Naga should definitely be playable.They are one of the few original wc3 races that still havent made it to playable race.They are uniquely looking completely destinguishable with big enough population and intellect to give a chance for great story behind them.
And for ppl that dont want them pls just dont play as naga but don't ruin it for the rest by constantly complaining and saying that would never happen.
Erhm cough cough... I actually made a small note on nagas in another thread. So I'm just going to copy paste it because I haven't seen anyone mention it. If so I'm sorry. (No not my post but what I'm saying in it)
I like this it sounds like something that could actually end up happening. If the dark below is indeed an Azshara/N'soth expansion.
I would like to see the naga though as a neutral race available for both factions. (Even if blizz have mentioned they don't really like neutral races)
We already know that there are nagas that are against azshara who believes in neptulon the tidehunter. We have only seen one instance of this though Skar'this the Heretic in slave pens/coilfang.
He can't be the only one out there. So I was thinking while reading some of the lore behind Neptulon:
What if there have lived small groups of Naga throughout Azeroth all being protected by Neptulons magic, sort of how the mists worked around pandaria.
But now their god has been taken away and is in danger the Tidehunter nagas decides it is time to reveal themselves to the world and openly oppose Azshara. But they can't fight Azshara alone thus seeking help from the Alliance and the Horde.
Immediatly shunned and threatened by Varian and the new Warchief.
But as luck would have it Malfurion(maybe Tyrande) is with the King at this time and senses something different about these Naga almost as if they were still elves. The male naga's look smarter than their Azsharan counter part and the females seem less dominant.
On the horde side the same is happening just with Sylvanas instead. (considering she was a high elf once)
How it would work for the player:
As a Tidehunter Naga you are called to arms to defend your tribe against the Azsharan invasion. You end up victorious but at heavy loss. It is decided that you should go with the diplomats either to Orgrimmar or to Stormwind in order to seek out new alliances.
Okay now that I look at it my imagination might have gotten the better of me but who knows I can still hope. I just want to play a naga. /sadface
(Also sorry for my lack of english. It's my second language and I might be a bit rusty)
((Oh and I would like to mention that remember blizzard is notorious for changing their lore as they go along just because it doesn't fit with how their story is going to be later on))
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New race for...? The horde? Naga are the enemy. They'll always be evil. The magic which mutated them from nightelves into naga, the extent of that corruption is binding. No. If there were to be new races, imo Jin'yu for the alliance, Mantid for horde. And those would be quite unlikely, however badass that would be.
There are just few thoughts im gonna leave in here...
Naga WITH leggs. Another transformation or perhaps evolution..
Naga being able to transform into humanoid form (Ye i know, "Another worgens"...it's just a thought) or the other way around...Former High elves being able to transform "back" into their "old" naga form.
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Besides wouldn't that just be the jinyu or what they are called.
Besides I think it is one of the most attractive aspects of a naga, it's different. Armor is easy to fix, feet armor is just a tail ring or nothing. Riding is also quite easy since you can ride sideways in the real world why wouldn't naga be able to do that. And all of this have been mentioned before I can't see why it's an issue. I used to be skeptical about the naga aswell. I just couldn't see how they would ride or the armor issue but since I saw some examples and the sideways riding I'm pretty sold.
Last edited by Micromadsen; 2013-08-27 at 09:35 PM.
I'm sorry guys but Naga isn't going to happen, that's like saying they're going to make Satyr a playable race since they've been around from the beginning yada yada, or demons, dreadlords ect... Naga are inherentily evil, and blizz isn't going to short change players on gear just because a few people don't mind not having legs. Think about all the complaints just because x race's boots are cut off, now translate that to, no leggings or boots.
Don't make this argument, bro. Blizzard can change things to fit however they want. If they want Playable Naga, they can damned well make a convincing story for it.
Don't do it Blizzard.
On another note, hope the leak is right and no new classes or races, we simply don't need them, the game needs improving not some more fluff that adds nothing to the actual reason we play.
Metzen has stated that he would like naga to be playable one day along with goblins (who have since become playable in Cataclysm), and ogres. Due to their general role as villains, it is likely the playable naga would be like the Draenei are to the demonic Eredar. Greg Street has commented that incorporating naga as a playable race "would present some unique challenges, such as lack of pants."
And the pants part is already easy to fix as mentioned by multiple people.
But seriously why all the negativity about the naga? There's been a big fuzz with people wanting Ogre as a playable race and personally I can't see why Ogre's should end up as a playable. On the other hand I would still like to see them ingame since SO MANY people wants them. I'm just never going to play as them.
The same goes for the etheral. The arakkoa I can agree on but all three of them fits more to a burning legion expac. If the dark below is indeed an azshara expac why not have naga then?
It's just to throw us a bone to keep on playing. Personally I would jump right on naga and possibly never play any other race again. Even when the updated models are done. (with the exception of class restrictions)
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