asked... What is the gear progression for someone just leveling to 60 for the first time. Are the early tiers still viable? Or have they all been rendered moot by the expansions?
Should I rely on quest reward gear until I'm able to raid Naxx or should get the earlier tiers along the way?
You absolutely do not need to worry about tier gear before level 80. It's all been made moot and obsolete by the expansions, like you said. If you really want
to get that gear, it's available, but the effort isn't worth the reward. You can use quest gear straight to level 80.
I highly recommend doing some dungeons between level 70 and 80, though. If you've never done any dungeons at all on the way to 80, leaping straight into Naxx is not recommended. You'll want to get a little
bit of gear first. Naxx is pretty simple nowadays, but not so easy that you want to go in without any gear or experience
at all. taintedverse
asked... Does Blizzard have any plans to expand the "RP Clothes" portion of the game? More low level armor/weapon/fluff models for us RPers to use. What's your opinion on the subject?
Well, we certainly don't know what goes on in Blizzard's head, so I don't know what they plan on adding in the future. They're adding stuff all of the time, though. There's already a huge, huge variety of armor of various levels that you can mix and match to fit your character's style/personality, and they add vanity items pretty often, too. Not a ton of them, but it's there.
My favorite recent addition is the Wound Dressing
and Antiseptic-Soaked Dressing
from Dalaran, that were added in Wrath
. It's perfect for the 'oh noes I'm injured' RP that we've all had at least once, and typically far more often than that. There are a ton of RP props out there as far as items go, and they add more all of the time. You just need to look for them. PvE items certainly aren't banned from being used in RP. Mark
asked... Recently I saw an astonishing message come up: "Dalaran is under attack." How is that possible? It's a sanctuary, you can't attack anyone/guards even if you wanted to, right?
It's possible to sneak into the opposite factions' sides of Dalaran, and both factions have a single NPC you can kill in the area you use to queue up for Battlegrounds. The Horde Warbringer
and the Alliance Brigadier General
are still flagged for PvP, and the hidden Sanctuary buff doesn't protect them. As long as they don't get too close to the fellas that'll portal them out of there, they can kill the guy over and over without any repercussions. Kind of annoying, and I fear I've doomed every server in the world to it happening endlessly now that I've mentioned it here.
I apologize in advance.
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