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Legion models for TBC Client

These files allow you to import Legion models into the TBC client. Biologyst created this mod and posted a thread on the warmane forums here. The thread used to have youtube videos demonstrating the mods but those have been removed. Thanks again Biologyst for making something cool that my friends and I enjoy.

To upgrade the models in your burning crusade client, simply paste the files below into your Data folder. Once you login you should see the difference right away. I hope you guys enjoy this as much as I have!

Npc Models


Download Link: patch-4.mpq

  • Delete the patch-5.MPQ if you installed an older version.
  • Place patch-4.MPQ into your Data folder
  • Launch the game and you are good to go!

Lock Pets and Mounts


Download Link: patch-l.mpq

  • Place patch-l.MPQ into your Data folder
  • Launch the game and you are good to go!

Druid Forms


Download Link: patch-d.mpq

  • Place patch-l.MPQ into your Data folder
  • Launch the game and you are good to go!

TBC Enhance Shaman Leveling Guide (1-70)

Due to popular demand, I’m going to talk about a Shaman leveling build, specifically the one I chose in getting to 60. After 60, due to itemization, you have a lot more options.

The following guide is what worked for me. It assumes no respeccing, so you’ll have some talents that contradict each other – shield spec, 2h, and dual-wield. As with any guide, it may not be the best for your particular playstyle. It’s just a suggestion for newer players on talents they can use to help level quickly.

While leveling up, you really want to maximize damage, as a paladin does with their retribution tree. You could level up as elemental or restoration, but expect a long long grind to 60.

Enhancement is truly where it’s at. Everything in this tree is geared to either increasing the damage you do, or reducing the damage you take. When leveling up, these are pretty important.

You should pick your gear accordingly as well. Strength increases damage and how much you block with a shield. Stamina increases hitpoints, Agility increases crit rate, and Int increases mana and spell crits. I’d place importance on stats in that order, but that’s personal opinion.

Read on for the entire build.

As a result, we’re going to only look at the Enhancement tree.

Tier 1: Levels 10-14

Shield Specialization – 5 points. Even at level 70, the 5% mana increase is going to equal 300-400 mana, enough for 1 extra lightning cast. Compare that to 5% increase in block and 25% increase to how much you block? No brainer. Shield Spec rules, even at high levels.

Tier 2: Levels 15-19

Thundering Strikes – 5 points. You want to crit as often as possible.

Tier 3: Level 20

Two-handed axes and maces – 1 point. If you want to really do a lot of damage at the lower levels, take this. I keep it even at high-level, as there are some nice 2-handers out there for resto/enhancement too.

Tier 2 and 3: Levels 21-24

Improved Ghost Wolf – 2 points. This is your get-out-of-jail card. A fast transform can let you flee a fight with your life. I lose it at 60, but for leveling it’s great.

Enhancing Totems – 2 points. 15% increase to your two primary buffing totems. This means higher damage, more crits, better dodging.

Tier 4: Levels 25-29

Flurry – 5 points. Faster attacks? YES PLEASE!

Tier 5: Levels 30-33

Spirit Weapons – 1 point. Yay for parry! The 15% threat reduction is great for grouping. And it’s the pre-requisite for dual-wield!

Elemental Weapons – 3 points. 40% increase to Windfury. Windfury is your bread and butter. Once you get it, you put it on your weapon and never take it off. Some folks like Rockbiter. Let em – damage works out about the same in the end, but Windfury attacks still let you get procs on an important talent later on. [EDIT: Changed Windfury to Elemental. I must’ve had the buff on my mind]

Tier 3 – Level 34

Anticipation – 1 point. I hate that you’re stuck with 1 loose point at level 34. 1% dodge is good, much better than 2% armor, so I place the point here

Tier 5 – Levels 35-39

Weapon Mastery – 5 points. 10% extra damage with all weapons. ‘Nuff said.

Tier 6 – Level 40

Dual Wield – 1 point. Are 2 weapons really better than one? I played with both, and while I think the end damage is comparable, it’s more fun to watch your shammy attack with 2 weapons.

So here’s what your talent tree should look like at 40: http://www.wowhead.com/?talent=uZVVbdq0sVz

at 40, you can swap out to chain armor and have 2 weapons. It’s also time to get a mount. You could respec at 40, removing imp ghost wolf and 2-handed weapons, as you now hopefully have a mount and definitely have dual-wield. I prefer to keep this all the way to 70 though, so we’ll continue.

