Restoration shaman treats

I have been extremely lucky this evening. For some time now, anyone who has listened to any of the podcasts I do will have heard me whinging like a giant sook about not yet having the hidden appearance for the my restoration shaman weapon. I mean really whinge (I’m a big ol’ baby!) But I wanted it. I really, really wanted it. I went so far as running in there on my own on normal today, killing everything very slowly on my own in the hopes of being able to get it. No luck.

Lately I’d been taking to running the dungeon on heroic at least once per day to increase my chances, racking up the bad luck protection. After raid tonight, I went and queued once more for an attempt. And I hit the motherload. Because not only did I manage to get my hidden artifact appearance, but I ALSO got a legendary FROM THE SAME BOSS!!

Hidden appearance AND legendary from the same boss! Talk about extremely lucky!

I was giggling like a maniac. Like, really. I kinda lost it for a bit. I was so, SO excited to get my hidden appearance finally (now I can work on the last tint I need – 200 dungeons using it! *gulp*)

Here we are learning the new appearance:


The only downside is that the appearance doesn’t suit the new transmog that I recently purchased well at all. I’m hoping I’ll have an elemental appearance that will suit it instead! In the meantime, this is what I’ve gone with for my resto set, using the hidden appearance:


I’d like something better, though I don’t have anything in my wardrobe that I like yet – need to get some lucky drops in older raids for what I have in mind.

Then there’s the legendary. WoWScrnShot_032217_225615

To be honest, this wasn’t high on my list of “wants”. I was leaning towards the bracers or gloves being my next preferred legendary (not that you get to choose!) But it seemed RNG-sus had something else in mind for me. Something that might just help us with the boss we are currently progressing on. See, for the last couple of weeks our guild has been bashing our heads against mythic Krosus. We’ve hit enrage quite a few times and just missed out on the kill – our dps just isn’t quite up there yet. We’ve been mighty close, but just missing out. Now these legendary boots certainly aren’t going to help with meeting any dps checks, but given that there are great periods of standing still, and I have my healing rain up for almost the entirety of that fight, these boots are going to come in very handy for helping get some extra healing out on a fight that is really rough with only 3 healers.

The legendary works by healing people standing in my healing rain, 10% increased healing from my healing spells. Obviously this requires people to be standing in my healing rain for it to be useful. Thankfully, on Krosus, we do spend a lot of our time stacked up together in the healing rain, so this could really come in handy.

Tonight I have been exceptionally lucky and got 1 item I wanted, and 1 item I needed. I am extremely grateful. Here’s hoping I get to post again tomorrow night with a Krosus kill shot!


10 responses to “Restoration shaman treats”

  1. wrathofkublakhan Avatar

    Are you using the Vantus Runes for those close fights?


    1. Cinder Avatar

      yeah we’re using everything 🙂 We’ll get there!

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  2. Robert Avatar

    Gratz! BTW I like the font you are using in-game in your screenshots. Do you know what the font name is? Thanks.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Cinder Avatar

      I use Elvui, and I have the fonts for that set to “2002 Bold”, so hopefully that’s the one you’re liking?


  3. AnnInWonderland Avatar

    Grats! 🙂 Now that I actually see what the hidden appearence looks like, I understand that you wanted it so much. It’s gorgeous!

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    1. Cinder Avatar

      I really want the version that I don’t have unlocked yet – it’s a blue skin and it’s really lovely!!

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  4. Zeirah Avatar

    now my Shammy’s gone resto I’ll have to try to get her that appearance, though I really love the standard version a lot.

    I found a script that would tell me how many I had done (mythic plus don’t count btw) and one the last dgn it told me I was at 96, and then I went into DHT and got the ach and skin colour so I’m not sure if it the tracker was actually counting bosses but it did give a good sense of how many I had to go.

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    1. Cinder Avatar

      Congrats!! I have an add-on that tells me that for all of the requirements when I hover over my weapon which is really handy! I have a VERY long way to go!


      1. Zeirah Avatar

        ooh which is that addon? that sounds better than a script.


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