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8-04-2010 @ 11:04AM
"Dartol's Rod of Transformation now only works in Ashenvale."Well that's just worthless.
8-04-2010 @ 11:20AM
Did they try that once before? And they went back and undid the change because it upset so many people.Everyone to the forums! NOW!
8-04-2010 @ 11:52AM
Actually, Dartols rod of transformation still works outside of ashenvaleThe problem is however, the quest no longer gives you "Dartols rod of transformation" Rather it gives you "Dartols Rod" which is restricted to Ashenvale. Currently the Vanilla Rod still functions as it always has.
8-04-2010 @ 11:58AM
First I find out that Old Blanchy is dead, now this?What the hell, Blizzard. What the hell. New changes for Cataclysm: Dark Iron Boot Flask only useable in Storm Peaks. Traveler's Tundra Mammoth only summonable in Northrend. All mini pets have been removed from the game.
8-04-2010 @ 11:59AM
I always wonder what goes on in the board room when Blizzard makes decisions that do nothing but make the game less fun.I mean, is there honestly someone in that room who goes "This takes nothing away from the game, adds a fun thing for people to do, and is generally enjoyed by the populace...let's delete it."
8-04-2010 @ 12:15PM
Maybe it's more like:"Guys, I have been seeing some people using Dartol's Rod outside of Ashenvale. That is not how it's supposed to be! Change it! NOW!"
8-04-2010 @ 12:28PM
1: Restrict the Rod to Ashenvale2: Have the Timbermaw vendor sell an item that turns you into a Furbolg at Exalted3: Everyone is happy. Especially me, as a Hordie.
8-04-2010 @ 12:47PM
@VesI love that idea, and was just thinking something similar. I'd grind old world reps for something like that! I haven't really bothered, so far.
8-04-2010 @ 1:09PM
I seriously don't understand why they would make this change. That device is so much fun for so many people.
8-04-2010 @ 1:26PM
But yes, if you still have the old rod, it still works everywhere. Hopefully this will not change come cata, but I could see it doing so :(
8-04-2010 @ 1:38PM
One of the weirdest changes I've seen from a PTR to a live realm was changing the pink rabbit non-combat pet from Noblegarden to a normal looking rabbit. Apparently, pink rabbits are OP?
8-04-2010 @ 2:42PM
...I don't remember the Noblegarden rabbit ever being pink. o.O
8-04-2010 @ 3:39PM
Scene: Blizzard BoardroomBlizzard Director 1) Hey guys, people like turning into a Furbolg, we can't have that. Let's delete the item.Blizzard Director 2) Hey I've got a better idea, lets make the quest item only work in Ashenvale, and then later on release a furbolg costume in our cash shop. That's sure to make us an extra few millions.
8-04-2010 @ 4:21PM
Dartol's Rod has been undeniable proof that Blizzard prefers Alliance over Horde. I'm glad to see it go away.
8-04-2010 @ 5:01PM
I could possibly be more concerned if I played Alliance, but frankly, it's kind of annoying to get camped by a level 80 Furbolg Paladin in Hillsbrad.I suppose Alliance players will just have to learn to live without being able to transform into a Furbolg. The horror!
8-04-2010 @ 5:17PM
Alchemistmerlin: That man would be Bobby Kotick.
8-04-2010 @ 6:08PM
Or maybe, just maybe, the furbolg will be a new race in the future. Kinda like how that worg/worgen thing in Northrend was tameable and they removed it, and then the thing with the halloween masks. Maybe they're restricting it like this for down the road, when furbolgs will be a new race. Which would be awesome.One can only hope.
8-04-2010 @ 6:35PM
@HihYep soooo totally favors the Alliance... because we all know they would never have a Horde statue in front of the headquarters or anything!http://boingboing.net/2009/03/15/giant-orc-statue-on.html
9-01-2010 @ 12:29PM
@ANeM Having literally just done this questline on yet another alt i have no idea where you got that info from. You still get Dartol's Rod of Transformation and it works fine outside of Ashenvale, for now at least.
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