Legion and Casual PvP

In Legion casual Player vs Player content has changed a bit from previous expansions.

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Mount farming: A question of class

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When it comes to soloing raid instances for mounts and mount collecting in general, the classes you use makes difference.

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Darkmoon and Professions

The Darkmoon Faire is giving skillups for Dragonflight professions – along with profession knowledge and Artisan’s Mettle

However you will need to have at least 75 points in the classic profession!

You can’t just roll a char, boost to 110, learn the Kul’Tiran professions and then get +5 skillups from the Darkmoon Faire!

Darkmoon Faire for +2 to professions!

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Withered Away

The Withered Army Training, a solo scenario world quest for the Nightfallen.

Available once you’ve unlocked not just the general World Quests, but also the Nightfallen world quests by gaining the questing achievement Nightfallen, but not forgotten, the Withered Army Training sees you leading a group of Withered through the ruins of Falanaar.

Unfortunately you’re not given very many hints as to how to proceed from there.

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Transmog: shirts

Legion is coming and with it the new wardrobe feature which should free up so much space in banks, bags and void storage. And in my case, guild banks filled up with BoEs as well!

Naturally Blizzard added achievements here, with achievements for having 25 different appearences for each slot – egFashionista: Hand“. Get all of the Fashionista achievements and you’ll get the achievement Fabulous, which rewards the title “… the Fabulous“.

Having logged into the PTR I can see I’ll get most of the Fashionista achievements right away thanks to what I’ve already got stashed away. However I’m lacking in tabards and shirts.

Tabards will be easy – I’ll just take my main around to collect tabards from factions he’s exalted with. I’ve not done that ahead of time as I don’t have the bag space.

Shirts though? That’s another matter and will require some work!

Shirts you say?

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Mount farming – Firelands

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Oh Firelands; it’s red, red and even more red. There are also two mounts here. Both of which are, well, red!

mounts-flametalon Flametalon of Alysrazor Alysrazor
mounts-smoldering-egg Smoldering Egg of Millagazor Ragnaros

Both mounts have a 1% drop rate. They can drop on any difficulty and in any raid size.

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Mount farming: Mists world bosses

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Mists of Pandaria doesn’t just have mounts from raids; there are mounts from the four world bosses and Zandalari Warbringers – 7 mounts to be gained in total.

Whilst the Warbringers have a 5% drop rate for their mounts, the world bosses used to have a punishing 0.05% chance – or 1 in 2,000. Its that drop rate which partly inspired the post Never tell me the odds! – that low level of drops makes these the long tail “We’ll be doing this in Legion still, won’t we?” mount farming.

On the 16th November 2022, Blizzard hotfixed the drop rate for the Mists world bosses, “Greatly increasing” their drop rate.

Its not clear what the drop rate is yet, but given I had the Sha’s mount drop for me on the 15th try post-hotfix, its possible the drop rate could be higher than 1% now!

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Never tell me the odds!

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Now that I’ve farmed up most of the easier mounts, I’m left with a sinking feeling that the only ones left are the long tail mounts. The ones with an insanely low drop rate.

Don’t tell me the odds!

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Old content raid mounts farmed!

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Whilst I (slowly) write these 101 guides, I’ve been working on farming up the rare raid mounts from old content I still needed myself.

The last one I needed from old raid content dropped from Ji’Kun in the Throne of Thunder – its soloable, with major disclaimers!

This reset, the Clutch of Ji’Kun dropped!

Stats and other thoughts

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Mount farming: Ulduar

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There is only one mount in Ulduar, but its a special one – Mimiron’s Head. As usual, it has a 1% drop rate.

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