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Posts Tagged ‘Gear’


Resto Cheat Sheet: WoD Leveling and Pre-Raid (T17) Gearing

The start of an expansion is always a fun time, full of new things to see, new things to do, and new things to learn. And, if you’re anything like me, my head’s been spinning since Warlords of Draenor launch, filled...
by Vixsin


Resto Shaman Tier 15: New Design, Old Problems?

(With only a proposed 3 weeks until patch 5.2 hits and the Throne of the Thunder is unlocked, I’m not sure the topic of this post is going to be entirely relevant but … what the hell, I spent time writing it so I’m just g...
by Vixsin


Gearing Guide for Tier 14: Newly 90’s, Heroics, and Raids

s we get into the second and third instances of a somewhat protracted Tier 14, I thought it was finally time to not only get an update on a blog that’s been mostly silent since MoP launch (has it been that long already? Time ...
by Vixsin



Getting Into Dragon Soul: The Quick and Easy Guide for New Resto Shaman

With Mists of Pandaria on the horizon and Cataclysm in its twilight, more and more players are making that final push to get their characters up to 85 and into Dragon Soul. And whether your goal is just LFR or getting into DS n...
by Vixsin

Coat Hangers

End-Game Gearing, Part II – Devising a New Solution

Gearing, as one component of a PVE environment, has come a long way since WoW’s inception, tracing a path through different sizes of raid content, varying levels of difficulty, and a host of distinct distribution systems, fro...
by Vixsin



End-Game Gearing, Part I – An Evolution

Whenever I think about the process of gearing in WoW, I invariably picture MC Escher’s famous print, “Ascending and Descending”. Although more people might be familiar with the movie Inception’s depiction of the Penrose...
by Vixsin