Tuesday, February 12, 2013

LFR Still Stinks. Gear is too low to continue.

I have come to realize that raiding without rep grinding is going to be very very boring.

I am stuck at this point waiting for the random number gods to drop me an upgrade. I am still sporting my crafted pvp helm and several other blue sub-460 items. My only saving graces last night, a winning roll on heroic version of my old shoulders (450 -> 463), and "Love Is In The Air" started Sunday, so I picked up the 480 necklace (463 -> 480). Finally, off the AH, I purchased a new pair of bracers for 1100g (450 -> 476). This only brought my overall average iLevel up 3 points (from 462).

Outside of straight RNG, I COULD look into valor/rep upgrades, but bah humbug. It just sounds painful. Shado-pan (head), Golden Lotus (chest), Dominance Offensive (shoulder, belt, trinket & feet) and/or Klaxxi (legs & belt) all Revered.


As you can see, I am not very reputable. In fact, Dominance Off likes me best with only FRIENDLY. You'd think that since this is a outfit ran by Garrosh himself, that I'd already have decent rep.. but alas..  Maybe find me a guild tailor? (or get my tailor leveled to 90 and Honored with the Golden Lotus).


Trying to get my iLevel up to 470 so that I can reach the next raids entrance requirements is going to take awhile. Maybe it IS time to quest??

3 comments:

  1. Get into a Sha group and get your free boots! I would stick with the Dominance group, as the quests are quick and easy. They also offer the highest level items to purchase.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm with the above poster on joining a Sha group. The boots are 476 and something you get from a quest item you retrieve from the boss after killing him the first time. And if you're lucky you can walk away with a piece of tier gear from the regular drops :)

    The chest from tailoring is nice, but yeah - means you have to find a friendly Tailorer with Spirits of Harmony to spare (and the rep required!).

    At least in the patch, which looks like it's coming in a couple of weeks, they're making the drop rate in the older LFR instances higher. So gearing up to join the new ones should be quicker. :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. A sha kill group is definitely something I will look into. Sadly the population on Malfurion is rather quiet when these come up.. Maybe I'll get a chance this weekend.

    ReplyDelete