dalaran. Thraed managed to escape and fled to the Kingdom of Stormwind.
In World of Warcraft
After the Third War, Thraed was traumatized and sheltered himself from the rest of the world. He spent the next five years in the Tower of Azora, mastering his arcane abilities.