Despite only being 3 bosses away from killing Heroic Garrosh, I’ve decided to take a bit of a break from raiding progression. I’m sure I’ll be jealous as heck when my guild does kill Garry but I just couldn’t face any more of SoO for now. I found I was starting to get cranky at little things that wouldn’t normally affect me and resent the time I would have to be online in the raid which I realised is a pretty big wake up call that my fun down time isn’t being so fun or relaxing at all.
When I mentioned to a few of the other raiders that I was going to stop raiding, I was surprised to hear a couple mention they were thinking about going casual too. Casual to me is a funny term because I’m certainly not thinking about dropping my wow play time – actually not-raiding gives me more time to get through more content because I’m not stuck in one place for 9-12 hours a week but free to go and chase ach’s, pets, levels, transmogs, reputations… the list is endless. I think I may be one of the few people who feels there is possibly not enough time before the next expansion to get through the list of wow goals.
I’m not sure if I’ll go back to raiding for the rest of this tier, I certainly won’t rule it out because for this entire expansion so far I’ve been focused on raiding and getting to heroic content which I did for ToT and SoO which was really fun at the time so who knows in a while I might feel like dipping my toes in the raid waters again. But even without raiding I don’t seem to have any shortage of wow goals to keep me busy. I’ve decided to follow wowhead’s guide to beating the celestial tournament and am steadily working my way though levelling the pets they recommend. I have 13 levelled to 25 with another 17 to go.
Eventually thinking about the insane title will progress into actually doing something about it, especially if I get back to levelling my rogue so she can get pick pocketing mobs for the heavy junkboxes needed to bribe my way to one of the reputations I need.
Anyway time to go level a few more pets.
See you in Azeroth