HoTs and DoTs: A Restoration Druid and Shadow Priest

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Shadow Lessons from the Professor

Well the first eight or nine Heroic modes in Icecrown Citadel go down pretty easy. I’m sure the Big Crits guild will get Lady Deathwhisper next without too much trouble. But then they’re probably going to hit their heads against the wall also known as: Heroic Professor Putricide.

Gearing Up Your Sapling

I’ve found myself starting to focus on how to best gear up Restori – my fresh level 80 Restoration Druid – without raiding so that when I’ve got the spare time in the future I’ll be able to PUG the occasional raid for pure fun.

Shield Wall FTW:
Surviving Heroic Twin Val’kyr

This is how we defeated Twin Val’kyr on 25 man Trial of the Grand Crusader. We didn’t have amazing DPS. We didn’t stack the raid with Arcane Mages (although, that might be a viable strategy all on its own – I’m looking forward to that YouTube video). We didn’t need fantastic latency.

How to Wipe Less on Heroic
Northrend Beasts

For the last few weeks we’ve been working on Heroic 25 Northrend Beasts, the first boss in a “Tribute” run. Heroic is really a huge step from Normal difficulty. The first night of wiping had me convinced that we needed a heck of a lot more gear before we’d be able to beat it. But we’ve been working on it pretty much each raid night since then.

Since we killed him, I suppose that I’m qualified to offer some suggestions on how we did it.

Patch 3.2 Shadow Priest Gear
for the 25 man Raider

It’s always hard to get your head around what gear/upgrades are the smartest to make when a new bunch of gear is released in game. This list showcases the best items available to you – as a 25 man raiding priest – with a Hit/Haste/Crit option per slot.