These are extra races that you unlock and can play.
At the moment, there will be 6 allied races and even more will come.
Each allied race is being built from the ground up, having their own customization option.
All allied races will have their own
- Starting mounts
- Racial abilities
- Special features, for example Lightforged Draenei will have their own lightforged tattoos. Dark Iron Dwarves will have their own beard and hair style that have flecks of embers flying off of them.
Dark Iron Dwarf
All except for Zandalari Troll and Dark Iron Dwarf will come out before the next expansion (Battle for Azeroth).
How to unlock Allied Races
- Need to have purchased Battle for Azeroth
- Have a level 110 already on that server
- Highmountain Tauren
Exalted with Highmountain Tribe and completion of Ain't No Mountain High Enough.
Exalted with the Nightfallen and completion of Insurrection.
Exalted with Argussian Reach and completion of You Are Now Prepared!
Exalted with Army of the Light and completion of You Are Now Prepared!
- Complete a special scenario to play the race
This is account wide (doesn’t matter if you completed it as alliance or horde).
What classes can become an Allied Race
Not all classes can become a specific allied race. Here is a list of Allied races and what classes that are available for them.
HIGHMOUNTAIN TAUREN (HORDE)
LIGHTFORGED DRAENEI (ALLIANCE)
VOID ELF (ALLIANCE)
What mount do we get for Allied Races
Allied Races: Highmountain Tauren
A gift from the tauren who trained this sure-footed highland moose to safely traverse the paths and peaks of Highmountain.
Allied Races: Nightborne
Born capable of sniffing out concentrations of arcane energy, this noble cat was presented with thanks to a proven ally of the Nightborne.
Allied Races: Lightforged Draenei
A long-time companion of the Draenei, the elekk are stalwart and sturdy steeds capable of standing up to the impending darkness without fear.
Allied Races: Void Elf
Those that follow the void tend to prefer the companionship of a steed without form or substance.
What are the Racials we get for Allied Races
Conjure up an Eldritch Grimoire, allowing you mail access for 1.5 min.
Deals 5000 Arcane damage to nearby enemies every 2 seconds and snares them by 50%. Lasts 20 sec.
Ancient History - Inscription skill increased by 15.
Arcane Affinity - Increases magical damage 1%.
Arcane Resistance - Reduces magical damage taken by 1%.
Charges forward for 1 sec, knocking enemies down for 1.5 sec. 2 min CD.
Pride of Ironhorn - Mining skill increased by 15 and allows you to mine faster.
Mountaineer - Increases Versatility by 1%.
Rugged Tenacity - Reduces damage taken by 330.
Waste Not, Want Not - You have a chance to loot additional meat and fish.
Rip a hole in space and time. Transporting you to the targeted location. 100 yd range. 1.5 min cooldown.
Chill of Night - Reduces Arcane and Shadow damage taken by 1%.
Entropic Embrace - Your abilities have a chance to empower you with the essence of the Void.
Ethereal Connection - Reduces the cost of Void Storage and Transmogrification by 50%
Preternatural Calm - Your spell casts are not delayed by taking damage.
Call down a strike of Holy energy, dealing Holy damage to enemies within 5 yards after 3 sec. 40 yd. 2.5 min CD. Instant.
Forge of Light
Summon a Forge of Light, enabling Blacksmithing. Blacksmithing skill increased by 10.
Demonbane - Experience gained from killing Beasts increased by 20%.
Light's Reckoning - When you die the Light avenges you, dealing Holy damage to enemies within 8 yards and healing allies.
Holy Resistance - Reduces Holy damage taken by 1%.
What is Heritage Armor
This is a transmog set for your allied race and no other race.
You must unlock this transmog by leveling your Allied Race character from 20 to 110 without any boosts.
This transmog set can be used on any Cloth, Leather, Mail, or Plate.
Nightborne: Shal'dorei set
Highmountain Tauren: Highmountain set
Void Elf: Ren'dorei set
Lightforged: Lightforged set
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