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We have a great video to take a look at, as MrGM, the current speed leveling record holder (coming in under 3 hours for 1-50 via dungeons) takes us through the quest paths of each expansions via Chromie time. He's taking a look at the overall leveling speeds, the feel of each expansion, especially focusing on how the story progression and experience is, as some expansions have you dinging 50 after a few zones and some like MoP and Legion are perfectly balanced to get you to 50 just as you finish up all the zone stories.

It's a great watch if you're at all wondering how and where to level when the pre-patch arrives (which should be somewhere between next week and never, although most likely on October 6th/7th), and especially if you're somewhat new to the game and are wondering which expansion would be the most fun/best story experience (spoiler alert, it's Legion).

So definitely give the video a look, but if you're the impatient type, MoP and Legion are the best story-progression-wise while BC, WotLK and BfA are the worst, and as we all probably already know, WoD is the king in speed leveling, and as we talked about before, should see most players hit 50 in about 8-10 hours.

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3 hours ago, Starym said:

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We have a great video to take a look at, as MrGM, the current speed leveling record holder (coming in under 3 hours for 1-50 via dungeons) takes us through the quest paths of each expansions via Chromie time. He's taking a look at the overall leveling speeds, the feel of each expansion, especially focusing on how the story progression and experience is, as some expansions have you dinging 50 after a few zones and some like MoP and Legion are perfectly balanced to get you to 50 just as you finish up all the zone stories.

It's a great watch if you're at all wondering how and where to level when the pre-patch arrives (which should be somewhere between next week and never, although most likely on October 6th/7th), and especially if you're somewhat new to the game and are wondering which expansion would be the most fun/best story experience (spoiler alert, it's Legion).

So definitely give the video a look, but if you're the impatient type, MoP and Legion are the best story-progression-wise while BC, WotLK and BfA are the worst, and as we all probably already know, WoD is the king in speed leveling, and as we talked about before, should see most players hit 50 in about 8-10 hours.

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Funny how you never even mentioned WoD, not that i blame you, that expansion was rubbish, the introduction of the mission table was the worst feature they could have made.....yet they kept it in, its rubbish and reminds me about free to play mobile games, where there is like hours to wait and even sometimes over a day....too long to wait for my liking.

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Tbh, kinda liking Cataclysm story-wise too, given that was their first attempt at creating big major-narrative zones both new ones and the classic ones. Not quite in the league of MoP but still.

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7 hours ago, Lithari said:

Funny how you never even mentioned WoD, not that i blame you, that expansion was rubbish, the introduction of the mission table was the worst feature they could have made.....yet they kept it in, its rubbish and reminds me about free to play mobile games, where there is like hours to wait and even sometimes over a day....too long to wait for my liking.

They mentioned WoD in the last sentence, not because it is a terrible expansion or anything, but because during BfA, if you leveled through WoD, you leveled MUCH faster than any other expansion. It wasn't even close in terms of time due to the little bonus objectives that you could complete for extra gold, resources, and XP.

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If i wanted to duplicate the SL leveling experience in retail..

as much as is feasibly possible, how would it look?

Would I level 1-30 in BFA?

Would i use heirlooms or no heirlooms? If i used no heirlooms, would i "Double" the /played to account for the pandemic xp boost?

Im asking for the sake of those that don't have PTR or beta access..

so, how would it look in bfa?

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