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Aug 31

Note: this post contains information on Wrath of the Lich King.

Discussion of the new Achievement system in WotLK has often referred to the fact that completing certain Achievements will grant their own rewards. Here’s a quick guide to the system as it stands at the moment.


Points
Each Achievement has a point value, and the Achievements panel shows your total points score. There’s no mention yet of what points are good for – they may just be a way of keeping an overall score with no effect at all.

Achievement Chains
Like quest chains, a number of Achievements are arranged in chains – you complete one Achievement, then a harder/bigger version becomes available. For instance, there’s a ‘tabards’ chain: the first Achievement is to collect one tabard, then ten, then twenty-five.

The final Achievement in these sequential chains often carries a reward with it, seemingly related to the kind of activity the Achievement is related to.

Not all chains give rewards: for instance, the chain culminating in an Achievement for levelling to 80 has no reward – the level is its own reward, after all.

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3 Comments

Comment by Mae

Made Monday, 1 of September , 2008 at 3:17 am

Wow, looks like I have a lot of work to do. I noticed that sometimes when I’m running somewhere, my map may be completely open in the zone but I’ll discover something. Very tricky those guys over at Blizzard. :D

Comment by Deltethnia

Made Saturday, 27 of September , 2008 at 3:12 am

I love this! I am a collector by nature and the more things I can collect the better. Now I can start on title collections too!

Comment by Allasea

Made Tuesday, 13 of January , 2009 at 8:57 am

Warcraft,really, does not need to be anymore addictive, think of all those japanese people, they are pretty much doomed lol and so are we.

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