Item suffix - Wowpedia - Your wiki guide to the World of Warcraft is the most accurate resource I've seen regarding the random enchantments. For some reason, battle.net, Wowhead, etc. don't display them properly, and omit one or both of the secondary stats. For example, my armory shows neither the expertise on my legs, or the fact that they are reforged. Earthshaker (crit/hit) or Landslide (hit/exp) pieces are excellent right now, and the Cloudburst rings and Sky Strider belts are competitive for being best in slot as well as the legs.
Thanks for this, just wish there was a way to implement it into the chardev profile, to see how it affects our overall stat caps and what needs to be reforged.
This is regarding Fury,
Currently the way Simcraft and actual in-game logs have shown is that stacking hit beyond our imagination doesn't seem to be the best way to go. To put my very rough understanding quite basically, the more hit we have, the greater our Crit (and Strength) becomes, and stacking hit to the ceiling actually isn't our best option.
Form what Simcraft says, at around 16-17% chance to hit, our Crit value actually rises higher than Hit.
This shows that I should aim for more crit at the moment, but the only thing I am not 100% sure is that will Crit always be better than Hit at this point, or will they slowly swap back and forth depending on your gear layout.
I'm not saying Simcraft has to be 100% right, but from its tests and what I've personally seen, as well as what some of the Furys in the top guilds in the world are doing, I think I'm safe to say that stacking Hit blindly is not the best way to correctly gear your character.
I'd rather not go into the PTR changes and our Hit needs since I've done little testing on the PTR about it. But I am interested to see where our Mastery/Haste values turn out, with our intensive Mastery and Raging Blow buff.
Doesn't surprise me at all. I actually made a similar post on another forum regarding something extremely close. In short I just mentioned that while crit may be slightly better than hit, hit seems to be the most consistent and safest way to increase DPS. Shha put it better than I could have in the simple questions thread when he said:
- "Its simply harder to play. Thats why I get so much hit even though its not better then str"
- "We get more prone to RNG, which generally is bad. You want to do reliable good damage, not from being very low to pulling aggro from an attempt to another."
Except replace str with crit. By top furys do you mean actually top parses or do you just mean in top guilds? It's hard to tell since most top guilds aren't posting their WoL so it's difficult to see how they're actually doing. And I've found if someone not stacking hit is ranking high on WoL it's usually due to RNG. I spent a few hours going through WoL parses of top warriors and seeing some with significantly less hit than I have but missed as much as I
should be missing and some getting the benefit of tricks.
I don't see mastery rising that high since they already changed the RB change from 145% to 120%, so we're only talking about a 10% increase in weapon damage (not gonna go into the math of our other %damage effects, just stating the RB change). And the mastery buff wasn't big enough to warrant extra haste for higher enrage uptime (assuming this is what you meant of course) or favoring mastery. Don't get me wrong, it'll increase their value but crit will still yield much more benefit due to having a secondary effect of more haste and overall more damage to everything. As far as hit goes, I'm in the same boat as you, I haven't been able to do any testing on the PTR, but everything seems to point to hit being less valuable, at least compared to other stats.
Apologies if this post seemed rude, was trying to get my points across but after reading it seemed a bit condescending and that was not my intention. Thank you for your input.
On a related note, if someone knows a different site or tool that will allow me to select gear, reforge, gem, etc. it and actually has the Conclave drops implemented correctly, please let me know.