What spec are you guys rockin??

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What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by Klysmo » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:44 pm

I'm trying to decide what tank build to use but I kind of want to know what you guys are rolling first. If none are going UH then I may just to get EP and see how it goes. If none are going Frost, then I may try a Frost build with IT. Right now, one of the most popular specs that I'm sort of anxious to try out is a full Frost tank spec, but without IT/Imp IT. I would use those points to delve into the Blood tree. Scent of Blood is a bit overrated for tanks imo as I have yet to be RP starved but Bladed Armor and 2h Wep Spec are always favorites of mine for threat generation.
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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by Caen » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:16 pm

17/51/3 is my choice for DPS, It will be similar for tanking.

DPS Spec

I've tested Blood and Frost pretty thoroughly on PTR and found Frost to have much better results testing several different things. Blood's rotation seems too tight, especially with movement based encounters on the rise in Ulduar. I could see Blood pulling a comeback with BiS items, but for the start of Ulduar, I view Frost and UH about even, if not Frost pulling better numbers.

Blood in time with raid buffs will have more of a gain overtime, I'll keep watch on its math.

It's really give or take for UH and Frost, since you've been UH for so long you might be more comfortable with that. :]

Oh and one more thing, Razorice used to be 10%, its been knocked down to 5% and does not proc KM more, I'm thinking FC is still your best choice of enchant for weapon.

edit: Fixed link [I think!]
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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by squishee » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:22 pm

whats your frost tanking spec look like?
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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by Caen » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:52 pm

Tank Spec

I would probably try something closer to this for tanking. couple tweaks here and there. But that's a blueprint. Deciding if IBF glyph or UA glyph would be wiser.
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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by ulga » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:13 pm

Ry i cant seem to follow ur links - how does this look?

http://www.wowhead.com/?talent#jfVMVZGMxxAbczf0V0stc

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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by Klysmo » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:24 pm

Caen wrote:Tank Spec

I would probably try something closer to this for tanking. couple tweaks here and there. But that's a blueprint. Deciding if IBF glyph or UA glyph would be wiser.
I read somewhere when IBF was nerfed that at 540 def(capped) it generates roughly 35% damage reduction. If that is the case, then the glyph is useless for tanking and more for pvp spec. Not sure if this is true or not, but I'd definitely stick with UA glyph for now based on that.

I keep getting web page errors so can't seem to open your tank spec link, but here's what I will be trying out:
Frost Tank
Unholy Tank

My links don't appear to be working for me either. I'll try linking from a different location if they don't start working.
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Re: What spec are you guys rockin??

Post by zoquete » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:36 am

What would a good dps unholy build be with 3.1, Im gonna try the frost dps one
you linked. never been frost so hoping it will be a good experience.. but in case i dont
totally like it.. what would be the unholy alternative.

And also if gems will change at all, or still the same rule.. All out Strength

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