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Malladon

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Offline Last Active Dec 15 2013 02:20 AM
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#3976345 This game used to be so great

Posted Nashwoodz on 28 October 2013 - 02:55 PM

before: Posted Image

after: Posted Image

doesnt feel epic anymore


#3950267 The Fox of this Patch

Posted Bigmoran on 30 September 2013 - 05:10 AM

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#3949802 Tiger's Peak is a great arena

Posted Koshimo on 29 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

http://www.twitch.tv...shimo/c/3004521

I can't be the only one whos gotten fucked by this

ps turn down your volume xD


#3942346 Apologies to Kpul, Exumbra from Rank 1Duelist Bigmoran

Posted Bigmoran on 17 September 2013 - 09:26 PM



Bigmoran 4.20


#3941299 Pro Coaching Opportunity for All Skill Levels for WoW PvP - Free!

Posted Skill Capped on 16 September 2013 - 10:47 PM

Hello Arena Junkies!  

Skill Capped is looking for a few people to survey to determine what educational content would be best for certain skill levels.  We are always looking for new ways to best serve people’s needs, so in order to extract this information we are bringing in many very well known professional, and Multi Rank 1 Gladiator players to go over their own footage and your footage to pinpoint exactly what you’d need help with.  You will get excellent coaching from the best players in the world.  

These sessions will be recorded, and only the coach and potentially one or two people from Skill Capped will be there to take note of what’s going on.  Recordings will be 100% private unless you have agreed in writing in advance to have recording sessions published on the site.  We will never ask you for personal information, nor will we be disclosing any information filled out in the application process to any outside organization.  Our scheduling is very flexible and will vary in length of time based on the nature of the footage.  

If you’re interested, feel free to apply here.

Skype and a working microphone are required for this!  If you have any questions or concerns, we will be checking in on this thread regularly for the first couple of days.  Thanks a lot, we really look forward to hearing from you!

Edit:  Here is verification from our website in case anyone was worried about the legitimacy of this post.  Thanks!


#3936666 @Bigmoron / Adversa / Seestraightz

Posted Snackumz on 10 September 2013 - 07:22 AM

the only noteworthy player i see here is sharpstorm


#3929595 rogues in next patch

Posted mirox on 21 August 2013 - 01:12 PM

View PostMalladon, on 21 August 2013 - 12:17 AM, said:

You're right about backstab/hemo, it should be buffed a bit more. But the idea behind 30% constant is that it eliminates the world of S11 where rogues were beyond godly with dance/FW up, pretty much exactly what you're saying about consistent pressure. A full kidney shot from a rogue w/SnD, a Bleed & full energy should always put out DECENT pressure. With dance up (unpeeled) it should be something scary. Removing find weakness promotes more of the "everyone plays wounded" game with still considerable burst rewarding good reaction time without being stupid amounts of burst/no burst sequences.

True, kidney with full energy and bleed should always force minor CDs or make opposite team go defensive, I remember when you used to wait for people to LOS their healer and then stun them, with no CDS whatsoever, you were able to force their pvp trinket and/or major defensive CDs, this is not the case anymore... If you don't pop your dance/blades, they won't use any def cds because of how laughable our damage is. I just hope blizzard can find a way to address these problems without making us retard-friendly and too easy to play, which is exactly what is gonna happen most likely :)


#3929126 The Dannycarey innocence thread

Posted Mageic on 20 August 2013 - 05:23 PM

http://i.imgur.com/GEcP1Cf.png

Zilea sent me that after those games.


#3928942 The Dannycarey innocence thread

Posted Hasuit2 on 20 August 2013 - 09:15 AM

edit by Thaya: this is a continuation of http://www.arenajunk...ations-to-rest/

Hey,  ever since placing 2nd in the Gamer's United charity tournament a few weeks ago tons of top players have been accusing me of using a healing sphere bot.  It automatically places healing spheres undereath your current target and gives a very large unfair advantage.  Last night I started recording all of our matches.  In the vods you can clearly see that I click every healing sphere and don't use a bot.  I've never used it before, and I'd never even heard of it until people accused me of using it.  This thread is just for me to post my videos and hopefully convince everyone that I'm a legitimate player.

