Life in Group 5 – A Resto Shaman Blog
A resto shaman perspective on raiding


 
 

 
Blue Tape Measure

The Value of Metrics

                      Back in the way back when, when killing Prince Malchezaar was a personal accomplishment, or even before, when all I wanted in the world could be found...
by Vixsin
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Non-Critical Healing Noise in Mists of Pandaria

(Alternatively titled: Why we throughput classes maybe, kinda shouldn’t hate Disc Priests and Paladins all that much) It is a common occurrence on raid nights the world over—the healing team is assembled for the eveni...
by Vixsin
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LK Versus Yogg

A Hard Look at Hardmodes

The last major instance of the expansion and one that has been explored by a large number of raiders, Icecrown Citadel (ICC) has been surrounded by criticism and drama since its release. It was an expanded testing ground for a ...
by Vixsin
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A WotLK Resto-spective

As Wrath of the Lich King winds down, and the days of Northrend slowly tick away, the WoW community seems alive and boisterous once again, a mere couple of months after the summer lull. Players tick the last items off bucket li...
by Vixsin
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Change is Nigh for Raiding and Gearing

This week, Blizzard created quite a stir in the raiding world by releasing two previews—the first pertaining to dungeon lockouts and the second on the new “badge” system. And although both of these releases still seem t...
by Vixsin
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The Double-Edged Sword of LFD

When the revamped LFD (Looking for Dungeon) system was re-introduced with patch 3.3, it unleashed a wave of stories from players everywhere about the ups and downs of pugging. Horror stories became a common theme of blogs, foru...
by Vixsin
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