- "VP" redirects here. For the instance, see Vortex Pinnacle.
- Valor Points
- Earned for defeating the most recent raid bosses or completing heroic Dungeon Finder runs and used to purchase the most powerful PvE armor and weapons.
- Total Maximum: 3000
- Weekly Maximum: 1000
Valor Points are the upper-level currency awarded for participating in PvE encounters, typically raids and heroic dungeons in the current expansion. The lower-level PvE currency, , is awarded from normal and heroic dungeons, and some older raids. Items sold for Valor Points are available vendors at at Niuzao Temple in Townlong Steppes, and in the Bleak Hollow on the Isle of Thunder.
Valor Points are rewarded for completing the following objectives:
- Most Pandaria daily quests: 5
- Isle of Thunder:
- Mists of Pandaria Heroic dungeons
- Challenge Mode
- Raid Finder segments
- Normal/Heroic raid bosses: 40
- Throne of Thunder lieutenants: 5-20
All item level 522 items added in Patch 5.2 that still cost valor points require some level of reputation with the Shado-Pan Assault. Standing with the Shado-Pan Assault is only gained in the Throne of Thunder raid dungeon on the Isle of Thunder.
|825||Wrist||Cloth spell caster|
|1155||Hands||Cloth spell caster|
|1155||Hands||Leather spell caster|
|1155||Hands||Mail spell caster|
|1155||Waist||Cloth spell caster|
|1485||Legs||Cloth spell caster|
|1485||Legs||Leather spell caster|
|1485||Legs||Mail spell caster|
|1485||Chest||Cloth spell caster|
Additionally, the Kirin Tor Offensive/Sunreaver Onslaught vendors on the Isle of Thunder sell in exchange for 400 , and Mistweaver Ai on the Timeless Isle sells a for 500 at honored standing with Emperor Shaohao.
As of Patch 5.1, Valor Points may be used to upgrade item levels of epic-quality crafted, dungeon, raid, and Valor Points-purchased items. Each item may be upgraded twice, gaining 4 item levels each time, at a cost of 250 per upgrade.
As a quest objective
- Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Adjustments have been made to Mists of Pandaria faction quartermasters.
- Epic quality (purple) Valor items sold by the Shado-Pan Assault now have their reputation requirements reduced to Friendly or below, and have their Valor Point cost reduced by 34%.
- Epic quality (purple) Valor items sold by all other Mists of Pandaria faction quartermasters no longer have reputation requirements, and will now cost instead of Valor.
- Hotfix (2012-10-26): The valor point rate for Random Heroic Dungeons, Challenge Mode Dungeons, and Scenarios was increased
- Hotfix (2012-10-01): "The reputation requirement to purchase certain pieces of Mists of Pandaria Valor Point gear have been reduced from Revered to Honored. These include:
- Klaxxi - neck items
- Golden Lotus - rings
- Shado-Pan - cloaks
- August Celestials - bracers"
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): All current Valor Points converted to Justice Points. Old epic ilvl 397/"Valor" gear is now available for Justice Points at the same prices. The total Valor Points a character can hold is now capped at 3000. Valor of the Ancients added.
- Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): All current Valor Points converted to Justice Points. Old epic ilvl 378/"Valor" gear is now available from the Justice Points vendor at the same prices. Weekly cap raised to 1000.
- Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): All current Valor Points converted to Justice Points. Each point above the 4000 Justice Points cap will be converted to gold at a rate of 47 per point. Old epic ilvl 359/"Valor" gear is now available from the Justice Points vendor at the same prices. Weekly valor cap reduced from 1250 to 980.
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Added.