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


 
Posts Tagged ‘4.1’
 

 
 

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
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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
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Minipost: HPS Data for Tiers 11, 12 and 13

One of the great things about the proliferation of meters and online parsing tools, like World of Logs and WoW Meter Online, is that they provide a great archive of player performance over time. It’s easy to pull up a parse o...
by Vixsin
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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
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Minipost: Tier11/12 Progression Data

As part of my efforts to substantiate the theories presented in my 2-part series on endgame gearing and progression, I sorted through a ton of data dealing with achievements and guild progression in Tiers 11 and 12. I had origi...
by Vixsin
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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
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