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12-14-2010 @ 11:06AM
I'm curious, whatever happened to the supposed racial ability updates for the older races?
12-14-2010 @ 11:16AM
Fairly certain they already did that pass, since Dwarves now have an Archeology racial
12-14-2010 @ 11:23AM
Ya, they scrapped the major changes they were planning for a much more minor pass. They cited a desire to keep racials as very minor bonuses so that Gnome Warriors (for example) wouldn't get laughed at because they are the "wrong race."
12-14-2010 @ 12:53PM
Except that the new races' racials pretty much trump any of the old racials. 1% crit on everything? 1% haste? The min/maxers will pretty much all be goblins or worgen respectively, I'd bet.
12-14-2010 @ 1:08PM
@Snuzzle... it's not 1% Haste and people should stop treating it that way. It's a 1% increase to casting and attack speed. Still good, yes, but not nearly as good as 1% haste would be. Your DoT/HoT break points are still the same as any other race, and your GCD is still the same as other races (as in, you still need the same haste rating as any other race when trying to reach the 1 sec GCD). You just cast and attack a little bit faster.
12-14-2010 @ 1:09PM
It's not just the "min/max" benefits (although those are obviously skewed as well).No race has a 'quality of life' racial anywhere near as good as the Goblin's portable bank or "Best Deals Anywhere". Goblin racials are just miles ahead of everyone else.
12-14-2010 @ 1:52PM
Goblin's "Best Deals, Anywhere" is single-handedly the most OP racial in the game. "Here, free 1000g off for nothing? Sure. Free 4000g off something? Here you go."I could see it granting the next level of reputation discount, so at Honored you got Revered discount, at Revered you got Exalted, but to automatically give them the Exalted discount on everything just for walking up to them? No, that's OP.Some Horde cried over Humans getting 10% more rep. Goblins save literally thousands of gold for nothing. You want to buy a Traveler's Tundra Mammoth? That's 4000g off right there for opening up the vendor. And with items being more expensive now, can you imagine an item costing 50,000g off a vendor? Instant 8500g right there.
12-14-2010 @ 5:00PM
Drakkenfyre is DOWNVOTED for the TRUTH, man! I'ma tell Amnesty International!Srsly, though, those Worgen and Goblin racials are straight OP, yo.
12-14-2010 @ 5:14PM
The "most OP racial in the game" is a non-combat perk (which is available to EVERYONE else, after a little effort)? Seriously?Do you even know what "OP" means?
12-14-2010 @ 5:16PM
12-14-2010 @ 5:50PM
Clearly, they must think "OP" means "Over-Priced".
12-14-2010 @ 7:32PM
Which is probably why many Alliance healers are race changing to human or gnome for the mana racials.
12-14-2010 @ 11:21PM
"Does the guild perk Mount Up stack with movement increasing effects like Crusader Aura?"this might need checkingbecause the reason im posting replying to racial changes...ive seen myself that dipomacy and the 5/10% buff from guild perks stack
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