The Story of Diablo 1 & 2 told by Deckard Cain


Deckard Cain tells the story of Diablo 1 & 2.
Audio from Deckard's Journal that was once available on the Blizzard website.
All credits go to Blizzard and various artists for the artwork.
(I had to blur a few parts of the video to avoid any copyright issues with artwork that isn't within Blizzard's copyright domain)
4k footage was obtained with the Diablo 1 Belzebub mod. Diablo 2 was recorded with Sven's Glide Wrapper.
If you are planning to play Diablo 1 or 2 again, check out The Hell 2 mod for Diablo 1 and
Median XL for Diablo 2. These are awesome mods and improve the gameplay significantly.
I have seen complaints about audio balancing, use headphones for the best experience and check volume balance in your audio settings.
00:00 Diablo 1 - Intro
05:50 Diablo 1 - The Butcher
07:24 Diablo 1 - The Skeleton King
09:50 Diablo Lore - The Great Conflict
16:42 Diablo - Arkaine's Valor
17:12 Diablo Lore - The Sin War
18:24 Diablo 1 - Zhar the Mad
19:31 Diablo 1 - Horazon's Sanctum
23:24 Diablo Lore - The Horadrim
24:56 Diablo 1 - Lazarus
26:04 Diablo 1 - The Lord of Terror
29:33 Diablo 1 - Outro
32:26 Diablo 2 - Act 1
51:53 Diablo 2 - Act 2
1:15:38 Diablo 2 - Act 3
1:23:34 Diablo 2- Act 4
1:39:54 Diablo 2 - Act 5
#Diablo1 #Diablo2 #Diablo4 HYPE!


  • Video Game Movies
    Video Game MoviesRok temu

    Want more Diablo story? Check out this playlist:

  • Emit Levart

    Emit Levart

    Miesiąc temu

  • Martin Piszkiewicz

    Martin Piszkiewicz

    4 miesięcy temu

    The sound cuts out around 1:15:30

  • Doggie


    7 miesięcy temu

    Yes, but you might wanna look at your audio. The places it spikes are very loud.

  • Yuri Kendal

    Yuri Kendal

    11 miesięcy temu

    @معارج حسن those are from the vids themselves

  • معارج حسن

    معارج حسن

    Rok temu

    This video would be better without the distracting background music.

  • normannobrot
    normannobrot6 dni temu

    ok, how did you get the zoom out resolution thats so cool

  • Nao224
    Nao2248 dni temu

    I heard enough Horadric to last me a lifetime

  • TooBusyToPlay Games
    TooBusyToPlay Games12 dni temu

    The voice performance of the actor playing Marius is so haunting and excellent at the same time..

  • James Moore

    James Moore

    9 dni temu

    The voice actor for Marius was the late Frank Gorshin, who played the Riddler on the 1960s Batman tv series..

  • Johnny Black
    Johnny Black15 dni temu

    Does anyone know how his Diablo 1 looks like that with that resolution? Mine is still really small, like 640

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    15 dni temu

    Either look for the The Hell 2 mod, or Tchernobog.

  • patrick hogan
    patrick hogan15 dni temu

    Damn there's seem to be a video in your ads

  • Jason Qualls
    Jason Qualls17 dni temu

    this version of the game is different.. I never recall a portal to fight the butcher

  • Usnavy2008
    Usnavy200824 dni temu

    how did you get the game to zoom out with such good graphics

  • Lord Laughter
    Lord LaughterMiesiąc temu

    9:15 I don't suppose anyone happens to know the name of the song playing at this part. I've checked the game's soundtrack but have had no luck.

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    Miesiąc temu

    Its from the D3 Reaper of Souls soundtrack.

  • User Unknown
    User UnknownMiesiąc temu

    what verssion of diablo 1 is this? i dont remember having green items?

