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The Queue: Firelands questing and more

Alex Ziebart

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

I was going to yell at Adam for making me wade through Game of Thrones spoilers in the comments of yesterday's Queue, but the first book has been out for what, 15 years now? Frankly, I have nobody to blame but myself at this point.

Many readers asked:

How far into Hyjal questing do I need to be to unlock the ability to do the new daily quest hubs in patch 4.2?

You need to have quested up to the point where Aessina, through you, douses the Inferno and it becomes the Regrowth. If the center of your Hyjal map is all green instead of on fire, you're good to go. If you haven't been in contact with Aessina yet and the center of the map is still covered in fire and corehounds, you should get back to questing.

Honestly, I don't know why they bothered making that a requirement. Everything you saved just gets torched again.

Hal asked:

Why is there a Night Elf priest acting as caretaker to Uther's tomb? I wasn't aware the Silver Hand (or its successors) were that close to the followers of Elune.

I've always been under the impression that the caretaker at Uther's Tomb was supposed to be a high elf or a Highborne priest who worshipped the Light. Why he has a night elf model, I have no idea. Maybe he's a convert? The Light, as a faith, doesn't have any racial borders. For example, the troll from the Ashbringer comic, Zabra Hexx, worshipped the Light.

horchc80 asked:

Curious, with the valor converting to justice and the new raid tier, will the old raids still give valor points?

No. Valor points will be used to purchase tier 12, so tier 11 raids will not give you the currency required to buy tier 12.

Shinae asked:

I've never been on the PTR before, but I may have some time this weekend. Would I be able to communicate with my RealID friends while they're on live realms and I'm on the PTR?

No. The PTR is isolated from live realms, so you cannot communicate between the two realm types.

eleyond asked:

Since hunters don't use mana as a resource anymore, why do they still arcane shot. Wouldn't. I think that ability would be changed as well maybe a flame arrow or something. Just food for thought.

A wizard did it.

No, really! The hunters took some of their ammo to a local wizard and had it enchanted for special occasions.

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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