Undead vs. Goblin

85 Undead Death Knight
6035
I can't seem to decide which race to roll as a Warlock. I like the look of both equally as well as their racials, so I'd thought I would ask the Warlock community to help me make a final decision. Thank you for your input.

Undead or Goblin

/discuss
Edited by Ralegore on 11/29/2012 5:04 PM PST
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90 Undead Warlock
8710
I do like the goblin 1% haste, but I find that will of the forsaken, cannibalize, and the touch of the grave are quite helpful.

It's just too bad the affliction and demo mastery don't buff shadow damage anymore, since it seems the unholy dk mastery actually buffs touch of the grave too.
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90 Orc Warlock
17800
Between the two, Undead. The haste is nice, but I would agree with Meynos, touch of the grave and will are two very nice things to have.
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90 Undead Warlock
6705
My shaman is a goblin. While I really like undead the rocket jump for goblin is just amazing.

Getting knocked off of flag area in Eots, just jump back. There are also a bunch of placed you can get to that give you an advantage as ranged with it that other classes cant get to. I really think its an ability that is way under appreciated.

Touch of the grave is amazing though.
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90 Undead Warlock
11805
Allow me to point out that, including myself, the four warlocks who responded are all undead.

Dark Lady watch over you.
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90 Undead Warlock
7545
Undead obviously.
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90 Undead Warlock
4070
Like the other zambies said.
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
9000
definate Orc
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90 Blood Elf Warrior
7230
definate Undead
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100 Orc Warlock
3320
Gob.."looks at forum" undead?..ya undead.......i want to live.
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90 Undead Warlock
17170
For Sylvanas!
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
9270
Blood Elf!
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90 Goblin Warlock
9855
Zombies or Gremlins? I went with Gremlins.
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100 Blood Elf Warrior
12965
I am currently trying to decide between Orc or Undead.
Sheer awesomeness of the Orcs or Zombies?
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90 Troll Warlock
15245
UD! I just can't stand the shoulders on orcs. Having my face clip through armor is annoying as all get out. Bloodfurry is nice, but with TotG/WotF and the undead look/cast animartions foresaken is my choice.

Lol @ dead people being more aesthetically pleasing than any other race.
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82 Undead Warlock
8590
Undead, they have the best combination of pvp/pve racials. They also look the best in most of the tier sets for transmog and have a cool casting animation. Alliance best is gnome for looks, worgen for racials...
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
6605
While I agree rocket boots can be VERY cool and useful, unfortunately the proper situation to use them is rare for a caster. On a melee toon they make a great gap closer but I have to say for caster I'd recommend UD.
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82 Human Warlock
5115
You will be a human!!!! I command it!!!
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90 Undead Warlock
7365
11/30/2012 08:15 AMPosted by Elazúl
Undead, they have the best combination of pvp/pve racials. They also look the best in most of the tier sets for transmog and have a cool casting animation. Alliance best is gnome for looks, worgen for racials...


Actually Humans have the best racials, every man for himself is a free trink.

Goblins with the 1% spell haste is "nice." And I will say the mobile bank is convienant, but I never seen much of a use for the rocket boots, but I haven't really thought of creative ways to use it.
As for UD, We have canabalize, and an RNG heal with touch of the grave, which I do see, but never really notice a huge benefit compared to my Siphon Life talent, WOTF is alright in PvP, but it shares a 30 sec CD with a PvP trinket, and sometimes, if you break out of the first one, you can't use your Racial for the incoming second fear.
To be Honest, if you care about Min/Maxing, go with Orc, Blood Fury gives a DPS boost, and the plus to pet damage is great. Also Hardiness isn't that bad, since Locks don't have a natural CC Breaker (With the exception of the Unbound Will, which is talented and costs 20% of your max health.)

I personally chose UD just for flavor purposes, this was my first toon, and didn't even know what WoTF did, but having a a character that was killed, enslaved, and broke free with nothing but a thirst for hate and vengeance, seemed fitting for a class that is essentially a Pyromaniac Vampire, that feeds on the souls of their fallen enemies.

Just my two cents
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