Initial 5.2 thoughts -- Mage logs

90 Troll Mage
11545
After my first night of ToT I'm actually somewhat content with the class. I'm very happy to finally be back fire, but of course many aspects of fire quite frankly suck.

In a world where just about every boss has adds, mages just can't keep up. On top of that, its not like our single target damage is the best. So we have !@#$ty add damage and are slightly above average single target.

Here are my guilds logs from Tuesdays raid:

http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/1271179-Zomgdps-Review-of-5-2-Mages?p=20434236&viewfull=1#post20434236

and the rest should come around tonight.

Also, if you wish to watch the VODs they should be up on my twitch channel twitch.tv/bombtracks (may contain offensive language)
Edited by Bombtracks on 3/7/2013 1:00 AM PST
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90 Worgen Mage
12575
He's using nether tempest....because its better....
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90 Blood Elf Mage
10440
He's using nether tempest....because its better....


Its hilariously and unbelievably better. I'm starting to realize the reason I never ranked as Arcane in 5.1 was my unwillingness to use it. Live and learn I guess.
Edited by Medívh on 3/6/2013 2:16 PM PST
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100 Night Elf Druid
13605
Hey bomb, make sure you post your logs & provide feedback in my survey. http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/8155895688
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90 Blood Elf Mage
11000
03/06/2013 02:16 PMPosted by Medívh
I'm starting to realize the reason I never ranked as Arcane in 5.1


lol
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90 Blood Elf Mage
10440
03/06/2013 02:45 PMPosted by Raíne
He's using nether tempest....because its better....

Just tried NT on a dummy, did 30,685 DPS. Switched back to LB, 36,727 DPS.

Is there a difference in rotation?


Your level is low. This is specifically at cap.

03/06/2013 02:19 PMPosted by Mahourai
I'm starting to realize the reason I never ranked as Arcane in 5.1


lol


Oh and the fact that my raid was always missing CoE and on 3 heal fights spell haste.
Edited by Medívh on 3/6/2013 2:50 PM PST
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100 Blood Elf Mage
18255
Can't help himself apparently.
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90 Blood Elf Mage
10440
Can't help himself apparently.


Honestly, his raid progression bugs me. It doesn't make any sense. Its like he's a social back up for his guild and he doesn't play mage seriously. His last logs were in Cata. H-Will but no H-Kings? 4 Fengs but only 2 Stone guard?
Edited by Medívh on 3/6/2013 2:59 PM PST
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90 Troll Mage
11545
Hey bomb, make sure you post your logs & provide feedback in my survey. http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/8155895688


Oh I didn't see that post! Guess I should have posted there first. My apologies.
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1 Tauren Hunter
0
initial thoughts

mages not even "nerfed down" to everyone else, which would have been fine

mages were over nerfed to below everyone.

not even competitive.pre patch my mage would rock the meters top 5, sometimes first, always competitive.now? always last ,2 days - 5 mans, 10 mans, 25 mans, always last or near last.at best with some luck can make your way to mid pack.

this isnt an over nerf? really? than what is?

mages bring dps to raids, thats it but evey class that brings much more utility( off specs, off heals, b rezs, healthstones, varied buffs ,possible role changes etc) got buffed.i find no logic in this.
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90 Undead Mage
10150
When I try to copy the URL for your logs it includes the '...' used to abbreviate the URL, how do I use the link properly?
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90 Troll Mage
11545
When I try to copy the URL for your logs it includes the '...' used to abbreviate the URL, how do I use the link properly?


Ah, wow I'm a total idiot.

I copy pasted my MMO-champ post

here's a direct link to it with working log links:

http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/1271179-Zomgdps-Review-of-5-2-Mages?p=20434236&viewfull=1#post20434236
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