  • PokePicklesnake
    PokePicklesnakeMiesiąc temu

    Diablo in cinematic: Lumbering giant Diablo in game: Fucking demon cheetah

  • N sane
    N saneMiesiąc temu

    Non of this was made by BLIZZARD you should know..

  • FallenPasha
    FallenPashaMiesiąc temu

    With how many ads are on this video I am so happy to have blocker

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    *Heaven's Light* *Mighty Sceptor* !

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    Nihlithak... On Hardest Difficulty was *HARDER* Than *DiablO!*

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    21:25... "Horazon's Sanctum" in DiablO-1!!! What Version of DiablO had that "SideQuest"?!? "GrimSpike" ?!? I Played DiablO-1 Over 1000 Times, & Never Played That "Quest"! (Was that on "HellFire" or Something?)

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    OMG... I'm Jonze'n To Play some DiablO! (After Seeing That EpicArmor Drop!)

  • AretnaP 3

    AretnaP 3

    Miesiąc temu

    I just Installed DiablO-1 on My Current LapTop...& TheColor is Wacky, & I Can't Score a "Patch" from Blizzard. 😢

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    Maelthael...You Son of a Bitch!

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    "SomeWhere Down There, I Ain't Too Sure...But SomeWhere, There's a Whole *Pile O'Gold!* Just *Gleamin'&Shine'n,* just Waiting For SomeOne to *Get It!"* Farnham "TheDrunk"

  • AretnaP 3
    AretnaP 3Miesiąc temu

    PlayStation-1 DiablO had The "Librarius Ex Horadrim" that A *LOT* of DiablO Fans Never Heard, Unless They Played PS-1 DiablO. (I Never Understood Why Blizzard Didn't Put The "Horadrim Library" in The ComputerVersion of DiablO.)

  • j b
    j bMiesiąc temu

    666k views.... Hmmmmmm

  • t c
    t cMiesiąc temu


  • EstelyenTV
    EstelyenTVMiesiąc temu

    I only ever played the first two Diablo games in german. Only now do I realize what a horrible experience that was, the english voice actors are so much better...

  • Gerald Norton
    Gerald NortonMiesiąc temu

    I opened this up to like 20+ ads. I watched 3-4 then one more when I skipped to the end to get rid of them I'm sorry man. The first 3 were in the first 10 times man one was a double ad

  • Angelo Chrysostomou
    Angelo ChrysostomouMiesiąc temu

    Tyrael, how far they made you fall 🥺

  • Laura Thomas
    Laura ThomasMiesiąc temu

    This was a great walk down memory lane...thank you!!

  • WasabiSniffer
    WasabiSnifferMiesiąc temu

    Cain is like if Sean Connery played Obi Wan Kenobi trying to out-riddle Gandalf

  • Hannar
    HannarMiesiąc temu

    What's the name of the anime

  • sclSolitarium
    sclSolitariumMiesiąc temu

    Wait... did Thrall voice Leoric?

  • Greg S-C

    Greg S-C

    Miesiąc temu

    Blizz have loads of voiceactor crossover

  • JAQ
    JAQMiesiąc temu

    Poor Deckard Cain. Kileld by a fairy in D3 lmao

  • Northbergh
    NorthberghMiesiąc temu

    59:00 ... Mengsk?

  • Lance Larkin
    Lance LarkinMiesiąc temu

    more fear from the first diablo scream of horror than anything else they make these days.

  • Despozble Hero
    Despozble HeroMiesiąc temu

    Sit a while and listen... Why yes, yes I will...

  • Master Dog
    Master DogMiesiąc temu

    I wanted to watch this cuz it seems interesting, but constantly needing to raise and lower my volume because the sound effects were so loud but the voices so quiet was kind of annoying and I couldnt sit through it for very long because of that. would be good if you work on the sound balancing. ::edit:: okay so actually skipping ahead a bit, it seems like its just the early parts of diablo 1 that has this problem. the rest of the video seems to sound fine.

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    Miesiąc temu

    Heard this complaint before, best experience is with headphones and volume balancing enabled in your audio settings.