Last night we got 2315 rating on TR and 2735 rating in 3s on Tichondrius.  I've uploaded the games we played on TR here:


And I'll render the games from live overnight and post them tomorrow.

Thanks for reading/watching

edit: games from live:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWtWQWQPmik&
idk why its not auto embedded


#3928789 Winter is coming.

Posted Vamel on 20 August 2013 - 02:58 AM

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i like posting this!!! haha well wait for zionsfalls or phatx stream @next week  AND GET SOME POPCORN!!!


#3923186 Fhos 1

Posted insanepimpmobile on 06 August 2013 - 03:24 AM

Hey guys. This is my first major PvP video, appropriately named Fhos 1. This movie features clips as mostly RMP at around 2400-2600 on US Tich. I hope you find this video entertaining. I welcome all types of criticisms, and will make sure to apply the new knowledge to Fhos 2.  

Song list:

Immediate Music - An Epic Age -
Celldweller - The Wings of Icarus (Ft. James Dooley)
Zion I - Coastin'
Jes- As The Rush Comes ( Hamptons Chills Remix)

Make sure to check out my stream at twitch.tv/fhos1881

Shoutouts at the end of the video

Enjoy my friends :D




#3920852 Assassination / boomkin 2v2 viable for 5.4?

Posted Silhin on 31 July 2013 - 06:53 PM

View PostAcerMVP, on 31 July 2013 - 05:14 PM, said:

If it wasn't for me, you retards wouldn't even had thought of playing assassination. Go get a life and stop thinking about me so much.


Back on topic, Assassination/Boomy is pretty viable now, I've done pretty fucking well with other boomies in twos and this includes with random button mashers. Assassination just goes well with any other dot classes in general.


:D


#3919671 Fuck off, wizard cleave and Blizzard

Posted Athlete on 29 July 2013 - 09:40 AM

View PostMarshmellow, on 29 July 2013 - 06:56 AM, said:

What was that noise at the end
hope this helps




#3911477 Season 13 Glad Mount?

Posted Glink on 10 July 2013 - 10:52 PM

I think I found it
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#3895832 Help salvage s13: We need Hunters fixed!

Posted brosearch on 06 June 2013 - 06:09 PM

Please guys post on official forums too. I would love to que again, but Hunters alone ruin arena.
http://us.battle.net...opic/9245384869

I want to start by clarifying that I have no personal animosity against Hunters. I am not the typical wow pvper who wants to see xxx class nerfed into oblivion because I have a long lasting hatred toward said class. Having said that, arena is totally unplayable currently because of Hunters. Yes it is unplayable; this is not an exaggeration. There is absolutely no chance of enjoying arena while hunters exist in their current state.

I am not making this post to whine about WOW or MOP. I prefer not to do such things. I am not going to make a long post about all the changes this game needs in order to have amazing pvp. I can deal with many absurd things happening in this game. I can deal with elemental shamans getting proc after proc and doing a ton of damage without casting. I can deal with mages not casting and doing crazy damage in a deep freeze. I can deal with feral druids hitting really really hard. I can deal with death knights having more trinkets than the pvp vendor. I can deal with a destro locks chaos bolt during their cds. I can deal with shamans having a 36 sec tremor totem. I can deal with psyfiend being extremely annoying. Clearly, there are many things in this game which present unique challenges. However all of the things listed above are avoidable and/or defendable. One of the key attributes among good players is their ability to counter imbalances such as these through the use of CDs, positioning, and coordination with their team.

That is the key point where Hunters step into a realm of God status. A Hunters arsenal is such that other players are entirely subject to the will of the Hunter. If a Hunter wants, he gets. If I beat a hunter team, it’s because he failed to beat me because of his mistakes. I didn’t beat him; he beat himself. I am being 100% serious here. With all that a Hunter can do, a loss on his part is his fault. Moreover, he could have done something different and there would be no way in which I could have beaten him. That is unacceptable. This is precisely why arena currently can’t be played seriously, and more importantly it can’t be enjoyed.

