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Dark Iron Dwarf & Mag'har Orc Allied Races in Battle for Azeroth

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Today, we're looking at Dark Iron Dwarves and Mag'har Orcs that are now available for playtesting on Battle for Azeroth Alpha.

Welcome to our preview of Dark Iron Dwarves and Mag'har Orcs. Both Allied Races are now available for playtesting on Battle for Azeroth Alpha, so we recorded videos of their customization options and included other useful information in this article.

Dark Iron Dwarves

AchievementAllied Races: Dark Iron DwarfAllied Races: Dark Iron Dwarf

Heritage Armor

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Playable Classes: Hunter, Mage, Monk, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior

Racial Abilities

Name Effect
Dungeon DelverDungeon Delver While indoors, move 4% faster.
FirebloodFireblood Removes all poison, disease, curse, magic, and bleed effects and increases your primary stat by 231 and an additional 77 for each effect removed. Lasts 8 sec. (2 min cooldown)
Forged in FlamesForged in Flames Reduces damage taken from Physical attacks by 1%.
Mass ProductionMass Production Increases Blacksmithing skill by 5 and Blacksmithing speed by 25%.
Mole MachineMole Machine While outdoors, summon a Mole Machine that tunnels through the earth.[NYI] (3 sec cast, 30 min cooldown)

Racial MountDark Iron Core HoundDark Iron Core Hound

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Shaman Totems

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Customization Options

Mag'har Orcs

AchievementAllied Races: Mag'har OrcAllied Races: Mag'har Orc

Heritage Armor

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Playable Classes: Hunter, Mage, Monk, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior

Racial Abilities

Name Effect
Dungeon DelverAncestral Call Invoke the spirits of your ancestors, granting you their power. (Instant, 2 min cooldown) -> Might of the Blackrock - Increases secondary stat by 102 for 15 sec. 
Dungeon DelverOpen Skies Increases mounted speed by 10%.
Dungeon DelverSavage Blood Reduces the duration of Poisons, Diseases, and Curses by 10%.
Dungeon DelverSympathetic Vigor Increases pet health by 10%.

Racial MountMag'har DirewolfMag'har Direwolf

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Shaman Totems

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Customization Options

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finally able to see what the mole machine is all about. :))

And i am glad Monk is available for the DIDwarfs. This will be my Tank Monk, with those racial shoulder and arm plates

And i had big hopes the the mini core hound is an error and this darkhound mount, with the cool looking hyena model, is their racial mount. I mean it even has the direkt Dark Iron influences, which the mini core hound lacks. Q.Q

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Blizzard added a new Darkhound mount with armor themed after the Dark Iron Dwarf Allied Race in this week's Alpha Build 26367.

Animations (Run/Walk)

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Check out our Battle for Azeroth content hub for more interesting mounts!

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3 hours ago, Stan said:

Removes all poison, disease, curse, magic, and bleed effects and increases your primary stat by 933 and an additional 311 for each effect removed. Lasts 8 sec. (2 min cooldown)

That is one nasty racial. Self-cleanse + stat buff? 311 FOR EACH EFFECT? DAMN. This will be sick on PvP.

The Mag'har customization is one of the best I've seen. Skin color also adds sick tattoos? And scaly skin? Amazing.

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20 minutes ago, Valhalen said:

That is one nasty racial. Self-cleanse + stat buff? 311 FOR EACH EFFECT? DAMN. This will be sick on PvP.

The Mag'har customization is one of the best I've seen. Skin color also adds sick tattoos? And scaly skin? Amazing.

The tooltip is slightly off. It's actually 231/77 at level 110. Will probably receive nerfs.

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15 minutes ago, Stan said:

The tooltip is slightly off. It's actually 231/77 at level 110. Will probably receive nerfs.

Even at those numbers it's strong. The other numbers were just BROKEN, being an entire extra piece of best in slot gear worth of stats. if you cleans a couple items.

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Man, if i said i wasn't disappointed in the dark iron mount i'd be lying. I was really hoping for a new ram mount for the dark irons. All the rams we currently have look absolutely awful and clash completely with the newer graphics due to their age since all of them are from vanilla. Sure, there is one visually updated ram but that one is only obtainable through PvP so that one is off the table for me. All i want right now is a new ram but i guess we need a couple hundred more wolves for the horde first.

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Man, the main picture on the article feed looks like a Dark Iron Orc. Even has the beard to go with it!

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