Tips on Furbolg RP?

85 Draenei Shaman
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Anyone ever tried RP'ing as a Furbolg? Like full time I mean.. thought about giving it a shot.. any tips?

I think it might be an interesting opportunity.. though before I gave it serious thought I figure I'd want to really brush up on certain aspects of lore and the like. Anyway, I'd love any opinions on the matter as I think it might be fun if I can figure how to do it right :)

Edit: I just became aware that there's a new furbolg wand with an hour cd.. i have the old one, so I have the ability to be a furbolg all the time if I want.. hence my pondering this RP opportunity.
Edited by Nokomus on 10/11/2012 8:28 PM PDT
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92 Goblin Warlock
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They wouldn't be comfortable in cities or populated areas, I'd think.
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90 Orc Warrior
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Didn't I see this thread somewhere befor-

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6758456441

related, maybe?
Edited by Thokk on 10/11/2012 8:11 PM PDT
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85 Draenei Shaman
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Didn't I see this thread somewhere befor-

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6758456441

related, maybe?


Except that mine is a serious question, I'm not a Panda, and that thread has no useful info in it. Was hoping maybe for some advice from people who'd tried or considered trying this before, for a good experience, ty
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90 Orc Warrior
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Except that mine is a serious question, I'm not a Panda, and that thread has no useful info in it. Was hoping maybe for some advice from people who'd tried or considered trying this before, for a good experience, ty


*lays out table and documents*

Unless you're on a quest that featured the use of this item: Dartol's Rod of Transformation which is no longer available in the game, the only other alternative to actively look like a furbolg to my knowledge is Stave of Fur and Claw which lasts three minutes, but has an hour cooldown.

I'm not sure how else you'd keep up the image of being a furbolg other than posting in your MRP: "IS A FURBOLG", but the inability to look like one would make things rocky for a while.

You're more than welcome to give it a shot, though.
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85 Draenei Shaman
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I do have the old furbolg wand actually, got it back in BC. Sorry I didn't clarify.. so I have the ability to keep the Furbolg illusion up 100% of the time, and was wondering..
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100 Worgen Druid
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Stay out of Stormwind.
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90 Undead Warlock
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As obvious, or unobvious as it may seem... Avoid major cities, while the furbolg can become of friendly allignment with Horde or Alliance, they are blatantly tribalistic, forest dwelling folk, and even more xenophobic then the night elves are suppose to be RPed as.
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90 Goblin Shaman
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10/11/2012 07:47 PMPosted by Aerstole
They wouldn't be comfortable in cities or populated areas, I'd think.


The only possible exception *might* be outside Exodar if you are a member of the tribe the draenei helped out.

The furbolg of Kalimdor are a bit closer with Nelves than the rest of the races, but I doubt they would travel to Teldrassil from the mainland, especially when Moonglade/the Felwood base are right there if they need to grab help from druids. The few furbolg on Teldrassil seem to have been corrupted from the infection that was previously effecting the tree.

Furbolg don't seem to travel far, so any from Northrend/etc would be unlikely to make an appearance on continents they aren't from. I'd suggest reading through the Winterspring/Felwood furbolg quest texts, and the Azshara ones for pre-cata, if you can find them. It can give you some insight into their attitude!

It's been stated many ties the furbolg have a very strong connection with nature, and as a result are very vulnerable to corruption when the areas they are in are afflicted by it.

And of course as always there is: http://www.wowpedia.org/Furbolg
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90 Undead Monk
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Tips? Dont be suprised when a lvl 20 tries to kill you for a quest.

No, really. Thats a good tip. Play a mob and people will treat you like one.
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85 Draenei Shaman
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thx a lot for the helpful info guys :)
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90 Blood Elf Paladin
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Make sure you erp in public to get the full animalistic experience
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90 Tauren Druid
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I've done it on a whim a few times in Darnassus via the old rod. I just did some low key furbolg representative to the Kaldorei to air grievances type of act/work on solutions and cooperative ventures. It was rather fun.
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