Mastery/Haste Breakpoint Questions (Shamans)

So, from this post I've gathered...

You can gem however you please and whatever your preference is, given it's within reason (healing stats) and you can get the socket bonus

Crit = 10m King?

Haste is an irrelevant stat until the threshold ticks are fixed and HTT/HST work properly.

Now, I have another question. If they correct the HTT/HST haste threshold in 5.2. Because haste is our worse throughput stat because it makes us consume too much mana with not enough mana return, in 10m could it become ideal to stack crit after attaining a comfortable haste breakpoint? For the resergence mana return?
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100 Orc Shaman
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Crit and mastery are interchangeable depending on your playstyle. I go full mastery because I prefer a more reliable stat than a small mathematical gain in a theoretical setting but it's all personal preference since crit and mastery are both solid.
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90 Draenei Shaman
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So, from this post I've gathered...

You can gem however you please and whatever your preference is, given it's within reason (healing stats) and you can get the socket bonus

Crit = 10m King?

Haste is an irrelevant stat until the threshold ticks are fixed and HTT/HST work properly.

Now, I have another question. If they correct the HTT/HST haste threshold in 5.2. Because haste is our worse throughput stat because it makes us consume too much mana with not enough mana return, in 10m could it become ideal to stack crit after attaining a comfortable haste breakpoint? For the resergence mana return?


If the Elemental Mastery changes go live as they are on the PTR, haste will become a little more relevant, because it will be pretty hard to pass up on 30% haste 20 out of every 60 seconds, meaning Ancestral Swiftness may not be the near no brainer it is now.

If you drop AS, you need more than the base amount of haste you get from reforging out of it. You would need to go to at least 2017, which would be absolutely mandatory because of the extra tick on Healing Rain. However, you would still lose a tick off ELW without going to 3039, which works out to about a 2% output loss most likely, so you might want to go to 3039 haste.

I still doubt the EM changes will go live at a 1 minute cooldown and 20 second duration though - it just sounds overpowered, especially for PvP burst.
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Sham power.
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