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Say I choose to be a gnome, the race with the least starting strength points... And say I want to be a warrior.

Will I be able to max out the strength later on, so it matches the one of a Tauren? Or will Taurens always have more strength than me?

Basically, I'm asking if the starting stats matter only for the start of the game, and normalize later on...

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There will always be the base difference, but since the difference is so low (10 stats with 4000+ str at 85) it will not matter much, what is of more importance is the racial abilities that come with each race. For example if you choose to play a tank the Tauren gets 5% health increase, at high levels this will make a bigger difference compared to base stam.

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Great, thanks! I wont play a gnome, but a dwarf paladin though... –  jco May 12 '12 at 16:31
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@bane personally I like the Gnomes for there small size, making them harder to spot in pvp, but since I got a bit of OCD with getting rep my main char was a human so that I got the bonus reputation. –  Blem May 12 '12 at 16:35
    
Yeah, that's true! When I battle with a gone rogue I can hardly even target him! –  jco May 12 '12 at 16:41
    
i think gnomes are coolest, if for no other reason than in a standard fight of gnome vs other its a difference of no less than 3 feet and the gnome either holds his own or wins. yea buddy. This anklebiter just handed you your arse. –  Ender May 12 '12 at 18:11
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