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Kirin Tor Reputation Guide

Kirin Tor History
Before the Kirin Tor was in existence, mages of all sorts lived in a place called Strom. Hardships were many there and eventually some moved north where the city of Dalaran was created with much help from the high elves. The city eventually became the center of arcane study and a haven for magic users. The mages used their powers to protect the other residents and to make the city even more glorious. But all was not well.

With no ruling body to control them, the mages casts spells haphazardly and caused tears in the fabric of reality. These tears eventually attracted the Burning Legion, bringing them back to Azeroth. When demons and other things began to slip through these tears and wreck havoc on the city the ruling body of Dalaran, the Magocrats, were forced to once again turn to the elves for help. The Elf mages decreed that in order to stop the threat humanity would have to give up magic. The Magocrats did not agree and instead wanted a mortal champion to protect them that would have access to all of their might. The elves agreed and the newly formed Order of Tirisfal helped to provide guidance in the choice. The Magocrats sent a few of their number to research and catalog all human magic. These mages would become the Kirin Tor.

The Kirin Tor eventually became the ruling body of the small yet grand city of Dalaran. Their headquarters being the Violet Citadel, which contained many libraries, research chambers, classrooms, and bedrooms. The ruling council of six met in a room with no visible walls, the Chamber of Air. But even the Kirin Tor eventually found themselves unable to stop Prince Arthas in his advance on Lordaeron.

Arthas gained the spell book of Medivh and Kel’Thuzad used it to summon Archimonde who then destroyed Dalaran. Since Kel’Thuzad was once a part of the Kirin Tor many felt the destruction was deserved and punishment for Kel’Thuzad’s crimes. The Kirin Tor however refused to leave their home and they returned to the ruins. Once they had reclaimed the city they erected a giant purple dome around the city that would destroy anyone so bold as to touch it.

Led by Malygos, the blue dragonflight has recently declared war on all mortal magic users and in response the mages of Dalaran have levitated the city high above Northrend. Dalaran today floats above the Crystalsong Forest as a neutral haven for both Horde and Alliance in direct defiance to the blue dragonflight as well as the forces of the Lich King.

Daily Quests
The Kirin Tor do not have daily quests available like the other factions in Wrath of the Lich King as Kirin Tor reputation can only be gained by completing Dungeon and Heroic Dungeon dailies, and Dalaran profession (cooking, jewel crafting, and fishing) dailies. This can make the reputation grind harder or easier depending on how many daily Dungeons you wish to do and how many of these professions you are involved in.

Fishing
All the fishing dailies can be obtained from Marcia Chase in the Eventide located in Dalaran. Fishing dailies can be completed by any fishing skill (although higher skill makes things much quicker) and are available at level 70. All Fishing dailies award 250 reputation with the Kirin Tor.

Cooking
Cooking dailies can be started once you reach level 65 and have a Cooking skill of at least 350. All Cooking dailies award 150 reputation with the Kirin Tor.

Jewelcrafting
Jewelcrafting dailies can be started once you reach level 65 and have a Jewelcrafting skill level of 375. Each Jewelcrafting dailies awards 25 Kirin Tor reputation.

Normal Daily Dungeon
These quests can be picked up from Archmage Timear near the Violet Citadel. Starting at level 78 these quests can be obtained by both Horde and Alliance and will send you to one of various instances throughout Northrend. The quests will vary day to day. Each Normal Daily Dungeon quests requires you to enter an instance and kill a certain number of specific mobs that can be found there. Upon completion of the quest not only will you receive an Emblem of Conquest, but also will have your choice of Commendation Badges. Each Commendation Badge gives 250 reputation to a specific faction. Choose the Kirin Tor Commendation Badge and use it and you will gain an instant 250 reputation with the Kirin Tor. The quests are as follows:

Heroic Daily Dungeon
These quests can be obtained only at level 80 and require you to venture into one instance out of many various instances throughout Northrend on heroic difficulty. Once inside each quest will ask you to defeat one (usually the last) boss inside the instance. Each quest will require you to pick up an item (proof of demise) from the boss. This item can easily be forgotten, so be sure to double check before you leave the instance. Upon completion each quest will reward you with 2 Emblems of Heroism and 75 Kirin Tor reputation. The quests available are as follows:

Championing

The easiest way to gain reputation with the Kirin Tor is to complete the quests (and possible daily quests) available and purchase the Tabard of the Kirin Tor once you have reached Friendly. While wearing the Tabard of the Kirin Tor in any level 80 Dungeon, Kirin Tor reputation is rewarded for each kill. Reputation can be gained like this all the way through exalted.

The Tabard of the Kirin Tor can be purchased from the Archmage Alvareaux the Kirin Tor Quartermaster located near the Violet Citadel in Dalaran. Most classes will start at neutral with the Kirin Tor and will have to do some questing to purchase this item, however mages begin at Friendly and could in theory purchase the tabard at level 1.

Kirin Tor Rewards
The Kirin Tor (once enough reputation is gained) offer many decent rewards for almost everyone including a fire resist stamina head slot enchant and a spell power critical strike head slot enchant. All can be purchased from Archmage Alvareaux in Dalaran.

Friendly
[Tabard of the Kirin Tor]

Honored
[Arcanum of the Flame’s Soul] - Fire Resist/Stam Head Slot Enhancement
[Helm of the Majestic Stag] - Leather Head Armor
[Lightblade Rivener] - Fast One-Handed Melee Dagger
[Shroud of the Dedicated Research] - Caster Cloak
[Spaulders of Grounded Lightning] - Mail Shoulder Armor

Revered
[Arcanum of Burning Mysteries] - Spell Power/Crit Head Slot Enhancement
[Flameheart Spell Scalpel] - One-Handed Caster Dagger
[Girdle of the Warrior Magi] - Plate Waist Armor
[Mind-Expanding Leggings] - Leather Leg Armor
[Stave of Shrouded Mysteries] - Feral Attack Power Staff

Exalted
[Boots of Twinkling Stars] - Mail Foot Armor
[Fireproven Gauntlets] - Plate Head Armor
[Ghostflicker Waistband] - Leather Waist Armor
[Robes of Crackling Flame] - Cloth Chest Armor
[Design: Runed Scarlet Ruby] - Spell Power Jewelcrafting Design
[Pattern: Sapphire Spellthread] - Tailoring Pattern: Spell Power/Stam Leg Enhancemen