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



Trinkets, Procs and Math, Oh My!

Of all of the things that players have a love-hate relationship with in the game (LFG, farming, dailies, etc.) I would venture a guess that trinkets rank right up there on everyone’s list. When you don’t have them, you find...
by Vixsin


Making Telluric Currents Work for You

Although a hot topic of debate around the release of Patch 4.0 and again upon the release of Cataclysm, the fuss regarding Telluric Currents has settled down over the past months as Restos shifted their focus onto new content a...
by Vixsin


Resto Shaman Mastery – Pandaria Style

When Resto Shamans’ Mastery was first launched in the raiding scene, in the patch before Cataclysm release, it was difficult to view it as anything but a passing fancy, a distraction in our ongoing love affair with Haste. Lit...
by Vixsin



The Big, Bad Resto Shaman Update for Patch 4.2

It’s been a flurry of activity these past two weeks, as 4.2 launched and safely assured that the population of Mount Hyjal reached levels heretofore only seen at the start of the expansion. At prime time, the Firelands portal...
by Vixsin


Getting a Handle on Tier 11 Best In Slot

I’ve hemmed and hawed, procrastinated, buried my head in the sand, and outright avoided the issue for the past 3 months. I’ve released partial information, talked about aspects of selection with players via email, and fiddl...
by Vixsin


Resto Shaman Mastery: The Complete Story (+Math!)

Since the days of Cataclysm Beta and through the launch of the expansion, “Mastery” has been a trigger word of sorts for Resto Shaman across the globe. With the heaping amounts of negative feedback proffered by both druids ...
by Vixsin