A world beyond level 30

Posted by shakashuri (44 posts) -

After watching the quick look of the Wow Cataclysm it hit me that I had never seen anything of World of Warcraft beyond level 30. Once the next expansion hit all the old content would be gone for good, and though perhaps it didn't really matter the bug to play once again bite me. Back in the early years of Wow I had started an Undead Shadow Priest on the recommendation of friends who were playing at the time. I started to hate it around about level 20 but continued as best I could up until level 30 at which point most of my friends just up and quit.

 
Chatting to somebody at work they suggested I try another class, namely the Warlock and Hunter. However never doing things by half’s what started as two characters jumped into seven. Even though playing as a Blood Elf Warlock and Draenei Hunter was more fun than Priest I wanted to try every class I could. Before I knew it I began juggling..... 
 
Human Paladin

Undead Mage 
Draenei Shaman  
Night Elf Druid 
Blood Elf Priest - What can I say I love healing people 
 
Funny thing was despite the ease of which quests are done I never really got to see a whole deal. I tried to get as much rest exp out of each character and now the changes have begun. But I don't regret starting again, I have learnt a whole bunch and now I know the Shaman is my favourite class but hey I only just got a character to level 31 so, now I can really get to see something brand new.    

#1 Posted by shakashuri (44 posts) -

After watching the quick look of the Wow Cataclysm it hit me that I had never seen anything of World of Warcraft beyond level 30. Once the next expansion hit all the old content would be gone for good, and though perhaps it didn't really matter the bug to play once again bite me. Back in the early years of Wow I had started an Undead Shadow Priest on the recommendation of friends who were playing at the time. I started to hate it around about level 20 but continued as best I could up until level 30 at which point most of my friends just up and quit.

 
Chatting to somebody at work they suggested I try another class, namely the Warlock and Hunter. However never doing things by half’s what started as two characters jumped into seven. Even though playing as a Blood Elf Warlock and Draenei Hunter was more fun than Priest I wanted to try every class I could. Before I knew it I began juggling..... 
 
Human Paladin

Undead Mage 
Draenei Shaman  
Night Elf Druid 
Blood Elf Priest - What can I say I love healing people 
 
Funny thing was despite the ease of which quests are done I never really got to see a whole deal. I tried to get as much rest exp out of each character and now the changes have begun. But I don't regret starting again, I have learnt a whole bunch and now I know the Shaman is my favourite class but hey I only just got a character to level 31 so, now I can really get to see something brand new.    

#2 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

Dude never been farther than level 30 O_O. Man you really need to play more

#3 Posted by shakashuri (44 posts) -
@scarace360:
Tee Hee, thanks for the comment, you are quite right, started to join guilds has made the game a whole lot more fun, and the new dungeon finder is a godsend so I don't have much of an excuse anymore
#4 Posted by RiotBananas (3600 posts) -

Try juggling:  
 

  • Undead Mage (80)
  • Orc DK              (80)
  • Troll Hunter      (80)
  • Human Paladin (56)
  • Orc Warlock       (55)
  • Troll Shaman    (40)
 
I don't know who to "main" in Cataclysm! I'm seriously thinking Goblin Rogue/Undead Mage. 
 
My DK is the best geared of the lot but I hate the new "Green Goblin met up with Yoshimitsu who's dating the Burger King" Tier 11 gear for Death Knights. 
 

For those who don't know what the new gear for DK's looks like. 
#5 Posted by TooWalrus (13237 posts) -

All the old shit's gone as of tuesday, I'm glad I went through the game one last time on a new character. I literally did every quest I could in every zone, got the Loremaster and Seeker titles, and now that everythings changed, I get to do it all again... I'm thinkin' goblin warlock. Wait, can you be a goblin warlock? Probably not.

#6 Posted by RiotBananas (3600 posts) -
@TooWalrus said:
" All the old shit's gone as of tuesday, I'm glad I went through the game one last time on a new character. I literally did every quest I could in every zone, got the Loremaster and Seeker titles, and now that everythings changed, I get to do it all again... I'm thinkin' goblin warlock. Wait, can you be a goblin warlock? Probably not. "
You can totally be a Goblin Warlock.
#7 Posted by Tyashki (213 posts) -

Goblins can be anything except paladins and druids.

