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    DPS I have seen some modeling for a 2H spec using...

    I have seen some modeling for a 2H spec using shadowmourne that was pretty damn good, but that aside it takes a pretty big disparity in weapons for a 2H to beat out two 1H in frost. Try simming it...
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    Death Knight To put it bluntly, there isn't a single thing...

    To put it bluntly, there isn't a single thing your GM said that makes sense. Stam on your shoulders provides better buffer against Soul Reapers then the Hodir enchant, on gloves go expertise for...
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    The market reacts to all publically available...

    The market reacts to all publically available information, including massively public negative customer reactions. In the long run there is not much difference between whether Blizzard changed their...
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    Great video, Thanks. And while I would not...

    Great video, Thanks.

    And while I would not discourage anyone from supporting this awesome resource, I should point out that Fuzzie's guild has like... the most amazing tanks ever.
  5. Thread: Mage Heroism!

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    Grrrrrrrr, Its not the "bloodlust" effect, or...

    Grrrrrrrr, Its not the "bloodlust" effect, or even the "heroism" effect... its the Time Warp.

    It has nothing to do with rallying the troops or shouting or inspiring others or blah blah blah... no...
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    Tanking First, if they truly make staying alive a race...

    First, if they truly make staying alive a race over time between dtps and htps, then they may actually need something that buffs the value of stamina, because it dosen't have near as much value in an...
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    "I don't need you to tell me how f$%king good my...

    "I don't need you to tell me how f$%king good my coffee is, okay? I'm the one who buys it. I know how good it is. When Bonnie goes shopping she buys S%&T. I buy the gourmet expensive stuff because...
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    Death Knight I have certainly found this "need to adjust"...

    I have certainly found this "need to adjust" thing this week. I have some habits like, reapplying diseases immediately after a taunt off instead of hammering an OB because it used to be a lower...
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    Death Knight @Satorri I just wen't back and read your...

    @Satorri

    I just wen't back and read your 3.3.3 changes to the guide.

    Good Job
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    Death Knight I have four words that sum up the "other" reason...

    I have four words that sum up the "other" reason this buff was needed and hopefully not going away.

    "Lady Deathwhisper Hard Mode"

    Without the Icy Touch threat buff we were put into an...
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    I use army while tanking often, either for damage...

    I use army while tanking often, either for damage reduction while casting, for creative use of the taunt mechanics, or in some fights just for the dps. Obviously there are fights where it shouldn't...
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    Death Knight While I know alot of Frost specced tanks avoid...

    While I know alot of Frost specced tanks avoid using it entirely, it can be used effectively in any spec, but because of its cost, its use as an opener should be built around an opener designed to...
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    Death Knight I agree with this for most situations, but the...

    I agree with this for most situations, but the ways I use blood tap as it is lend themselves to the bonus rather well. In single target pulls I use blood tap to activate unbreakable armor. This is...
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    Tanking The idea that this is the only way to make...

    The idea that this is the only way to make avoidance shine is a misconception. The designers found some really interesting ways to make it shine and have given us so much bonus armor and stam on...
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    Tanking @Aggathon. The only problem with your curves is...

    @Aggathon. The only problem with your curves is that bosses have minimum possible hits and maximum possible hits. This leaves the possibility that a marginal amount of additional stamina will not...
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    Tanking Roughly the same absolute values but the average...

    Roughly the same absolute values but the average tank who encountered Gormok for the first time had about 10K less health (or so). At the time ToC opened a badly timed combination of unavoided melee,...
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    Tanking Edit: I think molecule and I just said the same...

    Edit: I think molecule and I just said the same thing.
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    Tanking Actually all I meant to do from the beginning was...

    Actually all I meant to do from the beginning was challenge the assertion that the benefits of stamina are not "random." While "enough stamina to marginalize the encounter (which generally means you...
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    Tanking I agree with the last post almost 100 percent...

    I agree with the last post almost 100 percent with the caveat that in order to be saved from a wipe when multiple "bad events" line up, either avoidance has to do "its part" or some other factor (be...
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    Tanking I am familliar with that approach, but in ICC I...

    I am familliar with that approach, but in ICC I think the fights and they way they are tuned makes things even more complicated and messy then that suggests. ICC fights tend to be so movement...
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    Tanking I just walked through the house, started coffee,...

    I just walked through the house, started coffee, paced around a bit, and I like that question.

    Those who claim that avoidance has "less" relative value under CoTT mean that the amount of attacks...
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    Tanking I am pretty sure that what Molecule is...

    I am pretty sure that what Molecule is referencing is the more or less linear relative relationship avoidance has for the purpose of avoiding attacks you would not have already avoided when you add X...
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    Tanking I have never stated that worst case scenarios...

    I have never stated that worst case scenarios don't happen, nor have I disagreed that they are what we are preparing for. What I have stated is that the long used definition of worst case scenario is...
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    Tanking My point was extremely simple really. It is...

    My point was extremely simple really. It is because, while I solidly agree that point for point stamina is better then any avoidance stat for survival (item budget wise). There are still many who...
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    Death Knight Did you read down past the post you quoted? If...

    Did you read down past the post you quoted? If not see frigid deadplate (at the expense of repeating myself 1/5 anticipation plus 3/3 frigid dead plate equals one percent less avoidance then the...
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