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"Honor Point" redirects here. For the unnamed location in Hellfire Peninsula referred to as Honor Point, see Honor Point (Hellfire Peninsula).
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  • Honor Points
  • Earned as a reward for Battlegrounds and other types of PvP and used to purchase powerful PvP armor and weapons.
  • Total Maximum: 4000

Honor Points are the lower-level currency rewarded for participating in PvP encounters in the form of battlegrounds and Honorable Kills. The upper-level PvP currency, gained from rated battlegrounds and arena matches, is awarded in the form of [Conquest Points]. The cap for Honor Points is 4000.

As of patch 4.0.6, the PvP rewards requiring level 70 and below are quite cheap, and battlegrounds can be an effective means of gearing up, even for players who do not focus on PvP. The level 80 items have been discounted by 25-40%.

Heirloom PvP equipment is among the most powerful PvP gear available from levels 1-80, but it is even more expensive than level 85 introductory gear.

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Spending Honor Points

Main article: PvP Rewards

Honor points can be spent at several locations. End-game rewards are sold in Stormwind, Orgrimmar, Dalaran, and Tanaris. Lower-level rewards can also be found at the respective vendors for Warsong Gulch, Arathi Basin, and Alterac Valley; Netherstorm; Venture Bay and Wintergrasp.

Warsong Gulch vendors: Levels 18-60

The Warsong Gulch vendors sell PvP rewards with minimum level requirements between 18 and 60.

Arathi Basin vendors: Levels 28-60

The Arathi Basin vendors sell PvP rewards with minimum level requirements between 28 and 60.

Alterac Valley vendors: Levels 55-60

The Alterac Valley vendors sell PvP rewards with minimum level requirements between 55 and 60.

Capital vendors: Heirlooms and levels 60-85

Honor Point vendors located in Stormwind and Orgrimmar sell PvP rewards which are, or were at one time, end-game PvP equipment.

Ogrimmar Honor Point Vendors

The Ogrimmar honor point vendors are located in the Hall of Legends [38.9, 71.5].

  • Horde Raider Bork, War Mount Quartermaster, sells PVP mounts.
  • Horde Stone Guard Zarg, Legacy Weapon Quartermaster, sells level 60 epic weapons and off-hand items (but no shield).
  • Horde First Sergeant Hola'mahi, Legacy Armor Quartermaster, sells level 60, 70, and 80 rare and epic armor sets, along with necklaces, rings, and trinkets.
  • Horde Brave Stonehide, Accessories Quartermaster, sells miscellaneous PvP rewards and consumables.
  • Horde Rogoc, Honor Trade Goods, sells Cataclysm crafting materials.
  • Horde Galra, Honor Heirlooms, sells heirloom trinkets, shoulders, ranged, and weapons that scale from level 1-80.
  • Horde Blood Guard Zar'shi, Honor Quartermaster, sells rare-quality level 85 PvP items.

Stormwind Honor Point Vendors

The Stormwind honor point vendors are located in the Champion's Hall [76, 65].

Goblin vendors: Levels 70-85

Goblin vendors are located in neutral territories, and sell to both Horde and Alliance. They sell end-game PvP equipment as well as older top level gear.

Tanaris Honor Point Vendors

The Tanaris honor point vendors are located in Gadgetzan [51, 28].

Dalaran Honor Point Vendors

The Dalaran honor point vendors are located in the Underbelly [60, 57].

  • Neutral Blazik Fireclaw, Legacy Arena Armor, sells level 70 and level 80 armor.
  • Neutral Trapjaw Rix, Legacy Arena Weapons, sells level 70 and level 80 weapons.
  • Neutral Zom Bocom, Honor Quartermaster, sells rare-quality level 85 PvP items.

Netherstorm Honor Point Vendor

The Netherstorm honor point vendor is located in Area 52 [33, 64].

Rewards

PvP gear

Honor Points can be used to purchase the lower-level PvP gear for the current season.

As of Season 14, Honor Points can be used to purchase Season 13's Tyranical Gladiator items.

Trade goods

Honor Trade Goods
Item Cost Type
 [Maelstrom Crystal] 3750 Honor Points Enchanting
 [Hypnotic Dust] 100 Honor Points Enchanting
 [Greater Celestial Essence] 400 Honor Points Enchanting
 [Heavenly Shard] 600 Honor Points Enchanting
5x [Savage Leather] 375 Honor Points Leatherworking
20x [Embersilk Cloth] 1250 Honor Points Tailoring/First Aid
20x [Elementium Ore] 1000 Honor Points Blacksmithing
 [Satchel of Freshly-Picked Herbs] 1500 Honor Points Alchemy/Inscription
250 [Justice Points] 375 Honor Points

Conversion of previous currencies

Honor Points are one of two PvP currencies introduced in Patch 4.0.1. They replaced old honor points, Arena points, and various other forms of currencies and tokens in use before that point.

Much like with old PvE currencies (badges of justice and emblems), old PvP currencies (including the pre-4.0.1 Honor points), were immediately converted to the new honor points in patch 4.0.1 at the following ratios:

Old currency 1x Old currency in Honor Points 1x Honor Point in old currency
Pre-4.0 Honor point 0.024 41.667
Pre-4.0 Arena point 0.85 1.176
Battleground Mark of Honor 2.976 0.336
[Wintergrasp Mark of Honor] 19.08 0.052
[Stone Keeper's Shard] 1.6 0.625
[Venture Coin] 3 0.333

The normal cap of honor points is 4,000 (paralleling Justice Points). If players were granted more than 4,000 honor points as a result of this one-time conversion, they were unable to earn any more until the excess had been spent.

In Patch 4.0.3, any honor points in excess of 4,000 were immediately converted to gold at a rate of 35s per honor point.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Hotfix (2012-10-01): "The item level of Mists of Pandaria gear that is purchased with Honor Points has been lowered from 464 to 458. As a result, the quality color of these items has been changed from Epic to Rare. However, the PvP Power and PvP resilience of these items has been increased significantly so these items retain their previous degree of effectiveness in PvP."
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Hard cap of 4,000 Honor Points enforced.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3 (2010-11-16): Honorable Kills are no longer awarded for killing players below level 5.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Honor has been adjusted completely. Any activity which yields Honor will now award much less. The Honor cost of items has been reduced to compensate.

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