Tag Archives: shaman

Trink It

I get quite a few requests for different topics of Theorycraft, and sadly I can’t do them all. Work being what it is for me (unforgiving even when I’m not out of the country), I have to prioritize what’s interesting … Continue reading

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Warlords of Draenor: Talented Shaman

Today’s post was written on request for Damien, who writes the Icy Veins class and spec guides. Originally, this was in the form of a short* advice document to discuss the Level 100 talents for Restoration Shaman – the contents … Continue reading

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Chain Me No Chains

Another week goes by before the public Beta for Warlords of Draenor, and another interesting morsel appears on MMO Champion. Another debate/argument/discussion results, and this time I am struggling to communicate how I feel on the matter. Today, I’m trying … Continue reading

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To Craft a Sim – Part 2

In this series of posts, I’m talking about putting together a simulation I’ve built called CHsim. It’s designed to simulate the way Chain Heal will behave in Warlords of Draenor – including interactions with player positioning, talents, incoming damage, Riptide, … Continue reading

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Overview: Theorycraft in WoD

Warlords is Changing the Theorycrafting Game Guys, I am so excited right now. This is the first time I’ve really been part of the Theorycraft community at the launch of so much new information, and the real consequences of all … Continue reading

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WoDsplosion!

I’m SO Excited! You know what they say, right? “Alpha information is like buses, you wait ages and then the community explodes while you’re asleep”. Or something like that. While I was sleeping last night, the ENTIRE WoW community exploded … Continue reading

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Healing Announcements for Warlords of Draenor!

Good(?) NEWS, Everyone! This week, the second in a series of articles by Blizzard about the changes to gameplay in the upcoming expansion Warlords of Draenor. The subject was healing, and since that’s my area of expertise I was (variously) … Continue reading

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Talented Shaman in Warlords of Draenor

At Blizzcon recently, the World of Warcraft community got their first tentative look at what the level 100 talents will look like in Warlords of Draenor. While we have to take them all with a pinch of salt, it’s never … Continue reading

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Why Condensation Totem Will Be Insane

I should start this post with the warning that the maths here, although strictly linear (and therefore boring if you’re a mathematician) does get a bit heavy. If you’re not someone to slog through equations, there is a handy TL:DR … Continue reading

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Experimentalcraft

Anyone who frequents the Icy Veins Forums (the Shaman section, at least) will know that I am a huge proponent of planned cooldown rotations. I never shut up about them. I’m of the opinion that “raid cooldown choerography” is one … Continue reading

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