This post just proves that you're not very aware of current warlock state. Yes, locks can succeed on decent ratings these days, it doesn't mean they're any good. The whole design is complete crap, it's just not fun nor strong. your 3k dots basically float about for no reason on every target possible, any slightest heal can outheal that. Not to mention you hardly ever cast. Dark Soul makes us half-useful for 20 seconds but that's it. If you think warlocks are in a good state right now, your imagination and expectations must be just crap. Locks CAN get carried by certain classes and have decent peels due to UA fears, but we're mostly just running around for no reason spamming some meaningless fears - that's how u should feel like against any good team. I really don't think you know what you're talking about if you t hink warlocks are in a "fine" state right now. They're not "fucking awful", but yeah you're completely missing the point of this thread if so. In all honesty, do u think what we have is a good design for a class?
The design might not be the ideal affliction playstyle that existed in previous expansions but it's what we have for the rest of the expansion, and potentially for the following ones. It's halfway into the expansion. By now you should've been able to adapt to it and accept it. Instead, you whine all day about it (infact, before I even saw your post when I saw the name "duskfallx" I instantly knew you were going to cry more about locks).
Dark soul does not make you "half-useful" for 20 seconds. Stop making gross under exaggerations. Dark Soul is too good and makes locks damage gods for 20 seconds, especially considering how easy it is to get dots out. Damage needs to be shifted from dark soul to be more passive.
Warlocks are in a fine state. Other classes being retarded doesn't and should not have every other class buffed to compensate. This would result in a game with every class being brokenly overpowered for "balance".
Lock control is the best thing we have going for us atm. I don't know what game you're playing but my fear spamming is not meaningless by any means.
Whilst locks only are very good in comps where the 2nd dps can pretty much solo something, the 10% damage buff I think will be enough to offset the nerfs that are coming to those respective classes.
The design for the class is something that has actually grown on me. While some aspects are boring/lame, I think it's not that bad. I still prefer the old design for locks. But we're stuck with this for the rest of the expansion so stop complaining about it. The only gripe I have with the meta-game is how ridiculously good resto druids are against affliction. Not worried about hunters/spriests after patch.
The bolded section makes me laugh
Edited by Poobandit, 13 May 2013 - 03:18 PM.