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

Shaman Tier 11 (Male) - resized

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


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

Blue Tape Measure

The Value of Metrics

                      Back in the way back when, when killing Prince Malchezaar was a personal accomplishment, or even before, when all I wanted in the world could be found...
by Vixsin



Beta Healing Counterpoint: Fun and Efficiency

I feel fairly confident in saying—playing World of Warcraft is about having fun, in whatever way you define it. Whether you’re a master of the economy, a social scientist, a wallflower who appreciates anonymity, or an extro...
by Vixsin

Giant in Deepholm

Beta Update: Masteries, Mana Tides, and More

It’s been a busy week for healers on the beta, with a good number of thoughts being thrown about from testers and GC alike. (And MMO recently previewed an Alchemy mount, which although it has nothing to do with Resto Shamans ...
by Vixsin


Lost's Magic Numbers

Is the Healing “Rotation” Becoming a Reality?

The term “healing rotation” is often bandied about by bloggers and theorycrafters, as they take the dps max output model and try, very clunkily, to apply it to a role which doesn’t adhere to the same rules. Unlike our pew...
by Vixsin