Episode 262, "It's a bit mage-y"
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Ren
Shaman challenge
Level 69 at 1d 6h - got through Outland, now in Northrend - 60-68 seemed very slow
A funny thing happened on the way to the Alliance: Restored a previously deleted 110 horde mage, took her to Alliance and weirdness happened

Mike
Shaman challenge
15 to 38 in one night.
Lots of dungeons and dungeon quests.
Could get 2-3 levels in a run
Rested XP was a waste because you blow right through it.
Problem - Maraudon puts you in the dungeon, but no quests for two more levels. So, either quest or repeat dungeons.
Problem with that is now you’re moving further and further away from Stormwind (Stranglethorn or Plaguelands)
Had to run to Wetlands between dungeon runs. Waste of time. Not sure what else to do.
Toy is 10k gold, and only gives faction flight points, not neutral.
BTW: I still love Maraudon

This Week in WoW
Pet Xp event - 200% not 300% as originally advertised
Hallow’s End starts Wednesday the 18th at 10:00 AM PST
Running of the Gnomes - Saturday October 14th, to benefit the Cleveland Clinic and the creators of the Tuohy Vaccine, a proposed vaccine against breast cancer that’s showing great promise
Run from Gnomer to Booty Bay - clear 34 gates
Starts at 7 PM EST, purchase a pink tabard in Ironforge
This started on Scarlet Crusade and there are raids on Scarlet Crusade
http://runningofthegnomes.tumblr.com/post/164609327832/gnome-run-2017-faqs

News
Blizzcon 2017
All virtual ticket rewards
Flying mounts in WoW - two seaters (we knew this)
Other games - Overwatch Winston skin, Starcraft III Junker SCV, Probe and Drone Skins; Heroes of the Storm Nexus Razorback mount, Diablo III Murkromancer Pet, and a “mystery goodie” for Hearthstone.
Blizzcon Merch
New plushes: Pirate Pepe Plush, Raptor Plushie, Elekk Plushie
Jaina Key Art Poster
Ugly Holiday Greench Sweater
Sylvanus Short Sleeved Hoodie
Sargeras Shirt
New pins and new patches for the goody bag - trying to encourage badge trading

Shaman challenge
Proposed change to 2018 Naked & Afraid Challenge: any class, any spec (but choose once!) and on your honor to pick a class you’ve never successfully leveled to 110
Scryer/Aldor
Demon hunter speed runs
Shriekrunner - uses demon hunter’s mastery scaling at level 101 to get a minimum speed of 230% base speed - speed going up to 350-410%. Uses tricks, potions, and shortcuts - showed video of clearing old world dungeons in a total of 18 minutes, not counting travel time between dungeons (Gundrak clear took 13 seconds)
Posts build and tricks in a linked Reddit thread




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