When You Love a Paladin
Higher Authority has a rule in its charter:
Do also keep in mind that every guild member must have a pally alt. While we don’t expect that alt to be in the guild, or on Ysera, or even an alliance toon (and we won’t verify its existence) we will tease you mercilessly if you don’t claim to have one.
This does, in fact, go for the officers, who all have pally mains. I’m not sure if Suthine has a pally alt currently, but Suthine used to be his alt. Sonaira’s pally alt is now a Hordey. Like Taoiseach, she got converted as soon as she had her second paladin to 85. But being the Guild Leader, there’s a bit of overachievement that seems to have to happen. I now have 3 paladins. My newest one is Gurdrid.
Gurdrid is a departure for me. I’m leveling her Prot. Her personality has already started to come through. Being a dwarf, she’s rather no-nonsense. But, she has her quirks. Her cousin is a hunter (yes, I do give my characters history. No, I don’t RP.) and she has started to seek out rare beasts. So far she hasn’t hunted them exclusively, but since she’s not yet into her 40th season, I think it’s understandable that she still wants to learn her skills first.
I’m loving protection. I’m loving instant dungeon queues. I’m loving taking almost no damage in the world. I’m loving soloing 2-man yellow quests (Myzrael, I’m looking at you). I’m taking to tanking prot better than bear tanking (I still haven’t tried warrior tanking, or DK tanking). I generally don’t even mind the go-go-go DPS.
In Loch Modan, she found the kobold Grizlak, and the gnoll Sagepaw. Wait, does that make her the leader of the Mosshide? Eek!
In Wetlands, she found three rares: Leech Widow, Gnawbone and Mirelow.
When she moved on into Arathi Highlands, her luck continued with finds of the ogres Ruul Onestone and Foulbelly; as well as the troll Numar the Slayer (or should that be slain?) and the kobold Geomancer Flintdagger.
(note: pics added 1/3/12)