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Just thought I’d share that with you all.  Thank you for the kind wishes.  I think it’s awesome to share the same birthday as good old gnomer.  Err, not old as in OLD-old, but, er-

*steps away from proverbial landmine*

So yeah, 24.  That’s pretty neat, isn’t it?  I have a fond memory of my mage when he was level 24.  It was a stockades run, and I received my first dungeon boost from a level 70.  It came from none other than…

…a warlock.

The lock was pulling 5-6 rooms at a time with her Voidwalker, and at that point, I was not aware that gaining mana from evocation caused aggro.  Wouldn’t you know it, all the defias prisoners went at me and clubbed me to death.  It was embarassing, but a little funny at the same time.

Thankfully, I was soulstoned.

It’s strange.  Looking back at that, it sort of explains why my hatred towards warlocks is merely arbitrary.  There are plenty of things that have happened in my collective WoW experience that would otherwise make me think they’re alright people.

But obligation only goes so far.  Warlocks are smelly, and should be done away with as a class altogether.

That is my birthday wish this year!  No more warlocks!

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The 10 steps of Illidan rehab program for wayward locks is not an easy program to survive.

Occasionally a Lock will revert to their soul stealing ways.

They have been known to fight back occasionally at the kind caring Mages (and others) delivering the rehab treatment.

  • Sometimes it’s with extreme violence such as Murder a Mage campaigns
  • Sometimes it’s candy coating (Mmmm Lock Candy) their backhanded compliments.
  • Once in a while we find they have smuggled a soulstone into the clinic and stashed it in their mattress.

Now while the Locks may react violently, lashing out at their carers, we at the Dalaran Rehab Clinic for Lost Souls believe that intervention is the best policy.

Experience has shown that a Lock with a soul stone does not treat death as permanent, so summary execution is often not the best way.

Restraining them for 10 seconds, giving them the chance to appreciate the Pyroblasts charging before their little piggy eyes, provides the opportunity to talk some sense into them.

So while some Locks are awarding prizes for trophy Mage kill shots, we here at the clinic are looking for examples of extreme restraint under extreme felfire.

Here is what I want…

  1. A screenshot of you subduing a Lock through the age old art of Polymorph (or other class CC… Bonus points for Locks subduing Locks)
    Who doesn’t want a cute bunny lock with their cute felpuppy?

    Or

  2. Your 10 steps of Illidan rehab program.

The winners (yes, I know we are all winners) will receive a loot card code (yes it’s true – I am giving something away and it isn’t stolen!)

Not just one, but 2 loot cards!

The prizes: (more…)

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So I got asked this question the other day in a comment.

I have to assume that it’s a serious question as this is a serious blog… right?

So I’m going to give you my Magely view on what a Warlock is, and all being well, we might get a response from my Nymesis, a warlock that’s done his time in rehab, seen the light and run screaming at it.

What a Warlock is NOT.

They are not Mages!

They are jealous individuals without a natural affinity to magic. Think of your little brother that can’t do math, therefore doesn’t get your parents praise, doesn’t get the teachers praise and definitely doesn’t win any awards for arithmetic.

If only I could be powerful and love like Gnomeaggedon!

But that doesn’t happen. Scorned by family and friends, ignored by the family pet, shunned by even apprentice Mage trainers, they are shallow, hollow, wannabes.

They are not Hunters!

Physically weak, they don’t have the stamina to take a few punches while delivering a wingclip. Not strong enough to pull a bow, or cock a rifle. They aren’t even dexterous enough to dual wield.

Did I mention they are ignored by the family pet? Yeah, not even sooty the cat, singed during their magely siblings toddler experiments will willingly associate with a Warlock (more…)

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What’s bloody new!


Nymesis writes:

Seen the 3.3.2 patch notes yet?

Check these out for the inner WARlock in you….lol.

Keep up the awesome posts man.

Warlock (Forums / Talent Calculator)

Affliction
•Shadow Embrace: Now stacks 3 times (Up from 2) Healing reduction effect reduced to 2/4/8/10% (Down from 3/6/9/12/15%)

Demonology
•Demonic Pact: This talent now increases your spell damage by 2/4/6/8/10% (Up from 1/2/3/4/5%). The buff effect to the party or raid members is unchanged.

Destruction
•Conflagrate: Periodic Spell damage increased to 40% (Up from 20%)
•Empowered Imp: Damage done by imp increased to 10/20/30% (Up from 5/10/15%)
•Improved Shadow Bolt: Now increases Shadow Bolt damage 2/4/6/8/10% (Up from 1/2/3/4/5%)

I been sitting on that for a few days… needless to say I was somewhat gobsmacked… I’m been walking around the house now for days in a kind of stupor…

It’s good to know my readers care enough to taunt me… My Warlock readers no less…

Of course there has to be some good new in the patch notes…

PvP

  • All healing abilities (including items such as potions) will be decreased in effectiveness by 10% when in Battlegrounds, Arenas, or Wintergrasp.

Umm yeah… OK, maybe not…

Ohh hang on… what’s this?

Mage:

  • Working as intended
  • Will still deliver Warlock’s Imps on a platter!

Gnomer and Out, Squidly and Stout! (more…)

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Am I in ur guild bank looting ur purplez?

Wait...what do you mean I don't have access?

Let's see, Saronite, check....Thorium Bars, check check check

So..who is that handsome little guy?

Why, you’ve seen him before…only he was crowded by the Gnome mage and that other gnome…girl.

Does my hair look good?

But wait…that is not the only gnome invading.. (more…)

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There is an unwritten rule of Mage v. Lock relations.

Hate the other publicly, envy them privately.

OK, maybe not so unwritten.

OK, maybe it’s written nearly everywhere on every Mage and Lock blog, forum, guild website plus many more.

Well, the hate bit anyway, I guess I can’t really speak for other Mages, but I don’t hate Locks.

Fear them a little yes, but hate them… Not even a little.

Of course the days of the Burning Crusade are long gone (more…)

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So the bastard sons and daughters will be acknowledged by their father in patch 3.2.

Now of course for many years now many players have considered twinkers bastards, especially when they enter battlegrounds with their stock standard toons for a bit of fun to break up the leveling grind.

I had a quick look through the patch notes this morning and noted that coming in patch 3.2 is the ability to stop earning XP.

This is awesome news on a whole lot of different levels, so let’s cover some of them (more…)

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