A lot of people
are understandably upset that the Brewfest
mounts are now boss drops instead of buyable items. I've heard from no small number of folks who saved their Brewfest tickets from last year's event in order to purchase the mount with less hassle this year, only to discover that -- oops -- that wasn't in the cards. One particularly irate guildie logged off to go enjoy a mini-Brewfest of her own courtesy of the fridge after discovering that the ingame version wasn't going to cough up a ram
The new boss, Coren Direbrew
, is pretty cool and I'm happy to see older content
being made relevant again
(especially when it's an instance as cool as BRD), but as far as I can tell from the forums and various data sites, the drop rate on the mounts is...less than spectacular. I'm seeing estimates that range from as little as 1% to as much as 15%. Blue poster Kisirani pops up to say it's "much, much easier"
to get a Brewfest mount drop than it was to get the Sinister Squashling
off the Headless Horseman
. Wowhead lists the Squashling as a 2% drop, so maybe the 15% figure for the Brewfest mounts is more accurate.
The mount might be a crapshoot, but you can cover the other bases on an upcoming Achievement and title by planning ahead:
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