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3-27-2011 @ 9:03AM
Never mind buffing Frost.How about a ranged AOE for Arcane? Frost mages, they get Blizzard. Fire mages, they get Flamestrike. What do we Arcane mages get? Arcane Explosion. Meaning you have to be where the explosion goes off. Why oh why can't we have an Arcane Blizzard? Arcane Strike? Even the new spells (Flame Orb, Ring Of Frost) are ranged, but the Time thingie we get is not, though it is awesome. For some reason, Arcane Mages lack utility like that. Even the Arcane rotation is way less diverse than for Frost or Fire.And while I am on it, am I the only Arcane Mage who hates the fact that Arcane Missiles is now a proc? It used to be a real life saver in pvp at times - being able to autotrack a bouncing rogue as he ran rings around you was something I miss being able to do. And yes, I did pvp as arcane, because frost made it too easy.Rant over. As you were.
4-06-2011 @ 9:36PM
If you think frost AoE has it good and arcane has it bad, i suggest you try going over the fence and give the other side a try. The Blizzard spell is gonna get a rather substatial dps buff soon, i'm pretty sure of it, but right now it's so horrible that any decent frost mage is better off sticking to single target spells, even in huge AoE situations. And with only 20% of your damage as threat, going close and spamming AE ain't that bad. And hey, at least you can move while doing AoE!
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