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4-22-2010 @ 4:37PM
You know, I'm really surprised. You didn't mention the WORST THING EVER about trying to get the achievement, Hero of Shattrath. Getting to Neutral with the faction that hates you. You have to turn in over one thousand three hundred Dampscale Basilisk Eyes to get to neutral with the Scryers. Now you would think that all the basilisks would drop two eyes. You would be dead wrong. Most apparently don't HAVE eyes.For the Draenei you have to turn in over one thousand three hundred Dreadfang Venom Sacs. Once again, you would assume that all dreadfang spiders would HAVE one. But once again, you would be dead wrong. Apparently they don't HAVE venom sacs. They just poisen you with their minds.If can assume that one out of five kills will net you an eye or sac, that means you will have to kill at least 6500 mobs to get enough quest items. Add in the amount of mobs in the zone and then the respawn time...... Yeah. Have fun!
4-22-2010 @ 4:50PM
"Live to win!"
4-22-2010 @ 5:30PM
^ What Susinko said. I can appreciate how difficult Hero of Shattrath is on an intellectual level, but I'd forgotten to include the bit about the basilisk eyes/venom sacs. I have absolutely no intention whatsoever of ever grinding to Aldor exalted from my current Scryer exalted. I may be crazy, but I'm not THAT crazy.
4-22-2010 @ 6:00PM
I did the grind from Aldor exalted to Scryer exalted for alchemy recipes in BC before the Achievement system was implemented...and I have considered doing the grind back. Being a Scryer just doesn't seem right as a Draenei.
4-22-2010 @ 9:20PM
Hero of Shattrath is one that I have, and was a pain in the butt, but not the worst by any stretch of the imagination. I was exalted with scryers just from questing and turning in stuff I picked up while questing. Going back at 80 and farming dreadfang venom sacks with roughly a 25-30% drop rate for hours on end made me want to pull out my hair, and I did it all for, as my husband puts it, leather working patterns I will never use. I am a completeist, and I am still sad that I started playing to late to get certain LW patterns that were available when Naxx was lvl 60. I'll be working on the Insane next, trying to get it done before cata comes out.
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