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


 
Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’
 

 
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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...
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Life in Group 6

Over 5 years ago, when I made the decision to roll my shaman, I was motivated by one very simple reason—I thought Chain Heal was cool. And 4 years ago, when I decided to make my Resto Shaman my main and forgo the dps spotligh...
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 ...
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Tier 13 and Resto Shaman: Thoughts on our Final Chance at Parity (Part II)

(This is Part II of a 2-parter on Resto Shaman in the upcoming patch 4.3, which is currently being tested on PTR servers. Part I talked about some of the changes that Restos have waiting for them in the final tier of the expans...
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Non-Critical Healing Noise in Mists of Pandaria

(Alternatively titled: Why we throughput classes maybe, kinda shouldn’t hate Disc Priests and Paladins all that much) It is a common occurrence on raid nights the world over—the healing team is assembled for the eveni...
by Vixsin
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Musings On Resto Shamans’ 4-Piece Tier 12

With the Firelands PTR testing in full swing and 4.2 on the horizon, information regarding the upcoming patch seems to be flowing freely within the community these days. And amid growing anticipation for new quest hubs, new mou...
by Vixsin
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