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Thursday, October 7, 2010

WoW: Patch 4.0.1 Next Week

So, the rumour is that Patch 4.0.1 is coming next week, and with it a lot of changes to prepare for the upcoming cataclysm. For one, my warrior's DPS is probably going to take a leap on recount from top 1-3 damage with ~19k dps to bottom with <9k dps. Yes, less than 9,000. Mostly because of the rage nerf (I know, I know: it's for the better come cata... hopefully) combined with armor penetration going away from gear, it's still going to be humiliating! What do?!

Estimated DPS.
It's nice though that you get to play around with brand new talents and quite a bit of new abilities. Basically, we're all (except for maybe the hardcore beta-testers and PTR maniacs) going to have to relearn our classes almost from scratch, the dps rotation of every single class is getting thrown around, especially if you have some new damage dealing ability, for example warriors get Raging Blow instead of Whirlwind which is now AoE only, and it's the same with tanking.

Healing on the other hand is also getting a complete overhaul, you are now encouraged to help the group by DPSing while healing in order to get better mana-reg or stronger heals off, example talent: Atonement. Kind of feels like the healing role is going to be harder to fill, which is fun for most of us, but we all know some really bad healer that is going to have an even harder time keeping people alive.

Anyway, I'm not even sure what to gem seeing as all my ArP gems are getting switched out to crit. I've heard some are going strength but a lot of people insist that haste and hit is going to be all the rage. WTB spreadsheet! What do you think?

33 comments:

  1. I'll be honest with you here, I've never played WoW. The fat nerds at work scare me away from it too much, every now and then I will hear them comparing battle axes in the corridors.

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  2. I played wow a long time ago, and back then warriors needed a nerf.. I dont know how it is now tho ^^

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  3. been so long since the last time i've played wow :S actually had a dream about it this night, kinda miss it

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  4. hey your blog looks cool i'll follow, please do the same

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  5. When it comes to your post, GTL can also stand for "Great Thoughts at Length"... keep it up!

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  6. You've made some interesting points... I also have some points (actually bubbles) on Enhanced by MS Paint :)

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  7. It's under 9000? That's impossible!!!

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  8. Finnally! Can't wait for all the new achievments.

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  9. Wow didn't know they'd nerf it that bad =/. Sadly every time something gets nerfed nobody is happy.

    http://quarterqwerty.blogspot.com/

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  10. i stopped playing wow as i felt it just kept going downhill, but that was just me. interesting dps info tho aha

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  11. That sucks. Sorry. Nerfs are always fun!

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  12. How long have you been playing wow? Has the version you started on different to the latest patch?

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  13. They need to do a character wipe for Cata, make everyone start fresh!

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  14. Just do not mess with my pally, unless it is to make me even more op, and Ill be happy.

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  15. I bet this updayte makes wow gold fall out the players hindparts...

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  16. i only just started playing, looking forward to cata though

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  17. I used to play WoW, and then I realized how addicting it was. You need to stop playing before it's too late man.

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  18. i haven't played wow in over a year... but thinking about cataclysm makes me excited :(

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  19. Ha ha, my Hunter's DPS is set to skyrocket!

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  20. been waiting for this patch FOREVER... its about time.

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  21. Blizzard does love nerfing warriors...

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