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3-16-2010 @ 8:05AM
Halls. Of. Freakin. Stone. I get that god forsaken instance about 10 Times a day. Why? I don't know. That damn instance led me leaving the game for a month, because it's so freaking boring.
3-16-2010 @ 8:32AM
Agreed. I have three 80s, and I swear I get HoS on at least one of them every day. Old Kingdom shows up several times a week as well. But at least with both of those you can skip most of the bosses, and most groups that just want thier two frost emblems are more than willing to get in and get out.But my biggest hatred was Oculus. It was hellish before they nerfed it, and boring after they nerfed it. And right when the new LFG system went live - I got it every single day for about two weeks straight. I was bail, wait the timer, re-queue - and get it AGAIN. It stopped doing that thankfully... right around the time they added the reward bag and I WANTED occ for a chance at the mount. LMAO
3-16-2010 @ 8:43AM
I read a comment somewhere on WoW.com that you can extend the lookout of heroic dungeons, thus reducing the chance that you will land in that as random. It is still possible, but less likely. I have not tried this yet but it seemed like a good idea.
3-16-2010 @ 8:58AM
QFT - I would rather have Occulus than HOS 6 times on 6 toons. At least in Occulus, there are extra badges and a chance at a drake. HOS has got to have one of, if not the worst boss encounters in all of wow - tank a ton of adds with no rage until the very end. Never matters what I do, I'm always struggling to pick up enough rage to grab that next pack until the very end where they come fast enough, and the golems are coming often enough that rage isnt an issue.Hell, I was grinding out badges for my last piece of heirloom (I have bought literally ALL the others) and I got HOS 4 times in a row... on one toon. I told the group what had happened, I left, and didnt log on for the rest of the weekend.Random is random, and I should get a reward for killing that place so often.
3-16-2010 @ 9:30AM
I HATE Occulus, but not for the reasons you would think.I hate that so many people hate it enough to drop group right at the beginning. Most times, upon zoning in, I will say "YES! I love how this place has EXTRA BADGES and EXTRA LOOT and how it got NERFED TO THE GROUND AND MADE IT SO EASY, A CAVEMAN COULD DO IT!!!" but this seldom works...ARGH!
3-16-2010 @ 9:47AM
I generally hate any instance that has the word "hall" in it. If does not matter which one.
3-16-2010 @ 10:22AM
omg, I get HOS every time, I'm not kidding. On my main, I've gotten HOS every time I've done a random for two or three weeks now. I run them every other day, or once every 3 days and it has literally, no joke, been HOS every single time. My guild thinks I'm cursed because they only get it when I'm there. If I get it again, I'm going to contact Blizz and make sure I'm not bugged or something. HHOR? I don't even remember the last time I got one of the new dungeons and the last time I got HHOR was probably in January or December. Again, I do not kid, I'm not sure what is wrong here as I have a 5400GS so I'm not gear limited or anything. I think Blizz needs to account for previous dungeon run or something in it's random finder.
3-16-2010 @ 11:16AM
-Oculus- notice that? 1 f**king c >< *nerdrage*
3-16-2010 @ 11:49AM
@ nerdrageThere also happens to be one C in "dick" as well, champ.
3-16-2010 @ 11:48AM
Halls of Stone ain't that bad tbh... Halls of lightning is more annoying; there's always one melee dps who dies 2/3 times because he doesn't understand the concept of whirlwind/cleave abilities.On my tankadin, I loathe VH. That whole instance seems to be designed around spawning mobs 2 seconds after my divine plea runs out.
3-16-2010 @ 1:45PM
Halls of Lightning is a long instance but you can do only 2 bosses in Halls of Stone, so it is pretty fast. You can do H HoR in front of the altar(hall you enter the instance in), and ask dps to either follow the order according to type of mob(priest -> rogue -> mage or w/e) or pick tank's current target(switch with the tank).
3-16-2010 @ 10:46PM
@TyrI really can't recommend getting 1 or 2 INT trinkets enough (the 45 emblem one & ToC 5 normal are what I use). I'm usually sitting at 44k HP self buffed with them. Divine plea dropping off means nothing, spam consecrate till your heart's content.I also recommend spec'ing into seal of command, it's made tanking heroics fun again for me. This is after having 4 lvl 80's (3 tanks, 3 healers, 0 dps...).
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