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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:42 am

Nooska wrote:From what I've read, yes, a single raid tier a la Ulduar.


I am ok with this.

Not really happy with what seems to be a skewed timeline though...
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Nooska » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:51 am

I'd actually prefer it to the current tier (especally with us getting a late start - late october - and having not uncommon recruiting issues), and discussions about when to switch raid focus.
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby djlar » Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:34 pm

Thunder King raid coming soon(tm) PTR starts early January...
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Fetzie » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:36 pm

Preliminary Paladin tanking patch notes so far:

Consecration: Consecrates the land beneath you, causing [927 old] 8,226 (new) Holy damage over 9 sec to enemies who enter the area.
Eternal Flame: The heal over time is increased by 100% if used on the Paladin.
Hand of Purity: Places a Hand on the friendly target, [reducing the damage of harmful periodic effects by 70% for 6 sec (old)] damage taken by 10% and damage from harmful periodic effects by an additional 70% for 6 sec.
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:53 pm

they are buffing our aoe threat? i wonder why...
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby econ21 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:55 pm

Fetzie wrote:Preliminary Paladin tanking patch notes so far:...


So we are being buffed? I wonder if the consecration change will be enough to allow us to hold our own in AOE threat?
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Newsom » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:07 pm

They're also finally adding ShotR to Sanctity of Battle! No more weird haste clipping! :D
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:27 pm

where are you guys getting these notes btw?
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Newsom » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:29 pm

The new raid is called Throne of Thunder and seems to contain 13 bosses:
- Council of Elders
- Dark Aniums
- Durumu the Forgotten
- Horridon
- Iron Qon
- Ji-kun
- Jin'rokh the Breaker
- Lei Shen (end boss most likely)
- Mageara
- Primordius
- Ra-den
- Tortos
- Twin Consorts

At least a few of them are Zandalari.

There also seems to be a new world boss called Nalak, the Storm Lord.
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Newsom » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:31 pm

Klaudandus wrote:where are you guys getting these notes btw?


http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/305 ... uild-16408
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby benebarba » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:35 pm

Newsom wrote:The new raid is called Throne of Thunder and seems to contain 13 bosses:
- Council of Elders
- Dark Aniums
- Durumu the Forgotten
- Horridon
- Iron Qon
- Ji-kun
- Jin'rokh the Breaker
- Lei Shen (end boss most likely)
- Mageara
- Primordius
- Ra-den
- Tortos
- Twin Consorts


Twins? It's good to be king. :P
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby benebarba » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:41 pm

Klaudandus wrote:they are buffing our aoe threat? i wonder why...


And giving hand of purity a lot more utility. Eternal flame change must be trying to actually make it a choice you may actually want... not sure how that'll work out though. At least it looks like the HOT may heal for more than SS absorbs?
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:06 pm

interesting in that warriors are getting good buff to their single target... i think we could use single target buffs as well..
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:14 pm

well, fuck... they are changing the Nimble gems back to Hit and Dodge >=/
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Re: patch 5.2 ?

Postby Kelerei » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:52 pm

Official PTR notes concerning paladins (as of December 21):

  • Hand of Purity now reduces all incoming damage by 10% in addition to its other effects.
  • Eternal Flame's periodic heal now provides 100% more healing when self-cast.
  • Judgment now costs 5% of base mana.
  • Protection
    • The base damage of Consecration has been increased by 789%, and it now scales less efficiently with attack power by approximately 11%.


Source: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/blog/822655 ... 12_21_2012

May need to do some Call to Arms testing on the PTR regarding the Consecration stuff.

UPDATE: There's also a paladin bug fix that affects our (in Knaughty's words) retardedribution brethren:

It is no longer possible to refresh Inquisition to a lower duration.
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