Tuesday, April 8, 2008

In the back of my mind...

Mabd is revered with SSO. Woot! And phase three just hit my server.

That ore retrieval quest is too annoying. And I STILL only have one badger of justice offa a box.

However, Melvin has gotten into the act of grinding SSO rep. I told him sometime ago about the new philosopher's stones... he just realized he needed exalted to make em. So hesa questin.

He was tellin me about his first day in the trenches as it were... and was complaining about the Quel'Thelas bombing run.

"I died twice trying that!"

Er... how the hell do you die doing a bombing quest?

"Well... I didn't know it was a bombing quest the first time I did it... so I ran down to the dead scar and killed them the old fashioned way..."

!

!!

How the hell did you kill those pit fiends?

"Oh, they're always taking damage, so they don't aggro that often, just wait till they're near death and POM em..."

Have I underestimated Melvin? Cuz this would be a great joke... he HAS to be kidding, right?

Please... he has to. My sanity depends on this...

10 comments:

sonvar said...

He is not kidding. I picked up the quest with reading much into it and saw what had to be killed. Then with a group, I was not alone in my bad judgement, we proceeded to the Dead Scar to kill the mobs. It was only afterwards that a fellow guildie told us that you fly over to bomb them. Which to me was a great relief due to the ridiculous respawn rate there. They have an ore vein down there that I have no idea how they expect anyone to get it because mobs spawn too quickly to mine it.

Caleb said...

A holy pally in my guild got most of that quest done from the ground before he read the quest text.

Ratshag said...

Ain't lookin' good fer yer sanity, I's afeared...

Sabiba said...

Generally a BOMBING quest involves FLYING over and BOMBING from above.

But what do I know.....

Sabiba

sonvar said...

@sabiba
When you quickly accept the quest and don't read it all you see are mobs that have to get killed. The name doesn't help attribute that it is a bombing quest "Distraction at the Dead Scar". Its what I get for not reading it since it was my first time picking up the quest. So now I know better and will not be running to the southern part of the isle to kill mobs on foot.

Surprisingly they do die easily even the elites.

Megan said...

Melvin needs his own youtube channel, asap.

Zball said...

Seconded.

Akubal The Hunter said...

Third

NaturalChaos said...

The real question is, how's the XP/loot? :)

Cynra said...

After Blizzard increased the respawn rate of the mobs for this quest, I find that I am usually able to do the run in one fell swoop. Unfortunately, some days I find that I didn't get enough Wrath Enforcers (which are the only bastards I miss day after day despite how common they are) and so I'm stuck with an uncompleted quest. Since I typically do the bombing run before Smiting the Naga for keys, rather than make a second run I mount up, head towards the Scar, and finish off the Enforcers myself. They're ridiculously easy and most of the Scourge mobs will ignore you even after you down the Enforcer that they were fighting. Just fight the ones along the fringe.

And as a miner, I wholeheartedly appreciate the node that is placed there. Almost every time I head over there, it's a Rich Adamantite Deposit and a really easy way of snagging some gold.