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With the introduction of Northrend came many new Factions associated
with the quests and daily quests. As a warlock in Northrend, knowing
what
rewards are available will help you focus some effort into progressing
your reputation
with factions that will give you a benefit. WotLK also introduced new
ways of
gaining reputation never seen in WoW before through the use of tabards.
While
each faction has rewards, prioritizing factions will help you focus on
the most
beneficial reputations first.


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As you complete
quests you will naturally raise your reputation based on the zone that
you are
questing in. Each faction has areas, or zones, and quest lines that
contribute
to certain factions reputation levels. By the time you reach level 80,
you
should have at least reached friendly with most factions. With only a
few
exceptions, once you reach friendly you are able to purchase a tabard
from the faction’s
quartermaster. The tabard, once equipped, will allow you to raise the
reputation of that faction while in any level 80 instance. This new
system
allows you to raise the reputation of your choice as opposed to
grinding
certain instances as was done in the past. Quite frankly, I like the
new
system. You are not stuck grinding an instance you do not necessarily
need just
for it’s reputation. Instead you are free to participate in
any level 80
instance and change the reputation gains through the choice of which
tabard you
wear.

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Tundra style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 239.4pt;"
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Hills style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 239.4pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">The
Taunka, Valiance Expedition, Warsong Offensive style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 82.75pt;"
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Fjord style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 239.4pt;"
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valign="top" width="110">

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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Knights
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Basin style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 239.4pt;"
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Tribe, The Oracles style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 82.75pt;"
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Peaks style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 239.4pt;"
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Frostborn, The Sons of Hodir style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 82.75pt;"
valign="top" width="110">

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Crusade, Knights of the Ebon Blade



Priorities

As a warlock, some reputations are
more beneficial than
others. If we put professions aside for a moment, there are some nice
purchasable rewards we can get our hands on. Of course each person may
have to
prioritize this a little differently if you have obtained some gear
already but
as a generic list goes here is some good suggestion on which order you
should
try and raise your reputation.

  • 1. Kirin’Tor



    a.       Two
    (2) rewards purchasable at only revered,
    the
    Flameheart Spell Scalpel and the Arcanum of Burning Mysteries. The
    Dagger is
    one of the best pre-epic weapons for warlocks, includes hit and good
    amount of
    spell power this is a no brainer. With the weapon you will also have
    access to
    the head enchant which will provide 30 spell power and 20 critical
    rating and
    can be purchased any time you need.



    b.      At
    exalted reputation you can purchase Robes
    of
    Crackling flame. Not a bad item but not as good as some craft able
    epics. For
    this reason, I put a priority to raise the Kirin’Tor
    reputation to revered then
    move onto the next reputation.
  • 2. Knights
    of the Ebon Blade



    a.       As
    early as honored you can purchase the
    Dark
    Soldier Cape for only 20G 2S 9C. This is easily one of the best cape
    obtainable
    so early. With the relative ease of this reputation you should have
    this early
    and enjoy some of the other items as you gain rep.



    b.      At
    revered, the sterile flesh handlers
    gloves
    and exalted your get the belt of darkmending. Nice rewards throughout
    the
    reputation grind for this faction. Many dailies available and plenty of
    quests,
    this shouldn’t be a problem. The pattern for the Abyssal Bag
    made me stick with
    this faction till I was revered before I moved on.
  • 3. Wyrmrest
    Accord




    a.       2
    nice rewards, the Ancestral Sinew
    Wristguards
    and the Sandles of Crimson Fury. Not as beneficial as those listed
    above but
    not to be ignored.
  • 4. Argent
    Crusade



    a.       The
    signet of hopeful light is a nice ring,
    hard
    to find better unless you are lucky enough to have gotten some drops
    before you
    reach this part of the grind.


One of the main reputations not on
this list is the Son of
Hodir. I would put them first but it can be a long grind and not worth
delaying
the others. The beauty of the Son of Hodir is that you can start doing
their
dailies as soon as you open up the quest lines. So by all means these
should be
done every day in addition to your faction grind. They offer the only
shoulder
enchants in Northrend. Depending on the reputation you carried over
from
Outlands, the entry level version of the shoulder glyphs may be
equivalent to
the exalted version of your Outlands faction, but the exalted Sons of
Hodir
will be the best. Unfortunately, there is no tabard available for this
faction,
so you will have to gain reputation through daily quests and a
repeatable quest
in which you turn in drops from the zone. These drops are not soul
bound and
can be purchased but this can be very expensive.

Where to Find
Quartermasters

To purchase any rewards for an
associate faction you have to
visit the faction’s quartermaster. Some quartermaster may not
be available
until you “unlock” them or complete quest lines
that allow you to interface
with them. Here is a simple list that will help you locate each
quartermaster.

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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Alliance
Vanguard style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Officer Silverstone

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Officer Brighton style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Keep, Borean Tundra

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Howling Fjord style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Argent
Vanguard style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Veteran
Crusader Aliocha Segard style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Argent
Vanguard, Icecrown style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Trbe style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Hill, Sholazar Basin style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Kalu’ak style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Moa’ki
Harbor, Dragonblight style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Knights
of the Ebon Blade style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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Mynx style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Shadow
Vault, Icecrown style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">The
Oracles style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Sholazar
Basin style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">The
Sons of Hodir style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Lillehoff style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Dun
Niffelem, Storm Peaks style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Wyrmrest
Accord style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Wyrmrest
Temple, Dragonblight style="border-style: none solid solid; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
valign="top" width="213">

style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Kirin’Tor style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; line-height: normal;">Archmage
Alvareaux style="border-style: none solid solid none; border-color: -moz-use-text-color black black -moz-use-text-color; border-width: medium 1pt 1pt medium; padding: 0in 5.4pt; width: 159.6pt;"
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How to Increase Reputation

The easiest way to manage your
reputations is to go through
the zones and open everything available. Even if you hit 80 before you
reach
all the zones. As you reach friendly, purchase the tabards and have
them in
your bank/inventory. Equip the tabard of your needed faction and
you’ll have it
for when you jump into an instance. While it seems manageable to start
grinding
reputation well before 80 and certainly won’t hurt you,
natural progression
will happen for the majority of the reputation through regular quests.
Advance
cooking as you level so you can do the daily cooking quest and gain
Kirin’Tor
reputation. Cooking is easy to level as you quest and doesn’t
cost money other
than the cost of training. This will also help you obtain a nice stock
of
northern spices for inventory control later.

I found the Kirin ‘Tor the
hardest to level quickly because
of the limited quests/dailies associated to them. Limited to a few
non-repeatable quests and the daily cooking, I used them as my first
tabard
until I reached revered. This faction has the best payoff for
increasing but
the lowest number of resources for doing it. So I made it my first
tabard
focus. Luckily, you do not have to reach exalted before you see the
benefit.

When I wasn’t in an
instance sporting the Kirin’Tor tabard I
was doing dailies for the knights of the ebon blade. There are so many
available I had no problem getting this faction up quickly. I made some
good
cash doing it too! Being both a tailor and a warlock I grinded this
until
revered and never even had to use the tabard.

This guide focuses mainly on the
factions and the benefits to
progress the warlock class. Therefore I could never give the justice
some of
the expanded reputation rewards deserve. There are certainly some fun
rewards
throughout Northrend. The Oracles and Frenzyheart Tribe offer unique
purchasable rewards that have a chance to produce a companion pet. Some
factions have mounts, and the Kalu’ak have the best fishing
pole in game. I
haven’t even mentioned the profession rewards available, but
that’s a whole
different guide. See ya then!



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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