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#4306563 Hunter POM Sheep

Posted Wallirik on Yesterday, 03:53 AM

I have found that a very good way to counter this relentless faggotry of a class, is to stack 2 or 3 people exactly on top of each other, in the back of your starting room corner, while attempting to outdps the hunter teams heals.

gl landing ur traps now scum

ps. ofc this only works if it's a hunter comp that doesn't do unhealable dmg (lol), or has aoe fear.

#4306536 Hunter POM Sheep

Posted crazieh on Yesterday, 03:33 AM

feels very rewarding avoiding trap, knowing they don't really care if they land it since they can try again in 12 seconds =)

#4306350 Hunter POM Sheep

Posted Lightningx on Yesterday, 12:24 AM

Why do hunters have a 12 seconds POM sheep?

Mages had a 1.5m POM sheep and it was deemed too OP and removed from the game


#4275496 -Class Balance Hotfixes-

Posted Goatsie on 25 November 2014 - 07:40 PM

That's amazing how they managed to fuck up every new models so far.

#4275085 I love arena right now

Posted darkzeon on 25 November 2014 - 01:14 PM

View PostZzx, on 20 November 2014 - 07:10 PM, said:

Ferals are very easy to peel
AHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA. Aslo cows fly and fishes talk in real life.
Thanks. You made my day.

#4273690 Prot Glad stance doing broken damage

Posted Koshimo on 23 November 2014 - 10:52 PM

View PostZzx, on 23 November 2014 - 08:56 PM, said:

whats the difference between me dispelling and an enhance shaman, or a hunter etc
if you can't figure this one out you're legit retarded or something man

#4271926 Ice Nova

Posted Capstone on 21 November 2014 - 06:19 PM


i'd like to say a few things

first, lowering the amount of available haste, taking blanket off counterspell, and making deep break on damage were a few of the best changes the class has received in years. it is a lot more fun to play already than it ever was in mop

let's examine some new things about the mage class:

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ice nova. this ability doesn't make any sense. it replaces frost nova, which is a reduction of binds and a shift away from a core ability that requires you to position yourself somewhere to set something up. it does much, much more damage than any of your other abilities (you would have to stand still and cast ~5-6 frostbolts to do as much damage as you do with a single, instant, uncasted ice nova). it puts everyone it hits on POLYMORPH dr (actual wtf), and it does aoe damage. let me list the unintended problems with this:

1. this only increases anyone's incentive to train a single target, because after i use my ice novas, i'm not doing any damage, so i want to play defensive, but i can't swap off the target i was just on to do it, since that target is now on double polymorph DR.

2. everyone around that target is on polymorph DR too. if i'm fighting a cleave (and all i'm fighting is cleaves), i can't polymorph the other DPS because he's on full dr from using a completely necessary ability on the guy standing next to him the entire game. even if i polymorphed ahead of time, this move will BREAK polymorph on whoever for using it, and there really isn't any choice - ice nova is so powerful my options are 1.) use it or 2.) suck

3. this ability literally does not allow me to think for myself. if i have cc or my partner used cooldowns, i am obligated to press this button, everytime, unconditionally. i don't need a fingers of frost proc, i don't have to fake an interrupt, i just press this shit

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ok, so i haven't been a fan of fingers of frost since wrath. i still believe you should have to have a freeze effect on your target to ice lance or deep freeze it, but it's just out of control now

at some point some developer got the idea in their mind that it'd be really cool if fingers of frost made your ice lance do MORE damage, and so it was all of mop, but now this buff actually makes ice lance do 100% more damage. let's examine what this change does:

1. it does nothing for pve. you can't deep freeze or frost nova a boss, so literally all of your ice lance damage is fingers of frost damage, so the modifier ONLY affects pvp

2. since blizzard added a gigantic fucking curved blue icon that surrounds your character whenever fingers of frost procs, it's extremely easy for everyone who logs on a mage with the desire to have instant success (hello mists of pandaria) to just press ice lance and do damage. it's considerably more difficult, as it always has been, to use your own personal novas for it (though frostbite no longer exists and with the addition of ice nova this literally only leaves ranged freeze). but because of the fingers of frost change, ice lance does the same damage frostbolt does to targets when you don't have fingers of frost up. ice lance probably SHOULD do the same damage as frostbolt, except that some developer decided frostbolt should hit for 5k and crit for 10k

