It’s time for me to stop complaining about my bad gear on my new main, Deadr. He’s hit level 66 and is specced out full Shadow with points rolling in on Discipline now. After getting killed dozens of times in Nagrand by rogues, warriors, and pallies, I had a bad attitude about my gear. Nevermind that they were usually 2-5 levels higher than me, I still thought that I should be able to get away at least.
This week I stumbled across a feature that I must have missed earlier on my Armory page, or it’s a new thing that I missed news of: Find an Upgrade. For any piece of armor, weapon, or trinket you have, you can have the Armory suggest upgrades for you. It puts them in a nice column-sortable table that shows quite a few stats AND how it is attained (quest, rep, boss drop).
I discovered the stats on even some of my lower-level items are still tops in the game outside of running instances because many of my things that I was unhappy with were crafted. For example, I have DE’d many a piece of armor because my Netherweave armor pieces have bonuses that were too good to pass up for a few extra Stamina or Intelligence. That has changed with some higher level quest rewards last week, but some pieces are not likely to get any improvements until I hit level 68 and get some level 70 or group help with some quests that look like a lot of fun.
So before you get down on your gear, check out the Armory.
How is your gear doing now?