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Archive for August 19, 2012
This week’s LBR was one I was looking forward to for weeks as it was one I had suggested. ULD25 was on the agenda but I didn’t realise it was set for Sun this time. As I woke up this morning (after sleeping in some), I wondered if the raid was for Sun or Mon as quite recently the LBR was set a day earlier. So I quickly logged onto the laptop to check. SHIT! It was for today and not tomorrow AND it was set for an hour earlier too. I was so annoyed with myself as I seem to have the worst luck getting to go to an ULD25 gp. Either the shards are automatically going to someone else, I’m saved or the fragments just won’t drop. By the time Cool and I had logged in, the group had made it to the Cat lady – but they wiped on the boss. Once we were invited to the raid, JD whispered “Thank G you’re both on!” Apologies to Cool and JD for my language when I had first logged in though. I even saw Dragonray on her main! Unfortunately, there were no more fragments for my collection as the gp had trouble killing Yogg and Algalon. But by that stage, Cool and I were both starving and wanted to make the most of our weekend time so we left for some sustinence.
After lunch, we logged into the beta to try a few of the scenarios being fresh 90′s. I have to say, they were pretty quick and easy, even though we didn’t know what to expect from any of the encounters. All three were quite varied and the last boss in the Unga Ingoo one certainly knew how to make an entrance.
Unfortunately, the Brewmoon Festival scenario glitched about halfway through so we left and tried another one.
We also managed to try the revamped Scholo which was quite surreal as there was a bit of cut + pasting of the rooms. It did seem odd at the time but I think I’m too used to the old set-up, being a vanilla player.
We ended our run with one of the new 90 dungeons – the Siege of Niuzao Temple. Besides not knowing where to go at a certain point, it was a lot of fun. I had just been saying to Cool that there were no real bottleneck bosses in Mists like there were in certain Cata dungeons – Grim Batol comes to mind. That is, until we got to the General (the second last boss in the instance). We ended up wiping twice due to his mechanics. Only one of the original DPS’ers stayed for our third attempt which ended up being the kill shot. The last boss however was a lot of fun. I won’t spoil it for those who haven’t done it but let’s just say I almost let a certain mechanic take me without a fight. I was thinking ‘Wheee’ when I should have been running in the other direction :P All-in-all we killed him without any mishaps.
Oh and talk about A LOT of achievements… here are just a few.
But sometimes you just need to bring out your inner troll… esp when you’re trying to farm juicycrunch carrots. Really Blizz, the drop rate on these is really awful.
Oh and I harvested my first set of crops today (trying to get the turnip pet that Erinys wrote about a while ago). But that stubborn weed was such an understatement. I hear it was bugged today though so I guess I was just unlucky with the timing.
Wild Pets can be found throughout each continent, some being more rare than others. To collect one, you’ll need to engage it in battle with one of your current pets, successfully capture it and win the battle if there are more than one to a team.
Here are just some of the unique wild pets for The Valley of the Four Winds.
I’ve heard of Soft shell crab but softshell turtle?