Guide to Racial Skills in World of Warcraft

Some races in World of warcraft have their own unique buffs and benefits. Knowing what perks come with what race can help you figure out how to make a well rounded character.
Draenei
Draenei’s have the racial mount of a Elekk, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Draenei also come with a series of good racial attributes such as +5 to Jewelcrafting, +10 to Shadow resistance, and “Gift of the Naaru”. The Gift of the Naaru is a healing attribute with a 3 minute cooldown. For mages, priests, or shamans there is the passive ability of “Inspiring Presence” which is the increase of spell’s chance to hit by 1%. For hunters, paladins, and warriors there is the passive ability of “Heroic Presence” which is the increase of chance to hit by 1%.

Blood Elves
Blood Elves have the racial mount of a Hawkstrider, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Blood Elf also comes with a series of good attributes such as +10 to enchanting skill, +5 to all resistances, and Mana tap which will reduce the enemy’s mana and give you more energy. For rogues there is “Arcane Torrent” which silences targets and gives you energy when a mana tap charge affecting you. For hunters, paladins, mages, priests, and warlocks, there is “Arcane Torrent” which sileneces targets but will give you mana for every mana tap charge affecting you.

Dwarves
Dwarves have the racial mount of a Ram, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Dwarf also comes with a series of good attributes such as +1% to critically hit with a gun, +10 frost resistance, and the Find Treasure ability that will show you where treasure chests are. There is also the Stoneform ability that will give you immunity when its active to bleeding, diseases, and poison. It will increase your armor too by 10%.

Orcs
Orcs have the racial mount of a Wolf, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Orc also comes with a series of good attributes such as a 15% stun/knockout resistance, +5% pet melee damage, and +1% to axe critical strike. They also have “Blood Fury” which will increase attack power by 4 for every level. It will reduce your healing affect by 50% though.

Gnomes
Gnomes have the racial mount of a Mechanostrider, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Gnome also comes with a series of good attributes such as +5% intelligence, +10 to arcane resistance, and +15 to Engineering skill. There is also the “Escape Artist” skill which will allow you to break free of a root or a snaring affect upon you.

Tauren
Tauren have the racial mount of a Kodo which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. The Tauren also comes with a series of good attributes such as +5% health, +15 to herbalism, and +10 to Nature resistance. They have “War Stomp” which gives the ability to stun up to 5 different targets.

Human
Humans have the racial mount of a horse, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. Humans also come with a series of good attributes such as +10% spirit, +10 to faction reputation, and +1% critical strike chance with swords and maces. They also have “Perception”, the ability to detect stealth.

Trolls
Trolls have the racial mount of a raptor, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. Trolls also come with a series of good attributes such as +10% health regeneration, +5% damage to beasts, and +1% critical hit in bows and throwing weapons. They have “Berserking” which will increase your attack speed.

Night Elves
Night Elves have the racial mount of a Nightsaber, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. Night Elves come with a series of good attributes such as +1% to dodge, 50% faster movement when Dead, and +10 to Nature resistance. They also have shadowmeld to become stealthed.

Undead
Undead have the racial mount of a skeletal horse, which is accessible as soon as the ability to ride a mount is available. Undead come with a series of good attributes such as +300% underwater breathing ability, +10 to Shadow resistance, and Cannibalizing ability to regenerate 7% of your total health by eating your corpses. Will of the Forsaken is another ability, that will give you the perk of being immune to fear, sleep and charm.