Lock xp bar

93 Tauren Hunter
If i lock my Xp bar at lvl 60 to do Classic raids will bgs work?
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85 Worgen Warrior
Edit: Evidently it doesn't work the way I thought it did. I'll need to read up on that.
Edited by Garrath on 03/01/2011 16:01 GMT
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85 Blood Elf Hunter
Huntermanx, you can still participate in old-content (such as level 60) raids when you're a higher level than they were intended for. Unless there is a guild on your server which has 40 active level 60 characters, then you won't be able to do it in the "old-fashioned way".

Most people get a far higher level than is required for the raid (for example, level 80 or 85) and then go in and do the raid with a small group of people from their guild or from the /trade channel.

By all means attempt it, but you'll have a tough time convincing people to come along to an old-content raid unless you're a higher level than it, as most people just want to go along to get the raid done within 30 minutes.
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90 Tauren Shaman
If you lock your XP bar, you wil only be put into battlegrounds with other people who have locked their XP, which given the small amount of players, its most likely you will never see a BG.
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74 Human Warrior
Hi, I hear alot over locking my experience bar but... How do I do that?! I searched all over the forum but couldn't find it. Can u guys help me out?
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13 Orc Warrior
In Stormwind Keep there's a room where the battlemasters are. In this room there's also a stealthed NPC that you can talk to lock your XP. I think the guards can mark out on the map where the battlemasters are if you ask them.
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74 Human Warrior
Thanks man, I will check it out right away :)
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85 Draenei Hunter
If you have a guild big enough to do vanilla raids, then you should have enough to do BGs through War Games. The downside is there are no rewards from doing it that way.

Queues for XP locked BGs have been broken since it was implemented, and there are numerous reported cases of there being sufficient numbers in the queue, but the games never popping. The only reason it seems to work for the lower brackets, is that there are far more players queueing than are needed for just one game to start.
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60 Night Elf Druid
you can get bg's at level 60 with exp bar locked but very very rarely they usualy have to be pre-made but there is not many 60 guilds about.

@Alekii most people that lock there xp bar at 60 do it to twink out same as level 70's, and yes you can do at higher levels but its not as fun and the gear is just for show/collection not of actuall use.
and you will actually be suprised about the amount of people willing to help others, its really easy to get a vanilla raid going, like today i went molten core and yesterday went blackwing lair at level 58 with a bunch of higher levels that i didnt know just asked in trade chat,
and you dont need 40 people to do molten core or temple of ahn'qirij, the guild im in has done molten core and blackwing lair with just level 60's and can do all of temple of ahn'qirij except the twins, and they dont use the full raid size, on youtube search the guild im in, theres a couple of vids on there of them doing vanilla raids with smaller groups then raid size supposably needed
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77 Worgen Hunter
Was gonna post on the thread but there's someone from my guild above me ^^ :D
I'd like to add there are quite a few guilds like us, all doing retros at level cap. I have seen a couple for TBC content and at least one for WOTLK content.
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