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    OT Pally SOI fast weapon and stacked for haste?

    As the number two tank in our little guild IM curious if anyone has an opinion on this before I actually gear this way. I am a SoI user and wondering if in an OT mode if using a faster weapon and stacking haste to self heal would be viable? IM looking at trying to maximize the self healing of SoI so as not to be a burden to healers. Also has anyone run the numbers on threat gained from the SoI heals? Is there threat generated?

    IM looking at fightslike magmar and tanking the worms.

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    There are no fast weapons other than daggers, which paladins cannot equip. As for offtanking worms at magmaw if you prefer not to kite them, I would say a warrior is better suited to that job as they can go without healing once they start getting the parasites low and get victory rush activating when they die.

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    Re: OT Pally SOI fast weapon and stacked for haste?

    AFAIK no threat is generated by SoI self-heals nor WoG heals on anyone in the raid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dedic View Post
    AFAIK no threat is generated by SoI self-heals nor WoG heals on anyone in the raid.
    WoG heals do not generate threat, but SoI heals do indeed (however, the mana gains of SoI do not).

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy
    I am a SoI user and wondering if in an OT mode if using a faster weapon and stacking haste to self heal would be viable?
    1. Insight is PPM-based, it scales better with slower weapons.
    2. Expertise (until softcap) > Hit (until 8% physical) ~ Strength > Expertise (until hardcap). Don't bother with haste rating.

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    Stacking haste or offensive stats instead of avoidance and migitation seems not to be convenient for that purpose. Just stick to your slow weapon, only thing worthy considering is dumping 3 points into holy (dropping Rule of Law and/or Pursuit of Justice) for additional 9% haste via Judgement of the Pure (that's equivalent to 1152 haste rating after all) and max Reckoning if you haven't already.

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    Moved the three pts to holy and made ahuge diff in five mans. Ran a reg to try it out and my self heals were almost 40% . Threat a non issue and dps not an issue going to try heroic tonite.
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