LoL at the monkey run

100 Blood Elf Death Knight
10445
I saw a few people spam "LFM monkey run".
So I wrote down their names.

They are level 87 Saturday morning and 87 today :)
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100 Pandaren Monk
13710
o.O I thought they nerfed that a while back?
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90 Draenei Hunter
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o.O I thought they nerfed that a while back?


I think so but it is still the quickest way to 90, the problem is finding a group who will do it for 5 hours...
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90 Blood Elf Priest
BnB
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I saw a few people spam "LFM monkey run".
So I wrote down their names.

They are level 87 Saturday morning and 87 today :)


Probably couldn't get a team around, oh noesssss
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95 Night Elf Warrior
11355
Monkey run?
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90 Tauren Druid
10885
Does a "monkey see monkey do" reference make sense here?
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90 Human Paladin
10090
Monkey run?


The XP for the monkeys at the beginning of the Brewery dungeon are supposed to be the fastest farming way to get to 90 from 85. Clear them out, leave, clear them out again, leave, clear them out again, leave, clea- and so on.

I heard it was nerfed, but even if it wasn't, that's some insanity-causing Shining stuff right there.

All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
All monkeys and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
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90 Night Elf Druid
16980
Monkey run?
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90 Pandaren Monk
6155
Monkey run?


Running Stormstout Brewery, killing all the monkeys, leaving and doing it again for fast XP.
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100 Blood Elf Death Knight
10445
I used a level 86 to join and see.

If the tank is level 87 or less, they cannot chain pull all the way to the boss.
The progress is very slow.

With rest bonus, it is 5k per monkey.
40 monkeys = 200k per run.
Is that nerfed?
Edited by Avatard on 4/23/2013 3:01 AM PDT
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75 Draenei Death Knight
15910
Monkeys? You mean hozen?
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95 Night Elf Warrior
11355
04/23/2013 02:30 AMPosted by Sumeshing
Monkey run?


Running Stormstout Brewery, killing all the monkeys, leaving and doing it again for fast XP.


Ah... people keep that up and blizzard will reduce their xp or worse... remove it. Anyone who thinks otherwise only needs to look at people who farmed lovely charms via Sholzar Basin.
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95 Night Elf Warrior
11355
questing from 85-90 gives you like 8k gold, why not?


You can always go back after 90 and get that gold plus more. Also it's nice to have the crafted gear to literally blast through them.
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90 Pandaren Monk
10580
Pet Battles > Monkey Run > Quest

Pet battles, while nerfed, still give 180kexp @ lvl 23+
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100 Tauren Druid
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04/23/2013 02:58 AMPosted by Avatard
40 monkeys = 200k per run.


That can't be right. I mean, maybe your figures are right, but who would run an instance over and over just for trash, for a net 200k xp? A single quest, even at 85, gives like 125k-150k xp. Once you get up to 88-90, they're giving over 200k xp per.

How long do these trash runs take? Doing one-two quests would probably take five, on average.
Edited by Breakbeat on 4/23/2013 4:18 AM PDT
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100 Blood Elf Death Knight
10445
If done correctly, each run takes 3 minutes.
Edited by Avatard on 4/23/2013 7:24 AM PDT
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