Mage 4.0 stuff
Alprazalam — Sun, 10/17/2010 - 14:52
Due to school, I haven't been able to fully get online and figure out the new mage talents and changes. I'm putting this up hoping that our other mages will come here and post what they have found out whats best to do with reforging and gemming choices.
I have glanced briefly at Elitist Jerks, but it was a few days ago. At the time I didn't find any clear stat DPS numbers. I figured what I would do is reforge spirit into hit and gem hit until I'm capped. I figure that if I'm still not hit capped, then for fire I'd reforge haste to hit and for arcane reforge some crit for hit. I also would like to point out that now Living Bomb doesn't proc Hotstreak, and just the few minutes I have been on I've noticed a drop in my procs, so I'm going to try to stay around 63% to crit as fire then stack haste. My guess about mastery is that it really isn't worth it for fire atm seeing how it isn't on gear yet, but I have no idea how good it is for Arcane. Maybe Crawfeesh can give a load down on what he did for his arcane spec.
I also saw several of our mages go frost. I don't agree with frost being a PVE spec, but if its liable, then its liable. I'd like to hear what ya'll have to say regarding geming and reforging choices. Also, a rotation would be nice. I wanna ask about rotation because I'd like to know if anyone has seen saving brainfreeze for a fingers of frost proc worth it, or if the procs are so few then just use you procs ASAP.
I will probable get some free time on Wednesday to do some actual research, but I just wanted to find out what our mages are doing.