The Grumpy Elf: The looking for raid is coming out next week and many people are looking forward to it as their first raid experience this expansion as not everyone will be able to get into the real raid this week and even if they do not everyone will be able to start downing things from the start.
The item level of 463 seems, upon first looking at it, pretty extreme being you only get 463 items from heroics at the moment but that does not mean it is unattainable.
To help people out that might be looking at that 463 number and thinking it will be impossible I will detail how to easily get to that number with a little effort.
Step 1: Starting off
To build your 463 set you have to start somewhere and that is hitting level 90. Do every single quest in dread wastes. Yes, not kidding, if you do them all the end of the line will offer you two 450 pieces and there are many 437 quest items there. Why do this? Because it will get you to a level high enough to get into heroics at 90.
Note: Item level for heroics has been lowered to 435 . . . Read full article