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Allied Races Unlock Requirements Account-Wide

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Requirements to unlock Allied Race characters are account-wide. You can find them upon clicking on Allied Race banners in Orgrimmar and Stormwind embassies on the 7.3.5 PTR. Blizzard also changed the achievement required to unlock the Nightborne from Good SuramaritanGood Suramaritan to InsurrectionInsurrection.

To create an Allied Race character, you still need to purchase Battle for Azeroth and have an existing character of at least level 110 on the destination realm of your Allied Race character. The achievement and reputation standing requirements can be completed on any server and they are not locked to factions. In other words, it does not matter if you earned You Are Now Prepared!You Are Now Prepared! + Exalted with Army of the Light on a Horde character if you want to create a Lightforged Draenei.

We created a fresh level 1 character on a different PTR server and visited the embassy in Orgrimmar and still met the requirements to unlock Highmountain Tauren and the Nightborne.

You can find more details about Patch 7.3.5 and Allied Races in our content hub.

Nightborne Unlock Requirement Changes

The unlock requirement for the Nightborne has changed in the most recent PTR build. Initially, Good SuramaritanGood Suramaritan was required, but now you must complete the InsurrectionInsurrection achievement and reach Exalted with the Nightfallen in order to unlock them.

Allied Race Tracking Quest (Account Wide) Requirements
Highmountain Tauren Highmountain Tauren Unlock RequirementsHighmountain Tauren Unlock Requirements Ain't No Mountain High EnoughAin't No Mountain High Enough + Exalted with Highmountain Tribe
Lightforged Draenei Allied Races: Lightforged Draenei Unlock RequirementsAllied Races: Lightforged Draenei Unlock Requirements You Are Now Prepared!You Are Now Prepared! + Exalted with Army of the Light
Nightborne Allied Races: Nightborne Unlock RequirementsAllied Races: Nightborne Unlock Requirements  Good SuramaritanGood Suramaritan InsurrectionInsurrection + Exalted with the Nightfallen
Void Elf Allied Races: Void Elf Unlock RequirementsAllied Races: Void Elf Unlock Requirements You Are Now Prepared!You Are Now Prepared! + Exalted with Argussian Reach

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That doesn't sound too hard anyone who played legion till now should have it easily. the worst grind is for the exalted part but twas to be expected I guess!

 

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"have a level 110 character on a realm, where you'd like to create an Allied Race character. "

@Stan you made a mistake there I think.

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No I meant....you don't need to have a character on level 110 on the server on which you want to make an allied race char x3 it's not a hero-'class'.

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Ok...I just read it's really like that atm...well, that's a pain in the behind.
sorry Stan, you were right all along! *doomsayer voice*

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@Stan

Could you provide some intel on Nightborne now requiring Insurrection instead of Sumaritan? It looks like you slipped that in without providing a highlight about that change (Unless I'm missing an article about it?)

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59 minutes ago, Yridaa said:

@Stan

Could you provide some intel on Nightborne now requiring Insurrection instead of Sumaritan? It looks like you slipped that in without providing a highlight about that change (Unless I'm missing an article about it?)

I didn't feel like it would deserve a separate post, so I mentioned it here. Gating Allied Races behind reputations from previous expansions is odd and I think we'll see a round of changes again soon. I mean if you've been playing the game on a regular basis, you can most likely create all of them, but for new players, it will be a nightmare to deal with what could easily be the selling point of BfA. Sure, you do get a cool mount from InsurrectionInsurrection, but that's about it.

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On 1/7/2018 at 3:48 PM, Stan said:

To create an Allied Race character, you still need to purchase Battle for Azeroth and have an existing character of at least level 110 on the destination realm of your Allied Race character.

 

So... are the races not going to be available to play in 7.3.5? because you can't pre-purchase Battle for Azeroth yet. Or is 7.3.5 further away than expected?

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9 hours ago, krapmyself said:

 

So... are the races not going to be available to play in 7.3.5? because you can't pre-purchase Battle for Azeroth yet. Or is 7.3.5 further away than expected?

You can't create allied races character on 7.3.5, but patch shouldn't be so far away, since we know that Patch 7.3.5 will introduce new mount for Call of the Scarab that will be from 21 to 23 this months (my guess is that Blizz will release the patch together with the last 2 Antorus' bosses in lfr)

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On 9/1/2018 at 3:42 AM, krapmyself said:

 

So... are the races not going to be available to play in 7.3.5? because you can't pre-purchase Battle for Azeroth yet. Or is 7.3.5 further away than expected?

No. Any 7.3.5 footage on youtube that might give that impression is actually recorded from a custom sandbox emulator. The patch files might include parts of what was included in the Blizzcon demo, but it doesn't mean it'll be available soon.

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