WOW Classic Reputation can usually unlock special rewards or new quests to accomplish. For instance, by gaining exalted reputation with the major cities you have access to purchase their racial mounts and their guild tabards. Higher levels of World of Warcraft Classic Reputation also allow discounts on goods and repair services from vendors.
In Azeroth, players will encounter many different factions throughout the world. By completing certain quests or killing certain creatures, players are able to gain favor with some of these factions and increasing their reputation with them. Gaining reputation with certain factions allows players to buy items that cannot be purchased with wow classic gold or undertake different missions that are unavailable to other players.
Blizzard has announced that starting in Tides of Vengeance; reputation achievements like 100 Exalted Reputations will have their progress account-wide, meaning you will no longer lose progress if you reach exalted with a particular faction on a different character.
Reputation didn't really become a major thing for non-raiders until the PvP system was introduced, offering rewards for various battleground reputations. The cloth turn-in quests were introduced as a way for players to obtain mounts from the different races of their faction. Each cloth turn-in granted a small pittance of reputation, making the final push to exalted an exercise in keeping your finger from blistering.
The fastest way to Exalted with Alterac Valley is by playing on the Alterac Valley Holiday Weekends. Battleground holiday weekends last from Thursday/Friday at midnight until Sunday/Monday at midnight and always follow the same cycle:
During your introductory and further quests, you will be killing a lot of Deadwood and Winterfell Furbolgs and, if you encounter them, you will notice some named ones award more reputation. Here is the list of the mobs that will award reputation towards the Timbermaw Hold, up until you are Revered with them:
·Deadwood Furbolgs (Normal): 5 reputation.
·Winterfall Furbolgs (Normal): 5 reputation.
·Chieftain Bloodmaw (Normal): 15 repuation.
·Overlord Ror (Normal): 15 reputation.
·High Chief Winterfall (Elite): 25 reputation.
·Grizzle Snowpaw (Rare Elite): 25 reputation.
·Ragepaw (Rare Elite): 25 reputation.