My New Server and Battlegroup are Killing my PVP
My guild server transferred last week from Undermine (Nightfall Battlegroup) to Area 52 (Retaliation Battlegroup) in order to take advantage of the significantly greater Horde player population on A52, and the significantly more progressive raid scene. From a PVE raiding perspective, it was a good move, and should benefit the guild in the long run.
From a PVP standpoint . . . not so much.
First of all, Area 52 is a carebear server, which limits the amount of real world PVP.
Second, because the Horde dominate the population of Area 52 by about a 3 to 1 margin, Wintergrasp is an absolute joke. I am told that the Alliance controls it during the wee hours of the morning when few people are playing, but for all intents and purposes, it belongs to the Horde.
Third, the Retaliation (or “LOLtaliation”) Battlegroup just plain sucks when it comes to PVP. The skill level of the typical BG player in Retaliation seems to be well below what I am used to facing in Nightfall. (I didn’t have a single loss in the first 10 bgs I played in the new battlegroup last week. Not one.)
Fourth, queue times for the random BG daily are typically 10 minutes, 10 FCUKING MINUTES, during peak playtime for the battlegroup.
All of which mean that my personal quest for the “Of The Horde” title (100,000 HKs) looks significantly more difficult than it did just two weeks ago.
How am I supposed to earn HKs at any kind of meaningful rate when it takes 10+ minutes to queue a battleground, and the quality of play therein is poor?
Completing this achievement was already a daunting task, but if my HK/hour rate is going to be 1/3rd of what it used to be, I am not sure that I am man enough to continue pursuing it.
In fact, since the transfer, I have been spending the majority of my PVP time on my other level 80 priest (Bhender) back on Undermine.
So I need to make a decision at some point whether to give up the quest for 100,000 HKs, or get Vesserion the hell out of the Retaliation Battlegroup.
For now, it looks like I am going to have to put my dream of 100,000 HKs on hold.