It's quite easy actually, if you yourself feel like you're in a situation where you might die(or end up wasting a lot of defensives) if he pops all his CDs, you probably are, and he probably is.
Sorry but what you typed is crap, i can be earthshielded and riptided up (jk getting dispelled anyway by whatever priest/shaman is healing them) with my partners close (jk hunter/priest/sap ccing) KNOWING the rogue is always going to open on me.
Now i can trinket the cheap instantly and get some defensives/tremor up if needed but if he isn't going balls to the wall with double proc trinkets and blades then at any point in the next 2 mins he can effective solo me when he does decide to use blades. If he has used everything and i wait the extra 2-3 seconds to check his buffs/procs then i've lost another 150-200k life and risking simply getting gibbed in the opener due to fear/explosive shot scattering partners out of link range/ ns not healing for shit without a global on unleash (which will be silence shotted/2nd cheap/garrote if i dare try to spend a global on said unleash) and tide being placed too late.
I don't care about the garrote into cheaps/cheap shot or garrote entire teams to peel, what i do care is having offensives so strong and them being undetectable until a possible 300k's worth of burst from the rogue alone has already landed.
Imagine there was a 3 sec delay on seeing reck or dark soul.. i'm sure you'd love wondering if those shockwaves or chaosbolts were going to do moderate or massive damage. As someone above said playing a guessing game as to whether this opener is survivable against any unknown random rogue doesn't appeal very much.
P.S I don't even know why i'm complaining about subterfuge in a CnD thread, it just a part of the game that really irks me.
It should really just allow the use of stealthed abilities for 3 seconds after stealth breaks instead of keeping you in stealth for those 3 seconds, though i guess people would be pissed about the extra binds needed.
Edited by Korzul, 27 April 2013 - 01:07 AM.