Ok, I've had zero luck with Nightbane for the last 5 months. So I finally gave up, lvled BS and farmed like crazy to get all the mats for the [item]Bulwark of the Ancient Kings[/item]. That same night I got all my mats, my guild just up and decided to run me through Kara again for the sole purpose of getting me the BP. After the most spectacular Nightbane kill I've ever seen, lo and behold [item]Panzar'Thar Breastplate[/item] drops.
So my question is, Is the Kings BP still enough of an upgrade for me to continue to make it for my EH set, and throw Panza'Thar in my avoidance set? Or would I just be better off using the mats to make a Lionheart?
I was in the exact same boat. I finally bit the bullet, dumped my hammersmithing (how I miss you, drakefist!) and now happily tank with my [item]bulwark of the ancient kings[/item] stocked with 3 solid stars of elune, much to the horror of the dps warriors in the guild.
I am still hoping that Nightbane will cough up the breastplate one of these days. I'm still using [item]Vindicator's Hauberk[/item] for my avoidance chest, which means I don't use it much. Another option for fights like Prince would be very helpful.
Although since we're working on Magtheridon at this point, maybe I'll get lucky and just go to T4 before Nightbane gives it up. (He hates me - won't give me the shield either.)
I fall in the same boat as above only killed nightbane about 6-12 times no chest our other kara group has had it drop 4 times. I hate nightbane.
Now i have finally got the mats for [item]Bulwark of the Ancient Kings[/item] and now i want to get ideas on gemming it i have [item]Resplendent Fire Opal[/item] in the bank as well as [item]Splendid Fire Opal[/item] just don't know if either one would be worth it in this chest or if i should just go with [item]Solid Star of Elune[/item] any ideas would be appreciated also thinking +6 to all stats for the enchant
You're linking [item]Bulwark of Kings[/item] which means you're doing SSC? Or do you mean [item]Breastplate of Kings[/item]? If you mean the latter, then I'd get Arena season 3 BP or something like that gemmed with HP, for the same reasons as Bulwark.
Alstott I ment [item]Bulwark of the Ancient Kings[/item] which i crafted last night and yes we are doing TK and some SSC i was just pointing out that i have horrible luck with getting chest piece drops and currently I'm not on an arena team just don't have time with RL and raids though i agree that S3 is a really nice chest piece and shield too
For now i'm makeing this my main tanking chest piece untill i get another more tank orientated piece so i have socketed with 12stam when i get another piece i may change that also i'm not sure about the number break down on +6 to all stats versus +150hp but i have used +6 stats on all my post bc tanking pieces
Lastly i have most of my tanking gear on in the Armory if you want to look and i'm planning to regem some of it