May 6th 2010 7:36PM C-C-C-Even though you broke my heart and killed me.
Apr 15th 2010 3:10PM I'm not so sure that's an issue. I mean, yeah, Shamans will have less HPS when they overgear content, but if the tank isn't taking much damage and is staying close to full health, doesn't that just mean he's not dying, so you're doing your job? Harder heals don't make a difference if you only need to heal half as much in the first place.
Mar 5th 2010 11:18AM Hey Man,
Curious to know how you accomplished this. Not that I struggle on the charts and not that I'm doing ICC, but I feel like I could be doing much higher dps then I am. Around 3k in most heroics..
I know my hit rating is inflated, but other than that.. help me out.
Try looking at something like http://elitistjerks.com/f76/t68951-retribution_updated_3_3_a/
Just off the top of my head, looking at your armory I'd say you could:
-Go for tier pieces (2T9 is easy to get and boosts dps substantially)
-Use the rotation that works best with your tier
-Gem straight strength in most situations
-Enchant your gear
Also try switching up your seals/rotation for trash packs if the tank can handle the AoE damage.
Because you are mainly doing heroic runs, keep in mind that the ramp-up time on ret dps means we underperfom on short single-target fights like heroic bosses. However, ret paladins have great tools for trash. Seal of Command/DS/Cons do nice AoE DPS as long as the tank is holding aggro, and Repentance, Holy Wrath and Arcane Torrent (for us Hordies) are great to keep heroic runs going smoothly.
Feb 17th 2010 3:05PM @SpaceGoatPriest
I don't think that looking at the amount of specs that can heal and tank is the way to go about examining relative frequencies. When a person decides to spec their max-level paladin or druid (or any other class for that matter), they look at what their preference of roles is, how easy it is to gear for it, what their guild needs if they are raiding, whether they can handle long dps heroic queues etc., which all influence their decision to commit to a role. Also, I think that roles are a better way of looking at the disparity than specs. A DK will commit to tanking, gather a tank set and gem and enchant it as well as choosing which tree to put talents into. In my mind, that DK is more likely to switch specs than switch roles - Blood tanking to Frost tanking rather than Blood tanking to Blood dps. It's more accurate to look at each class and see what options they have for roles, rather than what talent trees allow them to perform those roles.
Jan 10th 2010 10:25PM I have researched this mount in great detail and found that it is blue and some size relative to your average horse or charger.
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