Go get your chain, still focusing on str/sta/agi/int, and get 2 weapons. For maximum Windfury damage, get the slowest, highest top-end damaging weapons you can find.

Let’s move on to 40-60, shall we?

Tier 6 – Levels 41-44

Stormstrike – 1 point. Instant attacks, and then increases your post-attack shock by 20%. YAY! More damage!

Dual Weapon Specialization – 3 points. This helps a lot in hitting with your off-hand. More hits = more damage

Tier 7 – Levels 45-49

Unleashed Rage – 5 points. 10% AP increase for you and party members after a critical strike. It’s not much to start, but you can never say no to more damage

Tier 8 – Level 50

Shamanistic Rage – 1 point. Mana regen from hitting things? Oh yes! Now, this relies on high attack power, so to maximize mana regen, drop your Strength of Earth totem before going into a rage. If you’re in a party and have been battleshouted by the warrior, even better.

Elemental Tier 1 – Levels 51-60

What?! But Paul, you said this was an Enhancement Build!! Yeah, I know, but you want more damage, and you want it cheaper and faster, right? Elemental is a great side-arm to enhancement.

Convection – 5 points. More mana-efficient offensive spells.

Concussion – 5 points. More damaging offensive spells.

And now the push from 60 to 70. It’s interesting, because the last 10 levels give you a couple of options. Help your healing and get cheaper totems, or fill out your enhancement tree:

Restoration Tier 1 – Levels 61-65

Tidal Focus – 5 points. Cheaper heals

Restoration Tier 2 – Levels 66-70

Totemic Focus – 5 points. Cheaper totems. You use totems a lot, so this is great.

So your build looks like this: http://www.wowhead.com/?talent=hEZVVbdq0sVuqoV0x

-OR-

Enhancement Fill-out – Levels 61-70

Tier 6 – Mental Quickness – 3 points. Reduce the cost of your shocks even further!
Tier 2 – Improved Lightning Shield – 3 points. Do some damage back!
Tier 3 – Anticipation – 4 points. Max out that dodge

In this case, your build looks like this: http://www.wowhead.com/?talent=uEZVVfdE0sAuqo

So there you have it, 1-70 as an Enhancement shammy, with a couple of different possibilities towards the end. Let me know what you think.

TBC Cooking Guide (1-375)

This Burning Crusade Cooking guide will help you get from 1 to 375 cooking as quickly as possible!

If you are Alliance, you can find your section here.
Horde

1 to 40
Spice Bread (1 x Simple Flour, 1 x Mild Spices) x 70

40 to 90
Smoked Bear Meat (1 x Bear Meat) x 60
Go to The Sepulcher in Silverpine Forest and buy the Smoked Bear Meat recipe from Andrew Hilbert.
Kill Grizzled Bears around Silverpine Forest for Bear Meat.

90 to 125
Dig Rat Stew (1 x Dig Rat) x 40
Go find Grub in The Barrens. He’s in a Tower by Grosh’gek Farm, just north off the road between Crossroads and Ratchet and pick up the quest for Dig Rat stew.
Kill Dig Rats until you have about 30 more than the quest needs. Complete quest and cook Dig Rat Stew till your level 125.

125 to 175
Hot Lion Chops (1 x Lion Meat, 1 x Hot Spices) x 60
To Train as a Expert cook, go to Shadowprey Village and buy the Expert Cooking Book from Wulan.
Go to The Crossroads and buy Hot Lion Chops recipe from Zargh and about 60 Hot Spices.
Kill Mountain Lions around Hillsbrad Foothills for Lion Meat.

175 to 200
Roast Raptor (1 x Raptor Flesh, 1 x Hot Spices) x 30
Go to Grom’gol and buy Roast Raptor recipe from Nerrist and about 30 Hot Spices.
Kill Raptors around Grom’gol for Raptor Flesh.

200 to 225
Spider Sausage (2 x White Spider Meat) x 30
Go to trainer and train Spider Sausage.
Kill Darkfangs around Dustwallow Marsh for White Spider Meat. *You may want to keep killing Raptors as it can work out quicker. Just depends on your luck.

