Thursday, April 8, 2010

Sewer Stew - Daily Cooking 4/8/10

Today when Brieanna went to see Katherine Lee (41,65), the Grand Master Cooking Trainer in the kitchen of A Hero's Welcome, she got Sewer Stew for her daily.

This had me taking the Violet Gate down to Crystalsong Forest to pick some Crystalsong Carrots. You need 4 along with 4 Chilled Meat for this recipe. There was no one around and it only took me a minute to pick my 4 Crystalsong Carrots today. Once I had those I took the gate back up to Dalaran and hit the bank for the Chilled Meat.

I cooked the stew up at the stove in the little side room at Cantrips and Crows Tavern in the Underbelly, then delivered it to Ajay Green in exchange for 9g93s, a Dalaran Cooking Award and a Small Spice Bag with 5 Northern Spices and another Dalaran Cooking Award in it. Not a bad haul for Brieanna on this one today.

Random Dungeons 4/7/10

I broke from my normal routine tonight and didn't do the daily cooking, fishing or even the daily random heroic dungeon on Gomorra or Brieanna. Instead I concentrated on leveling up my Shaman Breeonna.

What I am doing to level her up as fast as possible is a combination of questing and random dungeons. I am always either in queue for a dungeon or in a dungeon. I quest in between dungeons. There is a lot of XP to be had doing dungeons and the dungeon finder puts you into dungeons as soon as you are eligible for them. That gives you maximum XP and some nice rewards that are your level or a couple levels higher than you.

Using that technique I was able to level Breeonna 3 more levels tonight, from 48 to 51. She hit level 50 with 3 days 14 hours /played so she is on track to hit level 80 in under 10 days /played. I am doing this without using any leveling mods or helpers.

I was in 2 different dungeons tonight. The first one I was in was Sunken Temple located in Swamp of Sorrows. I got a nice cape out of there for her. The next dungeon I was in was Blackrock Depths. This one is a hugh dungeon and a lot harder than any I have been in so far. It took me 3 different groups to actually complete it once. It was a reminder of why I stopped doing dungeons in the first place, at the first sign of trouble the group falls apart, people leave and you are left without enough people to finish. Finally in the 3rd group I ended up with in there we completed the dungeon, by killing the required boss, then continued on to some of the other bosses. Altogether I spent 4 hours plus in Blackrock Depths with the 3rd group and we still did not get all the bosses down. The place is that big, we just ran out of time.

I got a Shaman quest to go back into Sunken Temple and collect some feathers so hopefully that will fall into my dungeon rotation tonight.