+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Hot prot spec for 3.3

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    14

    Hot prot spec for 3.3

    What is the best spec for 3.3? I'm thinking of going back to 0/53/18, but I'm not so sure about putting three points in Divine Sacrifice/Guardian. What do you guys think?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Delaware
    Posts
    48
    Quote Originally Posted by tankeroshie View Post
    What is the best spec for 3.3? I'm thinking of going back to 0/53/18, but I'm not so sure about putting three points in Divine Sacrifice/Guardian. What do you guys think?
    The 1 minute up time on sacred shield and the 20% absorb increase is pretty rocking if you dont have a holy pali spec'd into it. I'm loving the 0/53/18 build, the increased dps and tps in ICC is just revoltingly sick. I'm often in the top 3 dps while doing trash pulls and sometimes first in damage done overall.

    Biggest problem your going to have is relaxing your threat to let your off tank/main tank get agro. And be ready to get hit A LOT. Marrowgar trash pulls my OT typically has 1 add the rest are solidly stuck to me.

    Get ready to stop your rotation when it comes time to swap on DBS a second or 2 early and to stay out of the fight for a few more seconds if using the tank swap method.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    637
    53/18 with Divine Sac/Guardian and Vindication.

    Divine Sac makes for a nice cooldown (you likely won't want to actually transfer the damage in a raid setting, so make a macro to immediately cancel the aura, that way your raid gets the buff from Divine Guardian and you don't get instagibbed). Vindication is a huge amount of damage reduction. Crusade, of course, is an amazing threat talent.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    2
    can any one link the 53/18 spec... and is it the premiere spec for icc as of now..

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    237
    This is the cookie cutter build, with the third major glyph slot being Judgement, Avenger's Shield or Righteous Defense - or Hammer of the Righteous for trash.

    It's the "best" build for everything except heroic LK, where people my favour an Aura Mastery-containing spec which is heavy on defensive cooldowns as a trade-off for losing a ton of threat talents.

+ Reply to Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts