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How to Unlock World of Warcraft’s New Allied Races

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth’s pre-purchase includes the ability to unlock new allied races Highmountain Tauren, Nightborne, Lightforged Draenei, and Void Elves.

Luckily, if you’ve been playing the majority of Legion, unlocking them really shouldn’t be very difficult. All that is required is an exalted reputation, and an achievement associated with the allied race in question. Then, doing a quick quest will get you access to each of these races.

The Highmountain Taurens and Nightborne are for the Horde, and the Lightforged Draenei and Void Elves for Alliance.


Highmountain Tauren: Exalted with Highmountain Tribe

Nightborne: Exalted with The Nightfallen

Lightforged Draenei: Exalted with Army of the Light

Void Elves: Exalted with Argussian Reach


Highmountain Tauren: Ain’t no Mountain High Enough

Nightborne: Insurrection

Lightforged Draenei: You Are Now Prepared!

Void Elves: You Are Now Prepared!

If you’ve done both of these you’ll automatically get a quest to go to Stormwind or Orgrimmar’s new embassies. Each new race has their own five to 15 minute scenario to unlock them, and then enjoy!

Battle for Azeroth is available to pre-purchase now for £39.99 for the standard edition,. It’s set to release “on or before” 21st September.

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