In the nineteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, love is in the air and we’re hot for some love token grinding, we review the 5.2 valor point reset and Elder Charm changes, we explain the upcoming changes to Fishing and break down pool migrations, we reveal more Tiller tips, and we deliver breaking news that valor points actually won’t reset after all.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Love is in the Air!

The Valor/Justice Point System and 5.2 Changes…

  • Valor/Justice and Conquest/Honor Resets
    • “With 5.2 we won’t be changing current Valor items to cost Justice, but they will be much cheaper (discounts from 50-75% off their current costs). You’ll need to acquire Valor after the patch is released to buy pieces for their discounted rate, or to buy the new 5.2 Valor items, but we’re also introducing new items to spend your Justice on, including heirlooms and Pet Battle stones.”
  • Elder/Lesser Charms
    • “While Charms won’t be converted, Lesser Charms of Good Fortune will no longer be used to purchase Elder Charms in patch 5.2. Instead Lesser Charms will purchase Mogu Runes of Fate. They’ll be purchasable in the same way; once a week, 90 Lesser Charms can be converted to 3 Mogu Runes of Fate via a quest in your faction’s Shrine. Mogu Runes of Fate will be usable for bonus rolls on 5.2 raid and world bosses only. Elder Charms will continue to be used for bonus rolls on 5.0 raids and world bosses, and will now be acquired as item drops by killing enemies in the new 5.2 Thundering Isle outdoor zone.”
    • http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/blog/7189123/52_Currency_Conversions-06_02_2013
  • Grimm fighting it out with Bashiok on Twitter

OH WAIT… THANKS, ZARHYM!

  • After reading your feedback and locking ourselves in dim, florescent-lit rooms for much deliberation, we have decided that we are NOT going to convert Valor to Justice and Justice to gold when 5.2 ships.
  • In addition, we’re making a change to ensure that there are some gear rewards available via the Kirin Tor Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught, the two new factions with which players can earn reputation in 5.2 without raiding. The patch was shaping up to be a real challenge for players who don’t like raiding (including LFR), as our original design meant that no new Valor rewards would be available to them without needing to run Throne of Thunder. You can expect to see the Valor rewards on the Kirin Tor Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught quartermasters updated on the 5.2 public test realms in the near future. These rewards are ilevel 496 and will only accommodate a few slots, as they aren’t intended to be very attractive to raiders (including those running LFR), but should give non-raiders something to shoot for in 5.2.
  • http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7909111142#1

Professions

Tiller Tip

Tracking Raw Level Mats

  • GIO price up… so stay away!

HotT updates

  • Crafting gear
    • Sons of Hodir enchants
  • New concerns??
  • Always looking for alts to help out
  • Monthly event for B&S guild?

Sláinte is Dual-Boxing

  • SoR on myself

Mentions

@Ashayo – Now I understand why ghost iron prices have gone up Thanks @bitterandsalty

@SpankingBArthur -

  1. @bitterandsalty 7th Alt to 90. 8th is 3 levels away. 3 pets to level 25 Spending time on lowbies waiting for patch 5.2.
  2. Question for show: Do you think crossrealm mailing of heirlooms is a possibility at some point soon?
  3. Oh, and Doombringer got me 500gold on AH
  4. OH! Just hit Exalted with Hydraxian Waterlords AND hit 55 exalted reps! :) No more Molten Core!

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the fourteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we ponder some new year’s, World of Warcraft resolutions. Molsan joins the Brawler’s Guild but doesn’t like to talk about it. We introduce a new segment highlighting a single item from the game. We discuss our use of the addons Wow-Pro and Dark Soil. We recap the Final Week of our Gold-Making Challenge. We share back story, lessons learned, tips, and a few tears.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

New Year Resolutions in WoW

Gold-Making Challenge Final and Recap

  • Realm, Character Names, and Guild
    • Bladefist; Dulls and Foxley; Savage Killers
    • Dulls = Famous podcaster!
  • Storytime with Molsan
    • The End of Inscription
    • The Imperial Silk Gloves
    • The Random Guy in Stormwind
  • Molsan’s List of DOs and DO NOTs
    • What I should have been doing with low-level Enchanting
    • Buy Low and Sell High… but don’t go for the quick gold
  • What did you buy?

Brawler’s Guild

  • Molsan is in and already Rank 2!
  • Lots of standing around but has potential
  • Call from Plastic Duck

“What to do with this item?”

  • Premise: Take a random item available in the game and explain the easiest way to obtain it, and the most profitable/intelligent use of the item
    • Make gold, complete achievement, gain rep, etc.

WoW-Pro Addon

  • TEH AWESOME!
    • Use when NOT first time through a Zone, or While low-level Alt questing for Loremaster
    • Lost and Found Items in Pandaria!! – Like Molsan Said

Fishing NEWS

  • Forgot how long it took to level 525-600

iTunes Reviews

  • Thank you for the Reviews

Calls

Bitter and Salty Network

  • Coming soon!!

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the thirteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we discuss old world raiding achievements and pet farming, we open our Winter’s Veil packages and wonder how to get started with the WoW TCG, we explain how to farm one of the Dominance Offensive rare spawns, we look into the cross-realm pet market, we reveal our totals for week 5 of the gold-making challenge, and we beg to get out of the Inscription market.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Raiding Achievements

  • Why wasn’t Molsan invited?

Farming Old Raids

RL Winter’s Veil Loot

  • Figure Prints from Strumpet!
  • TCG Stuffs
    • Dungeon Decks… Jaina and Sylvannas

TCG… Seriously, How do You Play this Thing?

Call from Strumpet

AddOn – Dark Soil

  • What is it?

Monk Talk

  • Enlightenment; DO EEEET
  • Rested XP

Patch 5.2 Preview

How to Farm the Dominance Offensive Rares

  • Dalan Nightbreaker
    • Avoid other mobs and Cracking Blow
    • Biggest problem is add respawn that can stun you
    • Clear path to keep and pull Dalan inside… no mobs path to you during the fight

Buying, Selling, and Collecting Pets Across Realms

How to Get Out of the Glyph Market

  • Another gold-making disaster by Molsan

Gold-Making Challenge – Week 5 Update

  • Sláinte
  • Molsan

FFL Finals

  • Grimm vs. Molsan

Mentions
@Grozlok I know I just annouced Çhip dinging 75 but he just now dinged 80. 70-80 in dungeons only!

@RealmPodcast Your site’s offline due to bandwidth.

@The_Koltrane Hey guys! You should check out @bitterandsalty one of my new favorite wow podcasts! Great chemistry between the hosts and great info! #wow

@SpankingBArthur DING! 6th 90 Firemage Alarriah on Proudmore! :)

@Disneygirl85 Seriously though, my best friend gave me a sparkle pony for Winter’s Veil, so I’m happy. :D

@badtauren I got ashkandi for my paladin on my first nefarion kill on Christmas. I spelled most of that wrong.

@SoCalWowGal Winter Veil presents – meh, sales of small eggs have been good though, up to 2k and the holiday isn’t over yet

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