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If I'm reading this correctly, the point of contention is that frost mages can chain a lot of ice lances. So, why not remove generating fingers of frost from the pet snare, and just increase the fingers of frost proc rate from frost bolt?
The potential downside is that it would mean that fingers of frost might not be up when deep freeze comes off of cool down, which would make the spec more RNG dependent in PVE. (Naturally, more RNG dependent would also mean that it could be procing a lot more, allowing for more ice lance spamming than otherwise. So really, just saying that there is more variability isn't entirely a bad thing.)
The benefit is that it would make haste more valuable as a stat than it currently is, because haste would mean more casts, and more casts would mean more chances to proc fingers of frost.
Another advantage of removing the frost from the pet snare is that it would offer an open route to nerfing PVP frost without as negatively affecting PVE frost, as if frost has too much control, it would be easy enough to just increase the cool down on the snare.
frost control went down actually. imp CoC replaced frostbite (not to say it doesn't need to be changed, it causes uninteresting gameplay) and shattered barrier was nerfed. no winters chill so its easy to dispel. the only thing that makes it have more control than WotLk is ring of frost which will get nerfed, but outside of RoF, control did go down from wotlk.
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