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New tracking achievements have been added in this week's Beta Build 26707, revealing requirements for the first set of Allied Races coming in Battle for Azeroth.

Dark Iron Dwarves

The Alliance must earn Exalted reputation standing with the 7th Legion and complete their War Campaign (Ready for WarReady for War) in order to unlock Dark Iron Dwarves.

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Mag'har Orcs

Earn Exalted reputation standing with the Honorbound and complete the Horde War Campaign (Ready for WarReady for War) to unlock Mag'har Orcs.

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Hmm, BfA version of Suramar rep? 

We've had poop quests. We've had standing on grapes to make wine quests. BUT ARE YOU READY FOR STANDING ON POOP TO MAKE WINE QUESTS 

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I understand gear, mounts and other faction rewards requiring a certain reputation, but why this? It's not like I'm asking the dark iron dwarves to turn my existing character into one of them. Why do I need to be their friend? I want to be one of them.

I was hoping I could explore the new content as one of the new races, not having to grind on another character for goodness knows how long until I am allowed to start all over again with one of the new ones. The Highmountain tauren and all of those are sort of forgiveable, since players have had all of Legion to meet those requirements, but what about new players? They will have to start a level 1 character (with 8 races grayed out!), get it to top level, grind reputations like a machine, and only then can they play the game the way they want to.

I just hope that it will be similar to the Pearlfin Jinyu, where you gain exalted through just playing through the storyline in one zone, but it's doubtful. I just want to know why it's like this?!

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On ‎5‎/‎25‎/‎2018 at 2:41 PM, Aleslugger said:

I understand gear, mounts and other faction rewards requiring a certain reputation, but why this? It's not like I'm asking the dark iron dwarves to turn my existing character into one of them. Why do I need to be their friend? I want to be one of them.

I was hoping I could explore the new content as one of the new races, not having to grind on another character for goodness knows how long until I am allowed to start all over again with one of the new ones. The Highmountain tauren and all of those are sort of forgiveable, since players have had all of Legion to meet those requirements, but what about new players? They will have to start a level 1 character (with 8 races grayed out!), get it to top level, grind reputations like a machine, and only then can they play the game the way they want to.

I just hope that it will be similar to the Pearlfin Jinyu, where you gain exalted through just playing through the storyline in one zone, but it's doubtful. I just want to know why it's like this?!

You are asking the allied races to join your faction and it seems reasonable that you would have to take steps to show to them why it would be a good choice for them...hence the needed requirements which really aren't that onerous.

As for new players...why should they expect to have everything available to them? I sure wouldn't.

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15 hours ago, zamakli said:

he achievements require one to complete a quest line. However, the quests to complete these achievements still remain unclear. It is possible that players could unlock them while leveling, or that the quest lines may unlock after the player reaches level 120.

I believe the War Campaign starts at 120 so they won't be attainable until then if that's the case.

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27 minutes ago, Calysia said:

I believe the War Campaign starts at 120 so they won't be attainable until then if that's the case.

It's like the Order Hall campaigns, there's a little bit unlocked while you're leveling, but the bulk of it happens at 120.  You also gain very little of the needed rep while leveling, so plan on several weeks after hitting max level before unlocking the new races.

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