“Goblin Prospector” Set
Class: Can be donned by any leather wearer, but really only works for a Rogue
H: Clever Hat | S: Rageclaw Shoulderpads | Cl: Not shown
Ch: Bard’s Tunic | Wa: Belt of Appeasement | L: Scouting Trousers
G: Fuzzy Gloves |Wr: Scaled Leather Bracers | B: Bard’s Boots
1h Mace: Shovel of Mercy (x2)
Thoughts: The latest transmog contest I’ve jumped into has a “Mother Nature” theme, which is very evocative of all the druids I’ve never successfully leveled and the shaman that I totally deleted in a fit of patch-induced rage. I like the challenge of these contests all right, but what the heck can I do with this concept?
I was stumped for a while, but in a blast of irony, I abruptly realized that goblins love nature. Though I hear you guffawing now, I can assure you that they really do! After all, nature is merely untapped profit potential. To prove my case, let me introduce the Goblin Prospector, as portrayed by Bombelina (who is a rogue, fittingly enough). She’s out and about in the wilds of Stranglethorn, seeing gold gold gold in all things great and small. (Always remember, there’s pretty much a market for everything: what an orc won’t buy, an ogre surely will.)
Those trees? Profitable, in so many ways. There’s surf boards, toothpicks, forts, 2x4s for hitting people with, and more! That dirt? Profitable, baby. Rich in nutrients and crap. Gardeners love that stuff.
What about the Venture Company, you say, since they’re already there? While they may have established themselves in Stranglethorn first, the situation is still profitable. Combine lax security with multiple opportunities for highway robbery and other business schemes? Heck yes! Steal all their stuff and sell it! Or kill them all and use their facility to start a new company (“Bombelina Pyroelastisplosirene Company,” maybe) without any of the associated startup costs! Wait, you’d still need somebody to run the place. Never mind on that last bit.
p.s., I totally recruited a druid (a.k.a. the ever-suffering Tab) to cry in the background of the full picture, seen at the contest location. BRB FAILING HARDCORE