PVP Points Conversion (4.0.1)

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Welcome to a flash card 4.0.1 guide. Hopefully this may better prepare you for the new PVP awards system going live today (12 th Oct 2010). This guide is intended to be very brief and a quick reference for you on how to maximize your awareness of 4.0.1 mechanics.

Honor points are getting a make over. So if you had 400,000 honor points before the patch, and notice a huge cut, here is what happened.

Conversion

Old Honor Points * 0.024 = New Honor
Old Arena Points * 0.85 = New Honor
Battleground Mark of Honor * 2.976 = New Honor
Wintergrasp Mark of Honor * 19.08 = New Honor
Stone Keeper Shard * 1.6 = New Honor
Venture Coin * 3 = New Honor
Spirit Shard * 1 = New Honor

(Source: Nethaera - Blizzard Poster)

Limits
In 4.0.1 there will be a soft cap for honor conversion, similar to justice point conversion, this is 4000. This means if you have more than 4000 points, you will have to spend them to get under this cap, before you are able to accumulate them again.

In the final patch before Cataclysm (4.0.3) this will become a hard cap. Any honor points over the 4000 mark, will be converted to 35 per point.

Other useful info

You do not LOSE Honor points, if you keep below 4000 points, until Patch 4.0.3
Honor points WILL be used in Cataclysm, so if you are keen to get geared up for Cataclysm arena or BG in the next leg of content, going into Cataclysm with 4000 HP earned from WotLK PVP is acceptable (unless they reset the JP, though I really can not see them doing so)

PVE Badges are also being reformed, please see my PVE Conversion guide for more info.

Comments

Skumball's picture

It's a shame we can't use

It's a shame we can't use Javascript in the guides atm else I'd give you the code for a converter tool (similar to MMO-Champ's). Ah well. Possibly add a link to the MMO-Champion version for people to see what they will get after the conversion?

Good info nontheless, both this and your PvE one Smiling

-Skum

wkjezz's picture

Light Reading

Nah, I was looking at trying the converter script I had written, but alas, could not get it to work. However MMO C's is inaccurate, they still have the conversions set at the original rates instead of the Sept 15th revision, or atleast did when I wrote this last night.

-WKJezz
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Skumball's picture

Yeah the converter page

Yeah the converter page still goes off the old numbers, however the one on the frontpage atm is accurate.

WTB javascript access on WoW-Pro! Check my forum post on here dude, perhaps we could petition it Sticking out tongue I think it could add alot of extra tools and utilities to the site Smiling

-Skum

wkjezz's picture

maybe but

i don't think i would like it, the one thing that bought me hear nearly 4 years ago was jame's simple and clean presentation; JS would open up a whole world of pitfalls imo.

-WKJezz
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Skumball's picture

I do agree there. Simple,

I do agree there. Simple, clean, and effective often trumps silly techy advanced stuff. However I think that if JS were enabled then we could use it to better enhance things, but not divert from. Obviously there would have to be certain restrictions to it too such as access level, and boundaries on what you could do and how far you could take it. But I think a small converter table like this could be done well, and well within the limits of what would keep it in line with the site and it's presentation.

This is kinda going way offtopic from your guide now though, so I'll leave it at this. And thanks for posting it Smiling Good, helpful info Smiling

-Skum

wkjezz's picture

I am guessing my guides...

Have been very well viewed this week, but I do have a question, I obviously need to re-home my pictures, as Photobucket is bottlenecking my images, any suggestions?

-WKJezz
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Skumball's picture

Yeah sure, you can directly

Yeah sure, you can directly upload them to your guide here on WoW-Pro Smiling Here's a guide on it Smiling

-Skum