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Haste Breakpoints for Tankadins

Mists of Pandaria has introduced protection paladins everywhere to a brave new world in which haste is a useful stat. For the first time in, well, ever, we’ve been given an opportunity to care about how our abilities scale with … 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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Damage Smoothing: Expertise, Mastery, and Haste

Brokenone of Mannoroth contacted me over at Elitist Jerks to ask a question about the damage smoothing simulation results. In short, he wondered if I could run two more sets to more clearly differentiate between mastery and haste, as sets … Continue reading

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Avoidance Diminishing Returns in MoP – Followup

A few days ago, Pauladin, who has taken over the LibStatLogic and TankPoints addons, left a comment indicating that he had a more complete data set that was giving him slightly more accurate coefficients for dodge diminishing returns. He was … Continue reading

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L90 Mitigation Stat Weights for Warriors

<edit> It’s been brought to my attention that, unlike in Cataclysm, the mastery rating to mastery percent conversion factor isn’t the same for all classes anymore. I’ve used the paladin value here (600 mastery rating = 1% mastery), but for … 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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MoP Beta Mitigation Stat Weights – b15983

The last few days have seen a flurry of beta activity, but none of the builds have done anything to change our survivability calculations. There was one significant survivability change: SotR was finally adjusted to grant the mitigation buff on-cast … Continue reading

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MoP Beta Mitigation Stat Weights – b15961

In terms of mitigation, there have only been a few changes since we last looked at this topic (build 15739). Most of the previous derivation still works. Here’s a quick rundown of the changes we did see: Block was changed … Continue reading

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Haste Makes Waste

In the last few weeks, I’ve been spending a lot of time working on my MATLAB/C# simulations for Mists of Pandaria (which, unfortunately, has also meant a lot less time for blogging). While there’s still a lot to do, things … Continue reading

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Diminishing Returns for Druids

This will be a quick post, as I’m pressed for time and leave for vacation tomorrow. However, Hinalover provided level 85 and 90 data sets for druids, and I wanted to get the results posted before I leave. The files … Continue reading

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