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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Unless you’ve learned engineering an every alt, let’s discuss gear craft professions.
In Legion, the leather working, tailoring, and blacksmithing professions took a bit of hit on their usefulness.
The gear these professions make is easily outclassed the moment you hit max level, and can’t be worn until then anyway.
The only usefulness these gear pieces serve at this point in the expansion is their transmog looks.
They are each worth getting to max profession level once, for things like mounts and toys, but you can drop the profession afterwards.
They also all have collectible toys and other novelties, such as pet toys, and the occasional social consumable, but their popularity doesn’t match that of engineering items of similar make.
Most of these consumables are also trade-able, leaving little use of holding on to that profession beyond losing the time and effort getting there.
It wouldn’t hurt to have your less active alts keep one of each of these professions though, in case the next expansion changes things for the better.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Curious about my favorite profession? It’s easily…Engineering.
Packed with the most fun items of any profession, Engineering is the go-to choice when I lack a compelling reason for any other profession.
For toy collectors, no other profession has the ability to craft as many toys, with the caveat that most require active Engineering on that alt.
For mount and pet collectors, Engineering rivals Leatherworking and Tailoring for the number of craftable mounts and pets.
Besides toys, mounts, and pets, Engineering also boasts a large selection of useful devices, both reusable and consumable.
Looking for raid beneficial items? Engineering can craft repair devices, food processors, mailboxes, and even merchant and bank access for fellow engineers.
The belt mounted Nitro Boosts are a handy extra mobility option, and the cloak attachable Goblin Glider and Parachute give you a way out of a plummeting death.
You can also craft a number of teleportation devices for your Engineering alts, and a large selection of goggles and guns.
And if all of this wasn’t enough, there are countless more fun and weird devices, some with a Goblin or Gnomish flare to choose from.
Who wouldn’t enjoy swapblasting a friend to their doom, while ‘hopefully’ bringing them back to life with a set of goblin jumper cables?

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

As the expansion winds down, let’s discuss…the state of crafting, in Legion.
It’s quite likely that you’ve been focusing on leveling yours alts’ classes rather than their professions, due to the level revamp.
Since we have a general idea of when the next expansion is coming, now is a good time to prepare your crafting.
As a quick overview: Engineering, Alchemy, Jewelcrafting, and Inscription are all very useful to raiders and levelers alive.
Gathering professions are a great source of money in resale, and to supply your professions that you are working on.
The remaining professions are a little less useful right now, though we can hold out hope that the next expansion helps them out.
We’ll discuss each in more detail in the coming weeks, in case you need a little help deciding what each alt should do.
And, don’t worry, swapping professions isn’t that hard to do now with the help of our trusty…Draenor Garrisons.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Altoholics rejoice, Blizzard has given us…level scaling.
First, the good; All zones scale to their expansion’s max level, allowing you to stay where you want and finish out quest lines instead of being rushed along.
Original Azeroth zones scale to 60. Leveling zones scale from 1 to 10 however, and previously high level zones start their scaling from their old initial levels.
Burning Crusade and Wrath zones scale from 60 to 80, again starting at their pre patch initial levels.
Cataclysm and Pandaria continue this pattern from 80 to 90.
Draenor required no changes and scales from 90 to 100, and of course Legion will finish us off 100 to 110.
And then the ‘bad’; Heirloom gear isn’t quite as good stat-wise post-patch, but still gives the same experience boost.
Also, your targets will likely have a bit more health to deal with, especially for those that run old raids for transmog gear.
While many consider it a nerf, I see it as a chance to fully enjoy the leveling experience.
As the Pandaren say: Slow down. Leveling is to be savored.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Having trouble finding those legendaries? Let’s game the system.
As of Patch 7.2 in Legion, the anti bad luck code for getting legendaries has been tweaked a bit.
The chance of getting that shiny orange texted treasure is now calculated on a per spec basis.
If your main spec seems tapped out on legendary luck, try setting your loot specialization to an off spec.
Of course, this works best if you already have the gear you want for your main spec, and off spec is gear compatible with your main spec.
Then again, maybe getting a shiny new legendary for your off spec might just lead you down a new main spec path of fun and excitement.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Are your alts artifact power feeling a bit on the low side? Let’s try giving it a boost.
For those that have been focusing on a main character this expansion, your Artifact Power is probably pretty high due to Artifact Knowledge gains.
It’s that fun multiplier that makes the Artifact Power you find in the game go much further than before.
On your new alts however, you’re back down to what seems like grains of sand trying to fill a whole beach.
Your main character can share at least a bit of the Artifact Knowledge they’ve learned, though.
If you check the merchant section of your Artifact Researcher, you can purchase a catch up book that is at most 5 levels below your main character’s Artifact Knowledge level.
Once you use this catch up book, your alts only need to earn the last few levels on their own and they will be at equal footing.
Before you know it, all members of your max level Alt Army will feel just as powerful as your main, and ready to take on the new content.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, your guide in treating a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Now that we’re all settled in Legion, it’s time for our alts.
More than likely, you’ve been focusing on a main character up until now, due to how Legion has been designed.
You are more likely to spend time working on your alternate class specs, rather than alts, due to how your artifacts work.
However, with 7.1.5 out, and 7.2 coming, it’s time to start waking those alts up from storage.
If you haven’t already done so, it is highly recommended that you log each one of them in.
In order to accrue that useful rested experience buff, you need to have logged into them after Legion’s start.
In time, you should have a fully charged rested experience pool to get going on your latest Alt adventure.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on our website, altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, a resident expert on a common gamer condition called Altitis.