225
It’s cooking quest time.
Go to Gadgetzan and speak to Dirge Quikcleave to obtain Artisan cooking quest – Clamlette Surprise (he’s in the tavern). Whilst your there, pick up the recipe for Tender Wolf Steaks.
You’ll need 12 Giant Eggs, 10 Zesty Clam Meat and 20 Alterac Swiss. The Alterac Swiss is the easiest to get, just go to the Inn in Thunderbluff and buy them from the Innkeeper. Get the eggs from the Owlbeasts in The Hinterlands (the drop rate is way better than the Rocs in Tanaris). For the clam meat go to Steamwheedle Port in Tanaris and kill the Turtles. They will drop Big Mouth Clams at a good rate, which contain Zesty clam Meat. Keep killing Owlbeasts in The Hinterlands and grab another 70-80 eggs. Also kill the Wolves round here for Tender Wolf Meat.
Go to Bloodvenom Post in Felwood and buy the Monster Omelet recipe from Bale and about 140-160 Soothing Spices.

225 to 275
Monster Omelet (1 x Giant Egg, 2 x Soothing Spices) x 80
or
Tender Wolf Steaks (1 x Tender Wolf Meat, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 80

For some reason, Blizzard decided it was too easy to get from 250 to 285, so therefore they stopped players being able to cook Omelets and Steaks for skill ups beyond 275. So your going to have to go to Dire Maul and kill a boss for Runn Tum Tuber Surprise recipe.

275-285
Runn Tum Tuber Surprise (1 x Runn Tum Tuber, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 10
You will have to go to Dire Maul East and kill the little Imp boss, Pusillin to get the recipe for these. It’s a 100% drop rate (ignore Thottbot) if you haven’t got the recipe, but he will only drop one copy. So if there are more than one of you that needs it, you will have to kill him again for it each time.
At level 70, all classes can do this boss and can avoid nearly all mobs on the chase towards the final confrontation. Just take some health/mana pots with you.

285 to 300
Smoked Desert Dumplings (1 x Sandworm Meat, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 20.
Go to Cenarion Hold in Silithus and speak to Calandrath for the Desert Recipe chain of quests. When you get to the third quest you’ll get the recipe for Smoked Desert Dumplings. Kill Dredge Crushers and Strikers for the Sandworm Meat (low drop rate). You’ll only need about 10 more than the quest needs plus the soothing spices (about 20 in total).

First you need to learn Master Cooking, so go see Baxter in the tavern in Thrallmar and buy the Master Cooking Manual.

300 to 325
Buy the recipe for Ravager Dogs from Cookie One-Eye in Thrallmar (by the stables) and then go kill Ravagers around Falcon Watch until you have about 35-40 meat.

325 to 350
Two choices here.
1). Go buy the Roasted Clefthoof recipe from Nula the Butcher in Garadar (Nagrand) and then kill Clefthoofs around Nagrand for about 35-40 meat or:
2). Go buy the Warp Burger recipe from Innkeeper Grilka in Stonebreaker Hold (Terokkar Forest) and then kill Warp Stalkers/Hunters around Terokkar Forest for about 35-40 meat.

350 to 375
This part really is a problem at the moment. The best way to get to 375 at the moment is by fishing up Furious Crawdads in one of three lakes around Terokkar Forest and then cooking them. However, these lakes are only accessible if you have a flying mount.
The three lakes are:
Lake Jorune – north west of Stonebreaker Hold.
Lake Ere’Noru – south east of Allerian Stronghold.
Blackwind Lake – in the south east corner of the map, in the Skettis area.
You can buy the recipe from Rungor in Stonebreaker Hold.
You also need a 430+ fishing skill to be able to fish there.
However, you can go to Blade’s Edge Mountains and find an NPC called Matron Varah (she’s in the Inn in Mok’nathal Village) who gives you a quest to get her Raptor Ribs and Serpent Flesh. Once you complete it, she’ll give you the recipe for Crunchy Serpent, which will stay green until 375. You can now kill Scalewing’s around Blade’s Edge Mountains for Serpent Flesh. You will need about 60 to get to 375.

Alliance

1 to 40
Spice Bread (1 x Simple Flour, 1 x Mild Spices) x 70

40 to 75
Smoked Bear Meat (1 x Bear Meat) x 40
Go to Drac Roughcut in Thelsamar, Loch Modan and buy Smoked Bear Meat recipe.
Kill bears around Loch Modan for Bear Meat.

75 to 85
Crab Cake (1 x Crawler Meat) x 10
Kill Crawlers around Darkshore and Westfall for Crawler meat.
You’ll need about 10. Don’t sell any Crawler Claw’s you found, you’ll need them for the next stage.

85 to 100
Cooked Crab Claw (1 x Crab Claw, 1 x Mild Spice) x 20
Go to Stormwind City and buy Crooked Crab Claw recipe from Kendor Kabonka. Get about 20 mild spices.
Go back to Darkshore or Westfall and continue killing Crawlers for the remaining claws you need.

