Heroics over KZ?

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Heroics over KZ?

Postby utena » Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:36 pm

With the new 2.3 badge loot, is it faster just to do Heroics and skip KZ? Is there KZ loot that's better than badge rewards?

How long does a Heroic SP or Mech run take?

I'm asking, because sadly, I've OT and OH'd KZ, but I've never stepped foot in a Heroic... ><
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Postby fuzzygeek » Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:02 pm

Depends on the group. A good heroic group can make about 1 badge every 15-20 minutes, on average. Karazhan is 12 badges? 14 badges? How long does a Kara clear take your group? Is it an either/or situation? Why not do both? I'll usually pound out a quick h.mech after raid or just before bed, just to get the free five badges.
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Postby Winchester » Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:08 pm

I'd do both, badges take a long time to get if you're not doing multiple heroics a day. The new badge cost varies from about 35-75 per item, the librams being 15-20.
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Postby Dorvan » Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:37 pm

I'd say that in you don't need loot from Kara, running heroics will definitely net you more badges/hour. The actually drops from heroics aren't that hot though, so if you still need Kara loot then keeping running Kara.
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Postby adese » Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:25 am

This past week I've been doing a lot of Mech/Bot combo runs for 10 badges. Mech generally took us around an hour, and bot anywhere from 1.5 - 2h. I'm sure they could be run faster, we weren't rushing but we didn't dawdle either.

And just tonight after the raid I did a heroic SP in a little over an hour as well (only 3 badges, though).
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Postby ulushnar » Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:45 am

Heroic Shattered Halls. Depending on your group's gear you can be anywhere from 45 mins to an hour and a half clearing it, but if you clear from after the first boss to Kargath within 55 mins, you get five badges.
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Postby Tekkel » Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:49 am

Aye heroic SH is the best badge/hour rate atm. I'm running a complete clear in 45 mins with the average guildgroup. If I take a few new guys say max an hour. I'm really getting the hang of it and on the pulls of 5-6 mobs I never drop below 50% with a decent healer. I'm trying to set a new record to go towards 40 minutes but I'll have to take 2 very decent locks and a mage for that to aoe the place down :)
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