Category: GT Lore

Aye!

One of these posts?  Now listen closely…

I think I had a hard time adjusting to my level 80 status.  As a follower of the Wowhead forums, I knew I needed level 200 gear to raid and easily run Heroics.

Level 80 Pre-Raiding Hunter Gear, Enchant & Gem 3-in-1 Guide

I didn’t know what to do after and how to get geared for the next step, Raids!  What do I mean?  When each patch comes out Blizzard introduces bigger and badder raids.  Starting from Naxxramas, to everything in between, then all the way to Ulduar.

I am a late bloomer when it comes to Wow.  I didn’t start during Vanilla.  I burned my levels through Outland never really experiencing Outland instances. I never experienced any Outland raids.  I got to Northend maybe a few weeks after the WotLK expansion came out and was behind veteran players in my guild at the time.  Hail to the Sentinels of Dalvengyr!

For now I decided to tell you what I think, found out, and learned during my time period of being a NOOB level 80 Hunter.

To get geared without having my fellow hunter’s go to everything before and between Naxx and Ulduar I say unto thee:

Emblem of Conquest

Yes click the freaking link.  After you get few crafted 200 level pieces or gear from regular instances, run Heroics and get the emblems to get the gear.  Start with the Crown of the Wayward Protector and then purchase Breastplate of the Wayward Protector.  Turn them in at the Langrom’s Leather and Links vendor in Dalaran.  Follow with the other pieces of gear like the leggings and the gloves.

Do you know of the Heroic Dailies?  Go to the Violet Hold in Dalaran and grab them.  Do them everyday.

Now here is the mistake I made.  Do not go to the Emblem currency trader in the sewers to trade whatever Emblems of Triumph you get from the daily just so you get the gear from the Conquest badges faster.  When 3.3 hits the Triumph gears will be much easier to get but for now don’t trade them in.  As you can see the items and gear you can get from Triumph gear is better than the ones from Conquest gear.  You can get more Emblems of Triumph by running or pugging raids start with 10 mans.

If you are thinking to yourself, “I didn’t know that.”  You’re welcome Noob.  Now pat yourself on the back.  You just joined Guntitan’s new guild called the Young Guns.  Clever huh?

Just to show you how important Triumph gear is to Conquest gear or anything else listen to this example:

Yes I’ve been running Heroics. I was in Ulduar 10 with my guild today and something good for Hunters dropped.  There were 2 hunters in this run.  Me and someone else named Forcemonkey.

Ironaya’s Discarded Mantle dropped but the other hunter had shoulders from triumph badges.  I rolled a 1.  Yes a freaking 1.  A one I tell you.  He didn’t roll and someone who was goofing off rolled.  I panicked.  In vent I kept saying I want them so bad.  The druid couldn’t use it.  I got them with a roll of O-N-E.  If Forcemonkey didn’t have better gear he would of rolled and beat my roll. I was lucky he knew what he was doing.  Now don’t give up those Emblems of Triumph, do some Heroics and the Heroic dailies, and go pug some raids.

‘Til next time…

! Guntitan

P.S.

Thanks Urburning for showing me the way.

I camped pretty much all day and when I went back for the end of the night.

I flew in to the area above Brunnhildar Village.  Saw him standing there.  Dismounted.  Dismissed pet. Dropped the Freezing Trap.  Forgot where tame pet was on my action bar.  Found it.  Then started to tame.  Yelled for my wife to come see.  Tamed him.  Hugged her.  Told her a bunch of stuff she didn’t understand.  It was around 2 am server time.  Then I started shaking.  Told my wife that, “This is the rarest pet in the game.”  She still didn’t understand.  I started to calm down a little.  People in the area started to come by.  I called 2 of my friends that play WoW.  I hearthed back to Dalaran after I fed him.

I can’t believe it.  My first spirit beast.  I can’t believe I actually was shaking.  Thanks Blizzard.  Only you could create such a emotional response from a game.  I also found Vyragosa in the same spot earlier and killed it.

