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  1. [Feral/Guardian] Simple questions + WoL Feedback

    #showtooltip /cast !Cat Form
  2. "all stats" is only primary stats.
  3. there's like 2 single target boss fights in SoO...
  4. Glyph of Rebirth is probably better, cutting 3 seconds off NS you will hardly ever use. Assuming you don't need glyph of Guided stars.
  5. [Resto] Mists of Pandaria 5.4

    4P for boomkins increase the value of crit, we'll still be stacking crit. But haste past the gcd cap (which we are already at) haste is horrible, so expect boomkins to go for crit/haste and crit/mastery alike. Both haste/spirit and mastery/spirit items will be poorly itemized for boomkins.
  6. Ironbark is Resto only. It's not Barkskin ;) DoC: If your eclipse lasts for 10 sec and does X dps, add 10% to that and you have 1.1X dps. Now add 2 sec of 0 dps to that and you get 1.1X*10/12=0.92X. Very rough math, but should explain why it is a dps loss.
  7. Starfall can proc trinkets/meta aswell.
  8. [Resto] Mists of Pandaria 5.4

    Just want to add a few things to that. -SpellID is not the same (althought name is). I have different auras for Omen of Clarity and Meta proc. -Both buffs overwrite each other. As for what spells to cast, you save a lot more mana using WG (obviously just down to RNG because of the cd) and you might be able to fit in a regrowth before the last rejuv, depending on haste and lag.
  9. Agree with Stommped on the precast, only exception would be encounters where starsurge/wrath will have a long travel time and you can precast -> starfall -> INC -> CA.
  10. Don't forget that openning with CA lets you cast more starfires during CA because of the meta. It's not just dots getting buffed.
  11. The new glyph would let us cast multiple starsurges in solar without having to worry about an extra wrath cast prelunar whenever SB is off cd. (so basically every other solar) The 10 energy per gcd with no dmg seems pretty week, I wonder if we will ever use this (except for the scenario mentioned above).
  12. [Balance] Encounter Mechanics [MoP]

    This only applies to dps dks, not tanks. Also, once they reach high amounts of haste they get gcd capped and it's value decreases a lot. Might be to a point were it is not even a dps increase. I prefer to give it to my dk tank for the extra tank cd whenever I want AMS. Jin'rokh the Breaker A new pools spawn every 90 seconds, which lines up perfectly with NV. The healing also double dips into the pool buff. On HC it is even more useful as you will be moving for most of the lightning storm phase, reducing damage during Nature's Vigil's downtime quite significantly. Tortos If assigned to kicking Turtles Displacer Beast is great for getting into position to kick them. Durumu HotW catform + feral wep is great for movement dps during the maze phase. Iron Qon AMS allows you to run through fire/lightning/frost on the ground without getting debuffs. Especially handy if you want to maximize dps during frost phase. Twin Consorts Make sure to dot the Day boss during the night phase when she appears. You can usually get a CA/INC dot up at the very end of CA when she appears for the first time. Timing Starfalls for when she is up is a dps increase aswell.
  13. It's a lot more complicated than that. You have to add in that the 2 gcds also increase the time in between eclipses, and the different eclipse energi gain you get from casting that extra starsurge. If you use Wrathcalcs you should get a better idea if it would be worth it or not. something along the lines of adding 4 gcds per eclipse cycle and changing the proc chance of shooting stars from 30% to 60%. Either way you can always dot the other head during movement since the extra starsurge proc chance would beat the 30k instant damage from a SnF/MF.
  14. The only crit on proc trinket is UVLS so I don't see why crit being snapshot would change anything.