Apr 2nd 2012 2:31PM The worst part about running the HoT instances on my 85s now is watching gear that I know one of the other ones need drop. We got in a discussion about in a Pug the other night. I know that is part of the game, but...
Mar 28th 2012 2:31PM I have healed so many instances leveling and seen so many different tanks but two or stand out...
1) Near the End of Wrath I got a Normal ToC and the Paladin Tank was wearing all greens, and using an ungemmed http://www.wowhead.com/item=28065. We got through it mainly because the DPS stepped up.
2) A Normal UK where the tank was wearing a mix of blues and greens - but it was all Vanilla gear. Not sure how he leveled through Outland.
3) Zone into Zul'Drak and the group is doing the trash before the second boss. At first, I can't figure out why the tank is taking so much damage - he was a Fury Warrior tanking without a shield. Now I have seen this works in places like Razorfen Kraul but not in Northrend.
Mar 27th 2012 12:02PM I think this dead zone is way overblown. You aren't going to run that many instances before you hit Level 18 and healing RFC is not particularly challenging in my experience.
In fact, a couple of months ago I leveled a Holy Paladin wearing the DPS Plate Heirlooms and pretty much just melee healed most of the way up. I think the first instance that was actually an issue was Utgarde Keep and that was more a tank gear issue than anything else.
Mar 23rd 2012 3:06PM "What kind of madman orders away his close air support?"
Mar 17th 2012 8:37AM I don't see how you can complain if your raid has any male Blood Elves as members because they can make anything look good.
Mar 14th 2012 10:10AM @maddjoka The third character I leveled was a priest - during the summer when my guild was very inactive. I remember spending hours in zones where I was the only one around. I certainly don't miss those days.
I got a chance to participate in a cross realm raid the other night thanks to a guildie who plays across multiple servers. Her other guild was doing ICC25 and short on DPS. I had a great time and the group included several non-realm players. I think the social aspects from a cross realm perspective now - especially when we get BattleTags - will be huge.
Mar 8th 2012 4:10PM Personally I think we are going to be able to temporarily downlevel a character. That will be part of the item squish - so Blizzard can calculate better how to reduce the stats. There are times in my guild when I log in and the only people on are in their 40s or 60s or whatever and I think it would be fun to run the Dungeon Finder with them but I don't have a character in the right range. Or even go out and quest with them if they wanted to do through the level freeze NPCs.
Mar 7th 2012 3:57PM The only achievement I have left to get Long Strange Trip on my Paladin is to get School of Hard Knocks completed. I crafted up a full set of PVP Plate and plan to spend the next few weeks grinding Conquest and Honor. The second grind isn't too bad but the first one is going to take forever to have enough points to buy anything cool. I think there should be a better way.
Mar 7th 2012 3:44PM I am sure that Warlord Zaela will play at least as large a role in MOP as Roanauk Icemist has in Cataclysm.
Mar 6th 2012 4:22PM No one chose http://www.wowhead.com/item=22996