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Level 1-50 in 4 Hrs 37 Mins on Shadowlands Beta

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DesMephisto is back at it with some new tricks and routes, as he's back to his 4-ish hour 1-50 speed from before heirloom XP was removed. The actual run performed today took 4 hours and 11 minutes for 10-50, as the 1-10 side of things is bugged at the moment, but in total it would take 4 hours and 37 minutes to get to the current level 120 equivalent in Shadowlands. This is around an hour slower than his previous best with heirloom XP, and he used his usual Warlords of Draenor routes, with some extra consumables. He also ran into some bugs along the way (like having to unstuck and kill himself, quests not completing etc), so we'll be seeing some even faster ones coming soon.

XP bonuses:

Consumables and notable items:

As always, we should remind everyone Blizzard have stated the XP numbers on the beta are not final and will be tweaked, but we're looking forward to seeing just how low DesMephisto can get anyway, and while his times aren't representative of the general player base, we can still extrapolate the changes out of his times, and they definitely indicate the removal of heirloom XP wasn't as big of a hit as it looked initially. And again, thanks to DesMephisto for not only getting these speed runs done, but also giving us a ton of info to go with them!

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    That's not bad at all specially if you are looking for alternatives from Heirlooms. And his next series of leveling will possibly be shorter. Has anyone or Blizzard found what will become of Heirlooms in general?  Just unwanted gear in an unused tab since they won't offer xp gain?

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    34 minutes ago, Ragingwolf said:

    That's not bad at all specially if you are looking for alternatives from Heirlooms. And his next series of leveling will possibly be shorter. Has anyone or Blizzard found what will become of Heirlooms in general?  Just unwanted gear in an unused tab since they won't offer xp gain?

    even without the xp on the looms they will still be used since im 99.9% sure they still give better stats then what you would get from quests/find

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    theyre supposed to get a new bonus thats useful,but even without that,just having gear (esp weapon(s)) that will always be level appropriate is a huge benefit (plus if you really want to minmax its cheaper since you only need 1 enchant)

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    10 hours ago, Borgoff33 said:

    even without the xp on the looms they will still be used since im 99.9% sure they still give better stats then what you would get from quests/find

    I hope they update some of the stat distribution on them to have some more choices, leather for example has 2 sets with the exact same secondary stats now that they're no longer divided between Agi and Int.   Would be nice to have some more versatility pieces too like the new cloaks they added in BfA

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    My only concern with this is it seems like I may not have enough time to complete an expansion's story, or even several expansion zones, before reaching level 50 and having to move on to Shadowlands...

    Was really looking forward on being able to focus on an expansion per alt while leveling 10-50, but now it seems like leveling is too fast for that.

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