I won’t list all Hunter abilities. Rather, ill list the abilities or reasons why a Hunter is so governing.

1. The damage a Hunter does is far beyond high. This is the biggest problem with Hunters. The damage output they are capable of doing is not acceptable. It’s not healable in any way. You can’t stop it, and you can’t LOS it. Hilariously, the Hunter isn’t even the one doing most of the damage. His pets are the ones doing a majority of the damage, and those pets move like superman so you aren’t getting away. I am not sure why Hunter damage went up in 5.3, but it’s out of control right now in a big way.

2. Their control is instant, there is a lot of it, it’s ranged and it’s unavoidable. You can’t stop /cast [@focus] scatter trap, or /cast [@focus] pet stun thing, or /cast [@focus] silencing shot, and they can full trap off scatter or the pet stun OR the disengage 8 sec AOE physical root. Any hunter can land a full trap if he uses his disengage root, pet stuns a healer’s partner so they can’t eat the trap, or simply coordinates with his team. However he doesn’t even need a full trap for kills BECAUSE his damage is so damn high/instant/unavoidable. To make matters worse, they can Readiness and have access to scatter, trap and silencing shot yet again lol. In past expansions, if you ate traps, you could survive hunter cleaves. It’s truly sad but this is no longer the case. This just might be from a warlock perspective, but if I try to stand on my healer for the 3 secs scatter is on him, I’ll die before the trap even activates. Literally I have to gateway the instant they connect on me or I am dead. I can’t tell you how many times I have used my pet sac, unending resolve, fel regen and healthstone all right away, only to die through all of it as if I pulled a raid boss who one shot me.

3. The hunter isn’t controllable in any reliable way for the first few mins of a game. BM provides a trinket effect, they obviously have the regular pvp trinket, and they can readiness BM too. These are 3 ways in which the Hunter is able to free himself of any CC which enables him to assert his control and damage as he sees fit. If he wanted, he has other ways to avoid additional control attempts too, but I’ll just leave those out for now. Back to the point, you can’t stun a Hunters opener, or fear or blind it. He is going to be free period. This is a massive problem because he also has the other 2 arrows in his quiver as I mentioned above (his unreal damage and his puppet master like control). If the hunter wasn’t able to do insane damage to people, then he being free would be far less of a concern. If a hunter wasn’t able to control a healer so easily, reliably, and in a way that can’t be avoided, then him being free would also not be such an issue. However he does have all this damage and all this control, so giving him the ability to remain free to assert these things makes matters infinitely direr.

These 3 main issues combined are what make Hunters the problem they are now. 5.3 brought some changes that enable me to play my warlock in a way that is somewhat enjoyable now (I can actually do some meaningful damage). I would love to que 3v3 again, but every time I do there is an onslaught of Hunter teams who basically win by default. About 80% of all 3v3 teams have a hunter, so there is no escaping them. Additionally, it’s not just warlocks who get absolutely destroyed by these Hunter teams. When you are a God among mortals, you take everyone to pound town. NO class can really enjoy arena as long as Hunters stay like they are. I sincerely hope even Hunters themselves realize it can’t be fun like this. Lebron James wouldn’t go play basketball at the local gym because it’s not fun to play versus those who stand no chance at winning.

I challenge anyone to go watch some streams of 3v3. You will see how prevalent and utterly dominant Hunters are. Even vs. top players, they impose their will with little to no effort. I know blizzard isn’t a fan of pvp only fixes but I don’t see any other way in this situation.

Their damage needs to go way down, the BM trinket effect removed altogether, and their control must be reduced (maybe make a target immune to scatter if he has been silencing shot and vice versa). No class should have it all. If nothing is done about Hunters, this season is completely lost. There is no debating that fact.

Thanks for your support and consideration.
Brodizzlex




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