Unleashed Fury Flametongue

90 Blood Elf Warlock
8870
Unleashed Fury Flametongue now increases Lightning Bolt damage by 20% (was 30%), and Lava Burst damage by 10%. i want to know is this a nerf or a buff ??? because the current spell increases your next fire spell by 30%. a buff to lighting bolt is not so good because its not a guaranteed crit an i right ?. also i dont understand in the tool tips right now it never says anywhere that it increases lighting bolt damage by 30%. i know i am not geting it all right would someone explain please.
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Unleashed Fury and Unleash Flame are not the same thing. Unleash Flame is the base UE effect of Flametongue that buffs your next fire spell by 30%. Unleash Fury is the lvl 90 talent which gives extra benefits to the Unleash spells.

In the case of Unleash Flame, UFury right now makes your target receive +30% damage from Lightning bolt, in addition to the base UFlame effect. In 5.2, the Unleash Fury benefit is getting changed from +30% LB to +20% LB and +10% Lava Burst. This is to make it more attractive for Ele, as they never pick Unleash Fury as their lvl 90 talent. Not like it will change come 5.2, however.
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
8870
thanks for clearing that up i am new as you can tell :)
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90 Troll Shaman
14915
They nerfed the lightning bolt portion to make it less attractive to enhance, since all enhance shaman picked it. There was a good reason for this, it was numerically superior.

They added the lava burst portion to make it slightly more attractive to elemental since none picked it.
However... I dont see how it will make enough of a difference since Unleashed Fury has great potential to be wasted due to target changing (unleash elements effect is a buff, unleashed fury's effect is a debuff on the target), will likely still be flat out less of a dps increase than the other two options, and will still cost 2 gcd's to make use of any of the other imbues utility then costing another gcd to put flametongue back on.
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