So we killed Majordomo Staghelm last night – which turned out to be infinitely easier than Alysrazor.* I don’t know if it was the nerf that they put on Firelands or what, but we took him down in two shots – wunderbar!

I totally needed that, too. See, I’ve been working on the legendary staff questline, and gotten up to the point where I have to do the redesigned Nexus, and it’s just not going terribly well. I’ve been stuck on the last boss in there for a week,** spending two to four hours working on him at a time, and while I’m making progress, 12-6% away from a kill is still not a kill. It’s annoying the daylights out of me. Our RL said something about my class not having a purge, and that it’s going to be an uphill climb, but I’ve seen vids of other boomkin making the kill, and they just don’t seem to have as hairy a time as I’m having.

Last night after another one of these 4-hour wipefests, I found a peaceful place, tho’. I’ve decided that it’s a gear issue. Hush you – I’m telling you IT’S A DAMNED GEAR ISSUE!

With that in mind, I’ve decided to take my time and not make myself bananas. Additionally, I picked up some new pants last night, and grabbed valor bracers with the VP I was going to use for pants (before raid, I needed the points from one more boss to pick up new pants, even tho’ I was waffling on getting them or not because they just didn’t itemize the way I wanted them to). And I have boots in the works, as well.

So I’m officially taking a break right now from the Nexus. When I get the boots, I’ll go back and try some more. It will go better. I am sure of it.

In the meanwhile, onward to Ragnaros!



*Which we experienced post-nerf last night, as well. Holy carp – they slowed the tornadoes down to the point that as I was chasing them, I took damage from running into them. Bah. But the good news, I suppose, is that now we can plan on a neat kill with her from here on out.
**I did the math, and much to my chagrin, I’ve spent over 1k gold on repairs alone. Then add in fish and flasks, and it’s gotten terribly expensive.