Tbc Classic Races
  • Author: Furious
  • Date: January 1, 2021
  • Expansion: TBC Classic

World of Warcraft The Burning Crusade Classic has 10 playable races in the game, with each race having different classes available and different abilities. The races are divided into two factions that at war, Alliance Alliance and Horde Horde.

The 10 playable classes in TBC Classic are:

  • Draenei
  • Dwarves
  • Gnomes
  • Humans
  • Night Elves
  • Blood Elves
  • Orcs
  • Tauren
  • Trolls
  • Undead
TBC Classic Blood Elf

Alliance Alliance

Draenei

Dranai, frequently referred to by players as Space Goats, fled to Azeroth aboard their great ship Exodar from the ravaged world Outland.

  • Starting Location: Azuremyst Isle
  • Home City: Exodar
  • Racial Mount: Elekk
  • Available Classes: Hunter, Mage, Paladin, Priest, Shaman, Warrior
Tbc Races Draenei
Racial Traits
  • Gemcutting (Passive) – Jewelcrafting skill increased by 5.
  • Gift of the Naaru (Active) – Heals the target 50 + 15/Level over 15 sec – 40 yd range – 1.5 sec cast – 3 min cooldown.
  • Inspiring Presence (Passive) – Increases chance to hit with spells by 1% for you and all party members within 30 yards. (Mages/Priests/Shaman only)
  • Heroic Presence (Passive) – Increases chance to hit by 1% for you and all party members within 30 yards. (Hunters/Paladins/Warriors only)
  • Shadow Resistance (Passive) – Shadow Resistance increased by 10.

Dwarves

Dwarves, mostly found in mountainous regions, are short but robust members of the Alliance. They are known to be fierce fighters as well as treasure hunters and explorers.

  • Starting Location: Dun Morogh
  • Home City: Ironforge
  • Racial Mount: Ram
  • Available Classes: Hunter, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Warrior
Tbc Races Dwarves
Racial Traits
  • Stoneform (Active) – While active, grants immunity to Bleed, Poison, and Disease effects. In addition, Armor increases by 10%. Lasts 8 sec. – 3 min cooldown
  • Gun Specialization (Passive) – Dwarves get +5 to Gun Skill
  • Frost Resistance (Passive) – All Dwarves get +10 Frost Resistance
  • Find Treasure (Passive) – Activate to see treasure chests on mini map – lasts until canceled – no cooldown

Gnomes

Gnomes had to flee their home of Gnomeregan. Masters of technology, gnomes are able to make up the difference of their tiny stature.

  • Starting Location: Dun Morogh
  • Home City: Ironforge
  • Racial Mount: Mechanostrider
  • Available Classes: Mage, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Tbc Races Gnomes
Racial Traits

Humans

Humans are the most populous of the Alliance although one of the youngest races on Azeroth.

  • Starting Location: Elwynn Forest
  • Home City: Stormwind
  • Racial Mount: Horse
  • Available Classes: Mage, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Warrior, Warlock
Tbc Races Humans
Racial Traits

Night Elves

Night Elves were secluded from others until recently joining the Alliance. They are one of the oldest races in Azeroth.

  • Starting Location: Teldrassil
  • Home City: Darnassus
  • Racial Mount: Nightsaber
  • Available Classes: Druid, Hunter, Priest, Rogue, Warrior
Tbc Races Night Elves
Racial Traits
  • Shadowmeld (Active) – Activate while immobile and out of combat to enter stealth mode – lasts until canceled – 10 sec cooldown
  • Quickness (Passive) – Dodge chance increased by 1%
  • Wisp Spirit (Passive) – Become a wisp when dead with movement speed increase of 50% (25% faster than normal ghost)
  • Nature Resistance (Passive) – All Night Elves get +10 Nature Resistance

Horde Horde

Blood Elves

Blood Elves, renamed after the Third War are former high elves. They joined the Horde seeking to find more sources of magic to drain to maintain their power.

