Category Crafting

Useless White Items Return

Well today Blizzard patched the game and one of the changes was to remove the requirement of white quality items as a base for legendary crafting recipes. This does resolve my issue of having to hunt monotonously for high quality white items and frees up a stash space for holding onto more legendary items but I’m not satisfied. I rather enjoyed the prospect of superior quality crafted legendary items by starting with a superior quality base item. The fix put in place today, in my opinion, is not a very creative solution to the problems the system presented. It does fix the negative aspects of the issue, but sacrifices the benefits the system had put into play. It now also leaves white quality items as useless again.

I hope there are plans down the road to bring back a use for high quality ...

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High Quality White Items

The biggest issue I currently have with crafting legendary is hunting down the white items required for each recipe. I do like that you need them, but I’m not entirely happy with having to hunt them down. I often wonder why these base items do not have their own recipes from the smith. The best legendary items you can craft are crafted using high quality base items. If you are anything like me, you will not waste a crafting attempt on a legendary with a mediocre base item. This starts to get frustrating as it can takes hours upon hours to find an adequate item relying entirely on RNG from weapon/armor wracks and other sources in the world. All of these items break down into a common quality component for crafting...

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