- For the lore, see August Celestial. For the achievement, see [The August Celestials].
The August Celestials are four Wild Gods who defend the temples of Pandaria from the evils of the sha and mogu. This faction includes the four celestials and their respective servants. In the absence of any major authority since the last emperor Shaohao, the Celestials appear to have taken up general leadership of Pandaria.
You cannot obtain this reputation before Level 87 except via championing/bind to account items.
From Level 87 to 89, there are only 300 reputation points available in quests:
Further reputation gains can be obtained by performing quests, offered when you are Level 90. This used to require honored with Golden Lotus.
At revered, you can buy [Grand Commendation of the August Celestials] from Sage Lotusbloom/ Sage Whiteheart <The August Celestials Quartermaster> for 50 to grant you a 100% bonus reputation gain on all characters on your account.
You can "Champion a faction" with The August Celestials in your Reputation Panel to enable some champion reputation points. This will allow you the following
- +300 reputation for your first Random Dungeon of the Week (Expansions counted separately, excluding Pandaria)
- +300 reputation for your first Random Mists of Pandaria Dungeon of the day (85-89 only)
- +300 reputation for your first Random Mists of Pandaria Heroic of the day
- +200 reputation for your first Random Scenario of the day
Patches and hotfixes
- Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): Shado-Pan and The August Celestials daily quests no longer have a faction prerequisite to be Revered with the Golden Lotus.
- Hotfix (2012-10-16): "Fixed an issue that caused the August Celestials quest hub at the Cradle of Chi-Ji to always be available."
- Hotfix (2012-10-01): "The reputation requirement to purchase Valor Point bracers has been reduced from Revered to Honored."
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.