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Discussion in 'Character Building' started by Jakeman, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I have always hated procs. That's why I boycott procs with my talent specs. They force you to play whack-a-mole with your buffs instead of playing the game. Wotlk mages are huge proc factories. I honestly think that's why you see so many mages who pull agro and don't stop, because they are so focused on minmaxing their procs.

    Tier 8 has been revealed. Look at the set bonuses for mages:

    The 4 piece bonus has me rolfing. A chance to proc on a proc? For ****'s sake.

    Blizzard is out of ideas so they are adding proc effects for existing abilities.
     

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  2. OsIriS

    OsIriS Peasant

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    first, that's mage armor?!?!?! And second :P
     
  3. Lurk

    Lurk Peasant and Donator

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    Man that is dumb. We go from a 4pc on T7 that's a must-have to a 4pc on T8 that can pretty much be ignored, unless the proc rate is ridiculously high.

    Just means the "best" configuration won't include 4 pieces of T8.
     
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    8/8 T2 bonus was pretty awesome and there was that bug were you didn't lose the proc gave them this idea. Pretty much you can keep proc'ing and really boost dps. Definitely a plus for PvP if you got good resilience on your other gear. PvE I'm not too sure but I guess that's why they gave mages Mirror Image and Invis (not that it's used anyways). Most other dual-spec classes already out-dps mages as it is and they can swap out to heal/tank when needed. All mages can do is dps and not much else (besides providing a table).
     
  5. OsIriS

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    This is why I switched to shaman (and subsequently haven't played in 3 months). I was tired of being a pure DPS class. Was more fun being able to DPS or heal depending on the situation. Probably should have made a druid and I could have done all three.
     

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