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  1. [5.4 Combat] I'm Not Dead Yet

    Should we wait for higher insight levels to use AR+SB, considering how much assurance drops the CD's, or just blast them away when we see a chance to stand still? Does Shadowcraft take this into account? Edit: removed the part about KS since I found the answer to that..
  2. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    Isn't it safe to update the FAQ questions about wich spec that performs the best? I think it's pretty safe to say that Combat is not one of them.
  3. ShadowCraft: Rogue spreadsheet for 4.0

    You can change the variables on the right side - change boss dodge to 5.6 and it'll give you the correct optimizations.
  4. Spreadsheets: The Next Generation

    There is an option for "spell hit" on the target tab. I thought all hit-buffs disappeared in this patch?
  5. Combat/Sub Spreadsheet for 4.0.1

    Been playing around with the latest spreadsheet, and for some reason WFS (normal 251 version) comes out better than DBW (264) combined with HWT. I can't figure out why, as WFS provides 10 less haste and critrating, while having a lower EP valuation calculated than DBW. Anyone else who can provide the same results? Edit: Here are the DPS results from the spreadsheet with DV/WFS/HWT/DBW: dbw/hwt: 10323,04 dbw/dv: 10069,42 dbw/wfs: 10296,11 hwt/dv: 10196,13 hwt/wfs: 10422,31 wfs/dv: 10166,73
  6. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    I dont know about the rest of you, but following spreadsheet recommendations isnt working out for me as a combat rogue when it comes to haste. It's simply impossible to not waste energy when heroism goes off, when you pop a haste pot or when you run AR when you have 200ms lag to the server combined with blizzards new "beautiful" GCD-queue. I often find myself spamming buttons like a monkey on cocaine during periods with heavy energy regenration in order to maintaining a rotation, while suddenly getting the following spam from Parrot when the GCD queue kicks in: "5 combo points!" "5 combo points!" "5 combo points!" "5 combo points!" I could be very careful, and time every attack so that I wont hit CP cap, but then my energy will basically stay at ~95/100. Maybe I'm just so terribad that I should quit my rogue or spec something else (feel free to shoot me if this is the case), but this doesnt feel right anymore. I'm suddenly a fury warrior with no GCD's to dump my rage. Any suggestions on what do? The only thing I can think of is either removing large parts of my haste (1052) or switching to sub.
  7. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    I'm in the same bucket as you, 1050ish haste. It seems near to impossible to not energy cap during AR unless you spam FoK. You can use abilities while doing killing spree now, so thats not a real problem.
  8. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    Correct, except (as always) you always need to prioritize SnD. Dont use RvS if you get procced to 5 cps by SS glyph.
  9. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    Gah, you're right. Forgive me for being stupid. Mongoose didnt have a ICD before, but it was guessed that it had been normalized (but not limited by) a PPM of 1. I dont know if it has a ICD now.
  10. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    I just tested it, ICD seems to be 45 seconds still (atleast on EU servers). I dont notice any lower proc rate.
  11. Combat/Sub Spreadsheet for 4.0.1

    This might be a dumb question, but I'm trying to figure out wether I should use DV or HWT as combat. The 0.10 sheet lists HWT as 168,67, but when I enable it feeds 340 AEP into the calculations. How should I read this? Is there a DV modeling in place?
  12. Combat/Sub Spreadsheet for 4.0.1

    Sorry if this has been asked (couldnt find it), where do I find the values for MH/OH average damage? The character sheet ingame tells me 956,6 on MH and 850,7 on OH as DPS, wich is quite more than your default sheet has. Am I doing something wrong?
  13. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    And while speaking about finishers: Is RvS so powerful that you'll use it either way (ie, waste a cp) if the sinister strike glyph procs you up to 5 cp's when you're about to evis or rupture?
  14. The 4.0.1 Rogue FAQ

    Well, it still didnt answer the OP's question - why are people trying to get the white hit cap? Isnt haste better after the spellhit cap?
  15. The Rogue UI: Your Silent Partner

    SexyMap can probably hide the icon for you (it hides basically everything until I hover the minimap)