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8-19-2010 @ 6:08PM
Sword in the Skull is a crappy achievement, I've run those stupid dungeons over 1000 times and never even seen a single Battered Hilt to roll on.
8-19-2010 @ 6:17PM
I agree that the drop rate absolutely sucks and I think Blizzard should increase it, but that has no bearing on the fabulous quest line that follows. It is really worth your time.I've seen a Hilt all of twice on the live servers and haven't rolled on either occasion, because there was always someone in the party who could get some use from the final reward. I've accompanied friends getting their own Quel'dalars, but only got the chance to do it for myself when I hit the beta and found a vendor in Dalaran actually handing out Hilts (free!) to anyone who came along.
8-19-2010 @ 6:22PM
Yeah, the RNG is lame, but the quest itself is very fun if you do get the Hilt. I got lucky during an H FoS run and I won the hilt (it was the 3rd time I've ever seen it drop), and I immediately gave it to my druid alt, who needed a decent weapon. The chain was pretty fun and interesting.
8-19-2010 @ 6:25PM
Low drop rate <> crappy achievement, or maybe I'm not doing the math right.
8-19-2010 @ 6:45PM
And of course, if you (being one player out of 11 million) are not able to do this quest it must surely be a pile of poodoo.Seriously though, I have never seen the Hilt drop. I have never done the questline. From everything I have heard though it is a great questline to do (minus the farming aspect). So try to keep your biased, self-centered opinion to yourself.
8-19-2010 @ 7:33PM
I've seen it drop twice- both times after I'd already bought it on the AH. The questline is very good though.
8-19-2010 @ 9:44PM
I got VERY lucky and won a roll on the battered hilt my first trip into POS the first week it went live. I think more people would have rolled on it had we known then what we know now about the item.The quest line is great.. full of well through out lore and steps. I agree. And while I wouldn't put it as number 2 on the list of all time greatest achievements, I wouldn't say it sucks. Yes, the drop rate is horrible, but that is not a reflection on the achievement itself.
8-20-2010 @ 2:36AM
Why the hell was t0xic downrated. All he said was that just because the droprate is low, doesnt mean the achievement sucks, and he is completely right about it. You downrate the guy that says one thing, and then you downrate the guy who completely disagrees with him and says the oposite.Reading comprehension failure or indecisiveness?
8-20-2010 @ 8:14AM
I've seen 7 and won 4 Battered Hilts between my 4 lvl 80's. Call me greedy, I call me lucky. All hail the RNG!
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