New Allied Races Ahead! Kul Tiran Humans and Zandalari Trolls
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Two new playable Allied Races are waiting in the wings to join the Battle for Azeroth as part of the Horde and Alliance—but first, you’ll need to prove your worth and earn your way into their good graces.


Zandalari Troll


The Zandalari are a proud people whose origins date back to the early days of Azeroth's history. Their fierce warriors ride dinosaurs into battle, and they possess one of the most formidable naval fleets in the known world.

Available Classes: Druid, Hunter, Mage, Monk, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior

Racial Traits:

To unlock this Allied Race:
  • Reach Exalted with Zandalari Empire
  • Earn the achievement Zandalar Forever!
    • Complete the following achievements on the continent of Zandalar: The Throne of Zuldazar, The Dark Heart of Nazmir, Secrets in the Sands, A Bargain of Blood, The Final Seal
  • Earn the achievement Tides of Vengeance
    • Complete the Horde Tides of Vengeance War Campaign: The Day Is Won, Mekkatorque’s Battle Plans, Through the Front Door, Fly Out to Meet Them

When the next content update goes live, players who’ve completed these requirements will gain access to a quest chain to recruit the Zandalari as an Allied Race. Once you complete the chain, you’ll receive the achievement Allied Races: Zandalari Troll and can create a new Zandalari on the character creation screen.

Note that while the campaign continues into the Battle of Dazar’alor raid dungeon, completing that is not required to gain access to the new race.

New Heritage Armor and Mount
Leveling your new Zandalari troll from 20 to 110 will earn you a cosmetic Heritage Armor set that is unique to this new Allied Race. You’ll also unlock a new mount—the Zandalari Direhorn—for your collection at character creation, which all of your Horde characters can ride.


Kul Tiran Human


Kul Tiras was founded by fearless explorers who sailed uncharted waters in search of adventure. As a key member of the Alliance of Lordaeron, the Kul Tiran navy dominated the seas of Azeroth with its legendary fleet.

Available Classes: Druid, Hunter, Mage, Monk, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior

Racial Traits:

To unlock this Allied Race:
  • Reach Exalted with Proudmoore Admiralty
  • Earn the achievement A Nation United
    • Complete the following achievements and quests on the continent of Kul Tiras: A Nation United, Loremaster of Kul Tiras, The Pride of Kul Tiras.
  • Earn the achievement Tides of Vengeance
    • Complete the Alliance Tides of Vengeance War Campaign: War Marches On, The Sleeper Agent, Mischief Managed, He Who Walks in the Light

When the next content update goes live, players who’ve completed the requirements will gain access to a quest chain to recruit the Kul Tirans as an Allied race. Once you complete the chain, you’ll receive the achievement Allied Races: Kul Tiran and can create a new Kul Tiran on the character creation screen.

Note that while the campaign continues into the Battle of Dazar’alor raid dungeon, completing that is not required to gain access to the new race.

New Heritage Armor and Mount
Leveling your new Kul Tiran human from 20 to 110 will earn a cosmetic Heritage Armor set that is unique to this new Allied Race. You’ll also unlock a new mount—the Kul Tiran Charger—for your collection at character creation, which all of your Alliance characters can ride.


War Campaign Road Map
If you’re still working your way through the Horde and Alliance War Campaigns, don’t worry. We’ve put together a brief walkthrough of what you need to do to prepare to unlock the new Allied Races.

  • Horde War Campaign
  • Alliance War Campaign

At level 110 and after you’ve completed the opening quest lines of Battle for Azeroth, you’ll be introduced to the new War Campaign and begin the road to opening new Footholds over time in the opposite faction’s territories.

Your first quest will be The War Campaign, which introduces you to War Resources. After the quest Mission From the Warchief, you’ll be introduced to the mission table, which will allow you to begin sending followers you gain through your adventures out to carry out missions.

Access to Footholds will become available as you level through Zuldazar, Nazmir, and Vol’dun. At each key point in your journey (level 110, 114, and 118) you’ll be able to establish a new Foothold in Drustvar, Stormsong Valley, and Tiragarde Sound. At level 120, you’ll begin focusing more on reaching reputation milestones with The Honorbound.

Ready for War (Achievements)
Complete the War Campaign in Zandalar and Kul Tiras.

