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

Posts Tagged ‘Cataclysm’

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The Resto Shaman’s Guide to 4.0.1

The much talked about pre-Cataclysm patch will soon be upon us, and although Resto Shaman remain one of the least altered classes, there are still a host of changes in store for us come 4.0.1. Although we have some new tools (S...
by Vixsin

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The State of Play: Resto Shaman 4.0.6 Preview Edition

In an amazing break from tradition, WoW’s Patch 4.0.6 heralds a number of insanely OP buffs for Shaman and Restos in particular, addressing a host of issues raised by shaman and other healers alike, and has absolutely no mino...
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



Breaking Up (With Haste) is Hard to Do

A year ago at this time players were making their move into the depths of the Lich King’s citadel, their weapons primed, strategies in hand, and their stats in line. For resto shaman, the march into ICC was set to a chorus in...
by Vixsin

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Building Your Normal Mode Tier 11 Gear Set

I always find the time after the holidays to be particularly busy, and this year was no exception. Amid the wrapping paper, holiday parties, relatives, and festivities, (and work … we consultants don’t get long holiday ...
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