It's fun making a group on KJ with Koopa Troopa and owning face... until they decide to hold down next to a GY and we finally get overwhelmed after 10 minutes T3T.
This is Blizzards cheap solution to world pvp on the 90 to 10 imbalanced pvp servers (which are most of them). I'm having some fun with it on my rogue at least. But it's a typical band aid fix.
Hmm...on my PvE server, I don't ever have to worry about it. On my PvP server, I think I got ganked a total of one time by something that was not a rogue. Every single other time it was a rogue, ganking only when I was fighting mobs. Ganking an undergeared toon in PvE gear? I could be stunlocked to death without even fighting a mob, why bother waiting?
LOL. I think I would need to roll a rogue and gear it out in PvP gear in order to enjoy the censer.
If you were on a PvE server (especially a dead one like me), you wouldn't feel this way...
its funny having some pvp wanna bes using the censer to come up to me when grinding in full pve gear and island buff. 500k arcane barrage for everyone!
I may level something for the pure purpose of PvP at some point though, perhaps a lock or DK. I've never, ever, ever been able to give in and make a rogue. Almost every one I know who liked leveling alts leveled one just to say they did and then ditched it because they hated it so much.
Censer of Eternal Douchebaggery.
How nice of Blizzard to contribute to the community's toxicity problem with extra incentives to cause toxic behaviour.
One would say that it was a mistake by Blizzard to allow killing your own faction as it's not fun (well I'm sure it is for about 10% of the community) nor improving the game in any way, but then we also have the item level elitism encouraging problem, another issue which isn't improving the game in any way nor is it fun.
Shooting oneself in the foot once is stupidity, doing it twice is going full-retard and Blizzard is running out of bullets doing just that. No wonder the game is down to less than half the playerbase it had back when it was an actual great game, it just needs someone to pull the string and flush.
Standing in front of you isn't griefing, because you in no way need to touch me AND Blizzard has implemented systems to allow you to do such. Pay attention and report any hugged spells, AoE doesn't flag.
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It is NOT your faction when you use the censor, players have been asking for some sort of betrayal item for a long time now, wish granted. What the hell do you mean item level elitism? Those with better gear are better? Holy crap better get that fixed.
The Betrayer option also kind of makes it ok to be a total jerk to your own faction member. They opened that door and the door is opened. If people want to do shit to their own faction fine but don't expect them to hug you and brofist you when you see them often.
Censer of Eternal Agony is an awful item, hopefully Blizzard will never again introduce such item(s) in the future.
And no, I've probably gotten killed once or twice during this patch. I've my ways out, but it brings out the worst of players. Killing "own faction" members without any penalties is just bad design.
I'm on Area 52 PVE server, when ever someone is using the Censer I just avoid them. I use to love PVP and was on a PVP server for nearly 7 years but got really sick of the ganking especially since it became unbalanced. The censer has never really been an issue for my I just ignore the people that jump around you waiting for you to accidentally flag yourself. I did get killed by a mage using it because I accidentally used killing spree near him and flagged myself, didn't even notice till he had me down to 20% health.
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The only thing I find daft is that censer users can't attack eachother. Being on a medium populated PvE realm makes farming coins almost impossible, and I think Blizzard should do something to help out the people in my situation. It just makes no sense, the people who flag themselves for PvP and want to engage into PvP aren't able to, and instead we need to hope someone on the isle just came out of a battleground or something.
While I dislike the censer itself simply because I'm not a fan of running around and 2-shotting people in far worse gear, I do want a fair shot at earning these achievements. Luckily one of my guildies is able to get me on a PvP server but he's not around all the time either.
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I don't PvP much, but honestly I see no issue with it. People just need to learn to laugh stuff off. So you got ganked fighting a mob? You've lost 30 seconds of time and MAYBE one kill. If it's that much of an issue, get a group. Or crossrealm to a different server. Or do what I do and "accidentally" get them caught in one of the god awful aoe's on the isle. I have dispersion, rogues...don't.
WW monks with Censer are the worst thing ever. "I'm gonna fight everyone around the Yaungol near where Huolon spawns, until it looks like I might be in trouble, then I'll double roll FSK off the cliff into the water and run"
I think I've only ever gotten someone one coin, on any of my toons, and that's because the guy had a pocket healer, who eventually realized he wasn't getting any coins, because those are on killing blows only.
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