An Open Letter About Mailing Mogged Heirlooms
You can still transmog Heirlooms. That has NOT been removed.
- If you don't want to look the same for 80-85 levels, you don't have to. Transmog into something else.
- If you don't want to look like "every other caster" then don't. Transmog into something else.
- If you don't want your Priest looking like a Warlock, then don't. Transmog into something else.
I think a lot of the furor and confusion over transmogrification restrictions would fade if Blizzard would explain the reasoning behind them.
"You cannot transmog PvP Set X because the ability to do so will be a reward you have to earn."
"You cannot transmog heirloom items because looking goofy is the price you pay for the boosted stats and exp."
1. Only level 60 PVP sets can't be transmogged, and Blizzard has explained why. All other PVP sets are fair game.
2. You CAN transmog heirloom items. You just can't mail them and keep transmogs. So mail first, then transmog.
Please leave it be, or if anything, make it an official feature.
12/07/2011 08:40 AMPosted by NullWhy wouldn't they let this happen? I do not understand. People like it. Happy people = happy customers? What's wrong with that? I am confused.
The people who have done it and didn't want it to go away - want it. People who think that a character should earn their appearance, then have the ability to always look like their favorite gear without sacrificing performance, think this stinks.
So you can see which cap each poster is in when they respond to these threads.
One of them is a clothie. The third clothie I've leveled with heirlooms. One thing I realized as I leveled the two that came before that as nice as it was the have the stat bonuses, increased exp gain and not having to worry about winning rolls for those slots that heirlooms filled was that I really, really didn't like looking exactly the same for 80 levels. That it was boring to be static even though you were supposedly progressing. It was the only thing I could see where clown suiting your way to victory had an advantage. And it was especially bad to have characters that were visually unchanged for so long when you have two of them like that at the same time.
While I could simply use quest rewards, drops and AH finds to change up the looks I'm sure many agree that low level gear, especially when it comes to shoulders, has a habit of looking like the work of an intern. The textures are as gritty and pixelated as the heirlooms we're trying to cover up. Being able to throw even higher level crafted gear graphics with higher quality art onto these heirlooms has been wonderful. My current clothie is sporting a robe and shoulders from 10 man Naxx. And it's made logging on to it and my other alt more appealing. I'm not looking at a log in screen and thinking, "Not again." I'm looking at it and seeing something new and appealing even though I know it's the same grind, different toon.
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