#8 Posted by melcene (3056 posts) -

I'm ticked I never finished my Loremaster Achievement.  I meant to have it done before Cata, but I quit back in May and just started playing again this last week. 
 
Also, 
 
@RiotBananas said:

" Try juggling:  
 
  • Undead Mage (80)
  • Orc DK              (80)
  • Troll Hunter      (80)
  • Human Paladin (56)
  • Orc Warlock       (55)
  • Troll Shaman    (40)
 
I don't know who to "main" in Cataclysm! I'm seriously thinking Goblin Rogue/Undead Mage. "
Completely understand, I'm in a similar boat.  Here's what I've got at the moment: 
 
Destro/Demon Lock (80) 
Holy Priest (80) 
Holy/Prot Pally (80) 
Frost Mage (64) 
Frost(DPS) DK (64) 
BM Hunter (43) 
Resto Shammy (43) 
 
Prior this last year, my Lock had been my main, though before my break, my priest was starting to feel like my main.  Currently I can't even say who my main is.  I haven't really played my lock other than to spec her since the patch.  I've been having a blast on my Mage and DK. 
 
 
 
Also, final thought - I'm actually kinda ticked about some of the changes.  Some things we worked really hard for are just given away.  Other things are just absurdly changed.  Example, my mage still had on a Don Mauricio's Ring from Scholo.  Only now that Scholo is like a late 30s zone, my 64 mage came back from a break wearing a fricking ilvl 40 piece of crap because the gear got downtuned.
#9 Posted by hexx462 (506 posts) -

 Also in the same boat on character indecision, currently have:

 
Blood Elf Mage 80 (going to change him to a Goblin ASAP, kind of hate playing a BE male)
Orc Shaman 80
Undead Death Knight 80
Blood Elf Paladin 80
 
Then various alts that don’t matter, though I am leveling a Troll Druid and having a blast with it. I’ve also had this odd desire to play a Goblin Warlock since the game came out so (yeah I was all giddy when they announced Goblins) I’ll be starting one of those up on release.

I’m really digging how Death Knights and Elemental Shamans play now, but the Mage has always been my class of choice.

Back on topic though, now is a great time to level a new character since the content isn’t horribly outdated anymore. The quest lines are a joy to play and the progression makes a lot more sense than it used to. Just find the class that feels the most fun to you and keep leveling.

#10 Posted by gakon (1952 posts) -

Unlike most of you I only have one level 80, and I can't tell if it's going to be my main this expansion.  But it's my first character! 
 
I have a lot of alts, the highest level being a solid 75, but I really wouldn't know what to do with another 80 or two if I got them there.  I'm not interested in getting multiple classes to 80 just for the sake of it, so I'd rather do all my major questing, achievements, holiday/world events, etc. on one character. 
 
That character is a Restoration Druid with a Balance offspec.  Once again they've made some sweeping changes to the way Druids heal, including changing Tree of Life into a trinket of sorts, the usefullness of which I still question.  Also, while I understand Blizzard's stance of "we didn't give Resto Druids new heals because we could just improve the spells you never use instead", I can't help but be jealous of Priests, with their crazy transforming heal and such.  So I can't tell if I'm going to like healing on this character.  And if that means I'm switching to Balance full time, I'd much rather level my 75 Mage and play that.  I'm not that into Balance spellcasting, and not only is the Mage more entertaining in that regard, I get three specs to mess around with, which means I have three times the variety for playstyle.

#11 Posted by melcene (3056 posts) -
@gakon5 said:
" Unlike most of you I only have one level 80, and I can't tell if it's going to be my main this expansion.  But it's my first character! 
 
I have a lot of alts, the highest level being a solid 75, but I really wouldn't know what to do with another 80 or two if I got them there.  I'm not interested in getting multiple classes to 80 just for the sake of it, so I'd rather do all my major questing, achievements, holiday/world events, etc. on one character. "
I was a guild leader.  My main was a DPSer but we were always needing a tank or a healer for raids, so I ran up both :(

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