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I am a level 30 Shadow Specd priest on a PvP server, and I was wondering where a good place to quest for the next few lvls is. I did hillsbrad and 1k needles and stonleton, some people suggested desolace, but is there a good grind location there for my level? As the place in kinda lame, no trees .

Lastly if I spec holy can I still kill things in a reasonable amount of time? or will i suck at damage?

PS. Stv sucks dont wanna go there lol
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Shadow priest are great pvpers but aren't so hot at PVE. If you were to respec your dmg would drop. However, you could party with say a mage and the speed at which your lvling should double if not more. Priest are more of a support class. Keep that in mind when trying to lvl to 60. At 60 if you feel like pvping go Shadow and have fun I suppose.

You've already been to the places I would have recommend to lvl. Oh wait I noticed you didn't mention STV? Go there. As for desolace. It's so far out of the way of everything else I can't recommand going there. It's well.. desolace lol.
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I am a level 30 Shadow Specd priest on a PvP server, and I was wondering where a good place to quest for the next few lvls is. I did hillsbrad and 1k needles and stonleton, some people suggested desolace, but is there a good grind location there for my level? As the place in kinda lame, no trees .

Lastly if I spec holy can I still kill things in a reasonable amount of time? or will i suck at damage?

PS. Stv sucks dont wanna go there lol
get too ~32-33 and go to Desolace until late 30's If you have friends your lvling with, it would probably not be a bad idea to go holy, but if your solo, holy is a gonna be worse then shadow for soloing
    
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It's not necessarily the fastest, but you could go holy and then just do scarlet monastery a bunch of times. It's pretty fun and since you would be a holy priest you could get groups really easily. Cool drops also. I would rather have fun and never get to 60 than get to 60 and have not had any fun.
    
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Thanks guys for ur help, some nice points there ill try desolace and hilllsbrad since that has been mentioned a few times. Also i get pm'd all the time for SM lol since i said im holy
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You don't have to be Holy spec to heal. I know several Shadow Priests that can main heal UBRS/SCHOLO/STRAT. The secret is don't be the noob priest who is trying to DPS. I hate this so much when I'm on my alts. It goes a little like this:

Me - Doing around 350 dmg a hit on my Mage
Nooby - Doing around 100 dmg per Holy Fire on his Priest
Nooby: LOL OMG 150 Crit!!!
Me: Warrior just died
Nooby: OOM!!
Me: Dammit.
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It sounds like your horde. You could also try Arathi Highlands when you get to your mid-30s, but lots of alliance are usually there.
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I dont understand why people say the Shadow Priests suck for PvE and take longer then Holy to level. In fact I think its the opposite. Being able to heal myself while grinding is NOT a problem at all therefore Holy is pretty much useless. What sucks is running out of mana and I dont know about you guys but with my shadow priest and the gear I have its almost like a bottomless mana pit. Plus if I DO run outta mana there is always the loveley Spirit Tap

Go Shadow. Shadow Priests are THE best class in the game, period. Specially Undead ones b/c of the racial ability.
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And I love having our (well....was ours...guild broke up) shadow preist in our grp because he has abilities that heal the whole group like constantly as he does dmg...and when hes in the top 10 (which he ALWAYS is...top 5 usually)...it just less healing for the healers to do.

Come BC....I am re-rolling horde preist....I want to be a BE but I can't remember if preists can be BE's. If they can't, UD FTW!
    
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Dude, go undead if you go priest. I'm telling you their racial ability ROCKS with the rest of the shadow build.

Cant remember the name (thats terrible im tired) But its a DOT spell that heals you for the same ammount of damage that it deals out. Now think about that for a second. You allready have several DOT spells. Now throw in the racial one that does DOT and heals and you have one amazing priest.
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