Frost bomb get nerfed again??

Mage
I pinged lvl 87 on my mage 2 days ago and hit a practice dummy which critted for 125K
Yesterday I couldn't get the thing to hit for more than 40k

Did I miss a patch note or something??
Perhaps it is because as you level you actually become weaker
60% weaker overnight???
Did I miss a patch note or something??


Well...you could always go read the patch notes, I guess.

I don't play a mage, so I don't have a serious answer for you.
60% weaker overnight???


You lose alot of secondary stats as you level to 90. If the 125 was a crit, the reg damage would have been 62.5

So 40 after gaining another level seems about right.
With your current spell power, self buffed, you should Crit with Frost Bomb for 40,480 damage. I think you may just be mistaken about 125k from Frost Bomb.
No way. Honestly... my SCT has been reporting 60k, 80k, even 100k in PvE. At 86, SCT was saying i was getting 80k to 100k after a "2 hit crit". When I leveled to 87, I specifically went to the training dummies in Ogrimmar just to see how much the frost bomb increased and SCT said 125,000. So while I could agree I could be hitting less because I leveled to 87... I did actually get my highest damage at least once while 87.
The nerf happened during 87. I did change some gear out... but the only stats I decreased was about -350 crit strike for +287 mastery and +287 Haste on my shoulder slot.
Could SCT have been reporting the damage incorrectly?
You know... now that I think of it... could those high damage frost bombs been a result of my trinket proc'ing and giving me 1149 mastery?
04/29/2013 09:47 AMPosted by Tohaqruun
Did I miss a patch note or something??


Well...you could always go read the patch notes, I guess.

I don't play a mage, so I don't have a serious answer for you.


What in the world causes a Druid to come into a mage forum, and answer mage questions with. "Im not a mage.. heck if I know".

What level of bordeom must you possess?
At 86, SCT was saying i was getting 80k to 100k after a "2 hit crit".


"2 hit crit" from frost bomb would be the damage to the primary target and one secondary target. That would mean that your 100k Frost Bomb 2 hit crit was only 66k to your primary target and 33k to a secondary target.
Ahh, that makes sense.

Thanks all for the input.

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