  • Andrei Beltcov
    Andrei BeltcovMiesiąc temu

    Still, after 25 years of first released of D1, still my blood is chilling each time I hear the main theme music multiple by Decard's Caine voice... Still sweating like I'm under fever, thanks to 90th, now there is no sign of a such state of art lore and story, and I'm not whimsical type of person...yet still I do hope that coming new parts will be dignity continuation of the previous ones

  • SoKaar
    SoKaarMiesiąc temu

    Damn dude you put some work into this! I guess I'll stay a while and listen!

  • Punjabificationify
    PunjabificationifyMiesiąc temu

    1:23:15 Paladin: "Was there something else I was supposed to do before entering hell? I think I recall something about a special rock... spirit stone? soul boulder? Eh, It probably isn't important."

  • Chase Sallenbach
    Chase SallenbachMiesiąc temu

    The ads on this site are fucking rediculous. im done

  • Daqueda
    DaquedaMiesiąc temu

    1:34:40 "Not even death can save you from me." "Die." Paladin had the greatest comeback, and I never knew it until now.

  • Greg S-C

    Greg S-C

    Miesiąc temu

    In Diablo 2 the number pad on your keyboard is a variety of different emotes!

  • Al B Damned
    Al B DamnedMiesiąc temu

    damn i remember this back in the day. I really liked the narrative aspects of video games back in the day. They added all these elements around the game itself, to supplement the technology. I use to stare at the artwork in the manuals (Blizzard had great manuals in the 90s). Of course there are some horrible supplements but they needn't be mentioned (clearly) cough cough mario bros the movie cough cough....

  • RekeBear
    RekeBearMiesiąc temu

    0:40 JUMPSCARE :D

  • Aphiteth Lord of Light
    Aphiteth Lord of LightMiesiąc temu

    Very well done!

  • Emit Levart
    Emit LevartMiesiąc temu

  • Fuzzy Gaming
    Fuzzy GamingMiesiąc temu

    Wow, I actually understand the story of Diablo now. Cool

  • Tran Thai Binh
    Tran Thai BinhMiesiąc temu

    Why does this Diablo 1 looks so different? I don't remember going through any portal to find the Butcher

  • David Kinney
    David KinneyMiesiąc temu

    That Paladin has got to have the funniest walk cycle I have ever seen. The move around like they have their own soulstone shoved into the wrong place... Loved the video by the way. As someone who has only played D3, getting the story beats from the previous two games in such a well encapsulated 2 hours is very helpful and enjoyable.

  • Nayyar Rashid

    Nayyar Rashid

    Miesiąc temu

    I have only played D3 as well but I knew about it for the longest time. Always wanted to play it though but for some reason couldn't. I played the hell out of dungeon siege and torchlight. Those 2 games ultimately led me to diablo 3. For a casual gamer these games can be too deep sometimes although D3 as easy to get into for playing story mode which is what I usually do. Also couch Co Op on PS3 with my cousin was the most enjoyable gaming time period in my life

  • Bad Luck City
    Bad Luck City2 miesięcy temu

    These ads suck

  • PLTP
    PLTP2 miesięcy temu

    I finished Diablo 3, already 10 years ago ! I remember when people were eager of D3 and it was just a dissapointement in terms of gameplay (but with a better story)... however D2 had become good only after the Expansion. Now, i always wondered what happened to the Diablo2 champs

  • Nayyar Rashid

    Nayyar Rashid

    Miesiąc temu

    Me and my cousin played couch Co Op on PS3 and we really enjoyed the story. We both love seeing how the game or movie can tell an engrossing story.

  • Bryon Popplewell
    Bryon Popplewell2 miesięcy temu

    The remaster better be true to D2...just sayin.

