Hallow’s End Is Here

World Events and achievements might not be for everyone, but Hallow’s End is definitely one to consider putting time into if you’re not capped at 90.  Reason being, trick or treating is easy and it grants you XP.  Heck, it even grants guild rep.  Nothing like getting to Exalted even faster.  I started doing the trick or treating with Carrera, and at level 65, she was getting 6.6k experience (that’s with a single heirloom).  That worked out to about 3 quests to a bubble.  Sure, that suggests it will take a while, but for those who are out and about pet battling, you’re passing through half these areas anyway.  On Paramita, it worked out to 4% a quest without anything other than rest (she’s 35).  Personally, I still have my Recruit-A-Friend account active for another week or so.  The idea of triple the XP for these is definitely appealing.

Another reason to do them is if you do like achievements, especially titles.  This is the time of year to earn “The Hallowed.”  You can see in the picture what the achievements are that are required for the title.  Seeing that I only need a couple, I might try for it myself this year.  The nice thing about Tricks And Treats of Azeroth is that it only requires Eastern Kingdoms, Kalimdor, and Outland.  There are achievements for Northrend and Pandaria, but they’re not requisites for The Hallowed.

Perhaps you don’t want The Hallowed all that much but are keen on 310 flying speed for cheap?  Or you want the Violet Proto Drake.  Basically, “A Long Strange Trip” is you goal.  In that case, you need The Hallowed to complete the meta achievement.  I know that’s the case with Magik, and I’ll be doing what I can over the next two weeks to help him with that.

And there’s just the simple fact that it resembles Hallowe’en.  For many people, that’s reason enough to celebrate and take part.  Maybe off the Horseman once or twice (or as someone referred to him today, the Headless Lootman).  Get creative with the transmog’s and create a festive costume.  Regardless, the latest seasonal event is upon is and there’s certainly plenty of reasons to indulge in the goings-on.  Whatever your reason, hope you enjoy yourself.

4 thoughts on “Hallow’s End Is Here

  1. tomeoftheancient October 18, 2012 / 5:33 pm

    Geez, forgot about that, I think I’ll go send some alts trick or treating for XP and candy, lol.

    • JD Kenada October 18, 2012 / 6:54 pm

      You know what’s a great xp combo? Archaeology and Trick or Treating while you’re out looking for new pets.

  2. Shoryl October 19, 2012 / 7:42 am

    Just FYI – while Jelexie got nearly two levels completing all of EK, Kalimdor, Outland and Northrend (in the high 70s level-wise); Breige only got about 40-50% of a level at 86 for the same group. The scaling does not particularly compute up into Pandaria.

    That said, two clicks for 60k XP is a reasonable return if you’re already doing something else in the area.

    • JD Kenada October 19, 2012 / 12:36 pm

      Yeah, it’s definitely a lower level boon…much like the Cooking and Fishing dailies. As you said, though, experience is experience if you’re there anyway.

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