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

Posts Tagged ‘4.1’


On Iteration and Design: Spirit Link Totem

Before I spent my days wading through calculations, and before I spent my time being a problem-solver, I spent some time studying architecture (translation: I spent a good amount of time in a studio laboring over architectural ...
by Vixsin


Good news, everyone!

In an interesting turn of events, Blizzard dropped three bombs on the Resto Shaman raiding community today. The first of which, ostensibly an effort to address concerns over shamans’ lack of a raid/tank/personal CD, bring...
by Vixsin


The Quick 4.1 Survival Guide for Resto Shaman

After much ado and months of prep, it appears that the much-awaited Patch 4.1 will be going live as of today’s maintenance. Soon, we’ll all be enjoying a little bit of a class refresher, some nice Resto Shaman tweaks, and t...
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



Making Peace with Spirit Link Totem

It’s been a little over a month since Patch 4.1 hit, complete with new gear, rehashed troll instances, and the biggest, most awesome, most incredible, MOST SPARKLY PONY cooldown ever—Spirit Link Totem. Since then, raid team...
by Vixsin