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#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 =)

#4297635 lots of people are profiting from this

Posted Esiwdeer on 13 December 2014 - 07:24 PM

everything i posted was working for me as i posted it, unless it got hotfixed in the last 2 hours i think you're good

sorry for sharing the scam you guys were using?

everyone should have it or it should get fixed

you're essentially mad you aren't getting an unfair edge by trying to carefully control who has what information?

classic eu

#4295055 PvP Hotfixes 12/11/2014

Posted Woundman on 12 December 2014 - 01:09 AM

@Wallirikz ....If you can't kill it, CC it then...


Posted Breadstick on 23 November 2014 - 05:36 AM

you mean this

#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)

#4267420 25% resil still in the game.

Posted Proditor on 17 November 2014 - 08:36 PM

View PostMessman, on 17 November 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

How do you know for sure its still in the game? I don't see anything under defense tab.

/run print(GetModResilienceDamageReduction())
> 25

#4265296 Estimated Time: 3 hrs

Posted Migutu on 15 November 2014 - 07:53 PM

View Postdrugdealerx, on 15 November 2014 - 07:50 PM, said:

so i got on today at 6pm or something and was surprised by a 3k que on my shitty backwater server

its 10pm now, i was 33 in que and managed to slam esc with my elbow while getting up from my chair and it kicked me right the fuck out straight to the back of the line with no confirmation

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Strong signature to post content ratio.

#4252819 S16 on December 2

Posted Jim_Jim on 04 November 2014 - 04:50 PM


At least it gives some time for people who actually have lives to level up.

Some peoples like to read quests and appreciate warcraft's lore :)
(Like me.)

And doing pet battles and other things (like farming tmog).

I think the best way to get honor is Ashran.There are some weekly/daily (Not sure about daily or weekly) objectif quests around the central road. They give honor and conquest the last time i tried the beta.
And Skirmishes. To have boxes (=gold / honor / blue gear).

#4252309 instant karma

Posted Breadstick on 04 November 2014 - 05:54 AM

imagine genuinely caring about skirmishes during an expansion pre-patch

#4251976 instant karma

Posted Bigmoran on 04 November 2014 - 12:15 AM

so wait...wheres the funny video?

#4253278 rbgs have the highest skill cap

Posted Zaephyr on 05 November 2014 - 12:28 AM

View PostDatacuss, on 05 November 2014 - 12:24 AM, said:

I ddos


#4250551 rbgs have the highest skill cap

Posted Slappajack on 02 November 2014 - 03:30 PM

View Postjaimex, on 02 November 2014 - 03:07 PM, said:


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#4250356 rbgs have the highest skill cap

Posted Hateformz on 02 November 2014 - 09:32 AM

View PostUnseenz, on 02 November 2014 - 08:17 AM, said:

apply knowledge of game mechanics to changes in the environment
is that fancy talk for exploiting????

#4251160 Blizzcon Meetup

Posted Capstone on 03 November 2014 - 03:19 AM

i was going, but a couple of TSA agents contacted me inquiring if i was the one who had written some of my posts about hunters

long story short i'm not getting on any flights to anaheim in the next few weeks

#4249201 TODAY -- Watch the World of Warcraft Arena Championship

Posted flubbah on 31 October 2014 - 11:34 PM