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Just come back to wow, and I find that the heroics now have gone the way of WOTLK heroics in which the trash is AOE AOE AOE, which as ret I just simply can't seem to get the hang of, I know my spec and what not is likely a little crazy as just working out where I need to be and what stats work well for my class now.
But mainly i'm looking for a solid footing on AOE rotation. Does anyone have any tips of even any videos they might be willing to share?
AoE is pretty much the same as single-target. Just replace Crusader Strike with Hammer of the Righteous and Templar's Verdict with Divine Storm. If there are 4-5+ targets, switch to Seal of Righteousness. It's also helpful to glyph Mass Exorcism.
Glyph of Inquisition is bad; unless you're having serious problems maintaining it, do not use the glyph.
As to AoE rotation, Hammer of the Righteous and Divine Storm trump Crusader Strike and Templar's Verdict at a mere two targets. Glyph of Mass Exorcism is amazing for AoE, and Glyph of Double Jeopardy is nice for cleaving. For dungeons, I would recommend Holy Prism over the other L90s as the shorter CD means that it is up for almost every single pull, and it's flexibility makes it good party utility and pretty decent AoE.
Seal of Righteousness, Glyph of Mass Exorcism, Hammer of the Righteous instead of Crusader Strike, and Divine Storm instead of Templar's Verdict.
Then your rotation becomes Hammer, Filler, Filler on repeat. Filler priority should be: Inquisition (Inquisition buff at 3s or less), Divine Storm (four or five Holy Power), Exorcism, Judgment, L90 talent, then stuff like Sacred Shield.
As always, don't ever let Inquisition fall off.
Thank you, these work quite well. Need to change hot keys for them to work but, they still work :)
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