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The Mandatory Paladin QQ Post

Being away and with little playtime to try out things has some advantages, I don’t get to react to strings of nerfs + partial reversals as they happen. I got some playtime on my paladin (now Ret with the blue … Continue reading

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Armchair Theorycrafting: the lackluster Wrath Healadin

With time and many tweaks and adjustments, the WotLK beta has wrought many changes from the initial beta outlook. As we get closer to patch 3.x and its class overhauls, I took a long, hard look at the current state of the healadin.
And I don’t like it. Continue reading

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Corruption in Wrath

As quoted by MMO Champion, the almost-standard staple of warlock talent builds, putting 5 points into improved corruption to make the bloody spell instant, has been changed. Corruption becomes instant as a base spell, and the talent boosts its damage. … Continue reading

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About the Difficulty to Write Steady Wrath Beta Commentary: DK Tanking Talents

I probably should have known better. I actually used to.

With the latest beta build, DK tanking talents appear again to spread across all three trees. Again, not much of an issue in general (except that now you actually will have to make some choices as currently not every single of them can be picked anymore), just that with the rate of changes, the class is currently too unstable to try and predict much about it.[...] Continue reading

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Some Blue Posts on Tanking Design Philosophy for Wrath

Looking through recent Blue posts, here are a few interesting tidbits regarding Tank design for Wrath. Continue reading

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Death Knight Talents Revamped, Tanking Now in 2 Trees

In the newest Beta build, it appears that Blizzard decided to reshuffle tanking talents. Where previously these were scattered over the lower tiers of all three trees, we now find them only in Frost and Unholy.[...] Continue reading

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Wrath Paladins: Significant Changes in Healing Techniques Ahead?

From a first look at the paladin spells from 70-80 as displayed on MMO Champion, I was struck by the jump in mana costs for the new two ranks for both Flash of Light and Holy Light.[...] Continue reading

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Wrath of the Lich King: NOW We Can Talk

Unless you have been removed from the news cycle, you allready know these two important tidbits of information:
The Wrath Beta has started
The NDA has been lifted.
In other words, any proposed changes are now public, in the open, and up for legit discussion.[...] Continue reading

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