World of Warcraft Characters

Your character. Altered Gamers guide to WOW races, mounts, pets, roles and classes. Learn how to level fast and increase your reputation with the various factions in the World of Warcraft universe.

WOW Classes

WOW Factions

  • World of Warcraft Faction Guides
    There are factions you can champion, factions you are born into, and factions that your race abhors. How will you ever keep it all straight? With more than 40 factions before you even leave the original game, you'll need this guide to rep up quickly and reap the rewards.
  • The Real Difference Between the Horde and the Alliance
    Players like to make sweeping generalities - the Alliance has more kids, the Horde has more elitists; what's the REAL difference between Warcraft's two factions?
  • World of Warcraft Faction Change Service
    What to expect when you jump the fence from one faction to the other in World of Warcraft, and what you can do to get the most benefit from a change.
  • WoW's Sons of Hodir Faction: Getting Exalted
    Considered an essential faction for raiders in the Wrath of the Lich King expansion, the Sons of Hodir is one of the more interesting--and challenging--reputation grinds. Here's what to do, how to do it, and why you should bother.
  • Guide To Knights of The Ebon Blade Faction
    This article provides an overview for gaining reputation with Knights of the Ebon Blade. After reading this article, you will learn how to unlock the 3 daily quests available in The Shadow Vault. You will also be given a guide to complete all 6 daily quests efficiently.

WOW Guilds

  • Got Guild? World of Warcraft Guild Levels and Perks
    There are some amazing advantages to being in a guild in World of Warcraft. Not only are you part of a like-minded group of adventurers, but there are also 24 unique rewards and abilities that can be unlocked as your guild advances through levels 2-25.
  • How To Be A Great Clan Leader
    Running a successful gaming clan takes dedication, free time, and the willingness to work with others to solve problems. A great leader can make gaming fun for everyone in the group and help the clan gain a good reputation.
  • Coping with Guild Politics in any MMORPG including World of Warcraft, Warhammer, Everquest and Eve Online
    Any online game designed to have many players interact is going to run into problems dealing with people. Many gamers are not social butterflies to begin with, but when playing an online game they must learn how to interact with people.
  • Using Guild Event Manager in WoW
    Blizzard's calender lets guild and raid leaders schedule events, but it does not take alliances into account and does not give raid leaders a way of making sure needed raid roles are filled.
  • Guild Loot Distribution - DKP, Need Before Greed, Random, and More!
    Any guild that is working on progression and end-game content has a method for distributing the loot that drops. Ranging from very simple to incredibly complex, from intuitive judgments to intricate formulas, there many ways of splitting up the swag.

WOW Leveling

  • The New Shaman - Leveling as an Elemental Shaman
    Elemental Shamans offer buffs to the groups, can cast powerful spells at long range, and heal themselves and others when necessary. Learn which abilities, glyphs, totems and talents are best to use when leveling up an Elemental Shaman through questing and dungeon groups.
  • The New Shaman - Leveling as an Enhancement Shaman
    Enhancement is arguably the best talent spec for leveling a Shaman in World of Warcraft quickly. Find out which talents, abilities, glyphs, and totems to use when grinding quests and running dungeons on your Enhancement Shaman.
  • Protection Paladin Leveling Guide
    How to Spec your World of Warcraft Protection Paladin to level in Cataclysm is one of the most asked questions on the official forums. The release of Cataclysm for World of Warcraft have brought some major changes to the Paladin tanking class.
  • I Dinged Level 80: Now What? Preparing for Raiding: Heroics, Enchants, and more for the Shaman
    The shaman can fill the role of ranged dps, melee dps, or raid healer. Level 80 shamans need to prepare for raiding. Enhancement, Restoration, Elemental and dual-specialization members of this class should gear up for raids.
  • I Dinged Level 80: Now What? Preparing for Raiding: Heroics, Enchants, and more for Mage
    Two popular play styles for mages include the ranged dps spell caster and mages who prefer to run into melee combat and use as many of their area of effect spells as possible. Each type of player needs similar equipment to accomplish this goal, although the melee range mage does not require haste.

WOW Mounts

  • Guide to World of Warcraft Mounts: TCG Loot and Promotional Mounts
    Part 3 of our guide to World of Warcraft mounts covers the ultra-rare mounts available only through special promotions and loot cards from the World of Warcraft trading card game. Find out which cards grant which mounts and how and where to redeem your loot codes.
  • World of Warcraft Northrend Flying
    Want to use your flying mount in Northrend? Wondering what cold weather flying is? Want to know where you can, and can't, fly in Northrend?This guide will have you in the skies of Northrend in no time.
  • Alliance Faction Mounts in World of Warcraft: How and Where to Buy Them
    Sure, your race's default mount is serviceable, but what you really mount is to be riding in style atop the sweet mount of another Alliance race. Want to know how? Our guide has all the info on reputation grinding and vendor locations you'll need to make your dream a reality.
  • Guide to World of Warcraft Mounts: Alliance PvP Mounts
    There are several fantastic mounts available to those who enjoy the wholesale slaughter of their fellow players. Learn how to earn all of the PvP mounts available to Alliance characters.
  • World of Warcraft: How to get a Venomhide Ravasaur mount
    With the rerelease of the new Venomhide Ravasaur mount the WoW community has been scrambling to get their hands on it. Find out how to obtain your very own Venomhide Ravasaur mount right here.

WOW Pets

WOW Races

WOW Reputation

WOW Roles