Archaeology Loot

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I was recently looking at the Archaeology loot table on wowhead and was wondering. Is there really no loot for rogues? There is the strength sword, 2 caster staves, caster trinket, caster ring, and 2hander (zinrokh its sexy!). The only thing with any agility on it is the lvl 80 axe...

Is there something else? Would really love to hear from others regarding what they've gotten that is not listed on wowhead.

Cheers!
12/30/2010 2:38 AMPosted by Ishammael
Whatever you do, never take up archeology.

I've wasted way too much time on that RNG profession :|


I'm doing it to get pets atm. So far got the raptor mount/pet
Same here. I expect that they'll be adding more epics later on (no ranged weapon, srsly?), so I'm just saving shards until then.
There aren't level cap rogue items, but Blizzard has said they intend to expand Archaeology over time. It also seems you can't get the same rare twice, so any rares you find now should make future rares easier to uncover.

Also remember the gear items are BoA, so anything you find can get sent over to an appropriate character.
there's pets?!?! =D
There is nothing that is not listed on wowhead. A handful of 359 epics useful to certain classes and a lot of toys that are even more mild and unexciting than the TCG loot cards that can be bought on eBay.

And I look forward to seeing Archaeology added to just like the dance studio, or additional hairstyles at the oh-so-expandable hair salons.
12/30/2010 3:05 AMPosted by Lasica
NEWSFLASH: ROGUES CAN PICKPOCKET EPIC WEAPONS FROM CATA LOCKBOXES

Edit: Take a look at these babies.
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68163
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68162
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68161


Yeah, good luck with that. Several of us have actually been farming lockboxes for any of the above with zilch to show for it (Okay, a few gems and some Dice).

Then again, I suppose even if the drop rate is lower (And I'm fairly certain it is), the items are guaranteed to be useful.
12/30/2010 3:10 AMPosted by Aurotan
NEWSFLASH: ROGUES CAN PICKPOCKET EPIC WEAPONS FROM CATA LOCKBOXES

Edit: Take a look at these babies.
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68163
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68162
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68161


Yeah, good luck with that. Several of us have actually been farming lockboxes for any of the above with zilch to show for it (Okay, a few gems and some Dice).

Then again, I suppose even if the drop rate is lower (And I'm fairly certain it is), the items are guaranteed to be useful.


From a conversation I had with a GM each of the junkbox epics has a static 1% drop rate, meaning you have ~3% chance of getting one with each box you pick. While this may be lower than your odds with archaeology (haven't seen any hard RNG numbers as of yet) junkboxes are easier to obtain by far over circling continents for fragments hoping your next one is a rare.

At the end of the day, though, RNG is still RNG. Personally I've gotten the dagger and thrown from junkboxes, and 3 rares from archaeology. While the loot is more useful from the boxes, as a lore nerd I've enjoyed arch so so so much more. It all boils down to what's fun for each player and the amount of time you're willing to farm. Luckily neither have hard caps on how much you can farm per day.
12/30/2010 3:05 AMPosted by Lasica
NEWSFLASH: ROGUES CAN PICKPOCKET EPIC WEAPONS FROM CATA LOCKBOXES

Edit: Take a look at these babies.
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68163
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68162
http://www.wowhead.com/item=68161


I knew about the Krol Decap :). However pickpocketing =/= Archaeology
12/30/2010 2:21 AMPosted by Horgen
I was recently looking at the Archaeology loot table on wowhead and was wondering. Is there really no loot for rogues? There is the strength sword, 2 caster staves, caster trinket, caster ring, and 2hander (zinrokh its sexy!). The only thing with any agility on it is the lvl 80 axe...

Is there something else? Would really love to hear from others regarding what they've gotten that is not listed on wowhead.

Cheers!


Be glad you don't have to waste time on that profession for BIS pre-raid loot.
um, hunters? feral droods?
12/30/2010 3:32 AMPosted by Teshiruu


Yeah, good luck with that. Several of us have actually been farming lockboxes for any of the above with zilch to show for it (Okay, a few gems and some Dice).

Then again, I suppose even if the drop rate is lower (And I'm fairly certain it is), the items are guaranteed to be useful.


From a conversation I had with a GM each of the junkbox epics has a static 1% drop rate, meaning you have ~3% chance of getting one with each box you pick. While this may be lower than your odds with archaeology (haven't seen any hard RNG numbers as of yet) junkboxes are easier to obtain by far over circling continents for fragments hoping your next one is a rare.

At the end of the day, though, RNG is still RNG. Personally I've gotten the dagger and thrown from junkboxes, and 3 rares from archaeology. While the loot is more useful from the boxes, as a lore nerd I've enjoyed arch so so so much more. It all boils down to what's fun for each player and the amount of time you're willing to farm. Luckily neither have hard caps on how much you can farm per day.


So far I've gotten 4 rares and 1 lvl 60 epic Arch is only 415
12/30/2010 3:43 AMPosted by Viensa
um, hunters? feral droods?


Hunters can go for Zin'rokh. They rolled on it in vanilla might as well continue the tradition.
12/30/2010 2:38 AMPosted by Ishammael
Whatever you do, never take up archeology.

I've wasted way too much time on that RNG profession :|


300 NE artifacts on my mage and still no trinket.

Yeah, I'm probably going to end up throwing my laptop into my wall then setting it on fire if I don't get it soon. Soooo Much DIGGING!

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