May 26th, 2011 by admin
Posted in Guides, Quests

Recently, Pixidragon, a fellow guild member, commented in guild chat about the problem she was having completing a particular quest chain.  I wasn’t working on anything in particular at the moment, so I offered my assistance.  However, she told me that it was a special mini-game quest that you had to solo, in the quest chain to get the Brazie’s Sunflower Seeds quest reward, which gives you the Sunflower companion.

I’d seen players with the Sunflower pet, but hadn’t really worried about getting one for myself as yet.  However, once my fellow guildie described what she was doing, I was intrigued.

The quest series is set at a small farm in the western part of Hillsbrad, in the Eastern Kingdoms.  The quest can be done by players of any level, but since there are no Alliance-side towns in this zone any more, it may be difficult to reach with a lower-level toon who is still unmounted.

If you’ve ever played the popular Plants -Vs- Zombies, from Pop-Cap Games, you have a pretty good idea what’s going on here.  Once you accept the first quest, you’re popped into mini-game mode where you have to protect a farmer’s field from zombies.

The first quest is fairly easy with just a few zombies.  It’s basically just an introduction of what’s to come.  When you turn it in, you’ll be offered the second quest where there are more zombies and more defensive units.  There are a total of five stages.  Step 3 may take you a few times to get through, but it’s step 4 where the crap really hits the fan.

My first time doing the quest series on Romy, my mage, step 3 took me a few tries, but step 4 took me well over an hour and probably at least 10 attempts.

During those attempts, there was a point at which I became aware of what strategy was required, but where it still took me a bit of practice to successfully implement it.  But once I was sure that I was on the right path, I started taking screen shots so that I could show Pixidragon how I did it.

When I did the quest a second time on my paladin, Alfred, I whizzed straight through to step 4, and that took me 4-5 tries again.  Better than the previous attempt but still room for improvement.

After finishing the quest series on Alfred, I discovered that Pixidragon was still having problems getting past step 4.  She had seen the screen capture I’d posted, and it helped a bit, but she was still having trouble.  I told her that I’d do it again on another toon and this time I’d do a video capture.

So, I switched over to my warrior, Sunny, and headed to Hillsbrad. Thanks to the practice I’d gotten on Romy and Alfred, she aced each step on the first try!

Brazie’s Sunflower Seeds Step 4

Brazie’s Sunflower Seeds Step 5

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