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The Queue: Rule of Two

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.

Mists of Pandaria feels like it's right around the corner, what with the press event taking place next month and the ongoing signs of an alpha in progress. However, we haven't been able to see any of that quite yet, so it's incredibly difficult to answer questions that include the phrase "in Mists of Pandaria" in them. "In Mists of Pandaria, will we be able to ...?" Who knows!

Hang onto those questions a while longer. Once we've seen more of Mists, we'll happily answer those sorts of questions. In the meantime, if you have questions about the current game, we would love to hear them. It would make writing this thing for you guys every day much easier, and what we write in it will actually be useful to all of you rather than nothing than speculative jibber-jabber.

Now let's hug.

Batlesh asked:

Will Blizzard ever get rid of that super pesky Sith "Rule of Two" obstacle when it comes to forming/entering raids?? Sometimes I just want to farm for old Tier gear without having to harass someone to jump on an alt and log out....

This is another one of those things where I can't say for certain, because I'm not a mind reader. However, this is a change I'd really like Blizzard to make. I absolutely hate bothering friends or guildmates to make a raid group for me when I want to go killing things in an old raid. They have better things to do. Especially if they need to pause their questing to make a raid for me.

@o_philosopho asked:

will we be able to name our companion pets in Mists of Pandaria?

My gut says no, but we don't know for certain either way. We haven't seen the Pet Battle system in action yet. Maybe we'll learn more about it at the Mists of Pandaria press event next month.

@Brennya asked:

do you think Blizzard will do any updates to gems, in regards to epics being raid only, before Mists is released?

This late in the game, I'm not sure there would be a point to that. We aren't gong to be getting new tiers of gear. Upgrading all of the gems in your existing gear just in time to get rid of all of it in Pandaria would be strange. If ever there were a time to do that, it would have been patch 4.3, not a Mists of Pandaria pre-release patch. So no, I don't think Blizzard will do anything with gems anymore this expansion.

@diegosacuna asked:

Any idea whats happened to the N'Zoth storyline?

N'Zoth still lurks in the darkest deeps. The moment you forget about him is the moment madness wins. It is out there, and it is coming.

Do not forget that. Do not ever forget that.

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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