Life in Group 5 – A Resto Shaman Blog
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Posts Tagged ‘Analysis’


Shaman: The Last Vestiges of a Utility Class

If you were a shaman last week in WoW, then chances are you already know what this post is about. And if you weren’t a shaman, chances are … you still know. It was the raid comp heard ‘round the world—the uber-guild Par...
by Vixsin


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


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



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


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



Resto Shaman Lessons from Tier 12

In a way much different than its predecessors, Tier 12 was not so much a race to the finish line as much as it was a trial of endurance and determination. But after a whopping 461 attempts, spanning 7 weeks, and summed up in a ...
by Vixsin