Old 90s games – World of Warcraft loot and drop rates

Old 90s games – Acquiring World of Warcraft, loot is one of the main themes of the game. It doesn’t matter what Warcraft faction players choose, or whether players opt for a normal or PVP server—all characters earn gold and loot by adventuring and completing quests.

Gold is self-explanatory. Players need gold to buy items, to train, and to bid on items in the auction houses. Strategies used to acquire gold include turning in quests and gold farming.

0Players gain Warcraft loot by completing quests and killing monsters. When a monster is killed it may “drop” items in addition to gold. Each monster has its own list of drops, and each item on the list has a “drop rate” indicating how frequently the item drops.

Gray Vendor Trash

Warcraft loot names appear in different colors depending on their rarity. Gray loot is the most common. Known derisively as vendor trash gray loot includes items that most players don’t use. Vendor trash is only worth selling to the various merchants and trades people in the towns and cities.

Vendor trash should not be dismissed as a source of income, however—over time all that troll sweat and bear’s claws adds up.

White Loot in Old 90s Games WoW

White items are items players have a use for. Most white items are trade materials that can be used for the various professions. Linen is an example of a white item, as are low level potions, scrolls and food.

Green, Blue and Purple Loot

Green and blue loot are either items that a player can equip (such as armor or weapons), high level consumable items (such as potions), or profession recipes. Green items are more common than blue. Most quest rewards are either green or blue items.

The apex of Warcraft loot is the purple item, also known as epic loot. Epic loot is the rarest type of loot, but also the most powerful (and the most expensive to buy on the auction house). Dungeon bosses are the main source of epic loot.

Items earned as quest rewards are soulbound. A soulbound item cannot be sold to other players, and can only be used by the player who completed the quest. Soulbound items can be sold to merchants, or disenchanted to make materials for the enchanting profession.

Green items are usually “bind on equip,” which means they only become soulbound when a player equips them. Bind on equip items can be sold or traded between players. Blue and purple drops may also be bind on equip, but can also be “bind on pickup.” A bind on pickup item becomes soulbound as soon as a player receives the item. Most binds on pickup items are drops from dungeon bosses.

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