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  1. #81
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    But the loot specialisation is not necessarily the spec I'm playing.

    I don't care that I got the resto item, I just found it curious as their comments were ambiguous.

    They could easily have meant the spec you were playing, rather than not the spec you're playing, but the spec you've opted to receive loot for. That way, as I was for example playing as a feral, they would figure I was most likely to be wanting to level/play as feral and give me the feral weapon first, then any subsequent ones are randomised.

  2. #82
    In 32 or more hc Garrosh kills I've got:

    1x caster staff
    2x caster mace
    1x caster off hand

    >.<

  3. #83
    As a resto shaman I got the ele sham staff drop from my first ever garrosh flex 4 kill. I assume its a random item that fits within your class as opposed to an item that fits to your specialization.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raugnaut View Post
    Because it is bullcrap. There hasn't even been that many resets, and the bonus protection only applies to one character/difficulty at the time.

    Also, you have to consider that once you start on heroic Garrosh, you are no longer doing normal garrosh, so you are basically resetting from 0 kills, so no bonus loot protection.
    Guildie of mine has 200+ garrosh normal kills. Having alts is hard?
    Also is it confirmed that bad luck protection works on looms? Even if so, if you got like 5 chars with 10 kills it's not impossible to not get a loom. Unlikely? Sure. Not impossible though.

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    ive killed garrosh maybe 8x or so. got a bonus staff on the last one lol. i did coin a WF bboy too so that works well. havent tried killing garrosh since so idk what i would get next.

  6. #86
    ive gotten 4 heroic staff boa's off garrosh on my priest. pretty dumb

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adhemar View Post
    People can swear whatever they want, it's not true. It was confirmed by a blue that BoAs cannot be bonus rolled. Neither can mounts, but you'll still probably find people bonus rolling on Elegon.
    Blue's (including devs) have 'confirmed' numerous things that others have proven aren't true.
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    which is kind of like saying "of COURSE you can't see the unicorns, unicorns are invisible, silly."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Faos View Post
    As a resto shaman I got the ele sham staff drop from my first ever garrosh flex 4 kill. I assume its a random item that fits within your class as opposed to an item that fits to your specialization.
    Did the staff have hit on it? No? Then its a resto item. Infact as it has crit, better than the 1H mace for rshamen.

    Other facts:

    1) The first per difficulty will be for your current loot spec. This means that yes hunters will end up with 3 bows (flex/normal/HC).

    Most other specs are eligible for two or more. Be happy if you get the Agi staff on a monk, its better than a single 1H axe while levelling to 100.

    2) Bad luck protection applies to the first drop per difficulty, but not thereafter.

    3) Once you have one, its random among them all, you won't get one of each before duplicates unless you are very lucky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnderworldSoup View Post
    Fine; will not always give you one on the first kill. It's always possible but the percentage is low.

    We didn't get any BoA items until our fourth or fifth kill.
    Sadly you are right
    So far i dint have single first roll HB running garrosh normal with 2 charracters now they become 3 .On mine hunter i get 2 caster shields onle from flex one from normal (ofc after bow) several months ago after that nothing there too
    I really hope that curse of bad RNG to leave me before 6.0 where as we know the drop rate of blooms will be increased and first one will be guaranteed

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    Does changing your loot specialization not change your loot drop chances for the heirloom?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velinedrel View Post

    Problem would be that onehanders are far better for WW unless your onehanders are alot lower than a 2H upgrade
    It's not "far better" it's "arguably better."

    Another example of the "if it's not BiS it's garbage" thought process at work.

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    do we have an idea of the drop rate ?
    I've killed him 45 times across nm and flex, and got 3 items.

    that would be a 6% drop rate.

    Wowhead do not have stats on them, so i don't know if i'm lucky or not

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaML View Post
    do we have an idea of the drop rate ?
    I've killed him 45 times across nm and flex, and got 3 items.

    that would be a 6% drop rate.

    Wowhead do not have stats on them, so i don't know if i'm lucky or not
    Pretty unlucky I'd say. I have 11 NM kills on my monk and I've got 3 items as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaML View Post
    do we have an idea of the drop rate ?
    I've killed him 45 times across nm and flex, and got 3 items.

    that would be a 6% drop rate.

    Wowhead do not have stats on them, so i don't know if i'm lucky or not
    I'd estimate it's a 5% chance and you're slightly unlucky (given bad luck protection on first loom of a difficulty over consecutive kills), but it could be lower than that.

    @Demo That sounds above average to me.

    Another anecdote, a friend used 13 characters to get all the looms on flex or higher difficulty. I believe he had over 200 kills before getting the last. (basically relying on the first heirloom per char to get a useful one nearly each time)
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    which is kind of like saying "of COURSE you can't see the unicorns, unicorns are invisible, silly."

  15. #95
    Ive killed Garrosh 53 times on 2 chars inculding both Flex and Normal

    On my Tank monk(with brewmaster specialisation) ive gotten Agility Pole arm, 1hand agi Axe(got this first) and 1h Spell caster Mace

    On my Priest(Disc specialisation) ive gotten 4 Spell caster maces, 1 is from Normal(got this first) and 3 is from Flex
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  16. #96
    11 Heroic kills - Caster Staff, Agility 2h, Bow

    24 Normal kills - Caster Staff, Healer MH, Str 2H , Caster Offhand, Tank Shield

    13 Flex Kills - 2 Caster Staffs, Agility 1h Axe

    Can't complain!

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