Should Ignite DoT's Crit?

Mage
Granted Fire is currently very high for AoE fights, I would like to see Ignite be able to crit, considering every other DoT we have does. Maybe it's just the "DPS must be higher in me" coming out, but I think it would be great.

What do you guys think about this?
No. When a spell critically strikes, it deals twice as much damage, and so the Ignite is already twice that of normal. It's already benefiting from Critical Strike. Allowing Ignite to critical strike would be letting it double dip on Critical Strikes.
I can see how that would be a little over-the-top then. Thanks for sharing that.
05/26/2015 02:21 PMPosted by Komma
No. When a spell critically strikes, it deals twice as much damage, and so the Ignite is already twice that of normal. It's already benefiting from Critical Strike. Allowing Ignite to critical strike would be letting it double dip on Critical Strikes.


Yep. Pyro dot is a fixed amount of damage regardless, so crits on that dot make sense.

Ignite scales with crit already.

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