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#1 Cratuslol

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:57 AM

I stumbled upon something that has eluded me for quite some time now and I don't know if other resto druids know about this yet or not.

With the new changes to abilities druids can use prowl, stampede, etc, and it will shift you to the respective form. Most of these abilities aren't on the GCD so you can use them if you are stuck in a global to avoid the poly.  However these are all on long cooldowns or require you to be out of combat and you really don't want to use them to avoid getting polyed.

However, Growl shifts you straight into bear form, is off the GCD, and has an 8 second CD.

/stopcasting
/targetenemy
/cast Growl

Never get polyed because of GCD again!

Edited by Cratuslol, 10 December 2012 - 03:25 AM.


#2 Rhetorical1

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:59 AM

you are welcome

#3 Toxile

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:04 AM

If only avoiding fear was as easy

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:04 AM

./stopcasting may help, too

kinda shot myself in the foot here, damn druids

#5 Cratuslol

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:06 AM

It's mainly for the instant globals. Stopcasting isn't really something new haha

#6 Cratuslol

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:27 AM

I figured as much was going to come from you, Zapple. The WoW Community has a bad reputation because of people like you. You sit and bash people for literally no other reason but to fulfill your ego (in which case shouldn't be that big considering you barely got glad as end of S11 RMP on emberstorm) This post was just get this growl thing out there and you (again not surprisingly) decided to be a pretentious douche

I'm positive most druids would disagree with you because no matter how well you manage your GCDs during swifty one shot macros there is always still a chance that you will get caught in a global. If you even watch any of the top druid's streams it happens almost every game there is no fool proof way of not getting polyed.


TL:DR Literally no one likes you and getting caught in globals happens

#7 TteSPORTSDoomsen

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:34 AM

OOOOOOH NEVER AGAIN IN A REPENTENCE; FK YEAH <3

View PostGodx, on 10 December 2012 - 01:31 AM, said:

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You maybe shouldn't talk like your S11 Rogue access have any kind of meaning

Edited by TteSPORTSDoomsen, 10 December 2012 - 01:38 AM.


#8 Cratuslol

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:15 AM

View PostPlazmo, on 10 December 2012 - 04:03 AM, said:

even if u'd never get poly'd because ur always predicting any sheep cast, using growl to shapeshift instead of the actual bear form means 1 more healing gcd anyway and is always the better option.
All the druid abilities off the GCD that still shapeshift are pretty nuts and save time-

Growl is off the gcd so if you see a poly coming you can swiftmend then instantly hit the macro and you will go into bear from. So you still get the gcd on healing and you aren't polyed as well.

#9 Jacquelol

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:45 AM

this will indeed help!
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:53 AM

As a mage I hate this thread
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#11 Hendie

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

Only found out about this 2 days ago, while its not "needed" it helps alot.


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#12 Rekkiem

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:41 AM

Cheers for that
pushing it to the limit since 1985
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Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:24 PM

Hio!

Thanks for the tip, Cratus. Something I didn't know myself!

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#14 Aldrainíl

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:13 PM

you're my hero

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:44 AM

this helps a lot.

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:53 AM

Welcome the new Druid overlords!

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#17 Cratuslol

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 07:03 AM

View PostJ_DA, on 10 December 2012 - 01:04 AM, said:

./stopcasting may help, too

kinda shot myself in the foot here, damn druids


I see what you mean now. Added it to the macro

Edited by Cratuslol, 11 December 2012 - 07:04 AM.


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Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:14 AM

I love you man

#19 Syralol

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 12:58 AM

Thx a lot man!




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