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5-21-2010 @ 1:15PM
Slightly OT. I heard somewhere that heirloom items that are made for armor conversion classes (Hunters, Shaman, Warriors, Paladins)... the high end version (IE the mail ones for a hunter) would be converted to leather if given to said hunter below lvl 40. I haven't had a chance to confirm this, since all my toons that switch armor types are 80 already. Any chance you know if they do/do not?
5-21-2010 @ 1:19PM
This is true. Buy plate not mail for warriors. It downrates to mail.
5-21-2010 @ 1:27PM
Yeah, the Orc in the picture is wearing the wrong Shoulders, get http://www.wowhead.com/item=42949 and http://www.wowhead.com/item=48685 - they will be mail from lvl1 to lvl40 when you learn Plate they'll adjust.:)
5-21-2010 @ 1:28PM
They in fact do down/upgrade, but only if your a hunter/shaman. Same principle for plate versions.
5-21-2010 @ 1:33PM
They do, I bought a plate armor for new warrior to wear, when i put it on him turned into mail, at lvl 40 it turns into plate.
5-21-2010 @ 1:38PM
ok... I had no idea about this. Boy you talk about those little game mechanic things that everyone else takes for granted, but you somehow missed the memo on?Jeez... I deliberatly did not buy my shammie BoAs until he learned Mail because I didn't want to get him two sets./focus me/shame
5-21-2010 @ 1:52PM
doesn't matter whether you wear the plate or mail heirlooms below 40, or above 40 unless you tank a lot. below 40 the plate ones downgrade to mail, and the mail ones stay mail below 40 if you can wear mail.
5-21-2010 @ 1:59PM
While this is true, it's only applicable if you have a single alt. I'd suggest getting Leather Dps gear and Cloth caster gear. Anyone can use it, and the stats don't REALLY matter, unless you're tanking. Even then, you can save your Emblems, and buy the PVP heirlooms with Resilience, Hit rating & extra Stamina instead... Other Hierlooms - Dagger with agility, sword with crusader, DEotB, SHoJ, Caster mace (hope to get +22 Int). Next I'll be getting a Bone bow, just because I hate hearing gunshots.That way I could use the same set of heirlooms for my Feral Druid, Priest, Rogue, Mage, and Caster ShamanMy DK went to 80 grinding & questing with leather melee shoulders. Yeah, when I tanked instances I busted out with my Tanking shoulders in my tank gear set, but for everything else, I rocked the PVP leathers.
5-21-2010 @ 2:59PM
And before anyone asks, the reason why Rossi has those mail shoulders on instead of the plate ones is..."thanks in great part to a set of heirlooms I had left over from pushing my orc shaman to 80."
5-21-2010 @ 6:29PM
(Meant for Vogie) I too hated the gunshots noise ... Silencer solved that problem.
5-21-2010 @ 6:32PM
Comment fail. System deleted the link for Silencer: http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/silencer.aspx
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