HoTs and DoTs: A Restoration Druid and Shadow Priest

Tag Archives: Tier 8

Heavyweight Champion of Dalaran

News Flash: I’ve identified an emerging armor design trend. It’s not just about the giant, spiky, flaming shoulders anymore. It’s not about the helms you can’t actually see out of (ok, that’s still around in next season’s collection). It’s about the belt. Have you seen the belts in Trial of the Crusader and the belts being modeled with the Tier 10 gear?

Post Patch Nerf (and Buff) Anxiety

Lathere, who is usually so cool and calm when it comes to loot, wasn’t this week. She then explained to me that her Tier 8 Restoration set bonus had been severely nerfed with the latest patch, which, though expected, had come onto the live servers weeks earlier than she had planned. Now I don’t know exactly what the 4 set bonus used to be, but apparently in its current form it renders her Tier 8.5 gear worthless.

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.

Post 3.2 Disillusionment

This isn’t about hardcore vs casual. It isn’t about elitism or exclusiveness. It’s about challenge and reward and, even more importantly, timing. This is a rant, reader beware.