Jun 29th 2010 3:47AM Considering that the hardest part of the All You Can Eat achievement (no more than 5 stacks of Mystic Buffet on any player) is the perfect timing required on tank switching, I'm wondering if the achievement would be much easier if you had a hunter pet tanking while everyone else gets behind every ice tomb.
May 27th 2010 5:28PM Just because he shapeshifts does not necessarily mean he's a druid. Many trolls can shapeshift through the power of their Loa gods.
May 24th 2010 10:14PM On my realm (and I suspect many others too) the price of a frostweave bag is stable below the price of the mats, unless someone is playing the market.
To me it makes sense that this would be the equilibrium point because frostweave bags are the most popular way to level your tailoring skill, so the difference in price is the perceived worth of gaining that next point in tailoring.
Netherweave bags, however, are still profitable simply by buying mats, crafting, and listing bags.
With spellthread and moon/ebon/spellshroud, I find my realm's prices fluctuating pretty wildly and only list them when they're above 170g/40g respectively.
Otherwise, tailoring is really not a profitable profession, unless you use it to fuel an enchanting business.
May 18th 2010 2:06AM Honestly, at least 90% of auction house griefing would go away if Blizzard would just make auctions sortable by buyout and individual unit price. There are really two basic AH scams:
1. Put up 1,000 auctions with incredibly low starting bids but incredibly high buyout prices (Example: infinite dust with 40s bid, 1,000g buyout). It becomes incredibly difficult to find the "real" auctions even if you don't accidentally buy one. Also of note: If you put up enough auctions it breaks addons like auctionator to the point where they cannot even sift through them all.
2. Put up a number of auctions priced seemingly equivalent to the rest, but in a lower stack amount.
Everything else that goes on the auction house is either aggressive competition or clueless sellers.
May 16th 2010 2:42PM I think that system is why the ICC hardmodes are so lackluster in the first place.
The hardmodes should be designed and balanced completely separately from normal modes, because they should essentially be a completely different fight with different strategy required. Simply making it "more health, more damage, and one gimmicky ability" is not very exciting for players.
May 16th 2010 2:34PM This is a terrible idea for new players and alts. Can you imagine being forced to repeatedly raid content that nobody else ever wants to see again just so that you can join in on your guild's raid?
Can you imagine how much of a pain it will be for everyone else in your guild when they have to repeatedly carry you through naxx and ulduar even though they drop absolutely nothing useful for them, just so that you can get the gear needed for TOC?
The 2-tier system is working fine, and it will continue to work fine when they implement it in Cataclysm.
May 12th 2010 11:22AM From what I've seen of the new trees, both resto shamans and resto druids are getting offensive talents (druids get a +damage while in tree-form talent).
The purpose i believe is to allow healers to be able to do some damage in arenas rather than just spam-healing themselves and their partner.
May 12th 2010 12:41AM I don't get why people are so upset about these two PvP-focused talents. With 56 points in Resto and 20 points in Enhance you can max out almost every healing talent other than those ones, so why worry?
Apr 17th 2010 4:29PM Two words: Faction Champs
You can spellsteal their Heroism and stack it ON TOP of your bloodlust.
Apr 15th 2010 7:58PM The most important thing specifically as a mage is keeping track of procs. Trying to look through your 25 different buffs to see if Missile Barrage has procced will cause you to lose DPS and, more importantly, distract your attention from the actual boss mechanics.
Mage Nuggets is great for showing popups as well as timers for all your mage procs so that you'll always know when to cast the right spell.
Additionally, it's not an addon, but all mages should have a macro for Ice Block that also cancels the buff. Before I got the macro I would end up accidentally canceling some of my other buffs when I tried to leave an Ice Block.