  • Starting Location: Eversong Forest
  • Home City: Silvermoon City
  • Racial Mount: Hawkstrider
  • Available Classes: Hunter, Mage, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Warlock
Tbc Races Blood Elves
Racial Traits
  • Arcane Affinity (Passive) – Enchanting skill increased by 10
  • Arcane Torrent (Active) – Silences all enemies within 8 yards for 2 sec. In addition, you gain 5 + 1/Level Mana restored per Mana Tap charge currently affecting you – Instant – 2 min cooldown. (Hunters/Paladins/Mages/Priests/Warlocks only)
  • Arcane Torrent (Active) – Silences all enemies within 8 yards for 2 sec. In addition, you gain 10 Energy for each Mana Tap charge currently affecting you – Instant – 2 min cooldown. (Rogue only)
  • Magic Resistance (Passive) – All resistances increased by 5
  • Mana Tap (Active) – Reduces target’s mana by 51 and charges you with Arcane energy for 10 min. This effect stacks up to 3 times. Amount of mana reduced is 50 + 1/Level – 30 yd range – Instant – 30 sec cooldown.

Orcs

Orcs are the most populous of the Horde. Previously corrupted by the Burning Legion, Orcs rebelled and achieved freedom from their captors and then moving to Kalimdor.

  • Starting Location: Durotar
  • Home City: Orgrimmar
  • Racial Mount: Wolf
  • Available Classes: Hunter, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior
Tbc Races Orcs
Racial Traits
  • Blood Fury (Active) – Increases attack power by about 4 per character level (282 at 70), but reduces healing effects on you 50%. Lasts 15 sec.
  • Hardiness (Passive) – 15% resistance to stun and knockout effects.
  • Command (Passive) – Pet melee damage increased by 5%.
  • Axe Specialization (Passive) – Orcs get +5 to Axe skill.

Tauren

Tauren are a nomadic and shamanistic culture, originating in Kalimdor.

  • Starting Location: Mulgore
  • Home City: Thunder Bluff
  • Racial Mount: Kodo
  • Available Classes: Druid, Hunter, Shaman, Warrior
Tbc Races Tauren
Racial Traits
  • War Stomp (Active) – Activate to stun up to 5 opponents within 8 yards – lasts 2 sec – 2 min cooldown
  • Endurance (Passive) – Max Health increased by 5%
  • Cultivation (Passive) – 15 skill bonus to Herbalism
  • Nature Resistance (Passive) – All Tauren get +10 Nature Resistance

Trolls

Trolls are an ancient race that can be found in every part of Azeroth. The Darkspear tribe are allied with the Horde.

  • Starting Location: Durotar
  • Home City: Orgrimmar
  • Racial Mount: Raptor
  • Available Classes: Hunter, Mage, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warrior
Tbc Races Trolls
Racial Traits
  • Berserking (Active) – Increases your attack speed by 10% to 30%. At full health the speed increase is 10% with a greater effect up to 30% if you are badly hurt when you activate Berserking. Lasts 10 sec.
  • Regeneration (Passive) – 10% health regen bonus, 10% active in combat
  • Beast Slaying (Passive) – 5% damage bonus to Beasts
  • Throwing Specialization (Passive) – +5 to Throwing Weapon skills
  • Bow Specialization (Passive) – +5 to Bow Weapon Skills

Undead

The Undead were part of the Scourge but with the help of Sylvanas Windrunner, they were able to break away and join the Horde.

  • Starting Location: Tirisfal Glades
  • Home City: Undercity
  • Racial Mount: Skeletal Horse
  • Available Classes: Mage, Priest, Rogue, Warlock, Warrior
Tbc Races Undead
Racial Traits
  • Will of the Forsaken (Active) – Activate to become immune to Fear, Sleep, and Charm effects. Can also be used while already afflicted by Fear or Sleep – lasts 5 sec – 2 min cooldown
  • Cannibalize (Active) – Activate to regenerate 7% of total health every 2 sec. by consuming Humanoid or Undead corpses within 5 yds – lasts 10 sec – 2 min cooldown
  • Underwater Breathing (Passive) – Underwater breath lasts 300% longer than normal
  • Shadow Resistance (Passive) – All Undead get +10 Shadow Resistance

 

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