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After another year of player frustration over not getting the X-45 Heartbreaker / Love Rocket mount, Blizzard have responded that they see it's not a great experience farming it and explained they are discussing some solutions - but they won't be coming in time for this year's event.

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Yep, this isn’t fun. I’ve done the event a dozen times a day on my characters before in previous years and probably would be doing it again this year if I didn’t have other real-life stuff going on.

Right now, if you want to maximize your chance of getting the mount, it’s in your best interest to repeat this event every day on as many characters as possible. That’s… mathematically correct, but not a great experience.

We hear this frustration and the good news is that we’re discussing this issue amongst the team and evaluating possible solutions for holiday events in general. The bad news is that even if we do end up making changes, they wouldn’t be in time for this year’s Love Is In the Air holiday event.

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3 hours ago, VictorVakaras said:

It took me 7 years to get the Horseman mount. That's just ridiculous, yes.

I got the Headless Horseman's Mount in my 2nd year playing. That's the only holiday mount I've gotten so far, but I haven't really started really trying for the others until now.  🤷‍♂️

 

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7 hours ago, VictorVakaras said:

It took me 7 years to get the Horseman mount. That's just ridiculous, yes.

Mine never dropped in all these years. Chances are very low, same with this rocket.

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It only took 11 years from my first time doing the holiday boss(es) until the Love Rocket finally dropped for me 😖. However, I wasn’t super-grinding it (probably ranging from about 20 to 50 attempts per year, depending on what else I had going on that year and how many alts I was trying to finish leveling at the time).

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