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


Spread Raid Healing: Resto Shamans’ Bane

If there’s anything I’ve discovered over my years of blogging, it’s that we authors can be a volatile bunch, dedicated and sometimes overly devout to the causes that have in some way shaped our experiences in ...
by Vixsin


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


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



Too Soon: The Issue with Early Nerfs

It is a topic guaranteed to bring players out in droves, some angry and scrambling to their keyboards to start fighting the good fight, and others simply just to witness the spectacle that’s created with two mere words: conte...
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



By Fire Be Purged

Four hundred and sixty-one wipes, forty-nine days, billions of healing done, countless frustrations, and one wonderful kill … was all it took for Pie Chart to finish out Tier 12 content. It was a bumpy road for the entire...
by Vixsin