- 2017/04/03 05:35:00 PM
Just wanted to jump in and share some thoughts on the direction we are aiming with this challenge.
I definitely understand that the appearance is the "new, great thing," and that, since everyone is after them at the, this is causing some tension. However, this is indeed intended to be a challenge. We do not expect a plurality of folks to be able to complete this challenge during the first cycle of the Mage Tower being up in North America.
Looking back, the design here is similar to the Warlock green fire quest chain in Mists of Pandaria (obviously this has a wider impact as it's not Warlock specific). During the window when that questline became available, very few Warlock players were able to overcome Kanrethad immediately - however, over the course of the expansion, this task become an easier challenge.
As I'm sure you're aware, our journey through Legion is not yet over, and as the expansion continues, your character will undoubtedly become stronger through Artifact progression, gear upgrades, etc. You can also be on the lookout for various community-made guides and videos as more and more players overcome the challenge of the Tower.
It's also worthwhile to note that each Artifact appearance in the game has a different source. Some reflect dedication to a particular style of gameplay, such as raiding or PvP - but unlocking this appearance should show that you've truly mastered your spec.