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11-13-2011 @ 8:40AM
I'll take this opportunity to again complain about the hunter tier armor. It looks silly and crappy. The only good sets were T1,2 and 5.What I liked about T1 was that it wasn't stuff that wasn't body parts from creatures you killed. T2 and almost every set since then were trophies of stuff you killed. That's nice and dandy, but what about the other design philisophies?We lack sets that embody what I would like to call 'counter-art'. The giantstalker set is actually made for combatting Giants (as opposed to trophies that prove you were already victorious). I would have loved for more tier sets (and hunters are not the only one with this problem) to embrace that philisophy. We could have had sets that focussed on water in T12, because water could be used to combat the fire (and fighting fire with fire is boring in this case as it looks a lot like grafting trophies again, coming back to philisophy 1).The third philosophy (visuals based around class skills and talents) are used on other classes sets, but not on the hunters one. I am still waiting for sets that incorporate leaves and such, we are hunters, we need to blend in and stalk prey. T13 was the best point they could have done this; they gave other classes a set based on their new talents, and hunters got Camouflage at 85. So I was superexcited about T13, until they revealed it as just another trophy-style tier. Even worse, it is dragonstalker v2.0 and even worse than that, T13 is still not as good looking and iconic as T2. I fully expect over half of the hunters to transmogryph the set away...Blizzard, please, for the next hunter sets, think more then 2 seconds about the viisuals.
11-13-2011 @ 10:18AM
I agree with you for the most part, but I actually really like the Firelands tier for hunter.
11-13-2011 @ 11:10AM
I like T11, but it serves a very specific water theme.For transmog, I will have my female Night Elf in the outland re-color of T2
11-13-2011 @ 1:49PM
I would love to see a more traditional hunter look some time, a la the rangers of Tolkien lore or the even the archers/rangers of WC lore. Something simple, but deadly. Muted earth tones, some oxidized chain and hardened leather, that sort of thing.
11-13-2011 @ 2:08PM
I too was hoping for a camouflage based set this time. I think the wyrmstalker set is really cool, it just doesn't look like hunter armor, pretty much like all hunter sets. I will be wearing leveling greens and quest gear comprised of leather and light mail in green and brown colors.
11-13-2011 @ 5:27PM
I really liked Tier 10, 11 and 12.Not sure about 13 yet tho.
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