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Mists of Pandaria beta level cap raised to 90

Mists of Pandaria beta level cap raised to 90
If you have access to the Mists of Pandaria beta, you may want to log in and start leveling. Late yesterday evening, beta servers went offline for maintenance, and when they came back up, Quality Assurance Representative Sapperwix made the following announcement.

Sapperwix -- Beta Server Maintenance - 6/1/12
Realms should be coming up momentarily. And as you will soon find out...

LEVEL 90 CONTENT IS AVAILABLE! Go explore Dread Wastes and Vale of Eternal Blossoms!

No raids, pet battles, and some scenarios and BGs are not yet available.

In addition to the two new questing zones, players will also finally be able to reach level 90 and play around with their new talents. If you don't have beta access, some game footage of the new zones and talents have already made their way online.

It's open warfare between Alliance and Horde in Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft's next expansion. Jump into five new levels with new talents and class mechanics, try the new monk class, and create a pandaren character to ally with either Horde or Alliance. Look for expansion basics in our Mists FAQ, or dig into our spring press event coverage for more details!

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Totem Talk: Level 90 talents for enhancement shaman in MoP

Screenshot of MoP's new Ascendance ability
Every week, WoW Insider brings you Totem Talk for elemental, enhancement, and restoration shaman. Once a lonely tauren shaman in a bad Scarlet Crusade-themed transmog set, Josh Myers is now a female dwarf shaman with pigtails who raids as all three specs on a regular basis. He kept the same transmog set, though.

It's here!

As I'm writing this, it's past midnight Thursday night on the east coast, which means I could be referring to two things. If you're a preteen or, like me, you have a very odd and indescribable man crush on Josh Hutcherson, I'm probably referring to the Hunger Games movie. More likely, though, I'm referring to the Mists of Pandaria beta, which was released in the middle of the night on Wednesday. Probably.

MoP beta brings with it a lot of things, and chief among them is our long-awaited level 90 tier of talents. If you remember correctly, the first incarnation of this tier was awful, and everyone hated them. Fortunately, Blizzard listened to feedback and scrapped those, but new talents weren't included in the updated talent calculator a month ago, and we've been living in a state of suspense since then.

These new talents are all game-changers. The cool thing about them is that every one of them is going to impact your rotation in a new and interesting way, and I can see uses for all three of them. Those are the sort of talent choices that have me jumping for joy, and I'm very excited to see how this all plays out.

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Filed under: Shaman, Analysis / Opinion, Raiding, (Shaman) Totem Talk, Mists of Pandaria

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