Are the effects of dark world monsters activated if they are discarded by sky scourge norleras?
No. The reason is, Sky Scourge Norleras only 'sends' cards from
hand to the graveyard. Dark World Monsters must be 'discarded'.
All movement of cards to the graveyard, is considered a 'send'.
Then there are special types of send, like destroy, tribute, and
discard. So all discard effects 'send' a card, but not all 'send'
effects from hand, count as being a discard.
Since Norleras only 'sends' the cards, Dark World monsters will