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  1. Like Water - The Brewmaster's Resource [5.4]

    Thank you Hinalover, that's a great resource. Should have seen diminishing returns coming when talking about dodge. Actually the buff didn't give exactly 0.0007% dodge per agi, but a bit less, while the 500 agi flask provided exactly 0.0007% dodge per agi. But first thing which came to my mind was just some rounding issues as you only get two decimals in the character screen. That's what you get for quick and dirty tests.
  2. Like Water - The Brewmaster's Resource [5.4]

    I'd say you are both neglecting the 0.5579% dodge you gain from having 797 agility more, which would result in 558 damage less per swing on a 100k hitting boss. Of course with dodge you are always on the line for bad luck and getting stomped without dodging anything... 1 agility results in 0.0007% dodge if my ultra fast test wasn't wrong: Cancelling the Stat-Buff resulted in a loss of 1076 Agi and 0,75% dodge. Drinking a 500 stat flask I gained 0,35% dodge. Cancelling my Agi only flask also resulted in a loss of dodge, which was unintentional and I didn't note the values before / afterwards.
  3. [Enhancement] Rawr.Enhance thread

    else if (line == "Your Shock spells have a chance to grant 110 attack power for 10 sec.") { stats.TotemShockAttackPower += 110f * 10f / 45f; } Are you sure this is correct? As far as I remember (checked the Wowhead comments also) the Stonebreaker's totem has only a 10 seconds internal cooldown and a procchance of 50%. So somehow it's not quite easy, but assuming one can shock every 6 seconds, you have every 12 seconds the 50% chance of proccing the 110 Attackpower for 10 seconds. So I would think the bonus AP should be more something like: else if (line == "Your Shock spells have a chance to grant 110 attack power for 10 sec.") { stats.TotemShockAttackPower += 110f * 10f / 12f * 0.5; }
  4. [Enhancement] Rawr.Enhance thread

    I can't promise that I'll be very active since I'm starting a new work in two weeks so I'll probably won't have much time left, but I'm also willing to test. I downloaded the sources from the official rawr website and compiled it myself using Visual Studio Express for C#. It worked fine so far, except the optimizer crashes but I don't know if that is a Enhance issue or a Rawr general issue. Well I found some missing buffs, but perhaps I'm just a bit confused. The Windfury Totem / Hastebuff is missing, Leader of the Pack / Totem of Wrath / Critbuffs are also missing. I think these are quite important. But getting Rawr and the Sim on one level settingswise, the Rawr module is still quite off (using revision 32300) the difference was about 400 DPS but perhaps I missed something somewhere. All those checkboxes are making me dizzy ;)
  5. [Enhancement] Rawr.Enhance thread

    Well I don't know if you still need it, I unlearned all my talents and took off all my stuff: Unluckily I am Master of Anatomy which grants me 32 Crit Rating, thus we have to substract something from the crit values I obtained. Draenai, level 80, shaman: Base stats Strength: 121 Agility: 71 Intellect: 129 Stamina: 135 Spirit: 145 Armor: 142 Melee stats: Atackpower: 332 Crit chance: 3,77% (4,47% - 32 CR (0.7%)) Spell stats: Mana Regen: 45 Crit chance: 2,774% (3.67% - 32 CR (0.896%)) Defenses: Armor: 142 Dodge: 3,04% Block 5% All values I didn't mention are zero. I hope this is some kind of help.
  6. Shaman: Simple Questions/Simple Answers

    Has someone found out when Hex breaks? Is it a flat damage value or is it based on percent? I thougt I've read something here on the forums concerning this topic but I am unable to find it again.