If you've played Warlords of Draenor, you might already have a maxed out level 100 character, or even two. Or you might have a few alts gaining levels slowly. But definitely not 100. Well, one player called Watola didn't stop with one, and actually levelled up 100 characters on two accounts in almost 1200 days.
First you might think he did this by abusing some exploit, multiboxing or using bots, but Watola explains his method in this lengthy forum post, and even folks from Blizzard chime in:
Last night I finally completed my goal of 100 level 100s. I started this project near the end of Mists of Pandaria, at the time of starting I had already levelled around 20 characters to max level so another 80 didn't seem that extreme.
I love how casually he says "another 80 didn't seem that extreme". And how he blindly jumped into Warlords of Draenor which raised the level cap from 90 to 100.
I didn't see much of beta, and there were no good videos on garrison information (the details that mattered to me) so I was pretty much going into Warlords blind, with no real strategy on what the best way to level was. I quickly found the "breakpoints" for garrisons, level 90 and a half to get your garrison, level 92 for the mine and profession buildings, level 96 for the herb garden, and level 100 for level 3 garrison, so this was basically my levelling breakpoints, with an added one at 98 for rested exp building.
I did approximately 460 levels in 16 days. My levelling was primarily done via questing and the gathering of treasures; mission experience played a huge role in rounding out the experience so that I could be stricter on my questing paths.
My view on levelling this expansion is that it is almost perfect. I feel as if there should be more choice in the way you level out in the world, however they are on track with bonus objectives and all the treasures. When I was questing 85-90 I was finding myself doing almost the entire zone, at least the major parts of a zone, just to reach the next level bracket. Now I can pick and choose what quests I want to do (assuming rested experience), because of the vast amount of treasures and the huge bonus objective exp.
His entry explaining the whole process is really long, definitely worth reading if you're levelling alts or just want to see all the funny surprised reactions. This is the breakdown, by the way, for the new zones above level 90 and how fast he cleared them. Pretty insane.
Frostfire Ridge - 1 hour and 6 minutes Shadowmoon Valley - 44 minutes
Gorgrond - 42 minutes
Talador - 40 minutes
Spires of Arak - 39 minutes
Nagrand - 30 minutes
Picture: Ding Junzhe