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Discussion in 'MSC Clan' started by Jakeman, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. Autolycus

    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    dont get too excited. the rage changes in BC really really suck.
     
  2. Wulf

    Wulf MSC Knight and Donator

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    D: what have they done. I... I can't get enough rage to even BT properly anymore!
     
  3. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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  4. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    A little birdy told me the bonuses on the 5 piece mage tier 4 set:

    (2)100% chance to not interupt frostbolt and fireball.

    (4)Reduce iceblock, Blasewave, PoM cooldowns.
     
  5. Fujin

    Fujin MSC Knight

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    Ask that damn birdy about Warlock stuff now!
     
  6. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    My source is the mage forum. Only the brave dare to enter there. I saw no supporting links with info on other classes.
     
  7. Autolycus

    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    if i stop being lazy i can run my warlock to the T4 vendor sometime
     
  8. Fujin

    Fujin MSC Knight

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    No Lock Love :(
     
  9. Lurk

    Lurk Peasant and Donator

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    Actually the mage forum is a good place for locks to go. You'll hear about how grossly overpowered you are. (And you are...Fing soul link felhunter chain fear dotting MFers) :p
     
  10. Autolycus

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    since live is still down, i hopped on my TBC warlock. i'm running out to area 52 to check the vendor right now. it's a long walk.. i have to hike through 4 very very hostile zones.

    edit: ahhhh i ran to the arena vendor without thinking. he's the one in area 52. i have to backtrack to shattrath city now @@

    edit2: here's a screenshot of how the set looks and a tooltip including the bonus as it is atm (linked for table breakage) - http://homepage.mac.com/jkemp/.Pictures/warlockt4.png
     
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    dcwilson26 MSC Knight

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    I just played a little bit with Agar and it seems that I am virtually invincible now. The new skills give me a total defense anywhere from 404 to 430 depending on the armor I am wearing. Both sets of armor give me over 7200 armor which is a little over 55% damage reduction. The 404 defense translates into 20.32% to block, 18.32% to parry and 14.95% to dodge while the 430 defense translates into 22.4% to block, 20.4% to parry and 16.14% to dodge. With the new skill which allows me to switch stances while retaining 10 rage, I can now charge, switch to defensive stance and then use bloodrage to generate an instant 26 rage. With reduced cost to sunder armor and -3 rage to all offensive abilities, my sunder armor only costs 9 rage. This means I can basically land 3 sunder armors in less than 3 seconds. My revenge ability is reduced to a mere 2 rage and my shield slam is reduced to just 17 rage. The new skill of devistate, which costs only 12 rage, does about 200 damage but renews all my sunders and causes additional aggro for each one applied. This leaves me the ability to use my rage for more useful skills like shield block which along with my already 20% to block, would increase my chance to block to over 95% for 2 blocks. With the new skill which increases the damage absorbed by the shield by 30%, I can block a large amount of damage with this skill. I tested all my skills for a while in the EP and I was able to fight level 58-60 guys for half an hour straight without dropping below 50% health. Finally, I think I can stand up to Jaden's massive aggro.
     
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  12. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    What about the supposed gimped rage generation?

    mine
     
  13. Autolycus

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    the gimped rage generation only affects 2h warriors really. the rage per swing used to be based on how much damage you dealt on the white hit, so a 2h was generating more rage per swing over less swings but really going crazy on crits. now that it's fixed formula based on your level, 1h weapons (and dual wielders) actually have quite a bit of an advantage as far as filling up the rage bar.

    my 2h warrior is retired. arms is dead to me.
     
  14. Autolycus

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    devastate was actually broken on PTR and in TBC, it's not generating the extra threat for the sunders yet..
     
  15. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I might as well keep using this thread.

    Regarding the new PvP system... I have 9500 honor from the last 1.5 days of pvping. That means I will probably get my epic rank 13 shoulders (12500 honor) tomorrow after just 2.5 days of pvp. The 1h rank 14 sword I want will take about 5-6 days probably (22500 honor). This is way too easy.
     
  16. Autolycus

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    i have 12713 after two days. suspicion confirmed! this is blizzard's way of gearing people up so they can handle TBC. honestly, i was wondering how many people were going to quit because their gear sucked so hard they cant even do the first instance.
     
  17. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Horde get honor faster... shorter queues. :noid:

    I have to wait about an hour for each AV.
     
  18. Wulf

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    9500 honor?! Even after all day in AV's I have about 5k >_> I want some of that!
     
  19. Autolycus

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    yeah but alliance never loses AV! (in my battlegroup)
     
  20. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Horde don't even try in AV anymore. We aren't fighting horde... we are fighting our own stupidity.
     

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