3. this spell is GENERATED by ranged nova, and as i said earlier, with the removal of frost nova, frostbite, and deep freeze breaking on damage, ranged freeze is your only freeze. this means when you go to generate procs to do damage, you instantly have to break your own freeze by ice lancing with a buff that was designed to allow you to use damage for ice lance without a freeze effect. it has totally defeated the original purpose of fingers of frost, which was stupid in the first place

now i could finish this post by talking about how dumb frost bomb is as an alternative to ice nova, or how incanter's flow is the dumbest, most rng talent in the universe, or even how the level 100 talents are some of the worst thought out and least effective abilities ever created, but i have one significant gripe that i literally have to look away from everytime i notice to stop myself from getting upset

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this is some of the most fucked shit i've ever seen in this game

ok. the first one about frozen orb exploding like anyone stands in that shit for a full 10 seconds or 4000 damage is significant to anyone in the universe, that's just dumb, careless, lazy developing which is pretty consistent with blizzard's approach to frost mages. i don't really mind incompetence

the problem i have is that the second set bonus indicates, there is some developer somewhere who is trying to leave their mark on the mage class and change it in a meaningful way, and this person has never actually played mage for a significant amount of time. whoever was spearheading this idea should be fired immediately

you have to ice lance a frozen target to increase the damage of frostbolt.

first of all, it's basically impossible to ice lance a frozen target five consecutive times

second, who in the fuck wants to ice lance FIVE times, then CAST a spell to finish a target? casts are always going to happen at the start of a setup when you have cc on a target or they aren't desperately running around a pillar to line you

lastly, this developer doesn't know how much damage frostbolt does. let's say i decide i REALLY want to make the most of this stupid frostbolt bonus, and i ice lance a target five times and i get the frostbolt buff stacked up to 25%. i can now cast frostbolt for 5k damage (10k if it crits) and gain 1-2k damage on my frostbolt. this set bonus presumes that adding 1-2k damage to a single frostbolt cast is a legitimate reward for ice lancing the same target 5 times consecutively, which is impossible to do in the first place

so, yeah, ice nova is fucked, but my primary concern here is that there is some developer is actively trying to do things to the mage class, which will not end well, since every major gameplay change to the class that has ever been made has been a negative one. the best changes this xpac are ones that returns it to the state it was in BC (no blanket, no deep, less haste)

#4266832 Any perks to having a garrison?

Posted Reedztv on 17 November 2014 - 05:05 AM

thats where u bring all the bitches ur gonna pull from ur rating back to so yes

#4256983 official push push fan thread

Posted Ezepls on 08 November 2014 - 12:34 PM

Kaska was grown in a test tube. Instead of a last name he has a serial number.

#4255867 Ice Nova

Posted Ownu on 07 November 2014 - 07:16 PM

View PostSaikx, on 07 November 2014 - 06:57 PM, said:

btw guys does ice nova work with shatter ?

Way off topic but I was wondering who that was in your avatar for the longest time. Then I watched all the Fates over the last few months after recently getting into them. Now I see you post again for the first time...

Mongrels. Find out if Ice Nova works with shatter. Your king demands it.

#4254508 The Dream

Posted Ashleylol on 06 November 2014 - 03:53 PM

Is it possible that eu can go back horde again now the new expansion is coming and we've played alliance for like over 2 years~ since the release of mop

inb4 'racials' argument

if everyone went horde we wouldn't need to play op racial specs anyways xD

#4247392 The Return of ATC

Posted Pawzz on 30 October 2014 - 09:12 PM

View PostMarshmellow, on 30 October 2014 - 08:58 PM, said:

the fact that prot warriors do more dps than arms and fury warriors at level 100 is kinda ridiculous, I don't see it staying that way very long
Yeah maybe 1-2 seasons tops.

#4254367 Anyone playing MOP AT?

Posted Dills on 06 November 2014 - 09:04 AM

who would ever want to play mop again rofl wtf

edit: oh i see a warlock and a shaman posting in this thread. now that explains it

#4253308 Most OP shizzle in WoD

Posted Melbyz on 05 November 2014 - 12:56 AM

Imagine if ferals couldn't shapeshift roots, what a beautiful world.

#4252222 Most OP shizzle in WoD

Posted Hyuru on 04 November 2014 - 03:06 AM

View PostSaikx, on 04 November 2014 - 12:22 AM, said:

mage is always strong, but never braindead like ele some seasons for example :)
Elemental is braindead, peroid. Some seassons Ele is just strong aswell, it's not like Ele requires any skill when it's not powerful either, people just tend to fotm reroll ele like Jaime when it's basicly free glad/r1 if you got half a braincell.