Just after I finished my guide to Hallow's End, last night, I decided to give G.N.E.R.D. Rage a try. My strategy was simple: go inside Alterac Valley since I remembered it as giving the most honor out of all battlegrounds. Of course, I've never tried Wintergrasp so I don't know if things have changed since Burning Crusade.
Going in, I had 45 G.N.E.R.D.S. I hoped they would be enough. Long story short, I only used about 3 of them before I got the achievement done. The beauty of Alterac Valley is that it's a free-for-all from my point of view. Since the only reason I ever tried battlegrounds was to get honor and badges, regardless whether Alliance won or lost, I didn't give a crap if I died or when I died. This time however, I needed to make sure I didn't die 45 times, before I could get 50 HKs, because the buff expires after death.
Well, I only managed to get 3 HKs for my first G.N.E.R.D. The second one was much better and I got a couple of dozen. The third one got me the achievement. It was a piece of cake. There were so many people doing AV just for this achievement that it almost felt like a joke. How could I tell? Because I saw dozens of achievements from the other players pop up in the chat panel.
Once I completed G.N.E.R.D. Rage, I also attained Hallowed Be Thy Name and thus the "The Hallowed" title. Nice, this holiday was much easier to complete than I had anticipated. One tip that I would like to share with you is this: try to complete G.N.E.R.D. Rage as soon as possible. A lot of people will try to do it during the first days of the holiday and it might be slightly harder to get such an enthusiastic crowd at the end. But what am I talking about... AV is usually always packed and there are plenty of opportunities for getting kills, even if you're totally anti-PvP.
As a bonus, I also got a ton of other PvP-related achievements during the battle. It's always nice to get these unexpected achievements, what can I say.
Former WoW player, current Diablo 3 fanatic, I love the finer things in life such as PC games, beer and computers. While playing a good game is a spiritual experience, blogging about it is almost equally rewarding.