Tag Archive: healing

Nov 12

Resto Druid: Legion Class Preview

At last, today the Druid class preview for Legion was released. I didn’t exactly feel hard done by being left until near-last, since Druids were one of the few classes to get a lot of love during the streamed panels. Still, it made for an anxious wait, and I’m glad it’s over. And hey, at …

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Sep 29

WoD Professions Overview

As someone with multiple alts and a pretty solid profession coverage, I started looking into WoD professions this week – mainly to see which professions were worth doubling up on. I had to basically research one profession at a time and make comparisons, so I decided I’d write a bit of a summary to (hopefully) …

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Oct 24

Wild Mushroom: Bloom in patch 5.4

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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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.   The Efflorescence-based changes to mushrooms are the big news in patch 5.4, but the changes to Wild Mushroom: Bloom are …

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Sep 25

Mastering Mechanics: Lifebloom

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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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.   Lifebloom is an extremely important spell in the Resto druid arsenal, and is often underrated. If you can learn to …

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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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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 08

Engineering is the best profession for healing

Demonstration of Synapse Springs asymptote

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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May 04

Skill in World of Warcraft

This post is inspired by Aunaka’s post about raiding skill over at AunakaHeals.com. Aunaka asks, are good healers born or created? This got me thinking about the role of skill in WoW, and about innate vs learned skill. I’m going to come right out and say WoW is not exactly a difficult game. That’s not …

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May 01

Resto in Mists of Pandaria – Are we facing a design shift?

The more time I spend looking at resto druids, the more I notice the increase in choices available to us. Blizzard are really succeeding in their mission to give players more of these choices. Whether that will result in their succeeding in making the game more fun remains to be seen, but based on what …

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Dec 01

4.3 Launch Part 2 – Raid Finder and Wild Growth

This post was originally written during Cataclysm. 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 decided to try out the random raid finder tool before hitting the normal mode raids this week, just to get a …

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