This post was published long before the Mists of Pandara Expansion.
The tips and techniques explained here may be outdated.

Strategic Hunter

Last night I played Tikah, my Night Elf Hunter, for a while. I manged to ding 15. Yeah me!

At one point on Ventrillo I mentioned to my guildmates that my pet (Cat named Cricket) was having trouble holding aggro. Right towards the end of the fight, just before the critter died, it would notice me and stop hitting Cricket and turn and start towards me. Then die.

My guildmates asked what I was doing to aggro the critter. I explained that I’d mark the critter, then set my cat to attack. Then I’d hit it (in order) with Concussive Shot, Serpent’s Sting, Arcane Shot. Then I’d hit each of the three shots again when they hit the end of their cooldown.

One guild mate insisted that I was needlessly burning through mana and that instead I should hit Serpent’s Sting to turn on autoshot, then “get up and go get a bowl of cereal”. He stated a couple of times that I should be conserving mana.

My question is: Why? Continue reading Strategic Hunter

This post was published long before the Mists of Pandara Expansion.
The tips and techniques explained here may be outdated.

Deadmines, take one

So last night I went through Deadmines for my first time. In fact it was my first instance. It was also my first time using LFG. Very interesting. I have a feeling I’ll go through Deadmines a bunch more times.

I used the LFG feature and got into a very random pickup group. [...]

This post was published long before the Mists of Pandara Expansion.
The tips and techniques explained here may be outdated.

Addon: Closeup

This is purely a vanity addon. I love it.

http://worldofwarcraft.filefront.com/file/Closeup;75597

Allows you to zoom, pan, tilt, and rotate the UI’s builtin models so that you may get a better view. Should support all models that can interact:
* Dressing Room (including Auction House’s)
* Character Info
* Inspect
* Pet [...]

This post was published long before the Mists of Pandara Expansion.
The tips and techniques explained here may be outdated.

Feed Pet

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I can take no credit for this Macro. Fiancee and Storm spent about 2 hours working this up.

Summary:
Feeds your pet (whichever one you currently have active) food appropriate to that pet. [...]