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The Queue: Breaaaad

Michael Sacco

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today.

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Fallemwarrior asked:

Is there any chance they will add the archeaology keystone turnins for raid content?

Max-level archaeologists will be able to use keystones to summon extra bosses in the new Zul'Gurub heroic coming in patch 4.1, but there's no indication yet that the keystones will be of benefit in upcoming raid instances. We'll be seeing a lot more information about Firelands and 4.2 coming soon, so it's just a matter of time.

Chucke3103 asked:

Does it seem that Dungeon Finder is not really random? I've run Grim Batol about 50 times now, with one run of Halls of Origination, no Stonecore, no Tides, and only 1 Lost City. What's happening here?

Both tanks and healers, the two roles with shorter queue times, have valuable gear that drops in Grim Batol. Since you can't have a group without a tank or a healer, the dungeon finder is obviously going to match you up with whatever those two are doing, which may often be "purposely queueing for Grim Batol."

There are other mechanics at work, of course, and Blizzard has said several times that the dungeon finder is hardly random.

Themightysven asked:

What's the best spec for Fishing?

Angling was nerfed pretty hard with 4.0.3, and the patch notes for 4.1 indicate that the devs still consider it unbalanced, so the outlook is pretty grim. I'd personally recommend Deep Sea; it's proven extremely viable in endgame content as well as PvP.

Drynn asked:

What is the best Priest Spec for alt-speccing to if you're leveling as Shadow to avoid having to maintain a different equipment set from the primary spec?

If you're shadow now and go holy, you'll very likely be bored. Discipline has good synergy with shadow and uses mostly the same stats, and it also works as a very competent DPS spec when soloing. Make sure to take the Smite-based talents!

Jason asked:

So when valor points are turned into justice points at 4.1 will they be changed 1:1 or will the VP be worth 2 or 3 JP?

Well, they're not changing until 4.2 (they'll change with every new raid tier), but we have no reason to believe that the conversion will be anything but 1:1.

Have questions about the World of Warcraft? The WoW Insider crew is here with The Queue, our daily Q&A column. Leave your questions in the comments, and we'll do our best to answer 'em!

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