Days 14 & 15 of the August Screenshot Challenge

As I’m disorganized at the moment, today you’re getting Day 14 and Day 15 together. Hopefully as the rest of the month unfolds, things will improve ┬ábut given the state of the new house, I can’t promise anything.

So with the excuses over:

Day 14 – Trash

This was actually quite tricky. After I discounted Ogre mounds and anything to do with Goblins, I was left with the obvious solution, trash mobs but which to pick? In the end I thought I’d make my very own creepy carousel of bony carnival horses. It almost makes up for the fact that a certain Huntsman seems incapable of handing over his mount despite the fact that I ask ever so politely every week.

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Day 15 – The Best

The best race? Clearly Gnome! The best moment in my WoW playing “career”? The best piece of loot?

In the end I decided on “the best” use of paralysis in-game.

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Hoplings

I’ve been a bit of a vermling fan ever since I first encountered them on the beta and so when I discovered that they would also be available as cute little pets I knew I had to have one. (Yes, I fully understand that cuteness might be in the eye of the beholder).

Acquiring one of your very own is simple. First of all make sure that you have friendly name plates key bound on something, it defaults to shift – v but if you’re using that for something else (like me) bind it elsewhere.

Next queue up for Stormstout Brewery and speak to Auntie Stormstout who is in the alcove as you enter. You need to purchase Ling Ting’s favourite tea which gives the ability to see small golden vermling dotted around the brewery. There are thirty of them in total and you need to find all of them. You can only carry five teas at once and but each application lasts five minutes.

This is what you’re looking for. They are quite small but with the name plates up are easily spotted. You can also clear the dungeon first and then work your way back finding the little fellows. They’re usually hidden up against the sides of the room or beside crates and barrels.

The achievement which rewards the pet is very group friendly as one person can click on say five vermling, another fifteen and someone else ten and yet everyone in the party will still be rewarded with the achievement and pet. You don’t even need to have the tea buff when someone clicks on a vermling, but it will still count.

Now I just need to finish battling my way to 250 pets so little Bean can have another vermling to play with.