Considering a race change to a pandaren...

90 Gnome Warrior
5780
More specifically, a female pandaren. I'd like to ask you guys for some input.

1) Has anyone tried out a pandaren warrior? How does it feel overall in terms of looks and animations? This is honestly the most important thing for me, since it has a huge impact on what I find "fun". I didn't give a squat about racials when I rolled a gnome warrior, and my stance hasn't changed. That being said...

2) Do you think the pandaren racials can be useful for a warrior? I've kind of grown accustomed to having that extra root break in PvP, though PvE is a whole 'nother story. The 4 second incapacitate seems interesting, but with the way we spread deep wounds, wouldn't it just break instantly outside of using it on a focus target?
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90 Human Warrior
7945
They have great animations for everything.

And the incapcitate will be useful on off targets IE focus targets.

Also they have the best pve racial in the game
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90 Pandaren Warrior
11575
yes.
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90 Blood Elf Warrior
7230
Do it, less gnomes the better. Oh wait, but what will the Undeads eat then?
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83 Pandaren Warrior
2600
They have great animations for everything.

And the incapcitate will be useful on off targets IE focus targets.

Also they have the best pve racial in the game


That, and sadly, more specifically, they have the BEST animations of all other races.

Intricate movements, very cool and stylish.

At the barber, you can change between two general pandaren skins, which is great for variety, if it strikes you (long tail, stub tail).

The passive racial is useful for a warrior between fights, less fall damage, better chance of seeing your way through an encounter or skirmish.
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90 Human Warrior
14640
Just look and me and try to stop your money flying out of your wallet to pay for a race change.
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90 Night Elf Warrior
8075
No.
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90 Pandaren Warrior
4040
More specifically, a female pandaren. I'd like to ask you guys for some input.

1) Has anyone tried out a pandaren warrior? How does it feel overall in terms of looks and animations? This is honestly the most important thing for me, since it has a huge impact on what I find "fun". I didn't give a squat about racials when I rolled a gnome warrior, and my stance hasn't changed. That being said...

2) Do you think the pandaren racials can be useful for a warrior? I've kind of grown accustomed to having that extra root break in PvP, though PvE is a whole 'nother story. The 4 second incapacitate seems interesting, but with the way we spread deep wounds, wouldn't it just break instantly outside of using it on a focus target?


As I've been leveling this Warrior.. I can tell you a few things! :]

Panda (Female) animations are absolutely flawless and gorgeous.. It's SO fluid, and Fem-Panads wear Plate Mail VERY well. It looks extremely good on them.

Panda's racials on the other hand.. They're good for both PVE and PVP. PVP = Incapacitate. It has its uses, but IMO is not as good as the Human's PVP racial. However! Epicurean makes up for this!! Double the food buff for "Well Fed" Effects.
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90 Human Warrior
12850
Yeah we're pretty much the greatest race ever.
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90 Pandaren Warrior
7320
Can i Chang my escrito humano TO pandorian pay $25 dollard
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90 Blood Elf Warrior
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09/26/2012 03:52 AMPosted by Lowmaine
Yeah we're pretty much the greatest race ever.


Haven't seen the female animations, but my animations are quite wonderful.
Edited by Bob on 9/26/2012 6:21 AM PDT
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90 Draenei Warrior
2030
More specifically, a female pandaren. I'd like to ask you guys for some input.

1) Has anyone tried out a pandaren warrior? How does it feel overall in terms of looks and animations? This is honestly the most important thing for me, since it has a huge impact on what I find "fun". I didn't give a squat about racials when I rolled a gnome warrior, and my stance hasn't changed. That being said...

2) Do you think the pandaren racials can be useful for a warrior? I've kind of grown accustomed to having that extra root break in PvP, though PvE is a whole 'nother story. The 4 second incapacitate seems interesting, but with the way we spread deep wounds, wouldn't it just break instantly outside of using it on a focus target?


As I've been leveling this Warrior.. I can tell you a few things! :]

Panda (Female) animations are absolutely flawless and gorgeous.. It's SO fluid, and Fem-Panads wear Plate Mail VERY well. It looks extremely good on them.

Panda's racials on the other hand.. They're good for both PVE and PVP. PVP = Incapacitate. It has its uses, but IMO is not as good as the Human's PVP racial. However! Epicurean makes up for this!! Double the food buff for "Well Fed" Effects.

Oh yeah, the animations are awesome. I made a fempanda mage, and I LOVE the animation.
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90 Pandaren Warrior
9570
Animations: Awesome
Incapacitate Racial: %&%$#@& Awesome
Beards: Speak for themselves
TLDR: Roll a Panda Now
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90 Pandaren Warrior
5855
Panda is pretty awesome I gotta admit. I race changed on Beta to check them out and really like the big ole goofball. So I instantly changed on live. Some armor looks pretty bad but some looks really awesome, much better than the huge helmet stretch of the Worgen.

Animations and the general "character" of the race is awesome. The old races are really showing their age. I love the sword and board animation and the 2h animation is great.

Have not really put the Incapacitate to the test yet, not really a factor for me.

The rest bonus is noticeable. Will be nice while leveling.

If you want to test out the armors, wowhead has had the panda models in their viewer for a while. take a look. Males, despite the size actually have sorta scaled down shoulders, and helms can look pretty fat. Also quick note, is they are a big race, they squash a lot of Alliance mounts.

The missing Panda racial should have been +5% belt stats because it is a focal point for sure on the male. =P

Overall though I love the big guy already. They have so much character it throws all the negatives out the window. Good luck
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90 Tauren Warrior
16410
Panda females have good animations for arms and fury. Males are ok for arms but I wasn't a fan of their fury animations.

Most likely changing to a female panda for the food racial sometime soon.
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90 Pandaren Warrior
8600
I went fury just because the female panda animation is just so amazing with it. I'm not a PvPer and I don't really care about racials so I won't comment on those, but for over-all look I don't regret spending the $25 at all.
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90 Undead Warrior
11850
If you care about min/maxing, go panda.
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90 Gnome Warrior
13415
No, keep the Gnomish warrior tradition alive! Alas, fempandas DO have amazing animations. Just prepare to look like a clone.

09/25/2012 10:53 PMPosted by Kulso
Do it, less gnomes the better. Oh wait, but what will the Undeads eat then?


This coming from a Blood Elf. I'd say, "The Horde called, they want their faction back." But the damage has already been done. Like the crater where Theramore used to stand. Then doing it from the Horde perspective, the Blood elf you talk to is so smug about it.

It makes me want to mortal strike him. Mortal Strike him in the ball bag.
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