Retribution - Sanctified wrath OR Divine P.?

90 Human Paladin
• Sanctified Wrath - Avenging Wrath lasts 50% longer (30 sec) and HoW CD is reduced by 50% during AW
• Divine Purpose - Abilities that cost HoPo have a chance to proc DP, which causes your next HoPo ability to consume none but cast as if 3 were used. 3 HoPo finisher = 25% chance to proc, lower with less HoPo

Which one? I can't decide, but i tend to believe that Divine Purpose is a better one all around due to procs.

Also, if sanctified wrath is better, should i be using it on cooldown?
Edited by Clintez on 7/7/2013 2:03 PM PDT
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93 Dwarf Paladin
On average, DP is the worst possible talent in that tier. You may have streaks where it'll proc for a minute straight, then you won't see a single proc for over five.

The actual difference between any of the talents at that level is incredibly small, though; pic the one you enjoy the most and run with it. Laugh at anyone that tells you you're bad for using one and not another.
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100 Human Paladin
You should be using wings on cooldown, with or without SW.
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
SW: Majintherm : 219327 dps
HA: Majintherm : 214507 dps
DP: Majintherm : 211747 dps

My sim breakdown between the 3. While I wouldn't call that a small gap between the 3 talents, not everyone sims the same.

Take whats most comfortable to you, and sim yourself to find out whats the best if looking to min/max. Generally SW will always pull ahead
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99 Human Paladin
The answer to that is conditional. If you are running in T-14 gear, then use SW. If you are using a T-15 two-piece, then go to DP and once you get your T-15 four-set, go back to SW.

I'm using a T-15 two piece with DP and I'm bursting at just under 270-300K on the average "tank and spank" fight and sustaining 140-150K on the same. I was out dpsing a better-geared Ret in my guild who also had a T-15 two piece and was using SW. Now that he changed over to DP, he's ahead of me as he should be with his gear level.
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93 Dwarf Paladin
Current live set bonuses do not in any way favor DP; if anything, they favor both SW and HA. Next tier might favor DP slightly.

Anecdotal evidence in favor of DP is based entirely on RNG; a good streak makes it look amazing, but a bad streak will quickly cause you to change your tune.
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90 Blood Elf Paladin
Does the t15 2p bonus change the rotation at all, favoring exo over HoW, or don't even bother with it? Just got my second piece today after 2 months and started wondering that.
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93 Dwarf Paladin
No, HoW still hits hard enough that, with mastery, it's still prioritized above Exo.
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100 Draenei Paladin
I find DP more fun (when the RNG gods smile on me).
I find SW to be more dependable and consistent for DPS.
I haven't used HA - but did like Zealoutry back in Cataclysm.

Overall my choice was SW.
Edited by Muletia on 7/10/2013 3:19 PM PDT
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