100 to 130
Seasoned Wolf Kabob (2 x Lean Wolf Flank, 1 x Stormwind Seasoning Herbs) x 30
Go to Chef Grual (geddit? grual – gruel?…oh never mind) in Darkshire and get the Seasoned Wolf Kabobs quest. Get the Stormwind Seasoning Herbs from Felcia Gump in Stormwind (Trade District).
Kill Ravagers and Wolves around Duskwood for Lean wolf Flank.
You’ll need about 50-60 (including the ones you need for quest).N.B. you could get the Lean Wolf Steak recipe from Super Seller 680 in Desolace and continue killing until your cooking is up to 150+ and then skip the next step, but it’s a limited supply recipe and can be annoying to get).

130 to 175
Curiously Tasty Omelet (1 x Raptor Egg, 1 x Hot Spice) x 50
To Train as a Expert cook, go to Shandrina by Mystral Lake in Ashenvale and buy the Expert cookbook.
Go to Kendor Kabonka in Stormwind City and buy the Curiously Tasty Omelet recipe.
Kill Raptors in Arathi Highlands for Raptor Eggs. (Keep all the Raptor Meat you get, going to need those next).

175 to 200
Roast Raptor (1 x Raptor Meat, 1 x Hot Spices) x 30
Go see Corporal Bluth at the Rebel Camp in Stranglethorn Vale and buy the Roast Raptor recipe (remembering to pick up about 40 hot spices on the way). Cook all the Raptor Meat you got from Arathi Highland Raptors and then go kill Jungle Stalkers near the Gurabashi Arena until you have enough to take you to level 200 cooking.

200 to 225
Spider Sausage (2 x White Spider Meat) x 30
Kill Darkfangs around Dustwallow Marsh for White Spider Meat. *You may want to keep killing Raptors as it can work out quicker. Just depends on your luck.

225
It’s cooking quest time.
Go to Gadgetzan and speak to Dirge Quikcleave to obtain Artisan cooking quest – Clamlette Surprise (he’s in the tavern). Whilst your here, pick up the Tender Wolf Steaks recipe.
You’ll need 12 Giant Eggs, 10 Zesty Clam Meat and 20 Alterac Swiss. The Alterac Swiss is the easiest to get, just go to the Trade District in Stormwind City and buy it from Ben Trias. Get the eggs from the Owlbeasts in The Hinterlands (the drop rate is way better than the Rocs in Tanaris). For the clam meat go to Steamwheedle Port in Tanaris and kill the Turtles. They will drop Big Mouth Clams at a good rate, which contain Zesty Clam Meat.
Keep killing Owlbeasts in The Hinterlands and grab another 70-80 eggs. Also kill the Wolves round here for Tender Wolf Meat. Go to Talonbranch Glade in Felwood and buy the Monster Omelet recipe from Malygen and about 140-160 Soothing Spices.

225 to 275
Monster Omelet (1 x Giant Egg, 2 x Soothing Spices) x 80
or
Tender Wolf Steaks (1 x Tender Wolf Meat, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 80

For some reason, Blizzard decided it was too easy to get from 250 to 285, so therefore they stopped players being able to cook Omelets and Steaks for skill ups beyond 275. So your going to have to go to Dire Maul and kill a boss for Runn Tum Tuber Surprise recipe.

275-285
Runn Tum Tuber Surprise (1 x Runn Tum Tuber, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 10
You will have to go to Dire Maul East and kill the little Imp boss, Pusillin to get the recipe for these. It’s a 100% drop rate (ignore Thottbot) if you haven’t got the recipe, but he will only drop one copy. So if there are more than one of you that needs it, you will have to kill him again for it each time.
At level 70, all classes can do this boss and can avoid nearly all mobs on the chase towards the final confrontation. Just take some health/mana pots with you.

285 to 300
Smoked Desert Dumplings (1 x Sandworm Meat, 1 x Soothing Spice) x 20.
Go to Cenarion Hold in Silithus and speak to Calandrath for the Desert Recipe chain of quests. When you get to the third quest you’ll get the recipe for Smoked Desert Dumplings. Kill Dredge Crushers and Strikers for the Sandworm Meat (low drop rate). You’ll need about 10 more than the quest needs plus the soothing spices (20 in total).

First you need to learn Master Cooking, so go see Gaston in Honor Hold and buy the Master Cooking Manual.

