Class Stacking and the Trivialization of Raid Mechanics

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World of Warcraft has reached the end of another expansion. For the past few months, more and more guilds have killed Mythic Archimonde and others have joined the ranks of guilds selling full Mythic HFC clears. My own guild has had Mythic Archimonde on farm since January and we started selling our own full clears a month ago. The sales …

Warrior Blurb: My Wish List for DPS Changes

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Warriors have seen several renditions so far in the alpha. With each new version, some problems get fixed while others become even more glaring. I wrote my first wish list back before alpha was released to give myself some comparison points as we progressed deeper into the alpha cycle. After nearly ten builds worth of class changes, I figure it’s not …

Warrior Blurb: Bladestorm Now and Going Forward

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Bladestorm has been a signature ability within the Warcraft universe for as long as it has existed. In Warcraft III, it was the very powerful ultimate ability of the Blademaster hero unit. In World of Warcraft, it was introduced as the 51 point talent in the Arms tree and remained just as powerful as its Warcraft III form. Mists of …

Legion Feedback: Demonology Warlock

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Demonology was the only caster spec that I have tested extensively in the alpha so far. I don’t normally play caster specs because I just enjoy melee so much more, but after seeing the new direction Blizzard had taken Demonology, I knew I had to give it a try. After having played the spec for a few days now, I …

Warrior Blurb: Newest Fury Changes on Alpha

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A new alpha build is up, and that means a new slew of changes to Fury to even further butcher the spec. Let’s review the changes and assess the damage, shall we? Keep in mind these are just the changes I want to highlight, not the entire list.   Bloodthirst: Buffed from 200% damage to 300%, bonus crit chance removed, …

Legion Feedback: Outlaw Rogue

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For this feedback article, I am going to switch things up. In the past, I have given feedback on the base rotations for a spec, its talents, and artifact traits. I chose that format to cover as many bases as possible, but the more articles I did the more I felt that some categories looked tacked-on in comparison to the others due to …

Legion Feedback: Havoc Demon Hunter Talents and Artifact Traits

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Overview Havoc was probably the spec I anticipated playing the most, and not to give away the tone of my entire article, but it was worth it for the most part. Before I go into my feedback on the DPS rotation, I need to talk about this class’s mobility because it’s honestly the most fun thing to do in the …

Legion Feedback: Arms Warrior Talents and Artifact Traits

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Overview Arms is the second Warrior spec I tested in-depth on the Legion alpha, and since it followed my Fury testing, my Arms feedback is somewhat colored by that experience. I immediately noticed how much smoother and fluid the Arms rotation felt when compared to Fury, and that is basically the overarching theme of my entire Arms review. I will …

Legion Feedback: Fury – Talents and Artifact

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I’ve written a few articles outlining my thoughts on various Warrior content on alpha, but without alpha access it was always the perspective of an outsider looking in. I’ve had the chance to play the alpha quite a bit this last week, and have new insight on many of the changes being done to various classes. I’ve given the majority …

Class Lore: Death Knights

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Death Knights are the warriors of death and destruction. Both generations have served as an army of undead and unending brutality. Gul’dan and the Lich King had both produced armies that were to be feared. However, it would be the army of the Lich King that persevered after their original leader’s fall. Their mere presence provokes fear inside the hearts of …

Warrior Blurb: Execute and the Legendary Ring

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Welcome to another Warrior blurb, where I either discuss or whine about something on my mind related to Warriors. This week I am going to discuss (or whine about) the legendary ring and its role in Warrior parsing – particularly Arms Warriors. Many people are probably saying that the ring greatly affects everyone’s DPS and ability to parse, and Warriors …