Every week, WoW Insider brings you Spiritual Guidance for discipline, holy and shadow priests. On Wednesdays, shadow priesting expert Fox Van Allen rains sheer purple destruction down on the growing list of WoW Insider columnists who oppose him (and sometimes, even on those who don't).
I've said it before and I'll say it again: Gearing in Cataclysm
is boring. It's not that there aren't best-in-slot pieces -- there absolutely are -- it's just that reforging makes getting those best-in-slot pieces a lot less important. After all, if you need more haste or more hit, you can always reforge other stats until you have as much as you want. Simple.
There's one slot that's absolutely compelling, though, and that's the trinket slot. Trinket bonuses are so specific that it's often impossible to tell what's an upgrade and what isn't without a calculator or spreadsheet. And while those new i378 boots
are almost guaranteed
to be better than that i359 pair you currently have equipped, the same can't be said for the new trinkets.
So, which of the new patch 4.2 trinkets make the cut ... if any? Is the Darkmoon Card: Volcano
still king? And further, what the heck are our new stat weightings in patch 4.2 going to be so we can figure these answers out?
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