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While Kul Tirans are not a confirmed Allied Race, they are marked as player and NPC races in the game files. In this preview, we're looking at their customization options as of Alpha Build 26095.

UPDATE: Blizzard added new Kul Tiran Druid Bear forms in Alpha Build 26231.

Adding NPCs to playable races makes customization easier when Blizzard generates mobs for the open world. A great example are the Lightforged Draenei of Argus. They were marked as a playable races first and used to create Argus mobs. Blizzard added them later as a playable Allied Race. Kul Tirans have been added in Battle for Azeroth and they may become a new Allied Race in the future. Mag'har Orcs as an Allied Race are confirmed for the Horde and the faction's also recruiting the Zandalari Trolls to their ranks, so it would make perfect sense for Kul Tirans to join the Alliance at some point.

Would you play a Kul Tiran? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!

Customization Options

This is a very early preview of customization options available to Kul Tirans. Expect more options to be added in future builds.

Skin Tones

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hm... Meaty Humans... 

Haha, wouldn't it be funny if they gave Maghar Orcs to Alliance and Kul Tirin Humans to Horde... It would be the best thing they've ever done solely on the fact that it would infuriate so many players. I've always enjoyed when devs troll their players.

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Allright meaty humans. Some scar eye custom options. and that hair.... lets see im going to make a reinhardt with this one.

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4 hours ago, Valhalen said:

The closest of this badassery we have are the Vrykul.

What about the winged Arakkoa (Also known as uncorrupted Arakkoa)?

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I am so excited for those. I just cant understand all the uproar of people claiming "blizzard loves horde and hates alliance" just because they think the alliance allied races are boring. We get "a different kind" of Draenei, bloodelves and dwarfs. So the Horde gets "a different kind" of tauren, nightelves and trolls. Nothing to exciting to compare the two. But now the horde gets just a recolored orc race (from what i saw [seems pretty boring to me]), but the alliance gets the coolest and most realistic looking (and completely fresh) model of humans. Its so amazing.

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Very confident that Kul Tirans will be an allied race for the Alliance since zandalari trolls are confirmed for the horde. I would definitely roll a Kul Tiran Warrior or Paladin but a rogue? damn that gives me RP ideas lol Maghar orcs and Kul-tiran humans to be the next confirmed allied race. 

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5 hours ago, Yridaa said:

What about the winged Arakkoa (Also known as uncorrupted Arakkoa)?

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I mean badassery in terms of humanoids with human features. Arakkoa is on a whole other level of badassery. I'd personally love if they became playable, even with their default hunched form.

But no race is more badass than the Tuskarr.

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6 hours ago, izzisaito said:

Very confident that Kul Tirans will be an allied race for the Alliance since zandalari trolls are confirmed for the horde. I would definitely roll a Kul Tiran Warrior or Paladin but a rogue? damn that gives me RP ideas lol Maghar orcs and Kul-tiran humans to be the next confirmed allied race. 

Honestly it could go either way.  The Zandalari Troll counter allied race are the Dark Iron Dwarves.  If they go with Mag'har Orcs and Kul Tiran Humans as the next two the my bet would be Orcs in the Horde and KT Humans in the Alliance, however, It would be pretty cool to have that extra dynamic of having an Orc Alliance race, and Human Horde race.

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4 hours ago, DeathsDesign said:

Honestly it could go either way.  The Zandalari Troll counter allied race are the Dark Iron Dwarves.  If they go with Mag'har Orcs and Kul Tiran Humans as the next two the my bet would be Orcs in the Horde and KT Humans in the Alliance, however, It would be pretty cool to have that extra dynamic of having an Orc Alliance race, and Human Horde race.

Except that it would go against everything the lore has been building up over the years. Ultimately Warcraft boils down to "Orcs vs Humans". If you give either faction humans/orcs respectively it would be illogical from the perspective of the Mag'har Orcs (who wanted to invade Azeroth during WoD) and the Kul'Tiras Humans (whose former leader got killed by the Horde in WC3).

So as much as I can appreciate interesting race choices, I don't there should ever be Orcs in the Alliance or Humans in the Horde.

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KT humans would make me consider rerolling horde, when they are added to the Horde. Yet I do not believe KT will be a player race, as far too many armors need to be revamped for their body type.

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22 hours ago, MrEdren said:

Wasn't Garrosh a maghar? Wouldn't have thought they'd be welcome in the Horde after that.

Why would all uncorrupted orcs be booted out of the horde simply because one of them did something bad? Mag'har isn't a clan, it's their physical state. Mag'har is orcish for uncorrupted, referring to the natural orcs who did not drink the demon blood. Garrosh was a warsong orc. 

 

By the way, there is currently plenty of mag'har in the horde coming from a wide variety of clans and backgrounds. The upcoming playable mag'har will be the former iron horde from WoD though. 

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1 hour ago, CrimsonVow said:

Except that it would go against everything the lore has been building up over the years. Ultimately Warcraft boils down to "Orcs vs Humans". If you give either faction humans/orcs respectively it would be illogical from the perspective of the Mag'har Orcs (who wanted to invade Azeroth during WoD) and the Kul'Tiras Humans (whose former leader got killed by the Horde in WC3).

So as much as I can appreciate interesting race choices, I don't there should ever be Orcs in the Alliance or Humans in the Horde.

Oh I don't disagree, I'm just saying it could go either way because Blizzard tends to retcon anything that they feel they want to change regardless of where it's printed.  But I agree KT humans and M Orcs would cause chaos to erupt if they were put opposite the rest of their races.

 

24 minutes ago, Vinterlig said:

Why would all uncorrupted orcs be booted out of the horde simply because one of them did something bad? Mag'har isn't a clan, it's their physical state. Mag'har is orcish for uncorrupted, referring to the natural orcs who did not drink the demon blood. Garrosh was a warsong orc. 

After all the Green orc skin came from the corruption of the Fel.  This also explains why the Mag'har that we come into contact with on Hellfire Peninsula require us to prove ourselves as allies even if we are playing Orc Characters.

Also if the Horde followed the premise of one's actions determines the whole then Go'el would have been cast out long ago for both the Fel in his blood and the fact that even after being a slave to humans he still sought peace with them in times of extreme hardship, such as fighting Garrosh, the Sha, the Legion etc..

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On 2/26/2018 at 1:05 PM, Valhalen said:

I mean badassery in terms of humanoids with human features. Arakkoa is on a whole other level of badassery. I'd personally love if they became playable, even with their default hunched form.

But no race is more badass than the Tuskarr.

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Pfft, Mogu master race you fucking plebs ;)

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4 hours ago, Dejo93 said:

Pfft, Mogu master race you fucking plebs ;)

Who would win?

• Mogul: an ancient race of stone beings created by the Titans, and responsible for the creation of the Vale of the Eternal Blossoms.

OR

• Tuskarr: some viking walrus bois.

In all seriousness. Mogul are lazy in the sense that Blizzard used the Draenei rigs and bones for their animations, whereas the Tuskarr feature unique animations for EVERYTHING.

 

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