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1-29-2011 @ 4:30PM
This 'retired' warlock (I don't play the 'lock much lately...) clicked the column 'cuz he saw the Carrot-on-a-Stick keychain, and thought there'd be some mention of the now-gone trinket (I think it's gone anyway; correct me if I'm wrong).That Darkmoon Card: Volcano looks pretty solid. Wish I had a scribe that could eventually make the deck for that.Also, maybe I'm just blissfully ignorant of it, and if I'm gonna get downranked/insulted like friggin' mad for asking, then whatever... but what's the beef between mages and warlocks, other than the in-game ties? I know warlocks are, by and large, mages who went to the 'dark side' (demons), but is there something else I'm missing?
1-29-2011 @ 5:00PM
It's a general jab at warlocks who were the "mages' bane" during BC, and that hate has continued on since. A good Warlock could destroy a mage in BC sadly.
1-29-2011 @ 5:23PM
"I know warlocks are, by and large, mages who went to the 'dark side' (demons), but is there something else I'm missing?"Not THE dark side, A dark side. Warlocks went to the 'hot' dark side, with conflagrations and succubi. Necromancers went to the 'cold' dark side with frost blasts and... umm... skeletons, I guess.
1-29-2011 @ 5:35PM
Because out of the classes in the game the mage and lock are painfully similar and as with anything if you have two strong people who are so similar in close contact, competition arises. They're generally competing for the same gear in any run, are under the same conditions in any fight (mana using, range), share fire as a major school of magic. Hell we've even closed the gap between pet class and solo with frost mages.Imagine this scenario:"Lock your dps wasn't up to standard that fight, pick up your game or you'll be out of the running for that trinket you want so bad""There was so much moving! It's really hard to stand and cast when there's something under your feet every 2 seconds!""Our mage handled it just fine."*insert smile and wave from the awesome mage and the lock starts fuming*
2-05-2011 @ 11:17AM
It's what Hinalover said. We got rocked by warlocks in BGs for a long time, so we got kinda bitter about it :D. I mean, druids were hard to kill back then too, but they didn't fear you and dot you and shut you down with a stupid dog pet. I'd go up against a 'lock thinking, maybe this time I'll get lucky. I just need a lucky string of crits to take down that mountain of hit points, but it didn't happen. You had to be well geared and a great pvp player to beat a half-way decent warlock.Also back then if you weren't a regular raider and you wanted the best gear possible you would farm honor and buy the latest pvp gear. So it wasn't easy to avoid pvp against warlocks even if you were mainly a pve player.
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