Tag Archive: mastery

Oct 01

Resto Druid Stat Priority in Legion 7.0.3

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A lot of guides I’ve seen have been pretty cut and dry about the resto druid stat priority and where they rank Mastery. Some will go on to explain that Mastery is better than Crit for dungeon content, and Crit is better for raiding. As a rule of thumb, that is pretty solid advice. Particularly …

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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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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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Nov 17

Thoughts on the Warlords of Draenor Item Design Changes

Now that the dust has settled on the Warlords of Draenor announcements at Blizzcon, I’ve had time to ponder over some of the Warlords of Draenor item design changes to the game. Below, I’ll present some broad thoughts/concerns I have, particularly related to the changes to item stats and gearing. Changes to gems/reforging/enchants/affixes/etc I like …

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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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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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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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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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Sep 28

Getting Started in MoP as a Resto Druid: Stat Priorities, Pre-Heroics and Heroics

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.   Just a quick post between dungeons – I’m having way too much fun in this expansion at the moment. I …

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Sep 21

An indepth look at Harmony: Resto Druid Mastery and optimal uptime

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.   This post explores resto druids’ mastery spell “Harmony”, as well as some thoughts about how to be totally optimal with …

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Sep 02

Soul of the Forest vs Incarnation

Ed: This post, posted on 2nd September 2012, was relevant to patch 5.0.x. Soul of the Forest has changed and so this post remains as it was. I’ll do another comparison for the current state at some point. Don’t look to this for advice in 5.4 Today, I’m going to tackle talent synergy a little. …

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