Between my three level 70s, I can probably scrape together enough cash for one epic mount. I don't have the rep for any of the cool ones, so it would just be a swift wyvern, but in shadow even they look cool. So what's holding me back?
I'm just not sure it's worth it. Merlot has no gathering skills, and — as my lack of gold testifies — no discipline for gold grinding. I can barely bring myself to do a couple of dailies and go weeks without crafting cloth for lack of primals. Had I any patience for farming gold I would have bought the mount long ago. The only reason I have as much as I do is because I can't find anyone to sell me the hearts of darkness for my bracers of nimble thought. (Hint: if you're on Darkspear, call me!)
That much gold would be a waste on Merlot — unless, at some point in the future, the mount skill is going to increase even further. If I'm going to have to fork out an even more obscene amount of gold in Wrath, then maybe it's worth the pain right now.
Theoretically, it would be better spent on my shaman (herbalist) or hunter (miner and engineer) for the gathering benefits, but they're alts and I can't quite bring myself to bankrupt Merlot for them.
If you've got your mount, would you say it was worth the pain? Or were you rich enough not to notice?
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