Kirin Tor Reputation Guide



The Kirin Tor are a sect of wizards, stationed in Dalaran, that study and record all of humanity’s magic and artifacts. They are also charged with the protection of the city, but once failed to prevent Archimonde from destroying the city, under rule of Prince Arthas, who was summoned by defected Kirin Tor member Kel’Thuzad. The remaining members of the Kirin Tor were determined to salvage the ruins and rid the city of the remaining undead and reclaim their once magnificent city. The members of Kirin Tor are now cautious about who is let into their organization in fear of more defections.


Hey! Thanks for visiting this guide. In it, I’ll summarize the Kirin Tor Faction, how to gain reputation for it, and the rewards you get for doing so. Any feedback, such as catching a mistake or suggestions, in the form of comments is welcome. I will make an effort to reply to every single comment, even if it’s just to confirm I read it.


So, you’re in Northrend and want to be friends with the biggest local mage group. But, how? Good news is, if you’re a mage, you’re already friendly with them. But what about all those other folks?

Well, I suggest you do the quest chain starting with A Strange Device and ending with Defending Wyrmrest Temple. If you’re still leveling and don’t want to go out of your way to do this, that’s no problem. Follow Jame’s Leveling Guide. It’s covered in there. Another useful quest chain is the one that starts with Too Close for Comfort for the Horde and Nick of Time for Alliance. These lead to Coldarra, where other Kirin Tor quests can be found, most notably the ones for the Nexus. (Side note: There’s even more quests, which are all listed at this link, but I feel that listing every single one will make for an unpleasant experience to the reader!)

Other methods of obtaining a reputation with those Kirin Tor folk include wearing their tabard while hacking and slashing your way through Northrend dungeons. This is certainly the most effective way to go about earning reputation, as the dailies that those Magi offer you are disappointing. You either do some cooking for Katherine or Awilo, or do a heroic dungeon. I do suggest doing that daily heroic while wearing a tabard, that way you can do a double-whammy, getting tabard rep and daily rep at the same time! Bwahahaha!


Of course, if you’re friends with these purply beings of magic and sparkles, you might wonder, “Hey, I went through a lot of work just to be friends with these purply beings of magic and sparkles. What’s in it for me?”

Well, naught to worry, young one. They plan to fully compensate your troubles by giving you the honor to purchase their wares! Mr. Alvareaux in Dalaran is the man to buy from; here’s a nice little list of his wares:


  • Tabard of the Kirin Tor: Wearing this, one can easily earn reputation from running Northrend instances, especially its heroics. This can easily be the easiest way to obtain reputation for the Kirin Tor, dressed in a stylish purple!




Thanks for Reading!


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    Oct 9, 2009 @ 14:02 pm

    Very nice guide, thanks ! IVery nice guide, thanks ! I like the writing and the formatting, very well done !

    I may be mistaken (100% newbie inside), but the fishing dailies seem like a nice way to gain Kirin Tor reputation, since they’re rewarded 250 points with KT 🙂

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    Apr 10, 2009 @ 11:54 am

    looking forward to them.Great news, more of these high quality and usefull guides.
    I am very much looking forward to them.
    Thumbs up.

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 14:21 pm

    DoneDone! Thanks for the suggestion. 🙂

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 14:11 pm

    Well written, cool image andWell written, cool image and nice formatted. Top Notch 🙂

    What about the quests in Borean Tundra/coldarra? also you could recommend to go through nexus with all 4 quests optained by long series of quests in Coldarra.
    You can copy the little section from my [url=]Nexus guide[/url]about quests – No problem with me – or you could write your own, your own will for sure be better 🙂

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 1:01 am

    Thank you!Thank you for leaving such positive feedback! I tried to include anything of great importance, so if I missed something big, please alert me! :0

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 1:00 am

    Jewel-crafting DailyI’m afraid the jewelcrafting daily grants even less reputation than the cooking daily, at a measly 25 rep per daily compared to the cooking’s 150! I felt it was negligible enough to exclude from this guide.

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 0:57 am

    Perfect?Perfect? I thought perfection was impossible! :jawdrop: Ah, well I suppose it’s a very high honor to be praised as such by you! Thanks a lot. 🙂

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 0:55 am

    ThankThank you! Your compliments make me feel happy and bubbly on the inside. 🙂

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    Apr 9, 2009 @ 0:53 am

    You’re very welcome!You’re very welcome. I’ll be sure to make more guides in the future. 🙂

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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 21:57 pm

    So I was looking at thisSo I was looking at this guide… And it’s rather small…

    Then I thought; what else is their to add?



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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 16:01 pm

    Kirin Tor RepNice guide,

    You also get some rep from doing the Jewel Crafting Daily.

    Champion tabard and Herioc Dungeon look like the way to go.


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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 13:17 pm

    Short, yet perfect!

    5/5Short, yet perfect!


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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 8:30 am

    Great one,Thanks a bundle for this great second guide.
    You indeed picked most tips from the first post and used them very well in this one.
    Also i feel the guide is of very high quality, shows you have done good research.
    I also like the help this gives me. Very nice, thanks a bundle for this information.
    I do hope you will get the rest of the rep guides going to.

    Very good job, and thanks for this. Keep em coming please 🙂

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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 7:53 am

    Looks awesome! Thanks forLooks awesome! Thanks for posting it 🙂 it’s a simple guide but very nicely formatted and I think it has all the needed info.

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    Apr 8, 2009 @ 3:58 am

    Well here it is…Well here’s my second guide to ever be published on wow-pro. I reformed my formatting rules to make it look a tad better. I hope this is of some use to the community! 🙂

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