Every Thursday, The Overachiever shows you how to work toward those sweet achievement points. This week, a ray of hope in an otherwise RNG-filled existence.
Less than 24 hours after I'd sent last week's OverAchiever: The Oceanographer
to the editors for publication, Blizzard unveiled new changes
on the patch 4.1 PTR
designed to make Cataclysm
fishing achievements a lot easier. While last week's OverAchiever is still accurate if you're a completionist with the Pokemon
("Gotta Catch 'Em All") approach to fishing, as of patch 4.1, you won't have to worry about the most maddening fish currently required for that achievement. Gravy, right? And yet you've still got The Limnologist
to get through.
The Limnologist is more difficult than its Oceanographer
brother, even if you allow for the upcoming changes. Not only does it require more fish, but it also requires several hard-to-catch fish (whereas the Oceanographer is/was distinguished by only one, the Bloated Salmon
). For the purpose of this guide, I'll assume that you're still after all 48 freshwater fish even if you're reading this after patch 4.1's gone live ... but if I were you, I'd just take the changes and run.
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