300 to 325
Buy the recipe for Ravager Dogs from Sid Limbardi in Honor Hold and then go kill Ravagers around Falcon Watch until you have about 35-40 meat.

325 to 350
Two choices here.
1). Go buy the Roasted Clefthoof recipe from Uriku in Telaar (Nagrand) and then kill Clefthoofs around Nagrand for about 35-40 meat or:
2). Go buy the Warp Burger recipe from Supply Officer Mills in Allerian Stronghold (Terokkar Forest) and then kill Warp Stalkers/Hunters around Terokkar Forest for about 35-40 meat.

350 to 375
This part really is a problem at the moment. The best way to get to 375 at the moment is by fishing up Furious Crawdads in one of three lakes around Terokkar Forest and then cooking them. However, these lakes are only accessible if you have a flying mount.
The three lakes are:
Lake Jorune – north west of Stonebreaker Hold.
Lake Ere’Noru – south east of Allerian Stronghold.
Blackwind Lake – in the south east corner of the map, in the Skettis area.
You can buy the recipe from Innkeeper Biribi in Allerian Stronghold.
However, you can go to Toshley’s Station in Blade’s Edge Mountains and find an NPC called Sassa Weldwell. She will sell you the recipes for Crunchy Serpent and Mok’nathal Treats. These stay green until 375. You can now kill Scalewing’s and Raptors around Blade’s Edge Mountains for Serpent Flesh and Raptor Ribs. You will need about 60 to get to 375.

TBC First Aid Guide (1-375)

This Burning Crusade First Aid guide will show you the fastest and easiest way to level your First Aid skill from 1 to 375.

Leveling Up

1-40
Linen Bandage (1 x Linen Cloth) x 50

41-80
Heavy Linen Bandage (2 x Linen Cloth) x 50

81-115
Wool Bandages (1 x Wool Cloth) x 50

116-150
Heavy Wool Bandage (2 x Wool Cloth) x 50

151-180
Silk Bandage (1 x Silk Cloth) x 50

181-210
Heavy Silk Bandage (2 x Silk Cloth) x 50

211-240
Mageweave Bandage (1 x Mageweave Cloth) x 30

241-260
Heavy Mageweave Bandage (2 x Mageweave Cloth) x 30

261-290
Runecloth Bandage (1 x Runecloth) x 50

291-300
Heavy Runecloth Bandage (2 x Runecloth) x 20

300-330
Heavy Runecloth Bandage (2 x Runecloth) x 85

331-360
Netherweave Bandage (1 x Netherweave Cloth) x 65

361-375
Heavy Netherweave Bandage (2 x Netherweave Cloth) x 20

Training

Level 50

Train Journeymman First Aid

Level 80

Train Wool Bandages

Level 115

Train Heavy Wool Bandages

level 126

Purchase the following books Expert First Aid, Manual: Heavy Silk Bandage, Manual: Mageweave Bandage.

Use the Expert First Aid book to raise your skill cap to 225.

level 151-180

Train Silk Bandage

level 180

Use the Manual: Heavy Silk Bandage to learn to make Heavy Silk Bandages.

Level 210

Use the Manual: Mageweave Bandage to learn to make Mageweave Bandage.

Level 225

Alliance must complete: Triage – Alliance

Horde must complete: Triage – Horde

Level 240

Speak to Doctor Gregory Victor to learn to make Heavy Mageweave Bandage.

Level 260

Speak to Doctor Gregory Victor to learn to make Runecloth Bandage.

Level 290 to 300

Speak to Doctor Gregory Victor to learn to make Heavy Runecloth Bandage.

Level 300-375

Alliance: You need to learn Master First Aid from Burko.

Horde: You need to learn Master First Aid from Aresella.

Buy the First Aid Manual and while you are there, buy the Netherweave and Heavy Netherweave book too).

Amounts each Bandage Heals

  • Linen Bandage = 66 damage
  • Heavy Linen Bandage = 114 damage
  • Wool Bandages = 161 damage
  • Heavy Wool Bandage = 301 damage
  • Silk BandageSilk Bandage = 400 damage
  • Heavy Silk Bandage = 640 damage
  • Mageweave Bandage = 800 damage
  • Heavy Mageweave Bandage = 1104 damage
  • Runecloth Bandage = 1360 damage
  • Heavy Runecloth Bandage = 2000 damage
  • Heavy Runecloth Bandage = 2000 damage
  • Heavy Runecloth Bandage = 2000 damage