Tag Archives: vengeance

Tankadin Patch 5.4 Survival Guide

Protection paladins are receiving a number of peripheral changes in 5.4, but nothing that changes our core mechanics.  We’re still going to be stacking haste thanks to Sanctity of Battle – in fact it’s even on two of our tier … Continue reading

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Simulationcraft v530-7

Simcraft version 530-7 was released this week, and contains a bunch of bugfixes and updates.  You can download your copy here.  As usual, here’s a list of the major changes: General 5.4 PTR now includes the new Vengeance formulas, including … Continue reading

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Simulationcraft v530-6

Simcraft version 530-6 was released the other day, and it has a whole host of improvements.  You can get it here.  And you can check out my Getting Started guide here. Bugfixes and New Features There have been a number … Continue reading

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Simulationcraft 101: Getting Started

As I mentioned on twitter last week, version 530-5 of Simulationcraft has been released.  This is the first version to include the Theck-Meloree Index, a damage smoothing metric we developed in a series of previous blog posts. However, Simcraft is … 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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Out of Insight, Out of Mind

In the last post, we discussed a variety of topics related to modeling Seal of Insight.  Now it’s time to put that modeling discussion to work. The Model I decided to stick with the conclusion I came to in my … 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 1 – The Model

It’s been quite some time since we last looked at warrior mechanics. While this is primarily a paladin-centric blog, I like to dabble in other classes from time to time, specifically when it seems like there’s something I’m uniquely suited … 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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Tankadin WeakAuras Strings: 5.0.5

Edit: Many people were having trouble importing the strings, including myself when I tried. After some digging, I figured out the problem – there seems to be an upper limit on how long an exported string can be. The groups … Continue reading

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