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

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PC-Style Healing Assignments Explained

There’s no debating that the role of the healer has changed significantly over the years in WoW. From Vanilla raids, with their specialized healers, to Wrath’s niche-styled healing teams, to Catclysm’s holy trinity of hea...
by Vixsin


Join me for Rawrcast this Friday, 7/29

For reasons completely beyond my comprehension, Fondre over at Rawrcast has invited me to be a guest on their Healing Round Table Event, taking place this Friday at 9PM CDT. So, I’m inviting you all to join in the fun (ex...
by Vixsin


The Big, Bad Resto Shaman Update for Patch 4.2

It’s been a flurry of activity these past two weeks, as 4.2 launched and safely assured that the population of Mount Hyjal reached levels heretofore only seen at the start of the expansion. At prime time, the Firelands portal...
by Vixsin



Making Peace with Spirit Link Totem

It’s been a little over a month since Patch 4.1 hit, complete with new gear, rehashed troll instances, and the biggest, most awesome, most incredible, MOST SPARKLY PONY cooldown ever—Spirit Link Totem. Since then, raid team...
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



Cataclysm Resto Shaman Guide is Live!

After a two weeks of raiding and heroics, I feel confident enough to finally unleash the project I’ve been working on for the last month–the Resto Shaman Cataclysm Guide! It’s a beast of information and conten...
by Vixsin