Feb 24th 2010 8:08AM @alt255
What fight do you keep ES on yourself? I might put ES on if I wanted to stand in fires or pull aggro. Only time I have ever put on ES on myself is pvp. If your raiding with it on you should reroll.
Shamans are the kings of mediocre. We cant raid heal like druids and we cant MT heal like pallies. We are very versatile but in any movement fight we can have problems. I would rather be a shaman than a pally, priest or druid though =).
Grats on your new position. Your post covered a couple of good points but was also a little off on glyph, enachants and gem choices. I am not saying that EJ forums are a must but it does not hurt to look it over to see what kind of theorycraft is out there before writing an article on it. Because our main heal is such a long cast haste is the most wanted stat to try to compensate for it.
Dec 8th 2008 5:42PM I agree that a "good" mage can top the charts without Frostfire spec but you will not be getting as much damage as is possible from your gear and character.
First off, Frostfire spec is the best spec out their for a mage doing single target damage in a PvE setting. If you want to give up the extra damage because you are more interested in staying frost, arcane, fire, or any other combination than that is your prerogative. It is your choice to spec and not get the optimum amount of DPS out of your gear and character.
If you are saying your elite for topping the charts against a FFB mage that can not play? .... Grats, I guess.
Also warlock bashing (I intentionally stand near the warlock when Krystallus does shatter in H HoS) and tea bagging are some of the best parts of being a mage .
Just like having to make a table at the beginning of every 5 man is one of the worst. (It costs me 5 reagants now???)
I know that me and the warlock are good friends ( at least he thinks) and it is all in good fun.