Yes, I like making puns in my blog titles. As you can probably guess, this is going to be looking at how Lava Burst doesn’t scale with Critical Strike chance, and how this affects our primary DPS cooldown.
First off, lets take a look at the cooldowns from other caster specs:
Affliction Warlock: Dark Soul: Misery
Arcane Mage: Arcane Power
Balance Druid: Celestial Alignment
Demonology Warlock: Dark Soul: Knowledge
Destruction Warlock: Dark Soul: Instability
Collection of notes/tips that I'll expand on as I work through the beta (again).
Having a glyph like Glyph of Ghostly Speed will be amazing for anyone who has a travel form (Shaman/Druids). You should definitely get this ASAP, and Scribes should use this to make lots of gold too.Make sure you explore a bit. There are often things just out of the way that have a few bonuses, like the Time Locked Tower to the east of the first bonus quest area in Frostfire.Rares
Updated 21-10-2014 at 08:05 PM by Binkenstein
This appears to be more of a work in progress. Additional changes will be updated as I make them. This doesn't include cooldowns like Elemental Mastery, Storm Elemental, Ancestral Swiftness, Unleash Flame, etc, as I try to keep things minimalistic.
The Shock section on the left covers Earth Shock, Flame Shock and your Lightning Shield stacks. The left bar is for Flame Shock, and re-colours green when Flame Shock has
Updated 22-10-2014 at 06:14 PM by Binkenstein
Need to sit down and do some serious spreadsheeting, so I'm makin' a list.
Finish off trinket & weapon enchant proc system - DONEMerge the AoE google doc in as a new tab - DONEPut together a detailed DPET (Damage Per Execute Time) breakdown to evaluate things like spell priorities - DONEBuild some spell scaling graphs, showing the change in DPET vs a particular stat (0-100% on ratings, 0-15000 spellpower) - Haste done, will slowly add in others as I go.Add
Updated 10-08-2014 at 12:30 AM by Binkenstein
I'm going to keep this as neutrally worded as possible, and also include opposing views. Please remember to be clear, concise and most importantly do not try to insult anyone in the comments. I'll add information from comments into this post, but if I have to delete comments due to insults those pieces of feedback will not be included.
Updated Critical Issues on 24/09/2014
For optimal AoE damage, you have to glyph Chain Lightning. If you
Updated 02-10-2014 at 09:26 PM by Binkenstein