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Reins of the Raven Lord

It figures that I’d get this while doing Sethekk Halls for something else rather than one of my numerous farming runs. I was genuinely shocked when it dropped. I am now one very happy druid!

Jasyla's new mount - Raven Lord

Trick or Treat

Last week I mentioned that Hallow’s End was my favorite WoW holiday. I take it back. Fourteen HHM kills on my druid, zero pretty flying horses. Also, apparently Halloween is “be an asshole in randoms” day. I must have missed the memo. I did two random dungeons on my new priest this afternoon. First up was Gnomeregan. We got to the floor with Electrucutioner on it, the pally tank bubbled, pulled 4 packs, pulled the boss, ran down and pulled more packs, then left the group. Asshole. Then I did Razorfen Kraul. A rogue pulled 3 packs of trash then left. Two minutes later the bear tank – after winning a new weapon – pulls a pack and drops group. So: Pallykingz of Kil’Jaeden, Raviny of Silver Hand and Ahbwa of Kilrogg, congratulations you are the tools of the day and prime candidates for the Bee Pit.

On a more positive note, I finally got Less-Rabi on my druid and finished off Glory of the Hero.

Red Proto Drake

Finishing that put me at 8910 achievement points. As long as I do all of Pilgrim’s Bounty I am going to make it to 9000 before Cata. Hooray!

WoW graphical glitch, hole in head

Help, there's a little man in my head1

Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you get lots of treats and much better PuGs than I did.

Shiny new mount and other goodies

Reins of the Bloodbathed Frostbrood Vanquisher

Despite all my bitching about Sindragosa, my 10 man team did manage to get All You Can Eat on the weekend and a few of us got our Bloodbathed Frostbrood Vanquishers. It’s a nice looking mount, but I think I still enjoy the look of the proto-drakes more.

I got some more goodies this weekend as Rotface finally dropped Trauma. It gave a huge spell power boost over the normal one. The only thing that I’ve been having terrible luck with is bracers. I’m still wearing Bracers of the Autumn Willow. Neither heroic Valithria nor Halion will drop their bracers for me. Jerks.

My quest to get 9000 achievements is moving along slowly. I’ve gotten exalted with one more faction, the Icecrown meta netted me about 85 points, I defeated Captain Skyshatter (which was kinda difficult) and defeated someone in a mounted duel (they totally let me win). I’m up to 8610 now, but I’m getting tired of dailies.

I’m taking a little break from WoW this weekend to go up to my parent’s cottage. Lounging around on a boat with a glass of wine and a good book sounds just about perfect right now.

Achievements and Bony Dragons

I’ve decided that my druid needs to reach 9000 achievement points before Cataclysm comes out. Yes, I understand achievements are completely arbitrary and a big time sink, but I want them. I’m currently sitting at 8555.

The ones I’m currently working on are:

  • Mercenary of Sholazar
    I’ve already gotten exalted with the Oracles and now I’ve switched my alliance to the Frenzyheart. In the process of getting this, I’ll also get Honorary Frenzyheart and Frenzyheart Tribe. I have to say, the chicken catching quest you get everyday from the Frenzyheart is much less annoying than digging for Shiny Treasures for the Oracles.

  • On Wings of Nether
    I didn’t do a single Netherwing quest during BC. I can’t even imagine doing all those dailies while the area was packed with other people. Now that there is little competition, I actually find these quests kind of enjoyable, and having a Blessed Medallion of Karabor makes them much easier to reach. I only have one complaint – there are not nearly enough disobedient peons. They are all far too well behaved. Learn to rebel little peons so I can hit you with my booterang! I assume I’ll also get Skyshattered during my rep grind. I also hope to get Bloody Rare during the time I spend in Outlands.

  • Pony Up
    The nice thing about this achievement is that it actually gives you something useful. I’m only 20 or so Champion Seals away. It’s taken me a while to get this because as soon as I became a Champion for every Alliance race I quit doing the dailies. Even now I refuse to do some (mounted quests – ugh). I should also probably get Tilted at some point. I’ll just need to find someone willing to lose to me.

Once I’ve finished these, I’ve got a few others in mind to work on. I still need to get exalted with Keepers of Time and Consortium. I’d also like to get to 100 mounts. I’m now kicking myself for refusing to do the Pilgrim’s Bounty quests last year, that would have been an easy 90 points. I was just so sick of doing holiday achievements that I completely skipped that one.

On to the bony dragons…

I was really hoping to get my Frostbrood Vanquisher mount last night. My 10-man group blew through 5 of the meta 6 achievements we still needed for Glory of the Icecrown Raider, then got to Sindragosa, who foiled our attempts at All You Can Eat. Damn you Sindragosa! This achievement does give me a slightly twisted sense of pleasure that the tanks get the fuzzy end of the lollipop rather than the healers and casters…but I’d really just like to get my damn mount already. Hopefully we can squeeze in a bit more time for this after one of our weekend raids.