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3-22-2012 @ 10:24AM
One thing I'd like to point out... bitch about ....Monks. For every race.Why?We only got e.g. Tauren Priests after many years, we still don't have race class combinations like e.g. Blood Elf Druid (something that could be rather easily explained by lore) or Orc Paladin or whatever. Presumably the lore-based explanation is that only a few invididuals of those races have thos rare professions so making them classes in the game doesn't make sense as they don't represent the majority of the race.Why then does every single race except Worgen and Goblins have Monks? We discover Pandaria and *fwoosh* the monk is as iconic a class as the rogue or warrior, for every race?Every race having Death Knights had a credible lore explanation, I don't see that for Monks.Don't get me wrong, personally I like having the option of having playing whatever race I'd like to play as a monk. But objectively it just feels wrong. I'd rather only have Pandaren Monks and maybe Night Elves and Blood Elves or whatever, as those races had dealings with the Pandaren in the past so they might reconnect with them faster/easier. Maybe Humans and Orcs as well because they're so damn versatile and are the iconic races of their factions, but that's it.
3-22-2012 @ 10:34AM
Well, if we want to be logical about it?The only races other than Panderans that could be monks are any students that Drohn The Brewmaster, student of Chen Stormsnout, took on in Ratchet. So...probably some goblins, because that's who lives in Ratchet. Let's say two goblins and Drohn the Orc. So let's not be logical.
3-22-2012 @ 10:40AM
I agree. I don't feel like the majority of the races would "get" the concept of chi and balance. All the races that can be druids and shaman should be able to become monks and that's it. IMO, at least.
3-22-2012 @ 10:49AM
I think any race that can get drunk should be able to be monks.
3-22-2012 @ 10:50AM
There are already monks of other races in games, as NPCs.
3-22-2012 @ 11:44AM
If any goblin happened across "the secret of monkyness" we can be absolutely positive the golbin in question quickly set up a "learn by mail"-business."Be a monk in 30 days! Money back guaranteed!*"
3-22-2012 @ 1:00PM
Was Sarducci said. The Scarlet Monastery has had scarlet monks running around since Vanilla, and go take a look in the Auchenei (sp?) Crypts sometime. The draenei have monks as well (which, being a deeply spiritual people, isn't all that surprising.)I could very easily see some of the other races following this path. Whether as a means of self-control (Undead) or a new way to seek balance (Tauren / Night Elves)
3-27-2012 @ 4:35PM
because as soon a monks were discovered, every race sent representatives to learn this martial art to get a leg up on their adversaries.
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