Tag Archive: raiding

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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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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Oct 19

Who do I cast Symbiosis on? Addendum

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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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.   Update 26 October 12: Welp, it’s changing again. Latest patch notes indicate a change back to the previous iteration of …

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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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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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Oct 06

Resto Druid Log Analysis Part 2 – Mogu’Shan Vaults

Armory picture of first MoP raid

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 Its content may be outdated due to changes that come with expansion packs.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.   Previously, I had a look at logs from Vuru of <Exodus>. Soon after posting, I had the opportunity to try …

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Oct 05

Resto Druid Log Analysis – Mogu’Shan Vaults

Exodus vs Will of the Emperor - World First Kill

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 today’s post, I figured I’d take a look at logs from the first resto druid to clear Mogu’Shan Vaults …

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Sep 15

Competitive WoW

While this post responds to some particular events, I’d like to thank Matticus for his post which tied everything together. It was while reading his blog that I got inspired to add my own commentary about the state of competitive WoW. A few days ago, Paragon announced that they will be switching from 25-player to …

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Sep 14

Gearing for Challenge Modes in Mists of Pandaria

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.   My plan for Mists of Pandaria is to level my druid as quickly as possible. I’ll level as Balance and …

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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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Mar 26

Mists of Pandaria – My Focus in WoW

Since I have no idea how long I’ll be waiting til I get granted Mists of Pandaria beta access (apparently about a million people signed up for the annual pass, and all need beta access at some stage), I figured I would talk about my plans for the expansion’s end-game, and what sort of player …

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