Last night (ok, technically this morning) at 12:30 a.m., Cassieann the Rogue hit level 80!  I had just finished Grizzly Hills (after doing ALL of Howling Fjord, Borean Tundra, Dragonblight, and Sholazar) and started in  Zul’Drak (just so I could ding).  I was doing the quest chain where you put a scourge disguise on and thought I was going to end up dinging as a scourge, but was 1% short (that would have been a cool pic).  But fFinally found a quest that would get me there.   Here’s the standard dinging shot:

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Then today around 3:15 p.m, my hunter also dinged level 80 and again had to work for the ding.  Finished all of Zul’Drak (since my hunter went to Northrend immediately at level 68).  Flew from Dalaran toward Storm Peaks (discovering all kinds of areas on the way).  Got to the K3 area in Storm Peaks and picked up some quests.  Did the one to pick up 10 pieces of scrap.  Came back to eagerly turn it in only to see this:

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Now if you can’t see from that picture, if you look at the top left bar, I am at 100.0% with NO DING!  Grrr, I was 120xp short.   Flew out of the area and killed one poor Brute Gnoll and finally:

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Yay!  My rogue is now wearing her Trollwoven Spaulders, Trollwoven Belt, and Ice Striker’s Cloak crafted by my hunter, along with a Titanium Impact Band made by BBB’s priest.  Eventually she’ll get some more gear from heroics and emblems, but finally she is not still all in Kara gear  :-)

Hunter still needs her Giantmaim Bracers, Giantmaim Legguards, and her own Ice Striker’s Cloak, but those will come in time.   For now, she is off to farm lots and lots of leather for a certain druid who wants all his epics ready when he dings 80.  :-)

Hope everyone has a wonderful New Year’s Eve and start to 2009!

Cassie

11 Responses to “Ending 2008 at Level 80 (Twice!)”
  1. hydra says:

    Congrats you two!!

    Happy New Years and may joy continue to fill your home.

  2. Lenaiya says:

    Congrats on dinging! Good start to the new year. :)

  3. Elistear says:

    Way to go!!! ready for a new year to get lots of new “goodies”

  4. Beathooven says:

    Happy New Years you two.
    And my druid once had an extremely narrow xp-to-max-level margin check it out :P.

  5. Bellwether says:

    Happy New Year, Cassie and the Bear!

  6. Viudas says:

    Happy New Year!! Grats on the ding :)

  7. Opalassa says:

    Grats! What a wonderful start to a new year. :)

  8. TJ says:

    Gratz Cassie,

    Meanwhile, Beathooven is running at 12fps not in a major city… That must be painful…

    I struggle under 30 and generally sit at 60 lol

  9. Beathooven says:

    TJ: all settings on minimum as well :(. Come join me in Dalaran sometime for real pain.

  10. ruune says:

    Grats Cassie on the double ding – have a great new year in the bear den.

  11. Kaldor says:

    Congrats on double 80, You and the Bear have a wonderful year and keep writing it is very refreshing.

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