May 08

So, it’s Patch Day, and you’re confronted with a whole host of changes to spells you used to know like the back of your hand! What to do, what to do?
Holy paladin core mechanics have been changed quite noticeably in this patch, so let’s take a look at what you’ll see when you log in. [...]

May 08

A week or so ago, Pike challenged us to post our banks, revelling in the messiness that is one’s bank.

Click to see a larger image.
You can see why I’m looking forward to Patch 3.0.2 so much!

12 soulbound non-combat pets (plus one in my inventory) will disappear into my Companions panel
3 mounts (plus two in [...]

May 08

So, Eyonix announced today that Honor points and Marks of Honor will be wiped clean when WotLK goes live. As you can imagine, the tears are deep enough to drown in – the resulting thread is up to 48 pages already – but Eyonix does offer a small consolation:
For those with unspent honor points [...]

May 08

I don’t know a single serious long-time WoW player who doesn’t have bank and bag space woes, at least on their main. That goes double if you’re a hybrid searching for bank space for your healing, tanking, dps, pvp, regen, stam, threat and resist sets.
And yet, and yet… only the most hard-hearted players are [...]

May 08

This is a revision and update of this post, incorporating some items I’d overlooked the first time around (and with thanks to commenters who reminded me about some of them). Thus, I present: the Revised Guide to Holy Paladin Consumables.
Two things to note:

I’m recommending consumables that give you a good balance of stats, where [...]

May 08

Note: this post contains information on Wrath of the Lich King. However, it’s not really ’spoilers’ as such, and I recommend you read it anyway in the interests of being prepared.

One of the big changes in Wrath of the Lich King is a revamp of gearing and the way gear stats are handled. This is [...]

May 08

I’ve just hit 70 with another alt, my night elf priest Siha. She’s currently a Holy DPS spec, running a Surge of Light/Imp Divine Spirit build (32/29/0) which allows her to do reasonable DPS and still contribute good healing if we’re short on healers.
Of course, gearing up an alt at maximum speed is always [...]

May 08

Update: This post has been revised and updated here.
This one’s going around the blogosphere lately, so here’s my quick guide to raiding consumables for holy paladins. (Bellwether covered the same issue for resto druids, and Big Bear Butt for feral tanks; I’m sure there will be more coming soon.)
Two things to note:

I’m recommending consumables that [...]

May 08

(aka the WoW Trading Card Game Loot Guide)
There are a number of fun vanity items in the game that you can’t actually get in the game, and I often see questions about how you get them.
The World of Warcraft Trading Card Game is published by Upper Deck Entertainment, in collaboration with Blizzard. It’s a [...]

May 08

Proudmoore just opened up the new badge vendor. Two hundred badges later, I am now the proud owner of a new [Ecclesiastical Cuirass] for my spell crit set, and [Greaves of Pacification] for my mana regen set. Hooray!