Despite a glaring lack of raid or communal functionality, Engineering has always been the "fun" profession. With stuff like Explosive Sheep
(which totally needs an updated version, by the way) and World Enlargers
, it was the game's craziest -- if somewhat unprofitable -- profession. Although Wrath of the Lich King Beta's
latest build has new stuff for tailors
and other, um, professionals, there's nothing for Engineering. Yet.
The WotLK Information Wiki
has mined some interesting schematics that just might be available to tinkerers and bombardiers everywhere. The speculative schematics seem to confirm what Drysc elucidated about their direction for Engineering, which is to convert most of the fun stuff like the ever-popular Rocket Boots series
into item attachments instead of items that may or not be better (usually not) than the Engineer's actual item for that slot. In the case of Rocket Boots, for example, there's Nitro Boosts
, which can be applied over one's boots like an enchant. It still requires "a skilled Engineer" to use, of course. Let's have a look at some other cool stuff after the break.
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Filed under: Engineering, Analysis / Opinion, Wrath of the Lich King