What do I do after boost.

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Ehhh so I just boosted my goblin shaman to 110, and I'm really confused right now.

I did 4 or 5 regular dungeons and then tried a heroic dungeon and my team died. I also did the Battle for Azeroth thing/quest.

I got 2 artifacts that was purple and was level 160, and right now I have 176 green artifacts, so which one should I use, and which is more important, color or level.

Also where should I go now and what should I do? I went through some random portals.

And so what is the most efficient way to get gear, mounts, and what should I pick for my specialist (I'm not sure what it is called but it's the one with like engineering, enhancing and herbs etc.)

Last question what spec should I go. I did healing in dungeons and got 2 minute wait time which was nice. I did some enhancement shaman, and where should I place my abilities (like in the toolbar under the screen).

Thankyou[i][/i]
Is this your first chr?

Do you have a pref? Tanking, dps, healing?

What is your end-goal? Mythic raiding? Normal raiding, farming the AH... what?

Plus about 500 other questions....
oh. cant say i ever boosted anything i hadnt tried out first. you can try Icy Veins and or WowHead to read up on specs rotations hints and tricks. or post on class forums.. thats my best advice.
10/17/2018 05:13 AMPosted by Brocknor
Is this your first chr?

Do you have a pref? Tanking, dps, healing?

What is your end-goal? Mythic raiding? Normal raiding, farming the AH... what?

Plus about 500 other questions....


My highest character before was lev 10

Healing or dps

I don't have any goal, just play the game I guess.
The artifacts are some other color now? They used to be white/cream colored. Did they change the way the artifacts are presented?

As far as what to do next, get the artifacts for the roles you wish to play, and try out each spec. You can get them in your order hall, which is near the flight master in Dalaran. You should also go to icyviens.com to check out the guides for those specs. They give stats to look for, builds to try out, rotation/priorities, and azerite traits to look for.

After that, I think the west to get you into BfA content is located in Orgrimar (not sure, it all kind of flowed together with the pre BfA quests. Once you get that rolling, the game walks you through what you do next. Always check the map for your faction quests at the bottom of the map while in Zuldazar, they will pop up at certain levels.

Your professions are up to you, but you should pick two that work together, like mining and blacksmithing, or skinning and leather working. The gear for your class can be made with leather working, but things like herbalism/alchemy, mining/engineering, herbalism/inscription, and enchanting/anything else work well for anyone, though, enchanting/tailoring work well together, since you don't need gathering professions for either. You'll want to pick those up when you get to Zandalar in order to have the most current version of the profession.

As for specs, it is whatever you find to be the most fun. Pick one and roll with it, you will eventually get better at it.

I would also suggest setting your hearthstone to the inn near the dock in Zuldazar, and use it when you want to get there quickly, it recharges fast. Get into a guild for the leveling perks. Once you get used to you class a bit more, turn on warmode, and pick your talents for it.
10/17/2018 05:11 AMPosted by Mechtotem
Ehhh so I just boosted my goblin shaman to 110, and I'm really confused right now.


1. Do the starting quest that you get from Orgrimmar. Sylvanas should have it. That'll put you in Zandalar.

2. Once you finish the opening quest chain, you can choose one of there zones to start in from the quest board.

3. Do those.

That should keep you occupied for a bit. While you're leveling if you're feeling punchy or need something a bit different you can:

1. Run a dungeon using dungeon finder (eyeball in the menu)
2. Do an island expedition (in the port of zandalar)
10/17/2018 05:15 AMPosted by Mechtotem
10/17/2018 05:13 AMPosted by Brocknor
Is this your first chr?

Do you have a pref? Tanking, dps, healing?

What is your end-goal? Mythic raiding? Normal raiding, farming the AH... what?

Plus about 500 other questions....


My highest character before was lev 10

Healing or dps

I don't have any goal, just play the game I guess.