  • Prof Douglas
    Prof Douglas2 miesięcy temu

    The fact that the video doesn't start with "Stay a while and listen..." is a disgrace... the creator should edit it in just so the video could be "lore friendly"

  • Matthew Vanden branden
    Matthew Vanden branden2 miesięcy temu


    KKSIMMER2 miesięcy temu

    Diablo 3 got me into Diablo. I eventually played Diablo 1 & 2 but still have a soft spot for Diablo 3. I was TERRIFIED of The Butcher in the third game when I was younger. But the sounds of the first two games gave me nightmares 😂

  • VaL
    VaL2 miesięcy temu

    "Please, listen to me. The Archbishop Lazarus, he led us down here to find the lost prince. The bastard led us into a trap! Now everyone is dead...Killed by a Demon he called the Butcher. Avenge us! Find this Butcher and slay him so that our souls may finally rest..."

  • Y2K Blackout
    Y2K Blackout2 miesięcy temu

    WTF happened with the Butcher? What is this portal? He was supposed to come running at you as soon as you opened the door!

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    2 miesięcy temu

    I used the HD mod Beelzebub, for some reason they changed the butcher room. I made the choice to use the HD footage anyway. I know it isn't true to the original Diablo, which I kind of regret now.

  • Olsonite77
    Olsonite772 miesięcy temu

    Love this but holy hell the ad’s! Haha

  • Olsonite77


    2 miesięcy temu

    I’ve watched it a bunch of times on my pc and on mobile and different browsers but no change in ads haha but all good love the video regardless 🤙

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    2 miesięcy temu

    Depending on browser and OS, there are numerous ways to avoid the ads.

  • The Lunch King
    The Lunch King2 miesięcy temu

    Even if we killed Mahgda I still want deckard cain back

  • Riverz End
    Riverz End2 miesięcy temu

    Thank you so much for this, im going to download this to keep forever :D

  • Sebastian Reppin
    Sebastian Reppin2 miesięcy temu

    So etwas auf deutsch wäre der Hammer!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • probo rahadianto
    probo rahadianto2 miesięcy temu

    So diablo 3 is fan fiction?

  • King Dennis

    King Dennis

    2 miesięcy temu

    I hope so

  • Hugo Pinto
    Hugo Pinto2 miesięcy temu

    There is content here for 2 movies 😍😍 maybe one day...

  • Jordan Allen
    Jordan Allen2 miesięcy temu

    Why has this not been made into a major motion picture? The stories alone are breathtaking! 🙏

  • Jordan Allen
    Jordan Allen2 miesięcy temu

    I must have missed it but who the angel with the punk wings? I don't remember a female arch

  • Jordan Allen
    Jordan Allen2 miesięcy temu

    There is a Diablo anime??? 😱😱😱

  • Jordan Allen
    Jordan Allen2 miesięcy temu

    I was so sad when Adria turned out to be evil... when I was a kid, I was so happy to see a character claim the title 'witch' and not be stereotypically evil and boring.

  • Micho Truth
    Micho Truth2 miesięcy temu

    Diablo 2 remake, Here we come ! xD

  • SOSmotorcycles
    SOSmotorcycles2 miesięcy temu

    whose here to brush up on lore before resurrected? Diablo and socom my child hood, thousands of hours easily but i hardly paid attention to the story back then i just wanted to pvp on my amazon.

  • Xenonuke
    Xenonuke2 miesięcy temu

    *So who can't wait to see this video redone in Glorious 4k, Diablo 2 Resurrected!!!*

  • Video Game Movies

    Video Game Movies

    2 miesięcy temu

    Definitely going to do that!

  • Zes
    Zes2 miesięcy temu


  • MegaJeremy561
    MegaJeremy5612 miesięcy temu

    The cloaked story teller isnt Deckard tho... is it?? Isn't it Jered?

  • Thomas Backstedt
    Thomas Backstedt2 miesięcy temu

    "Tyriel, Archangel of Justice" THATS MY BOIIIIIIIIIIII!

  • Aroundthefur
    Aroundthefur2 miesięcy temu

    After all these years I still find these cutscenes impressive.

