HoTs and DoTs: A Restoration Druid and Shadow Priest

Tag Archives: cataclysm

Normal, Heroic and Slightly More Heroic

If you follow Lathere and I on Twitter you probably read our despondent tweets a few nights back where we lamented the general sea of impatient and unkind players found via the Dungeon Finder.

What Happened to Westfall?

I had a young, confused Paladin going by the unfortunate name Dêva waiting for me on my loading screen. Yes, that’s Dêva with a funky character “e”. I’m not even sure how you type that onto your screen. I woke up at the graveyard.

Weak as a Kitten
and Questing in Mount Hyjal

I wanted to savor the new parts to the story as I leveled from 80 to 85. And I also really like to run dungeons – almost as a mental brake from reading questing – which probably explains how I can be level 83 and only now just completing the first questing zone: Mount Hyjal.

Cataclysm the Casual Way

When Wrath of the Lich King was launched we did things very differently. Even if I had planned things in a similar fashion for Cataclysm I think I would have been thwarted for a number of reasons.

Mastering the Shadow Priest
Before 85: DoTs and Haste

In this post I’m going to try and break you of six years of conditioning and teach you to recast your damage over time spells early.

Must Have… Xeppe
(and about DeZire and Vitare)

If you haven’t been reading An Ordinary Priest you might not know it but Xeppe has turned from a white bar into a dark blue one: these days she’s playing a Restoration Shaman. And it just so happens that my guild, Vitare, is being very open-minded about our roster for Cataclysm. And there’s definitely room for a Restoration Shaman.

Where Were You?

How will you cope with the loss and destruction of everything you hold dear? The answer is that you don’t have to. Bring your friends and family to one of our gatherings and learn how you can survive the apocalypse together, with us.

Vampiric Embrace: Burning Crusade
to Cataclysm

Natarumah is worried about our DPS nerfs, and to a certain extent I share that concern. But I’m more disturbed by weakening of Vampiric Embrace. I can’t help but ask myself: what are we without Vampiric Embrace?

In Disguise

I don’t know why but I hadn’t thought much about Deathwing taking on a human disguise during the Cataclysm expansion. I think I just pictured him as a Black dragony version of Sindragosa, or Malygos even, who would fly down from wherever to be killed when we were good and ready.

Gear Upgrade Flowchart (Cataclysm Style)

The answer to any gear dilemma is simple: Reforge!