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86 Blood Elf Mage
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I read the thread on Fire Mages, but since it didn't specify what the best professions are, I thought I'd ask the mage community. I was thinking Enchanting and Inscription. Are any other professions more viable for 5.2? (I already have JC, Mining, Skinning, and LW on other toons)
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100 Worgen Mage
18770
For PVE right now it's Engineering and BS. Troll for racial.
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86 Blood Elf Mage
4395
For PVE right now it's Engineering and BS. Troll for racial.

Awesome thanks.
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90 Pandaren Mage
5870
How exactly are Engineering/BS > Tailoring?

Lightweave is a cheap upgrade that gives you approximately ~320 intellect, but given that it's 2k Intellect for 15 seconds, it puts Tailoring ahead of the other professions for casters. And the Tailoring leg enchant is cheaper if you're a Tailor.

BS, Jewelcrafting, Alchemy, Enchanting, Engineering, and Inscription all give a +320 intellect gain through their perk as well whether the gain is on demand (Engineering Synapse) or passive.

LW gives +330 through Fur Lining, and Herbalism is +480 Haste.

Tailoring is the best profession for any caster, the secondary is really whatever you like.
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90 Human Mage
15375
I think it's more about the crit than the intellect. Two extra sockets = 640 crit rating, and considering most fire mages are gemming pure crit, BS would be very attractive.
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