Dec 9th 2008 12:39AM @ those discounting haste, it is only true for non unholy specs. See, take a look at unholy presence, take into account that it A) lowers the GCD, and B) has a 15% Attack speed buff. Then consider that stacking enough haste and two ahnding you get A)The weapon dmg to keep your strikes strong B) more frequent strikes to keep your Caked Blood up, and C) lower the GCD further so that you can hammer out about 4-5 commands in the time most DK's dish out 2-3. THIS is why I melt face in PvP, creative thinking. Just make sure to manage your AP and crit along side hit rating if you need it. Dual-wielding also works very, very well in this similar manner.
Dec 9th 2008 12:26AM I have to thoroughly disagree on the note of haste for unholy spec. That's because with the already lowered GCD, you can bring it to almost nothing, giving you a maximum punishment ina quarter the time it takes other classes to dish out. That's why I can death grip, anti-magic zone, and chains of ice easily in the time most people only have 2 down tops. And for 2H sporting, you get the weapon dmg still for your strikes, but the haste allows you to quickly pound in faces. I have found +hit and +haste to be my biggest friends when coupled with crit. And I have nearly 0 down time between ripping heads off. And btw, last time I ran UK, I majorly beat our 2 blood dk's in dps, so yeah, proof of concept that stacked haste + unholy presence = pwnage.