  • Drustvar Foothold
  • Tiragarde Sound Foothold
  • Stormsong Valley Foothold
  • Chapter 1: The First Assault—Requires level 120 and Friendly reputation with The Honorbound to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Breaking Kul Tiran Will, Into the Heart of Tiragarde, Our Mountain Now, Making Ourselves at Home, Bridgeport Investigation, Explosives in the Foundry, Explosivity, Ammunition Acquisition, Gunpowder Research
  • Chapter 2: The Marshal’s Grave—Requires at least 4,500 into Friendly reputation with The Honorbound to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: A Stroll Through a Cemetery, Examining the Epitaphs, State of Unrest, Our Lot in Life, The Crypt Keeper, What Remains of Marshal M. Valentine
  • Chapter 3: Death of a Tidesage—Requires at least 3,000 into Honored reputation with The Honorbound to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Tracking Tidesages, No Price Too High, They Will Know Fear, Scattering Our Enemies, Commander and Captain, Zelling’s Potential, Whatever Will Be, To Be Forsaken
  • Chapter 4: At the Bottom of the Sea—Requires at least 7,500 into Honored reputation with The Honorbound to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Journey to the Middle of Nowhere, Deep Dive, Seafloor Shipwreck, Checking Dog Tags, The Sunken Graveyard, Biolumi-Nuisance, Captain By Captain, The Undersea Ledge, Water-Breathing Dragon, Grab and Go, With Prince in Tow
  • Chapter 5: The Strike on Boralus—Requires Revered reputation with The Honorbound to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: When a Plan Comes Together, Old Colleagues, The Bulk of the Guard, A Well Placed Portal, Relics of Ritual, Forfeit Souls, Tidesage Teachings, Gaining the Upper Hand, Return to the Harbor, Life Held Hostage, The Aid of the Tides, A Cycle of Hatred

Tides of Vengeance
Complete the Horde Tides of Vengeance War Campaign.
  • Chapter 6: The Day Is Won—Requires the completion of the Ready for War achievement to begin this quest line.
    • Quests: Our War Continues, Azerite Denied, The Fury of the Horde, Cleaning Out the Estate, Machines of War and Azerite, With Honor, The Hunt Never Ends, Ride Out to Meet Them, The Day Is Won.
  • Chapter 7: Mekkatorque’s Battle Plans—Requires the completion of the War Campaign chapter The Day is Won and at least 7,000 into Revered reputation with The Honorbound.
    • Quests: A Mech for a Goblin, It Belongs in My Mech!, Avoiding Lawsuits 101, The Right Mech for the Job, Necessary Precautions, Test Case #1; Mech vs. Mekkatorque, Insurance Policy, Insurance Renewal, Killing on the Side, Mekkatorque’s Battle Plans, Mech Versus Airship, A Goblin’s Definition of Success
  • Chapter 8: Through the Front Door—Requires the completion of the Mekkatorque’s Battle Plans chapter of the War Campaign and at least 14,000 into Revered reputation with The Honorbound.
    • Quests: Breaking Out Ashvane, Face Your Enemy, Be More Uniform, A Brilliant Distraction, Catching a Ride, Through the Front Door
  • Chapter 9: Fly Out to Meet Them—Requires the completion of the Through the Front Door chapter of the War Campaign.
    • Quests: War Is Here, Ride of the Zandalari, No One Left Behind, A Path of Blood, Retaking the Outpost, Putting the Gob in Gob Squad, Re-rebuilding the A.F.M.O.D., It’s Alive!, The Battle of Zul’jan Ruins, We Have Them Cornered, Zandalari Justice, None Shall Escape, Breaking Mirrors, Telaamon’s Purge, Parting Mists, Fly Out to Meet Them

At level 110 and after you’ve completed the opening quest lines of Battle for Azeroth, you’ll be introduced to the new War Campaign and begin the road to opening new Footholds over time in the opposite faction’s territories.

Your first quest will be The War Campaign, which introduces you to War Resources. After the quest Mission From the King, you’ll be introduced to the mission table, which will allow you to begin sending followers you gain through your adventures out to carry out missions.

Access to Footholds will become available as you level through Tiragarde Sound, Drustvar, and Stormsong Valley. At each key point in your journey (level 110, 114, and 118) you’ll be able to establish a new Foothold in Nazmir, Zuldazar, and Vol’dun. At level 120, you’ll begin focusing more on reaching reputation milestones with the 7th Legion.

Ready for War (Achievements)
Complete the War Campaign in Kul Tiras and Zandalar.

