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12-07-2010 @ 2:07PM
It is weird that Cataclysm flying training isn't in a Cataclysm zone. In BC flying+epic flying training was in a BC zone, and in LK Coldweather Flying was in a LK zone. Instead it's just sitting in the middle of Stormwind/Orgrimmar, where anyone without any expansion can see the skills but not train them.
12-07-2010 @ 2:10PM
Actually, no, I don't have the expansion and the trainer doesn't show me anything to train. It's quite depressing.
12-07-2010 @ 2:15PM
Actually, no, I don't have the expansion and the trainer doesn't showme anything to train. It's quite depressing.
12-07-2010 @ 2:23PM
Azeroth is the Cataclysm zone.
12-07-2010 @ 2:37PM
It's Marketing. If you don't have Cata and can't fly in the Old World, and you see EVERYONE else doing it, aren't you going to seriously consider picking up Cata sooner rather than later?
12-07-2010 @ 2:38PM
I can go to Azeroth without Cataclysm, does that mean I have Cataclysm?I meant more like Deepholme, Vashj'ir, Hyjal, Uldum, Twilight Highlands, etc., the zones you specifically need Cataclysm for.
12-07-2010 @ 2:42PM
Justin, you could still see them fly, you'd just need to get Cataclysm to train the flying in a Cataclysm zone. Like how training to fly in Outland let you fly in Northrend(after Cold Weather Flying). Or how you could do jewelcrafting outside BC zones, but you had to train them in BC zones. I'm sick as a dog today, sorry if I'm not making sense.Sorry you're downvoting, just seemed weird that they didn't put the flying trainer in an expansion zone like the previous ones, since you do require the expansion to train it anyways.
12-07-2010 @ 2:43PM
Stormwind is the alliance hub for Cataclysm. Check the portals behind the keep.
12-07-2010 @ 2:55PM
Seems like a good idea, actually, similar to how the faction capitals have Inscription trainers that can be seen even without Wrath. If they have the technology to make it so that someone without the expansion can't train anything that requires it, then why not make the trainers more accessible? I think the old design was a relic of their old technology and trainer options, more than anything, and with the changes made for Inscription in Wrath and well, pretty much everything in Cataclysm, it makes sense to do away with it, since there really isn't a design reason for it.
12-07-2010 @ 3:04PM
Good point videobobbo. I know you can train inscription without WotLK though. But good point on evolving technology. I concede on this back and forth I've been having. Have a nice day. :)
12-07-2010 @ 3:24PM
The weird part is you can buy old world flying at honor hold but you cannot buy it at any other major city. Which doesn't really matter now after the huge black friday like swarming around the flight trainer :) Thanks Blizz.
12-07-2010 @ 3:47PM
Don't you also get to learn old weather flying at level 60? That would probably be the biggest reason not to place it in cataclysm zones. Level 60s who wanna traipse around Azeroth on their Snowy Gryphons need to be able to access it.
12-07-2010 @ 4:07PM
(cutaia) would be right. The only thing that stops you is having the expansion. Once you hit level 60, as long as you have the expansion, you can fly in Azeroth.
12-07-2010 @ 4:50PM
BC flying tought you how to fly in the region the trainer was in (Outland).Wrath Flying taught you to fly in the region the trainer was in (Northrend).The Cataclysm flight instruction teaches you to fly in old Azeroth, so why would he be in what is effectively New Azeroth? That would be like having to visit Borean Tundra to learn to fly in HFP.
12-07-2010 @ 9:36PM
Yes, I find it odd as well that a level 60 skill isn't locked away in a level 80 questing area. What were they thinking?
12-07-2010 @ 9:39PM
Okay this is unrelated to my comment chain, but Untyl, every hour or so I get an e-mail saying you replied, but when I check, it's just the post you made hours updated to the time of the most recent e-mail, effectively making your hours-old reply's post time updated to appear to have been made at the most recent hour every hour. The WoW Insider/Joystiq comment system sure is wonky.
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