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  1. Ok, nvm :) Few questions : - Does the fix require everyone to get the last alpha ? - Do you think it would be possible to add in the soakers special warning text the icon ? like SOAK MELEE LEFT {rt1} ? Thanks !
  2. Any one tested the DBM one in all ? Looks like everyone was getting "melee left soak", even if everyone was last alpha (version r14807)
  3. Yeah sorry, it is working fine. We are still wiping though. Pls include a boss hack next time as well ;)
  4. Hi and happy new year Any chance you can implement this finally ? Thanks in advance !
  5. Hello, Wrath of Guldan on mythic Mannoroth always target 2 ranged, 2 melee and 1 healer Common strat is to soak 4 of them with mage/hunter, and a last one on tanks Can you put an option to put always the same 2 icons on melee, the same 2 icons on ranged and the same icon on the healer ? so the raid markers placement would be ideal ! Many thanks, Myrdinn PS : I know it can have some interaction with BW, but at least an option to force this icon setup would be very nice when people know what they are doing...
  6. Cataclysm Fire Mage Compendium

    It looks like Fire is getting some big buffs on the PTR. Source : Public Test Realm Patch 4.3 Notes - World of Warcraft
  7. Rawr.Mage

    For information, it also looks like [item]59519[/item] is not modeled properly as it is shown as same DPS than [item]59500[/item]. I would say the proc is not working at all, resulting in the trinket being underestimated.
  8. Fire Cataclysm Discussion: OP Updated for Release

    Of course there was a typo in the spec I used : it was 2/36/3. I tend to agree with everything said above : mana game via 'more than competitive' nuke rotations is more an arcane thingy but can be tolerated. High DPS rotation with nuke spells, mana management via low DPS rotation, molten fury management would create an interesting aspect in the Fire rotation. But the worst aspect of the Fire tree is the crit depression that make everything boring or "not enough". Combustion is really horrible at 85: you can be happy if you manage to combustion 3 dots...
  9. Fire Cataclysm Discussion: OP Updated for Release

    I did some fights tonight on the EU beta in Blackwing Descent (10man), with a premade full 346. Spec used was 2/33/3. We got replenishment and blessings. My DPS was not impressive (warlock and retpal were #1 and #2 every try), but I was OOM really fast. I had difficulties to be top5 among 6. I used classic rotation + flameorb, and I felt really a bit behind. Any shares on your feeling in beta raid fights?
  10. The Arcane thread

    Is there any calculation done right now (with Simcraft or Roywyn's calcs ;)) regarding the DPS loss not having improved scorch/winterchill in a 10-raid ? 25-raid ? In 25-man, I think there is no point of contention : imp scorch/winterchill is needed But in 10-man, even caster-heavy raids, I would like to confirm my thoughts it is still interesting to spec arcane if 10% crit debuff is no more present.