  • apricot
    apricot2 miesięcy temu

    I just recently noticed the SFX of the soul stone being pulled by Marius, similar to a cork when pulled.

  • Nitrohite
    Nitrohite2 miesięcy temu

    22 ads for a video???? Are you actually fucking kidding me??

  • JCF9000
    JCF90002 miesięcy temu

    Mephisto himself is going to fist your ass for putting that many adds in this Video.

  • Thomas A
    Thomas A2 miesięcy temu

    Imperious is kind of a jerk

  • Ernest Rael
    Ernest Rael2 miesięcy temu

    I like the story yet at the same time way to many ads

  • DaSnitch55
    DaSnitch552 miesięcy temu

    Hearing Akara's opening monologue about Andariel is the most nostalgic thing ever.

  • B C
    B C3 miesięcy temu

    0:45 oh God my fucking ear drums

  • Phoenix7786
    Phoenix77863 miesięcy temu

    What was that Diablo 1 mod you had? The animation was so fluid.

  • Scott E
    Scott E3 miesięcy temu

    Stay awhile, and listen

  • Big Joe
    Big Joe3 miesięcy temu

    played this game for almost 2 decades...never knew where any of these names/places came from except for a handful of obvious ones...thanks so much for this

  • Marco
    Marco3 miesięcy temu

    Holy shit 0:40 made my dog go ballistic. Thank god I wasn't wearing headphones or I'd go deaf. Those diablo clips could really use some loudness equalization. It's much louder than Deckard's voice

  • envy.
    envy.3 miesięcy temu

    Damn how am I just now finding this. Excellent work!

  • TacDyne
    TacDyne3 miesięcy temu

    This really makes me want to play D2 again! I reinstalled D1 this morning and played for all of 15 minutes before going, "Enough nostalgia for one day" lol.

  • Andrew
    Andrew3 miesięcy temu

    Gosh I remember the good old item duper in this game.

  • Ninja Sushi
    Ninja Sushi4 miesięcy temu

    Fuck it. Subbed.

  • Ninja Sushi
    Ninja Sushi4 miesięcy temu

    Ha no Diablo 3 Hash tag.

    J IMAKREWITATL4 miesięcy temu

    I've read legends about a sage named Ku Y'Leh

  • C Perkins
    C Perkins4 miesięcy temu

    I stayed awhile, and listened.

  • N S
    N S4 miesięcy temu

    stay awhile and listen

  • Ricardo Vera Escobar
    Ricardo Vera Escobar4 miesięcy temu

    There is no sound from 1:13:01 onwards, great video tho, i was really enjoying it until that happened

  • J MT
    J MT4 miesięcy temu

    Sound is now broken at 1hr 13mins. A shame. Appears lots of work when into this compilation. Wonder if Activision sent an audio takedown.

  • Reed Martin
    Reed Martin4 miesięcy temu

    I can’t hear anything after like 1:12:00 :/

  • Jonathan Cheek
    Jonathan Cheek4 miesięcy temu

    The audio stops halfway through for me

  • Pat Yeah
    Pat Yeah4 miesięcy temu

    Sound cuts off at 1:13:00

  • Commotus
    Commotus4 miesięcy temu

    Why does half the video have no audio?

  • Commotus
    Commotus4 miesięcy temu

    Awwwwww, didn't show true d1 gameplay. Butcher was way scarier in original. Anyone else freak out the whole time the paladin was walking around talking to townsfolk instead of bugging the andariel quest?

  • Martin Piszkiewicz
    Martin Piszkiewicz4 miesięcy temu

    Sound cuts out at 1:15:30

  • Filip p
    Filip p4 miesięcy temu

    all sound dies after 1h 13 min

  • cdbsr00
    cdbsr004 miesięcy temu

    i gave up my Staff of Apoc for this!? FAIR TRADE!!! guess i'll sit and stay awhile ...