With the Legion pre-patch dropping tomorrow, there's something you should know: Your garrison becomes worthless.
I don't usually do a lot of preparation work going into new patches, other than making sure I've crossed everything off the list that I really wanted from the old patch. For patch 6.2, my priorities have changed a little -- I went to the trouble of putting a Trading Post in my garrison, specifically for the reputation boost.
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I decided I wanted to get my Sha'tar Defense reputation up as fast as I could, because I'm a transmog junkie and I main a draenei, so I wanted to get that sweet Sha'tar Defense Plate set for him.