Daily Blue Posts – DoTs, Glyphs, Balance and More

DoTs Critting? Originally, we liked the fact that dots didn’t crit. It’s one of the things that made them different from other types of spells. In turn, it meant that classes and specs that focused on dots cared about different stats than other classes. We think it’s interesting when say a ring drops, and the group has to speculate about who would get the most benefit out of it. We are changing our minds about that...

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3.0 Patch Notes for PTR

At long last! Patch 3.0 has finally gone live on the PTR! It just went up a few hours ago, so if you act quickly enough you can get your characters in the queue and copied over first. Check out the official notes for patch 3.0 below. General All players will have their talent points reimbursed and will have access to new talents throughout their trees; this includes the 51-point talents. Several new spells and abilities have been...

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Paladin PvP Guide – Holy Paladins
Sep04

Paladin PvP Guide – Holy Paladins

Welcome to read the first part of “Paladin pvp guide”. We’ll start with abilities and spells and cover additional topics with each part in this series. Aura Swapping Most of the paladins I’ve played against typically do not swap auras in different situations, even if it might help them a lot of. With Aura swapping you are actually changing those auras in constantly throughout the match. It is extremely...

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Down Ranking Change Discussion
Aug14

Down Ranking Change Discussion

Okay, so those of you that have been meticulously following the changes related to WotLK beta have probably already heard about this one, but there has been a massive change in the way down ranked spells are handled. Just check out this recent blue post from blue poster, Zarhym. (source) This is not a bug. In the latest WotLK beta push, we made a large change to the mana cost of spells. All player spells now cost a percentage of base...

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Priest / Rogue vs. Shadow Priest / Warlock 2v2 Arena Strategy
Jun23

Priest / Rogue vs. Shadow Priest / Warlock 2v2 Arena Strategy

Yet again, not the most popular combo these days, but it still pops up every once and a while. The strategy here isn’t too complicated, open on the priest and just punish him. The only really important thing to remember here is to save your cloak for when your priest is really controlled. Between all the fears, death coil, silence, and spell lock your priest is going to be hurting for casting time. You’ll want to try and...

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