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Warlords of Draenor - Level 100 Warrior and Paladin Talents
Today we are taking a look at some of the visuals used for Level 100 talents. You can find the Warlords of Draenor Talent Calculator for Warrior and Paladin on the beta WoWDB site.

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Warlords of Draenor - Face Variation
It looks like fixes for "same face" are in progress!



Blue Tweets
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
Classes
Don't understand devs' love for players standing still. Movement is fun.
So is caring about the specialness of movement, and the gameplay value of it. (Celestalon)

Death Knight (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
What's the intent with new blood 4pc? Blood shield can't deplete, so immune to physical damage for 10sec?
Your Shield can't drop below X% of your health; ie, every hit on you, Blood Shield will at least absorb that much. (Celestalon)

Druid (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
SI really gone for balance? Barkskin is so weak in comparison even with a 30second cd
Barkskin is generally regarded as stronger, especially in PvP. (Celestalon)
I get killed with barkskin up almost every time I queue. And SI would help a lot more in raids since druids have no immunity
With the Barkskin glyph? It's extremely strong in PvP. (Celestalon)

Hunter (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
Are you even considering changing the new MM mastery? .. I would like to PVP as MM .. dont ruin my spec please
I'm not sure how that ruins your spec. It's valuable for PvP, situationally (and is optional anyway). (Celestalon)
stand still in PVP, hunters need to kite all the time, or else we get instat wrecked. It never goes off in PVP
You should try harder to get some stand-still time in. It is absolutely possible. You only have to stop for 3 sec. (Celestalon)
only hunter def is roar of sacri, and one talent row. That is no where near other classes. You cannot face tank melee or casters
And Deterrence, and Disengage, and the other defensive talent row, and traps... (Celestalon)

Mage (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
yes, thanks for reply. Speaking about heating up fade on none crit hit. The grace delay was a good fix 1/2
We feel like the grace delay worked well. It may need some slight retuning after the responsiveness fix, though. (Celestalon)

Priest (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
And in the category of nearly mandatory talents: Spirit Shell at Level 75. http://t.co/s5xP9BnOGs
We think that's an interesting choice because Spirit Shell is not necessarily a throughput gain, whereas the others are. (Celestalon)

Rogue (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
MM, ele and arms masteries changed for being too similar to MS. Why not combat?
Combat's Mastery we changed to offhand dmg; has interaction with your other abilities. We decided it was different enough. (Celestalon)

Shaman (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
Is the Echo of the Elements ui notification final? Looks like it's hard to see and not as flashy as Lava Surge & Fulmination.
No. (Celestalon)

I know it's MOLTEN earth, but sounds like it should be nature damage.
Nature is heavily overloaded, unfortunately. Rocks/Earth doing damage are typical physical, and we didn't want this to be ... (Celestalon)
...affected by armor, or weirdly bypass armor."Nature" damage is crazy. Poison, Solar, Plants, Lightning, Earth, Wind, Chi, etc. (Celestalon)

Minor Glyph to make Molten Earth for Shamans summon Pandaria Earth Spirits.
It doesn't summon anything. Heard that misconception several times now, perhaps there's a better way to word the tooltip. (Celestalon)
"incite the earth around to come to their aid" Since shamans call Elementals for aid, "incite" sounds like the earth comes alive
In a way, it does, but they're not units, they're missiles. (Celestalon)
is this the same stone missiles the ogre shamans use in frost fire ridge?
Very similar, but more polished for players. (Celestalon)

about new Ele mastery, will CL last target be the one you cast or the random one hit by the last chain?
First target. (Celestalon)

Did the cool lightning from sky visual effect got scrapped for ele shammies? ;(
I reckon that that was not the last you'll see of that visual. (Celestalon)

Any chance LB for EnhShaman will be revisited? Or is hardcasting LB as melee (to avoid MW overcapping) part of our skillcap?
Part of your skillcap. (Celestalon)

Warrior (Forums / Skills / WoD Talent Calculator)
Any chance you'll ever take WS off the GCD? Fury still feels terrible as is.
It'd feel worse with WS off the GCD. You'd have a *ton* of rotational deadtime. Would feel extremely slow. (Celestalon)