  • Nazmir Foothold
  • Vol’dun Foothold
  • Zuldazar Foothold
  • Chapter 1: Blood on the Sand—Requires level 120 and Friendly reputation with the 7th Legion to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: The Vol’dun Plan, Comb the Desert, Dirty Work, Classic Reliquary, Never Stop Combing, A Message to the Zandalari, Improvised Survival, They Have Alpacas Here, Delayed Deathification, Full of Arrows, The Big Boom
  • Chapter 2: Chasing Darkness—Requires at least 4,500 into Friendly reputation with the 7th Legion to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: How to Kill a Dark Ranger, The Savage Hunt, Tortollans in Distress, They Can’t Stay Here, One Option: Fire, Ending Areiel, Meeting of the Minds, Target: Blood Prince Dreven
  • Chapter 3: A Golden Opportunity—Requires at least 3,000 into Honored reputation with the 7th Legion to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Our Next Target, The Void Elves Stand Ready, The Void Solution, Find the Paper Trail, Chasing Gallywix, I Take No Pleasure in This, We Have Him Cornered, Gallywix Got Away
  • Chapter 4: Blood in the Water—Requires at least 7,500 into Honored reputation with the 7th Legion to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Hunting Blood Prince Dreven, Broadside Bedlam, The Wildhammer Specialty, An Unnatural Crew, Foul Crystals for Foul People, Kings’ Rest, Ending the San’layn Threat, A Clean Escape
  • Chapter 5: The Strike on Zuldazar—Requires Revered reputation with the 7th Legion to begin the associated War Campaign quests to earn this achievement.
    • Quests: Bringing Down the Fleet, How to Sink a Zandalari Battleship, Under the Cover of Swiftwing, Ship Logs, Sabotaging the Pa’ku, The Enlarged Miniaturized Submarine, My Enemy’s Enemy Is My Disguise, Intelligence Denial, Right Beneath Their Nose, Void Vacation, Victory Is Assured, Leave None Alive, Silencing the Advisor, An End to Killing

Tides of Vengeance
Complete the Alliance Tides of Vengeance War Campaign.

  • Chapter 6: War Marches On—Requires the completion of the Ready for War achievement to begin this quest line.
    • Quests: The Calm Before, To Anglepoint, Stand Fast, Zero Zeppelins, Repel the Horde!, Squad Goals, Besieged Allies, Outrigger Outfitters, Gunpowder Plots, Masking for a Friend, Free Plumeria!, Shots Fired, Stopping the Sappers, Express Delivery, War Marches On
  • Chapter 7: The Sleeper Agent—Requires the completion of the War Marches On chapter of the War Campaign and at least 7,000 into Revered reputation with the 7th Legion.
    • Quests: Sensitive Intel, Real Big Power, A Beast With Brains, Out of Options, Freedom for the Da’kani, Bittersweet Goodbyes, The Needs of the Many, Bring the Base, Fit for Grong, Calibrate the Core, The Embiggining, Total Temple Destruction, A Nice Nap, The Sleeper Agent
  • Chapter 8: Mischief Managed—Requires the completion of The Sleeper Agent chapter of the War Campaign and 14,000 Revered reputation with the 7th Legion.
    • Quests: The Abyssal Scepter, The Treasury Heist, Mischief Managed
  • Chapter 9: He Who Walks in the Light—Requires the completion of Mischief Managed chapter of the War Campaign.
    • Quests: The Fall of Zuldazar, The March to Nazmir, Repurposing Their Village, Dark Iron Machinations, Fog of War, Lurking in the Swamp, Zul’jan Deluge, Showing Our Might, Taming Their Beasts, The Mech of Death, Taking the Blood Gate, He Who Walks in the Light

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This article was originally published in forum thread: New Allied Races Ahead! Kul Tiran Humans and Zandalari Trolls started by chaud View original post
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  1. Daevied's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Vampyr78 View Post
    It's not a broken promise. Every allied race required a reputaiton and a questline. Dark Iron and Mag'har required War campaign also. The only promise was that they won't require any new faction introduced in a new patch. And it was just an answer for the question because the reputation grind is the gate behind all other allied races, not the questline, questline can be done usualy quickly.

