Class Tuning Changes

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Giving everyone a heads up on class balance changes that could potentially take effect as early as later tonight. Many of these changes may not be reflected in tooltips.

These changes are primarily aimed at level 100 balance, but they will have reasonable effects in the meantime as well. Please keep the comments constructive, and we expect to be making a few additional tuning changes in the future.

Death Knight
• Scourge Strike’s damage has been increased by 50%.
• Necrosis’ damage has been increased by 67%.
• Unholy Might now increases Strength by 5% (down from 10%).

Druid
• Starfall’s damage has been increased by 75%.
• Starfire’s damage has been increased by 25%.
• Starsurge’s damage has been increased by 25%.
• Wrath’s damage has been increased by 25%.

Hunter
• Adaptation now increases Combat Experience’s damage increase to 70% (down from 85%).
• Chimaera Shot’s damage has been reduced by 13%.
• Focusing Shot now has a 2.5 second cast time (down from 3 seconds), and its damage has been increased by 25%.
• Kill Command’s damage has been increased by 20%.

Mage
• Frostbolt’s damage has been reduced by 20%.

Priest
• Mental Anguish now increases damage by 3.125% per point (up from 2.5%).

Shaman
• Elemental Blast’s damage has been increased by 20%.
• Shamanism now increase Lightning Bolt damage by 70% (up from 36%).

Warrior
• Ravager’s damage has been reduced by 25%.
• Slam’s damage has been reduced by 30%.
• Whirlwind’s damage has been reduced by 30%.
10/29/2014 08:04 PMPosted by Rygarius
Whirlwind’s damage has been reduced by 30%.

#1 on charts was fun while it lasted
RIP Warriors. Hit the hardest by the nerfs again
why the druid buff?
10/29/2014 08:09 PMPosted by Praying
10/29/2014 08:08 PMPosted by Yazrak
RIP Warriors. Hit the hardest by the nerfs again

lol... right, ok.

Look at the numbers. It's true.
Please give us back overpower. Why is whirlwind our filler...
10/29/2014 08:10 PMPosted by Elite
Why is whirlwind our filler...
Its always the same classes that are getting nurfed and buffed. No one should be surprise here!
Dk buffs please me.
rip warriors
LOL warrior nerfs
Should really take another look a monk healing..... really needs buffs....
Yay now kill command might actually do more damage per focus than arcane shot when BW isn't up. :P

Also can't even take focusing shot yet but those changes will definitely make it more appealing for PvE. Too bad about adaptation, but it's still worth taking for BM I'd imagine.

Having all pet spec passives seems pretty amazing, not even taking into consideration the extra 20% dmg increase.

Overall I'm ok with these changes for hunters.
warrior nerfs? really? lol
SLAM NERFED AHAHAHA YOU GUYS HAVE NO CLUE
did you mean increase on frostbolt damage????

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