Then play the game I guess.
Start questing in legion.
i am assuming you are using ypur bfa 110 boost

one thing you need to watch for (i noticed this when i returned to bfa after skipping most of legion) is you will get quests for legion stuff instead of bfa stuff when you first step into your orgrimmar

you need to relog into game and then you will get a big screen for the “start your zandalar journey” or whatever

do this one

you can quest and learn your class a bit as you get to 120- do some bfa dungeons to get accustomed to them since you will be doing these dozens if not hundreds of times
It's hard to tell you what spec you should be. Best thing is to just try them all as you level then pick something you like. By the time you reach 120, you should have a pretty good feel for what you want to play.

Once you've figured out what you want to do, icy-veins.com has class/spec guides that are usually written (or at least approved by) top players of those specs. They'll tell you stuff like which talents or stats you want to avoid, basic rotations, and so on. That's a good starting point.

I can't say specifically where you'd want to start as a Horde player because I haven't played Horde in BfA, but as Toromiura mentioned, don't do any Legion quests (the game may try to send you on them when you first enter Org). Anything that sends you to the Broken Shore, Broken Isles, etc, is a Legion quest. Zandalar is where you want to go for BfA content.
10/17/2018 09:14 AMPosted by Cidfrostfire
It's hard to tell you what spec you should be. Best thing is to just try them all as you level then pick something you like. By the time you reach 120, you should have a pretty good feel for what you want to play.

Once you've figured out what you want to do, icy-veins.com has class/spec guides that are usually written (or at least approved by) top players of those specs. They'll tell you stuff like which talents or stats you want to avoid, basic rotations, and so on. That's a good starting point.

I can't say specifically where you'd want to start as a Horde player because I haven't played Horde in BfA, but as Toromiura mentioned, don't do any Legion quests (the game may try to send you on them when you first enter Org). Anything that sends you to the Broken Shore, Broken Isles, etc, is a Legion quest. Zandalar is where you want to go for BfA content.


So is it possible to play 2 specs simultaneously? For example can I say play enhancement for 1 day and play resto the next? or do I need different gear for different specs.

10/17/2018 07:47 AMPosted by Klowdy
Your professions are up to you, but you should pick two that work together, like mining and blacksmithing, or skinning and leather working. The gear for your class can be made with leather working, but things like herbalism/alchemy, mining/engineering, herbalism/inscription, and enchanting/anything else work well for anyone, though, enchanting/tailoring work well together, since you don't need gathering professions for either. You'll want to pick those up when you get to Zandalar in order to have the most current version of the profession.


Does lether working and skinning work well for shaman? I believe shaman can wear mail.
10/17/2018 10:04 AMPosted by Mechtotem
10/17/2018 09:14 AMPosted by Cidfrostfire
It's hard to tell you what spec you should be. Best thing is to just try them all as you level then pick something you like. By the time you reach 120, you should have a pretty good feel for what you want to play.

Once you've figured out what you want to do, icy-veins.com has class/spec guides that are usually written (or at least approved by) top players of those specs. They'll tell you stuff like which talents or stats you want to avoid, basic rotations, and so on. That's a good starting point.

I can't say specifically where you'd want to start as a Horde player because I haven't played Horde in BfA, but as Toromiura mentioned, don't do any Legion quests (the game may try to send you on them when you first enter Org). Anything that sends you to the Broken Shore, Broken Isles, etc, is a Legion quest. Zandalar is where you want to go for BfA content.


So is it possible to play 2 specs simultaneously? For example can I say play enhancement for 1 day and play resto the next? or do I need different gear for different specs.

10/17/2018 07:47 AMPosted by Klowdy
Your professions are up to you, but you should pick two that work together, like mining and blacksmithing, or skinning and leather working. The gear for your class can be made with leather working, but things like herbalism/alchemy, mining/engineering, herbalism/inscription, and enchanting/anything else work well for anyone, though, enchanting/tailoring work well together, since you don't need gathering professions for either. You'll want to pick those up when you get to Zandalar in order to have the most current version of the profession.


Does lether working and skinning work well for shaman? I believe shaman can wear mail.


With the way things work now, all you have to do is change spec, and have gear to go with it. Most gear goes from agi to int based on spec, but you'll need different weapons, and possibly trinkets. It is very possible, and most often than not, to swap spec a few times a day.

