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2-04-2012 @ 4:12PM
I don't even PVP, but I'm pretty sure I understand why any PVP player would have a (very legitimate) gripe if Frost were to suddenly have both its existing control abilities + an increased damage capability to keep up with Fire and Arcane.I've enjoyed raiding as both Fire and Arcane this expansion. I feel like the game already gives me two solid choices with differing strengths and differing play feel. Not sure why I'd need a third.Bottom line, I'd rather the class continue to have 2 great PVE specs and one great PVP spec, vs. 3 PVE great specs and no particularly great PVP spec.
2-04-2012 @ 4:25PM
I think the overall plan will be that ALL DPS specs will be a great choice in both PvE and PvP. If the Mists of Pandaria system works, you'll have three great PvE specs and three great PvP specs. Now, if only we could get Blizzard to finally embrace the idea that tanks should be allowed to be viable in PvP beyond niche roles (tanking generals / carrying flags).
2-04-2012 @ 5:32PM
Well, ideally every spec of every class would be great at everything. But it just doesn't ever work out that way.The fact is that mages will have to give up a lot of control if frost is going to do the same dps as fire and arcane. Which is fine by me; frost have been too dominant in pvp for tool long.
2-04-2012 @ 7:55PM
"...I'm pretty sure I understand why any PVP player would have a (very legitimate) gripe..."You're aware that one of Frost's major PvE damage spells (Deep Freeze) does no damage at all in PvP? Buffing Frost to do competitive PvE damage could easily be done and not make it any more effective in PvP than it already is.
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