Timeless, and always relevant, we discuss…The Darkmoon Faire.
In it’s current iteration, the Faire seems almost made explicitly for alts.
Need a little boost in profession leveling? The Faire has you covered.
Collecting battle pets? The Faire has some unique ones for you to buy and earn.
Need an extra boost in leveling your alts? The carousel and Darkmoon Top Hat can help there.
While you have been busy on the island, you’ve been collecting Darkmoon tickets.
These tickets can purchase Heirlooms, Transmog items, pets, toys, and some extra flavor items.
Just be careful when exploring, I hear that fluffy little bunny is pretty killer.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, a resident expert on a common gamer condition called Altitis.

With the Pre-Patch in full swing, let’s focus on…our Alts.
While there is already plenty to do with the 7.0 patch in play, alts are worth the focus.
If you still have any alts in that level 90 to 100 range, the experience needed has been greatly reduced, making the process faster than ever.
You should also give your various alts and their specs a full run through to see how you like them.
You might even find yourself switching your ‘main’ character to something new, due a total class overhaul.
And for those of us with multiples of a class; worry not.
Even though all specs are now open to us with the click of a button, the Legion artifact weapon you choose has a major impact.
Multiple class alts means multiple artifact quest lines to experience, just in time for the lore buffet to begin.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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Greetings Gamers. This is Mewkow, a resident expert on a common gamer condition called Altitis.

With Warlords of Draenor winding down, we gather gold from…the Garrison Inn.
If you aren’t logging into your army of garrisons to grind on your alts, you might be missing out on a way to make them useful for the future.
With the next expansion approaching, it is a good idea to start preparing yours alts for the journey ahead.
If you don’t mind a bit of dungeon and mission grinding, you can make a rather lucrative amount of gold with an inn.
Once you have you level 1 inn, you can go on special quests for caches of items and gold in dungeons.
These caches will also contain a bit of garrison resources and apexis crystals, useful for now, but not so much in Legion.
After upgrading to level 3, your inn will cause lucrative missions to appear in your mission table, often for several hundreds in gold.
Employ the services of the headhunter, who can give you a new follower every week with a gold multiplier, and you can easily earn thousands.
Now is the time to get ready. You wouldn’t want to show up at the Legion expansion copperless, because it may be the demons, not Illidan, explaining how YOU ARE NOT PREPARED.

If you have questions, tips, or want to discuss a topic further, find us on twitter at @altitisnet, and show notes can be found on altitis.net
On behalf of the Alt Army, we hope you find this information useful in the treatment of your Altitis.
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