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Phat Loot Phriday: Tattered Hexcloth Sack


For our last piece of Phat Loot before the huge influx of Wrath items onto the live realms, we're going utilitarian, with the easiest big bag you can get these days.

Name: Tattered Hexcloth Sack
Type: 20 slot bag
Armor: N/A
Abilities:
  • Has 20 slots, holds your stuff. You might laugh that we're including a bag in phat loot, but let this be a lesson to you: the bigger the bags you can get, the better your character will do. The more you can hold, the more money you can make, and the more money you have, the better items you'll have overall, which means your character will be better. The best thing you can do for a character in terms of making money is get bags as big as possible, period.
  • It looks like Blizzard is topping off the bag space around 20, too -- while there are a few 22-slot bags floating around in Wrath, and there are a few other 20 slot bags just like this one to get, we're not seeing the huge increase in bag space than we saw near the end of the Burning Crusade. Then again, once Wrath has a content patch or two under its belt, maybe we'll see bag slots jump up again.
  • Plus, if you haven't run Zul'Aman yet, you should, it's a great instance.



How to Get It: It's a quest item from Promises, Promises, which will take you quickly inside Zul'Aman to retrieve a map. And it's not even a drop -- just waltz into ZA, make your way through the trash to the first boss (any guild that can complete up to Curator in Karazhan can finish off the trash nowadays), and then grab it from the platform to the right of the boss. You can try the bear boss, Nalorakk, while you're there -- he's easy as long as you've got two solid tanks and the healing to back them up -- but you don't need to, as you can sneak past him to grab the quest item.

And the other great part is that everyone in the raid with the quest can grab it. Nab the map, head back outside, turn in the quest, and bingo, 20 slot bag. You don't even really need to fight the trash if you've got a friend who's already cleared out the instance -- just join their raid, step inside to get the quest item, and you're done.

Of course, since this is so easy to get, you may already have the item (and you should probably get a Sun Touched Satchel as well, since those drop about every other MGT run), but if you don't, now's the time to do it. That way, you can head into Wrath with plenty of bag space for all the new goodies we'll get up there.

Getting Rid of It: Like I said, you probably won't for a while -- there are a few bigger bags in the expansion (one craftable, though the mats seem pretty steep to me), and at least until we see another few content patches come down, things will probably stay that way. But if your bank and backpack are full of Gigatiques already, a vendor will give you 5g for it.

Filed under: Tailoring, Analysis / Opinion, Odds and ends, Quests, Raiding, Phat Loot Phriday, Bosses, Wrath of the Lich King

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