‘Til next time…

! Guntitan

UPDATE:

I didn’t have the heart to change his name.  I left it Skoll.

Here are more screen shots:

 

What an honor…

I read WoW Insider everyday.  On the bus, at work(both jobs), at home, while at the movies, when my wife is talking to me, etc…  It keeps me up to date on Patch changes and how they affect me.  They even spoiled Cataclysm for me.  Scattered Shots many blog posts keep me in check and make me a better hunter.  BRK taught me all about pets and gave me reason to play a Beast Mastery hunter.

It is an honor, WoW Insider, to make any list on your site.  Thank you!

http://www.wow.com/hunter-guides/

‘Til next time…

! Guntitan

I finally did it!

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I saved enough gold for epic flying.  Bought it with the faction discount from Honor Hold for 4590 G for training and mount.

BRK has Brain… I’m stuck with him…  =/

?/ Insomnia >> …

! Guntitan >> Why am I still up?

?/ Insomnia >> Work tomorrow, make tests, tutor, come home, mail out taxes, download 714 MB patch, listen to wife…

! Guntitan >> Damn. I got a lot of things to do tomorrow. Why doesn’t the MacBook safe my download progress?

?/ Insomnia >>  I don’t know.  BTW, You got 2 computers to install a patch on.

! Guntitan >> Wife is going to be pissed.  I hope she doesn’t have to use either computer.

?/ Insomnia >> You are so going to get a Giant’s foot up your ass.

! Guntitan >> I know.  Hey man we need to go to sleep.

?/ >> Who do you think I am?  The sandman.  I can’t go to sleep.

! Guntitan >> Why didn’t I name you something else?

?/ >> Why didn’t you?

! Guntitan >> yawns

?/ >> You can’t go to sleep, yet.  What happened to my name?

! Guntitan >> You are like a pet.  I disabled your name from my interface options.

?/ You don’t have interface options on your blog.

! Guntitan >> I do now.

?/ What the?.. Hey… cut that out… No…

?/ Ha! It didn’t work!  

Group disbanded.

?/ Guntitan?

‘Til next time…

?/ Insomnia

Hey everyone,

I was in the market for a laptop for a few months now and after much deliberating:

My requirements were Bluetooth, illuminated keyboard, 4 GB ram, etc.

I got my new toy!  

Pics

MacBook Boxes

Out of the shipping box still inside the box.

MacBook out of box with WoW running

New MacBook running World of Warcraft

Graphics

With a 256 MB video card this machine is made to play World of Warcraft.  Playing on my desktop I never knew that the game could look so beautiful and have a rich environment that paid attention to detail.  Running the game for the first time on this Mac was just amazing.

Control

I had my first run through of the game on this MacBook and can say that I had a very difficult time killing horde with no mouse, right click or Num Lock.  The Horde had it easy killing me.  I need to read the Key Bindings or get a mouse!

Specs

MacBook 13.3″ | 2.4 GHz

  • Processor 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Memory 4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM – 2x2GB
  • Hard Drive 250GB Serial ATA @ 5400 rpm
  • Optical Drive SD 8x (DVD+R DL/DVD+RW/CD-RW)

Screenshots

Killing Murlocs

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‘Til next time…

! Guntitan

I was tagged twice by 2 different hunters?!!

Having a cool looking banner done by 1 out of 3 possible friends, that majored in art, did help.  The guilty hunter’s are… drum drool please… splatter, splatter, splatter x2 are… Eresin and Davlin.

The tag is about a name meme thing where I tell you what my name means.

I froze my alts in freezing traps so you are stuck with why I chooes the name Guntitan?  I already explained some of it in a previous post so let’s elaborate.

How I got Gun? 

Dwarves have gun specialization and hunters shoot guns.

Engineers make really good guns and bullets.

I live to pew pew and qew qew.  Whatever that means?

One of my favorite characters from the Angel (TV series) was Gunn.  He kicked a lot of butt.

How I got the Titan part?

 The Titans created the Dwarves and the universe, etc. 

The story on how these two words got combined…

How GT’s mother told it.  WTF?

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