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Druid Tier 13 and Visual Retrospective
Blizzard released another Tier 13 preview and today's post features the Druid set, the Deep Earth Vestments.



Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Adventurers will be tested like never before in World of Warcraft patch 4.3 as they take on Deathwing and his minions, emerging from the conflict with powerful new treasures. Please enjoy this preview of the druid tier 13 armor set, as well as a visual guide to tiers 1 through 12 for Transmogrification purposes.

Deep Earth Vestments


The design called for "phosphorescent mushrooms, reminiscent of Zangarmarsh," so our main concern was avoiding making a helm that looked like a giant toadstool sombrero. We’re always looking to incorporate interesting light sources within a raid set, and bioluminescent vegetable growth certainly provides that. Twisting, organic shapes are often key elements of a druid set, and this tier is no exception, with writhing plant roots providing a frame for the glowing clusters of fungi.

Druid Tiers 1-12







This article was originally published in forum thread: Druid Tier 13 and Visual Retrospective started by chaud View original post
Comments 295 Comments
  1. Achillia's Avatar
    I dislike the hood tbh. Or is it a helmet?
    Doesn't look like its part of the robe which hoods normally do. But it still doesn't look like helmet. Maybe it's the cleavage that ruins the look on the hood for me.
  1. Shokker's Avatar
    Not keen personally. To me it looks a bit bland and uninteresting, almost like an unusually detailed JP set or something similar.
    Having said that, the beauty of transmogrification means that whether you like it or not won't be too much of a huge issue
  1. Malvision's Avatar
    I like this, but the helmet could use some work. Seems a bit... plain. And best tier set? hardly.
  1. Rairu's Avatar
    I assume they will reveal the mage set next. Hope they make it something awesome.
  1. DildoBaggins's Avatar
    Looks good, but nothing special that you'll remember like T2.
  1. Ivirus's Avatar
    Holy shiz that craps SEXAH! Top of the Druid tiers! Warrior is still more badass of the ones previewed so far but dayum! Sign me up!
  1. Ascend's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by agracul View Post
    nothing special, really.

    i see nothign druidish in here.
    Aside the Ysera resemblance.
  1. S7orm's Avatar
    nice set, hope hunters won't end with a random Beast head as helm
  1. Aqua's Avatar
    Not outstanding but...I like it.
  1. Ash773's Avatar
    Blizzard are actually making an effort with the way item sets looks now...
  1. Jahrastafari's Avatar
    Looks to be a supremely boring set.
  1. Ryme's Avatar
    So many bland sets for druids, this one included.
  1. Tortillagon's Avatar
    Not great but at least I wont be running around at the end of cata with what looks like 2 thorny turds sticking out of my head like i was at the end of wotlk
  1. Ryukai's Avatar
    Boring boring and more boring >_>

    I thought having a burning log stuck to your forehead was bad enough...... I was wrong.....
  1. Burnwild's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Malvision View Post
    I like this, but the helmet could use some work. Seems a bit... plain. And best tier set? hardly.
    Druid tier is meh... Most likely not going to raid on the druid.
  1. Imhullu's Avatar
    It doesnt come off as anything too special to be honest. It lacks the appeal a tier set should have.
  1. Burnwild's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    Before anyone goes "Durrr no info on set and blabla", Bashiok said on the WoW forums that they are inc, they had some issues with them. Oh and the blue stuff... Yeah that's shrooms, druids be trippin'.
    Those aren't shrooms. Those are rock shards, probably from deepholm. A idea used in season 10 Mage conquest gear.
  1. Retiarius's Avatar
    Well druids go in "forms" anyway, so...
  1. Findus707's Avatar
    Worst set ever, random lvl20 greens mixed with T8, gg blizz, worst gear ever, but thank god for Transmogrifing -.-
  1. Nah's Avatar
    Well, at least it's not not hideously ugly, and I suppose I like it better than the current tier. All the ropes are a bit too reminiscent of hunter T11. Doesn't strike me as "druidish" really, more just...random weights, tarps, dock lines, and glowing scallops found by the pier. I don't really get the marina look.

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