Monthly Archives: December 2012

Tankadin Meta Gems – Detailed Analysis

So far, we’ve been assuming that the Austere Primal Diamond was our go-to meta gem. With the massive changes to blocking in 5.0, the flat 1% block value afforded by the Eternal Primal Diamond can’t hold a candle to 2% … Continue reading

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Damage Smoothing for Paladins – Round Three

It’s been almost two months since we took a close look at damage smoothing and gearing strategies.  In that post, we definitively concluded that the “control” gearing scheme, which focuses on reaching hit and expertise caps before other stats, was … Continue reading

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Tankadin WeakAuras Strings: 5.1 update

Many of you noticed that a few of the elements of my WeakAuras setup broke with 5.1.  Blizzard made a change to the return values of UnitBuff, which was throwing off the Vengeance display.  And the Sacred Shield and Bastion … Continue reading

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Lusty Munching

There’s really not a lot to complain about in our 5.x rotation, but every now and then while I’m playing or writing simulations, I’ll notice a new oddity.  This isn’t that surprising – we had a pretty significant overhaul in … Continue reading

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