    Ion admitted in the Q&A that those races should be at launch but they had to delay it because Kul Tirans aren't just a reskin. They are full new race with a custom rig and animations and that takes a lot of time to make.
    So that means there was a rushed expansion release, as in they sold an unfinished product
  1. Lorgar Aurelian's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Verdugo View Post
    Too bad that they are halfassed anyway, so why did they bother in the first place is a question for the ages.
    Half asses how?
  1. sylenna's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Laerrus View Post
    Wait a minute... didn't Blizz say that there would be no unlock requirements for the two new races? Are we reneging here Bizz? Not cool.
    i fail to see the problem here. if you haven't done any content story-wise up to this point, you most certainly haven't done it on horde and / or alliance. so you didn't touch the story on ANY character.

    if looked at from your account perspective, where we try to emerge ourselves in some light rpg and think that our account is made up of several characters from both factions hiding in two different bases on the fictional world of azeroth, we now nothing of both the zandalarians or the kul tirans. we aren't accustomed to their cities, to their way of life. we don't know who is in power, we have no flight paths for further exploration, et cetera. and suddenly you expect our small garrison to have a foreigner enter the compound, being a zandalarian paladin or a kul tiran hunter? how could we justify that?

    so, all in all: if you aren't one bit interested in the war campaign, the main BfA point, why should you reap the rewards? hell, those quests are done in a few hours and you'd have to actively avoid reputation gains with the required factions in order to not meet the criteria. the criteria being "please play the game JUST. A. BIT.".

    really, please don't say stuff like that.
  1. wanax's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Eucep View Post
    And got to love broken promices since originally it was just 'have these two reps at max'. Nope, finish those darn war campaigns!
    Don’t think there are any broken promises other than being late to the party. I’m pretty sure it’s always been stated exalted and war campaign.
  1. solidstate101's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by wanax View Post
    Don’t think there are any broken promises other than being late to the party. I’m pretty sure it’s always been stated exalted and war campaign.
    No Ion specifically said you were only going to need exalted status.
  1. Unholyground's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by solidstate101 View Post
    No Ion specifically said you were only going to need exalted status.
    Exhaled and completing the raid.
  1. Dracullus's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by solidstate101 View Post
    No Ion specifically said you were only going to need exalted status.


    18:05

    If could get 1$ for every bullshit I see here...
  1. Unholyground's Avatar
    I bet you that the next set of allied races will be unlock-able through a fee as an alternative to skip the time gating, mark my words. They are just cosmetic though right? So it should not matter since racials are not game changing in any way .
  1. Levaustian's Avatar
    All I care about is normal sized Kul Tirans. Makes no sense if its not an option.
  1. Eleccybubb's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Unholyground View Post
    I bet you that the next set of allied races will be unlock-able through a fee as an alternative to skip the time gating, mark my words. They are just cosmetic though right? So it should not matter since racials are not game changing in any way .
    Wouldn't be surprised. And people would eat it up sadly.
  1. Volardelis's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Unholyground View Post
    Exhaled and completing the raid.
    Where did you get "completing the raid" from?

    Blizzaard has said numerous times that you don't need to do BoD to unlock them. Stop talking out of your ass.

    Also it is spelled exalted, not exhaled.
  1. The Stormbringer's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Levaustian View Post
    All I care about is normal sized Kul Tirans. Makes no sense if its not an option.
    They're called Humans. Just like non-Worgen Gilneans.
  1. LuminaL's Avatar
    Im unsubed for 4-5 months now and its the 3rd time I thought they were released just to realize they are not!

    it sucks to be subbed.
  1. cocomen2's Avatar
    Kultirans racials didnt reworked ----- still shity = disappointed
  1. LuminaL's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Unholyground View Post
    I bet you that the next set of allied races will be unlock-able through a fee as an alternative to skip the time gating, mark my words. They are just cosmetic though right? So it should not matter since racials are not game changing in any way .
    /looks at 100% hp regen in 6 sec.
  1. glowpipe's Avatar
    so 2 weeks tops then til the patch is out?
  1. Toppy's Avatar
    ... Isnt that the old coloration for the Kul Tiran set? They changed it to be less bright...

    For fucks sake.
  1. Levaustian's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by The Stormbringer View Post
    They're called Humans. Just like non-Worgen Gilneans.
    I play a worgen druid, but I'd love to play a normal size kul tiran druid.
  1. Unholyground's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by LuminaL View Post
    /looks at 100% hp regen in 6 sec.
    I was using sarcasm to convey the idea that Blizzard would never charge to access something you can get in game over time, which they most definitely will at some point and people are going crack cocaine over allied races so it seems like the perfect way to do it, or maybe make it a part of their season pass they are implementing.
  1. The Stormbringer's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Levaustian View Post
    I play a worgen druid, but I'd love to play a normal size kul tiran druid.
    Just the size, or normal Human model too? Because you can always use a Noggenfogger to shrink yourself from being huge to being normal.

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