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Not All Renown Rewards Are Account-Wide in Dragonflight

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Some Renown rewards in Dragonflight are account-wide, but not all of them. In this post, we're looking at which ones are shared between all characters once unlocked.

Account-wide Renown rewards will have this information indicated in their tooltip. Most account-wide rewards are related to various faction-themed world events or treasures.

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At Dragonflight launch, there will be 4 main Renown factions and 8 account-wide Renown rewards.

Dragonscale Expedition

  • Renown 2 - Expedition Scout pack treasures can be found around the Dragon Isles.
  • Renown 5 - Buried Treasures - Ability to find and dig through Disturbed Dirt mounds as long as you possess an Expedition Shovel, purchasable at the Dragonscale Basecamp from Pathfinder Jeb.
  • Renown 16 - Bagic Bound Chests - Ability to open Magic Bound Chests as long as you possess an Echanted Lockpicks, purchaseable from Pathfinder Jeb in the Dragonscale Basecamp.

Iskaara Tuskarr

  • Renown 3 - Community Feasts - Unlock Community Feasts, allowing you to partake and contribute to the great tuskarr feasts earning rep and a well deserved food buff.

Maruuk Centaur

  • Renown 4 - Call of the Plains -- The Aylaag Nomads will welcome you into their camp, wherever it happens to be.
  • Renown 5 - Call of the Hunt - Join the hunt alongside the Shikaar centaurs!

Valdrakken Accord

  • Renown 5 - Siege on Dragonbane Keep - Unlock the Siege on Dragonbane Keep in the Waking Shores.
  • Renown 7 - Aerial Challenges - Unlock Dragonriding World Quests around the Dragon Isles.

Renown itself is not account-wide and must be farmed on every single character.

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Ok but why aren't they all account-wide?

 

I don't order pizza for it to come half eaten

Just puts me off making alts

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It would be better to just make it account wide.  After trudging through the time gated, tedious leveling, and renown grinding of SL during the first few months of it's release I sure as heck don't want to go through that again in DF.

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They are trying to force people to play with other characters because they think that if we get all the stuff on one character we ain't gonna play anymore. But the thing is... I don't want to play because I have to do same *filtered* all over again. 

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15 minutes ago, Andelai said:

They are trying to force people to play with other characters because they think that if we get all the stuff on one character we ain't gonna play anymore. But the thing is... I don't want to play because I have to do same *filtered* all over again. 

I am guessing you just do all the content just once. right? raids, dungeons, cause doing it again on another character is so tedious.

Seriously though, it should all be account-wide, there is no fun in doing the same thing on multiple characters.

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DF Renown isn't timegated anymore than any other faction grind would be timegated.  This isn't like Shadowlands where you only can earn 2-3 renown a week.

There are also renown rewards which provide a catchup for alts, wherein you get a boost in rep gains up to a specific renown level on your alts.

Finally, DF Renown isn't required at all if all you want to do is do the core 3, assuming you have the gold to fund it.

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- Renown don't affect player power at all. everything related to player power is available since day 1

- All rewards are cosmetics / Dragonriding stuff / profession patterns recipes etc

So if i have 3 alts for professions i need level up my renown to unlock those patterns recipes etc professions things for each of my crafters. For example Dragonscale Expedition renown unlocks Gem designs for Jewelcrafting profession. I need to level up my renown  to unlock those gems and start crafting and selling. Anything else is account-wide.

To me at least this totally reasonable and huge progress toward a better game. Player power should NOT be connected to secondary systems at all.

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Blizzard: account-wide renown rewards in Dragonflight

Everyone: thats a really cool idea

Blizzard: only 8 tho (2 each im guessing)

Everyone: the account-wide hype is gone

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But what's the point? Everyone was so excited that renown rewards were account wide and suddenly they backstep. Why? Who made that decision?

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On 10/17/2022 at 5:47 AM, Q said:

But what's the point? Everyone was so excited that renown rewards were account wide and suddenly they backstep. Why? Who made that decision?

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I feel the same as most of you. I've been wishing for so long to have more and more things be account-wide, as it's really not fun playing alts anymore at all, just SO tedious and feels like a total waste of time. To see them announce literally "almost everything" would be account-wide in DF, and then have this seemingly half-baked result... sounds like a total bummer.

BUT... I gotta give it to Dreamcatcher. We have to see first whether it even feels bad to level up the renown ranks again on alts, if nothing progression or power-wise is going to be gated by them. I think that's a fair compromise. Maybe it's even fun to grind a few ranks on the sides on those alts? You can supposedly skip main quests and have everything related to the open world be unlocked immediately on any alt. That alone should hopefully make it feel like the most important parts of our overall progression in the game is account-wide. We'll see.

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