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2-01-2012 @ 12:54AM
@Putting the Elephant in a Cage"you just spam Holy Radiance and lolsOOM"Fixed.Holy Radiance spam only works when groups are stacked up, and even then it will OOM you so fast your head will spin. It is NOT a sustainable healing strategy. Paladin healing remains engaging and challenging (Except on Ultraxion with Blue crystal, wherein you actually DO HoR/LoD spam with impunity).End rant.As for healing in general this expansion, I am disappointed with how quickly mana stopped mattering. Not discounting the possibility that I just got used to "healing smart", I distinctly remember while killing Cho'gall and Nefarian that my mana bar was a constant consideration and it's status throughout the fight was an indicator of how well the fight was going overall. I remember having to take care of my mana bar while keeping the raid alive and it was challenging.While it's not quite back to where it was in Wrath, here in Tier 13 I once again feel as if healing is about how fast you can spam as opposed to how smart you can heal. I don't go OOM anymore unless I deliberately waste mana. I just find myself struggling to keep everyone alive.Not sure how Blizzard could have fixed it, and I'm still enjoying healing in Cataclysm, but I wish it could be the way it was in Tier 11.
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