Tag Archives: Raid Strategy

Cumulative Loot

Earlier this week Blizzard published a Dev Watercooler describing the changes in raiding in Warlords of Draenor. I don’t think anything in this article was news, in that all of these changes had been announced at Blizzcon. The major addition … Continue reading

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A Letter to Celesty Claus

Every Winter Veil, children of both factions write letters to Greatfather Winter and ask for toys and games. In the meantime, their parents are writing letters and saying prayers to a completely different deity: Celesty Claus, the great celestial dragon … Continue reading

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Mists of Pandaria Buffs/Debuffs Matrix

Yesterday, Ghostcrawler gave us a peek at the plan for buff and debuff distribution in MoP.  However, the blog format makes it tough to get a clear picture of who’s bringing what, and how evenly the buffs and debuffs are … Continue reading

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Where are the cool two-tank fights?

Disclaimer: I haven’t raided on the PTR yet, so my understanding of T13 fights is entirely based on rumor and conjecture.  However, that rumor and conjecture tells me that many of the T13 fights are one-tank fights, even on 25-man.  … Continue reading

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Formulating Raid Strategies

As a Raid Leader, one of the things that I’m primarily responsible for is being the final arbiter of raid setup and strategy.  The good news is that I have a system for this that has been reasonably successful. For … Continue reading

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