[Q] Diminishing Returns

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Re: [Q] Diminishing Returns

Postby Wulfhere » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:50 pm

Isetnefret wrote:What if you have no raiding boomkins?

Is it acceptable as a RL (me) to force hunters to use Scorpid Sting??

I tried "suggesting" it, and got a lot of blowback over lower DPS. They claim it lowers them so much that their suck DPS would not justify a spot in the raid.

Not knowing a damn thing about hunters....I don't know if this is true.


I believe that it depends on the hunter spec. Marksman dps is heavily reliant upon Chimera Shot which is based on what sting they currently have active. The Chimera Shot proc for Scorpid Sting is disarm, for Serpent, it's 40% of Serpent Sting as instant damage. I believe that Survival spec (or BM, if anyone still raids as BM) will lose only the raw dps provided by the Serpent Sting DoT.
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Re: [Q] Diminishing Returns

Postby amh » Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:59 pm

I'd think BM loses more than survival, because they would glyph for Steady Shot (10% increased damage when serpent sting is active), and I guess it's their main filler.
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Re: [Q] Diminishing Returns

Postby Mokko » Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:58 pm

If spec'd into it a Survival hunter will also lose 3% damage on all attacks from not having serpent sting up if I remember correctly.
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