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3-21-2010 @ 8:05AM
Considering that there is no perfect invisibility ability in WoW (stealth still gives you a chance to be seen, Invisibility doesn't let you see non-invisible people), I would definitely go with Swift Flight Form. Sure, Cleanse and Concentration Aura would be practical and all, but once you find out the magic exists, your practical concerns probably wouldn't matter so much. If I knew magic existed, I would immediately want to use it to fly. Besides, flying is practical too; think of all the money you'll save on insurance and gas.
3-21-2010 @ 8:10AM
3-21-2010 @ 8:27AM
For a 280% speed increase, I think I'd just buy a moped and save my wish.
3-21-2010 @ 8:39AM
Call me when your moped flies.
3-21-2010 @ 8:48AM
Presumably the cancellation of swift flight form would be a separate ability. So go ahead and turn into a bird, but good luck turning back :P
3-21-2010 @ 8:57AM
@Andrew: Considering that I use the same button to go into Swift Flight Form that I do to leave it, I'm not concerned.
@Andrew: Actually, not. If you use a form while you're in that form, it cancels the form. You have to put "!" before the name in a macro if you don't want it to cancel itself.
3-21-2010 @ 9:26AM
I wouldnt use that during the pheasant season over here in the UK, or some hunter will be enjoying fried druid wings for lunch.
3-21-2010 @ 9:31AM
If you flew like, in the city, the chances of becoming a hunter's meal would be minimal. Also, the druidic bird form doesn't look like any hunted bird.
3-21-2010 @ 9:35AM
Well seeing as the average human running speed is around 15km/h, you would only be travelling at about 42km/h in swift flight form (that's about 26 miles per hour for you not metric system comprehending people, pfft) which is really quite slow. If you were to use it every day you would be getting around very slowly. Not to mention how long it would take should you choose to go on holidays somewhere far from home.
3-21-2010 @ 9:47AM
This isnt quite as great as it sounds. So you move 280% faster. Well an in shape person can run about 8 mph and id be willing to bet most wow players don't fall in this category. However, lets give you the benefit of the doubt. We'll congratulations you can fly at just a hair over 22 mph. Gratz the fat kid across the street with the brand new 10 speed can go to the local speedway and get his slushie faster than you.
3-21-2010 @ 9:49AM
I couldn't have said it better myself......OWAIT!
3-21-2010 @ 10:10AM
Hopefully you have a magical parachute too, for those times when you find yourself flying over a city which does not permit such actions.
3-21-2010 @ 10:06AM
@Banic, considering the fact that most people travel by car then the average speed is prob about 40 MPH so that bird is going almost 120 MPH+
3-21-2010 @ 12:20PM
Swift Flight Form would also be one of my biggest choices.At least it would be if I didn't live in Alabama where everybody already has Scatter Shot IRL.
3-21-2010 @ 5:10PM
You'd have to remember that you would be getting to your destination "as the crow flies" so for short jaunts it would be pretty fast. You could only carry things which you could grip by the husk though, so slushies are out anyways.The big downfall is that you would have to conform to local "No fly zones". Apparently if the Kirin Tor decide they don't want people flying overhead, they just can't. I would assume it would work the same for the government here too. Flying around and then BAM, you are about to be dismounted. SPLAT.Most places don't allow you to fly under a certain level, so you'd have to be way up high all the time. Then you'd of course hit a no fly zone and again, splat.
3-21-2010 @ 3:00PM
Except that running speed isn't 100% speed, that'd be your epic mount speed, so I'd say the speed of a race horse. If the average race horse runs 37mph then your swift flight form would go a nice 103mph, which ain't all that bad.
3-21-2010 @ 5:15PM
You don't run at "100%". Epic mount 100% = you go twice as fast. +100 %. Epic Flight Form is +280%, so you would actually be traveling 30.8 mph. Its good for tricks and going to Walmart (if you live in town). No traffic or lights, but bad for bad weather, long trips, and hunting season.Btw: I would want Mind Control. Priest =D
3-21-2010 @ 10:04PM
ya but you can only use swift flight form in outlands and northrend and by cata xpac, azeroth aswell but not planet earth.
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