Yes, that would be the "go to" for leather and mail wearers. A few other things on professions. Enchanting is a more costly profession, due to needing to destroy gear to get the gems necessary, herb/alch is one of the easiest to level (or it was back when I did it), engineering is usually pretty fun (this guy is leveling that right now, but still not too far into it yet). Also, you can pick up all of the secondary professions, but I have never found them all that much fun to level outside of first aid, which no longer exist. Fishing and cooking go hand in hand, and also work well with skinning, due to all the meat you'll be getting while farming beasts for leather.
Time Walking dungeons are right now. Run some of those and get some blue gear to replace your boost greens. TW gear is always a good start
10/17/2018 03:08 PMPosted by Starseekor
Time Walking dungeons are right now. Run some of those and get some blue gear to replace your boost greens. TW gear is always a good start

What does time walking mean?

Right now I settled my hearthstone to Zandalar so I can do missions there. Are other missions, for example the quest line about worgens on the eastern kingdoms worth doing? The level for those seem really low and I one shot worgens.

Also I'm wondering where I can find some Alliance players on the map.
10/17/2018 05:15 AMPosted by Mechtotem
10/17/2018 05:13 AMPosted by Brocknor
Is this your first chr?

Do you have a pref? Tanking, dps, healing?

What is your end-goal? Mythic raiding? Normal raiding, farming the AH... what?

Plus about 500 other questions....


My highest character before was lev 10

Healing or dps

I don't have any goal, just play the game I guess.
Do the leveling quests in BFA.
I highly suggest a few things, get the top one first (see links below), then install pawn. If you aren't sure about what gear is an upgrade depending on your spec, this addon is going to be awesome. If you are struggling with dungeons, get deadlybossmods, if you plan on ever raiding, this addon is pretty much required.

https://wow.curseforge.com/ (app to install addons)

https://wow.curseforge.com/projects/pawn (tells you what items are upgrades)

https://wow.curseforge.com/projects/deadly-boss-mods (warnings for dungeons / raids).

Depending on what you like to do in game, there are a ton of addons you might find useful. I use a ton of them myself, seems like it would make a game more complex, but I think it makes the game easier. If you are in a decent guild, they should be able to help you out, a lot more than the forums.
10/18/2018 09:02 AMPosted by Hoshkar
I highly suggest a few things, get the top one first (see links below), then install pawn. If you aren't sure about what gear is an upgrade depending on your spec, this addon is going to be awesome. If you are struggling with dungeons, get deadlybossmods, if you plan on ever raiding, this addon is pretty much required.

https://wow.curseforge.com/ (app to install addons)

https://wow.curseforge.com/projects/pawn (tells you what items are upgrades)

https://wow.curseforge.com/projects/deadly-boss-mods (warnings for dungeons / raids).

Depending on what you like to do in game, there are a ton of addons you might find useful. I use a ton of them myself, seems like it would make a game more complex, but I think it makes the game easier. If you are in a decent guild, they should be able to help you out, a lot more than the forums.


Thx so much
I was also wondering where I could get other mounts, I have a goblin motorcycle that I bought with 40 gold and the regular purple flying thing that came with the boost. Are there places where I can buy flying mounts or do I have to unlock them with quests/mission/raids
https://www.warcraftmounts.com/

Tells you where to get them, better details on the WoWhead links that also come with each mounts details on said website.

Top 10 easy to get mounts here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsicCBcCOiI

There are a ton of ways to obtain a mount in this game. Certain crafts can make certain mounts, some are drops off very rare spawns. Some are really low drop rates off raid bosses. Some off dungeons bosses. Some off holiday bosses. Some you have to fish up. Some are bought off vendors, some off vendors but you need to have max faction with them. Some you have to trade in tokens obtained in various ways. Some can be bought for real $ off the blizz store.
Yeah I'm too lazy to give real advice, and it looks like others have that covered.

I just want to say take your time and enjoy the game! It's best when everything is new. Have fun!

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