If your stuff levels, then aside from story/camaraderie, what would you play for? There'd be no character growth/progress then, and none of the content would be the slightest challenge as your gear would be beyond it (new content is designed for landscape gear, not instance gear). In past years, all our gear was rendered obsolete.
But you are in luck this year! They have said gear from level 10 on up to 95 will scale to 95. The caveat is they will maintain the level difference.
So if you are level 85, and do one of the new Battles, your gear will scale to 95.
However, if you are foolish enough to gain a level, your gear will effectively be more like 94; at level 91 your gear would be 89, and so on until you got to 95 and your gear had 85 stats again and you wanted better, higher level gear.
The good news is, if you want to keep your current gear scaled up to 95, they just added a coupon code for the XP disabler: SLOWME Note however, you will lack five skill trait points compared to folks who are 95.
So would you rather have your current gear scaled to 95, or five more skill points?
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