Howto: Win-5-Ranked Weekly Quest twice

  • aposteljoe's Avatar Hero of Warcraft 650 246 Posts Joined 06/18/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    I get those Battlegrounds weeklys quite often (made a posting in the salt thread already). Because of that and the rerolls I have a single weekly quest open in the midweek quite often. Now I noticed that:

    -if I've done the weekly "Win 5 ranked" and another weekly quest 

    -and there is a single weekly quest in the left most slot

    -and i than press reroll on that quest 

    => I get the ranked quest again!

    Maybe a coincidence, but happend two times in a row. So i decided to make the thread, whether other users can confirm. By this way you could get a little bit XP extra, because it is 2,5K for the ranked vs. 1,75K for the others. 

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  • Alleria's Avatar Eevee 975 620 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Wow, now this looks interesting. Never tried because I always complete my 5 ranked wins quest as last. Good catch, definitely gonna try that, and make an edit, if it worked for me. Thanks!

    EDIT: Okay, just tried to reroll my last remaining Weekly quest right after completing the Win 5 ranked games and I got another one! So I can confirm this works. Thanks again for pointing this out aposteljoe, appreciated :)

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  • daggydwarf's Avatar 380 17 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    This also worked once for me this week. I wouldn’t go so far as to call it “confirmed” but that is three separate people. I wonder if this will be considered a bug and they’ll fix it later, or if it’s intended.

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  • meisterz39's Avatar 730 949 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Wow - just did this and it worked for me as well! This is neat a little trick, but it really seems like it shouldn't work. I imagine one of these days Blizzard will remove this.

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  • NebuchadnezzarHS's Avatar Face Collector 1325 490 Posts Joined 06/14/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    I hope I will be able to confirm it myself tomorrow as well. My weeklies did not pair up well to make the attempt today, so I had to reroll 1 before completing the 'win 5 ranked' weekly quest.

    Seems indeed like it was not done on purpose and it will most probably fixed soon. I would not mind to abuse it at least once though, before it goes away.

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  • NegativeNemsy's Avatar 315 141 Posts Joined 07/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Worked for me.  Thanks OP!

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  • aposteljoe's Avatar Hero of Warcraft 650 246 Posts Joined 06/18/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    So it looks like the effect is confirmed. As others mentioned I guess this is unintentional and will most likely be fixed some time. But we don't have to tell them ;)

    I wonder if this works with two open quests and you reroll the left one? 

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  • RangDipkin's Avatar Rexxar 265 97 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Worked for me too; thanks aposteljoe!

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  • NebuchadnezzarHS's Avatar Face Collector 1325 490 Posts Joined 06/14/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    It also worked for me, profit! Let us hope this will not get fixed soon™. Thanks OP!

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  • JFK's Avatar Curious Pair 1060 610 Posts Joined 07/31/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Can confirm it works if you have two open weekly quests. Even better, afterwards it still works with only one!

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  • dymar's Avatar 255 37 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Just tried and it works. Thank you op.

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  • GameTheory345's Avatar Island 410 304 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Hmm, there must be some issue because it didn't work for me.

    EDIT: Because I can't read instructions, that's why.

    ???

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  • greenhatjynx78's Avatar Birthday Pikachu 295 110 Posts Joined 01/26/2020
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    worked for me too thanks! also maybe it isnt a bug but a feature? it will make the level 100 grind way easier, especially because you can do it with two quests!( acording to JFK dont quote me on this!XD).

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  • sinti's Avatar Global Moderator Barrens Sleuth 1830 2239 Posts Joined 10/20/2018
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for this, I will make sure not to reroll my last weekly quest to not get the ranked abomination, Im so happy I can reroll out of that :D Might be only one trying to do the opposite haha :p

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  • Fedrion's Avatar Maximum Volume 1285 500 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    You sir gave the community a marvelous advantage!

    Worked like a charm.

    Papa Nurgle wants to share his gifts.

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  • anchorm4n's Avatar 1450 1357 Posts Joined 03/13/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Thought of this last minute, worked great! Thanks a lot! 

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  • Aesan's Avatar Content Squad Shadow Rager 345 152 Posts Joined 11/22/2020
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    I ended up with 3 weekly ranked quests just by rerolling without paying much attention to their order or placement (although I believe it started with the rightmost one at first, and then the mid one the following day). It looks like they not only marked it to be in the reroll pool with all the other quests, but somehow greatly increased the chances of it appearing. 

    Poor people trying to avoid it, could prove nigh impossible for now. But nice little bonus for all the rest. We do know it's a confirmed bug though, so only a matter of time before a hotfix or patch comes in. 

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  • h0lysatan's Avatar Academy Sleuth 690 410 Posts Joined 12/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    I ended up with 3 weekly ranked quest this week. I believe it still work even with the hotfix. And this is better than waiting for those rare daily quest. Because this week, I just got 1500 xp more than the usual.

    Knowledge is Power

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  • greenhatjynx78's Avatar Birthday Pikachu 295 110 Posts Joined 01/26/2020
    Posted 3 days, 15 hours ago

    this will be fixed tomorrow :( run to get those five win today guys !

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  • FrostyFeet's Avatar Senior Moderator Derpcorn 1685 1233 Posts Joined 10/20/2018
    Posted 3 days, 14 hours ago
    Quote From greenhatjynx78

    this will be fixed tomorrow :( run to get those five win today guys !

    Just did that without even reading through the bug fixes in the patch notes :D

    Forgot to reroll last week though, wasted xp.

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