Category Archive: Theorycrafting

Nov 18

Theorycrafting: Cautions & Fallacies

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For a long time now, I’ve been in to theorycrafting, and I always tend to do my own math to figure things out even when someone else has done so before me, if only to confirm they are accurate (or to practice my own ability, to either try to reach the same result or understand …

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Aug 08

Multistrike vs Crit in WoD

ED: This post was written prior to 6.0 and is based on beta numbers. Some of the information has changed.  As soon as I started looking at our stats at level 100 in WoD, I realised that the Multistrike vs Crit question was going to be pretty interesting. On the face of it, the two are actually very similar. …

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Aug 06

Warlords of Draenor Stat Calculations

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ED: This post was written prior to 6.0 and is based on beta numbers. Some of the information has changed.  Below are some of my preliminary calculations for stats in Warlords of Draenor (based on current beta build 6.0.1.18663). These will be expanded in future posts, for now remember that unless otherwise noted, these numbers are …

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Apr 20

Warlords of Draenor Resto Druid Alpha Changes

Some of the changes we’re seeing at the moment on the alpha are pretty interesting. I’ve included the summary of Warlords of Draenor resto druid alpha changes below. Whether they may be considered “buffs” or “nerfs” today, with the changes to mana regen mechanics and stat balance, we’re really going to experience a reset of …

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Oct 21

Mastering Mechanics: Harmony (Resto Druid Mastery)

This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   Harmony, like Lifebloom, is a core mechanic of resto druid healing. Just like Lifebloom, the goal is to maintain 100% …

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Sep 22

Notes on Genesis Throughput

Table represents the number of ticks affected by Genesis when Rejuv is on multiple targets.

This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   For a long while – almost the entire way through 5.2 and 5.3 – I have been playing WoW very …

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Nov 03

Theorycrafting basics: Spell Power Coefficients

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This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   I’m keen to finish off my MoP guides (before 5.1!) but since progress is somewhat slowed a bit by exams right …

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Oct 31

Resto druid gems, metas and enchants

This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   Now that we’ve matured a little in Mists of Pandaria and the changes are a bit more commonplace, I’ve decided …

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Oct 19

Understanding Healing Meters

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This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   For the first couple of weeks of MV, I have been trialling with a new guild. Something the raid leader …

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Oct 08

Engineering is the best profession for healing

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This post was originally written during Mists of Pandaria. Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs. Please consider this while reading.  Questions? Feel free to contact me – contact@sometimesatree.com.   I was browsing some well-known theorycrafting websites looking for some information for my alts, and I found some really disappointing …

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