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Tiers Are The Silent Language Of Grief

As you may have noticed, the PTR went up recently.  And with it, we got some reveals of our set bonuses for T16.  Let’s take a brief look at them and ponder their usefulness. 2-piece bonus The 2-piece bonus grants … Continue reading

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A Tier In My Eye

Sorry for the slow updates, I’ve been deeply engrossed in a secret side project that I’ll hopefully get around to unveiling/announcing next week. However, for this week’s installment of “what Theck could throw together in his spare time” I bring … Continue reading

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Patch 5.3 WeakAuras Configuration

Since 5.2, I’ve made a few modifications to my WeakAuras configuration.  Nothing major, but definitely some quality-of-life improvements. One option that WeakAuras lacks is the ability to set a trigger based on Spell ID and time remaining.  You can do … Continue reading

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Control Shift En-tier

About a week ago, Wrathblood asked me to take a more thorough look at the Tier 15 2-piece bonus. The earlier simulations I ran were based on a lower-ilvl gear set (496) which was more constrained in its itemization, and … Continue reading

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Protection Tier 15 Set Bonuses

Earlier this month, the set bonuses for T15 were revealed, followed by a few clarifications from Ghostcrawler.  To summarize what we know: T15 2-piece: Casting Word of Glory or Eternal Flame also grants you 40% (additive, not affected by DR) … Continue reading

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5.1 Warrior Simulations – Part 3 – Stat Priorities

In case you missed the previous entries, in part one we detailed the model and analyzed a few basic queues that used either Shield Block or Shield Barrier exclusively.  In part two, we analyzed a number of other queues that … Continue reading

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5.1 Warrior Simulations – Part 2 – Rotations

Last time, we went over the model we’ll be using to evaluate different rotations and looked at some basic queues.  We decided that we’d use the SB and SBr* queues (“Spam Shield Block” and “Spam Shield Barrier,” more or less) … Continue reading

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Tankadin Weapon Enchants

There’s been quite a bit of discussion about weapon enchants, and which ones are the best for tanks. There are some enchants that are obviously intended to be tanking choices: River’s Song gives us dodge rating, while Colossus gives us … Continue reading

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Tankadin WeakAuras String – 5.0.4 update

<edit4> Updated 9/18/2012 with minor tweaks/bugfixes. <edit3> On several people’s suggestion, I moved the “ding” sound for SotR to 5 holy power, from 3.  That even started to irritate me in LFR tonight. <edit2> One more minor update – I … Continue reading

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Patch 5.0.4 Round-Up

With patch 5.0.4 arriving on live servers tomorrow, and many of the fundamentals of our class turning upside-down and inside-out, I’ve been getting a lot of questions. It seemed like a good idea to post a quick summary of up-to-date … Continue reading

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