Thought I would take a look at my original list and see what all I actually got done. The list was overly ambitious and frankly… I got burned out and stopped playing for a while. How did I do? Well… I got maybe half of this done. MAYBE.
Heroic: Madness of Deathwing Glory of the Dragon Soul Raider Full best in slot gear on Zan
- I Can’t Hear You Over the Sound of How Awesome I Am
- Finish all non-metas from Ulduar 10m (missing 2, and they’re both easy, I’m disappointed in myself here)
Finish all non-metas from Ulduar 25m(completed May 8)
- Finish last Wrath dungeon achievements (missing 1)
- Finish last Cata dungeon achievements (missing Hex Mix, burned through about 30 hex sticks and I still do not have it. wtf???)
I have just added Hunter POV videos for every fight to my Hunting Heroic Dragon Soul guide! These videos should help clarify any questions regarding fight mechanics or positioning and give you a good idea of what your role in the fight will be if you’re new to the fight as a hunter. Enjoy!
To directly view the videos on my YouTube, you can jump directly to the playlist here: Dragon Soul Playlist
The all hunter <WHU> guild just downed the Omnitron Defense System and I was lucky enough to be a part of it!!
Totally awesome experience, I’ve not been able to attend a WHU event since we raided Northrend over a year ago, so it was really awesome to get to do another event with these guys. I’m glad they decided to allow cross-realm participation, because my dwarf hunter in the WHU guild is still just level 50 something. I’m terrible with keeping my alts as up to date as my main, so I’m pretty sure even if my baby dwarf was level 85, I’d have been more useful on Zanbon anyway. ^_^
Of all the stuff I’ve accomplished in this game, I’m pretty sure this is near the top on the list of stuff I’m most proud of being a part of.
I’ve never raided before, do you have any tips? Thanks!
Questions covered this week:
- What’s your opinion on BM?
- Can I use an exotic pet as MM if I dual spec BM/MM?
- How do you handle bad pet AI raiding as BM?
- Should I use Focus Fire during Bestial Wrath?
Last Tuesday my guild completed our T13 metas, so I can cross another item off of my bucket list.
After our group pictures for the website, I headed out to Netherstorm to take some pictures because I thought the sky would go well with my new mount:
Just to take a moment to brag about my guild and my officers… I love that they are very focused on making sure everyone gets their mounts and achievements and all the extra stuff a lot of other guilds don’t bother with. The officers genuinely care about the guild and are very intent on rewarding everyone for their hard work during progression. They made sure everyone who needed an achievement got it, even if it was someone who was a backup and filling a hole in the roster that night. Anyone who has ever attended a raid night this tier has their name on the mount list for the heroic Madness mount. Sure, it might be at the bottom of the list, but the difference between TCN and most guilds is you know you will get your mount in TCN. We’re not going to stop farming until everyone in the guild has their title and mount. And I think that’s awesome. I’m lucky to be in a guild where the officers actually care about the people they raid with and make sure everyone feels like they’re being rewarded for helping out.
Questions covered this week:
- What’s your favorite pet? Favorite raid boss?
- What’s the best pet to raid with?
The expansion is rapidly coming to a close and Tier 13 is ending. With the 20% nerf coming out, even more people will be progressing through Dragon Soul. Hunters were all over the place this tier. We started out okay then quickly got nerfed into the ground. They finally fixed us a couple patches in to 4.3 and with good gear and great knowledge of the fights, we are able to go head to head with some of the classes who spend a bit too much time sitting at the top of the meters.
This guide assumes you already have previous knowledge of the fights and focuses mainly on hunter-specific mechanics and tricks you need to know to maximize your effectiveness in the encounters. I have also included videos of the fights from a hunter POV so you can get an idea of what your role in the fight will look like. (Language in videos may be considered NSFW, you have been warned!)
Lots of people are making “Bucket Lists” of things they want to accomplish before the next expansion. I’ve had one going for a while, but I never officially posted it. Maybe if I actually write these goals down, I’ll be more likely to get them done!
Heroic: Madness of Deathwing Glory of the Dragon Soul Raider
- Full best in slot gear on Zan (2 pieces to go)
- I Can’t Hear You Over the Sound of How Awesome I Am (Sinestra immortal achievement)
- Finish all non-metas from Ulduar 10m
- Finish all non-metas from Ulduar 25m
- Finish last Wrath dungeon achievements
- Finish last Cata dungeon achievements