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The Queue: I am the night

Anne Stickney

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Anne Stickney (@Shadesogrey) is pretty keen on wee ittle baby bats herself.

I find it super weird that Sacco posts a Queue extolling the virtues of baby bats the same day that my sister decides to share the above image on Facebook. Should I be worried?

alch3mist12 asked:

Will there be, or has there been an article written about what items to stock up on for when 5.2 drops?

Kristin touched on a few things a couple of weeks ago, but I don't think we've had a Gold Capped specifically addressing that subject yet. The biggest thing? Ghost Iron. And miners may want to start farming Trillium as well, because Wrathion asks for 40 Trillium Bars in the next leg of the legendary quest chain.

loremasterzecheriah asked:

Q for the Q - I hate having to run out of a raid to repair. Do you think there's any chance of Jeeves becoming BoE and sellable? Or at least being able to mount in the outside parts of raids?

Jeeves is one of those unique perks of being an engineer, and I doubt they're going to change him so that everyone can equip and use him. I do sometimes wish that engineers had some sort of minor repair bot to sell, however. My main is an engineer, and while it's useful to have, I sometimes find myself wishing it were slightly more profitable.

And then I'll find myself randomly running screaming into a gang of mobs, chucking bombs with wild abandon just before jumping off a cliff face, popping my glider and getting the heck out of dodge like some sort of insane Bond villain, and I remember why I love it so much.

inkliizii1 asked:

I know the transmog restrictions are being somewhat lessened in 5.2, but can fist weapons be transmogged into anything else? As a monk, and a transmog addict, it's annoying that I literally never see my weapons, even in combat.

Sadly, no. The adjustments that are being made to restrictions are only workable because the weapons use the same combat animation. Fist weapons have a unique set of combat animation, so there's nothing really to link it with. Trust me, I feel your pain -- daggers are pretty much in the same boat, and as a rogue, it's kind of discouraging.

slothcloctimus asked:

Question for the Queue: I was recently in Warsong Hold, and read the conversation between Garrosh and Saurfang the Elder again. Saurfang says, "I won't let you take us down that dark path again, young Hellscream. I'll kill you myself before that day comes..." Any chance Saurfang shows up before the end of this expansion to help deal with Garrosh? Maybe even take over leadership of the Orcs? (I'm gonna vote for Lor'themar for Warchief when elections open up...)

Unfortunately, I don't think that's very likely. The Saurfang you saw delivering that message was a Saurfang who had just been sent to Northrend to keep an eye on Hellscream. At the point that that particular speech was delivered, the Lich King was still alive, and the war effort in Northrend had only just begun. More importantly, the Saurfang that delivered that speech was a Saurfang who still had a son that was very much alive.

The death of his son took a lot out of Saurfang. In the novel The Shattering, he is more than content to stay behind in Northrend while Garrosh returns home with Thrall. In fact -- and I hate to say it -- the Saurfang in The Shattering seems older, somehow. Not exactly old, but aged and worn. His son died in the most horrific manner possible, and then the Lich King had the gall to bring his beloved boy back to life as an undead husk, a servant.

Saurfang had to travel to Icecrown Citadel, look into the eyes of his dead son, and kill him all over again. Needless to say, it changed him in a profound way, and I don't know if we'll ever see him at the height of his glory again.

FuzzyBunny61 asked:

Are Mazu and Azhara one and the same?

Mazu is a beautiful goddess of the sea who supposedly looks like a night elf, wears strings of pearls, and saved Su-Dao and his crew in the most benevolent of fashions. Azshara, on the other hand, would likely have drowned the lot of them without a second thought. I don't think there's even a remote possibility that they're one and the same.

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