"Tanks now take 25% additional damage while engaged in PvP combat." Does this count Protection warriors in Glad stance too.
Currently, no. It's something we could do if needbe, but don't think it's needed currently. (Celestalon)

...2 RB, bloodsurge proc, and full rage, no matter what we do feels wrong. Rage capping, wasting RBs and letting enrage fall...
In that case, you should be doing WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-BR-RB-RB-BT. No lost rage, or RBs. (Celestalon)
Did BT get a massive nerf/change in your build? You really prioritize it last? Dump to 0 rage / 0 RB before you BT...
During a CS? Absolutely. It's the lowest DPCT. (Celestalon)

does Sudden Death's Execute proc increase based on rage or will it be as if we had minimum rage?
Currently, yes. Strongly suspicious that that's too strong, though. (Celestalon)

Prot Warriors can continue to avoid/block while in Bladestorm dispite the tooltip removing that description. intended?
Yes. That wording was removed from several tooltips to make them more understandable. No functional change. (Celestalon)

Art
Will Yrel have a custom, unique model like Jaina,Vol'jin etc or will she use a heavily modified version of new Draenei female?
Yrel's model has a couple custom elements, but isn't a whole unique model like Velen or Khadgar. (DaveKosak)

Character / Items
color variation artists have made whenever you want, for a fee
I love the idea of dying armor like Diablo did. I get a little worried with user-made content, because we're internet people. (Muffinus)

PvP
so you're fixing small details to the flag points that no one looks at when you could fix mmr and stop 0 point games
The artist that made this flag post does not work on the MMR system (holinka)

Could we get any information regarding the Tournament realm when it's coming up and so on or is it top secret?
We're finalizing details to share. Sorry for the delay. (holinka)

Does the damage against Tanks stack higher if they are carrying a flag In a Normal or Rated BG?.
The damage debuff for flag carrying remains the same so they'll stack (holinka)

Garrisons
Do Garrisons have specific music? Would be awesome; for example variation of vanilla Orgrimmar music.
They have their own music, but you can get a boom box that lets you change the music (Muffinus)

Heroes of the Storm - New Map and Master Skins
Blizzard announced a new map and previewed some Master Skins today! Garden Of Terror is a new three lane map with darker nights that reduce visibility. Players can collect seeds until they reach 100 and control the limited duration Garden Terror.



This article was originally published in forum thread: Level 100 Warrior and Paladin Talents, Blue Tweets, Heroes of the Storm Map and Skins started by chaud View original post
Comments 45 Comments
  1. Teapose's Avatar
    Seraphim is so meh...
  1. Oxyra's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Teapose View Post
    Seraphim is so meh...
    Besides the fact that it costs 5 Holy Power?
  1. MaraStarfury's Avatar
    Holy shit the art design for heroes of the storm looks insanely good, wish I could say the same about the recent WoW sets.
  1. Teapose's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Oxyra View Post
    Besides the fact that it costs 5 Holy Power?
    Oh, I meant the visual effect of it! I want more!
  1. Sarta's Avatar
    Thoros of Myr just called. He wants his burning weapon back.
  1. Barnabos's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by FruitBat69 View Post
    Holy shit the art design for heroes of the storm looks insanely good, wish I could say the same about the recent WoW sets.
    Weeelll you know they took existing "sets" and just added to them, so half the work was already done.
    They didn't have to create brand new skins and gear.
  1. MaraStarfury's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Barnabos View Post
    Weeelll you know they took existing "sets" and just added to them, so half the work was already done.
    They didn't have to create brand new skins and gear.
    I just mean overall (even before the master skins) it just looks so impressive to me at least. Wish I could see more of this classic Warcaft look in WoW.
  1. shesta's Avatar
    Having played Heroes of the Storm - which I was SUPER excited for - I have to say it is the biggest Blizz disappointment ever. I hope they seriously overhaul that game before thinking about releasing it, not sit making monetizing "Master Skins".
  1. Magrov's Avatar
    hehe, Master Stitches is cool as hell!
  1. rolypoly's Avatar
    Arghh! Beacon of Insight's sound.. That's one more reason not to take that talent
  1. Romanthony's Avatar
    Im guessing with the master skins you unlock them after you completed each tier of Hero quests for that hero
  1. Keristrasza's Avatar
    Must get the Master Arthas Skin. o.0
  1. Silfar's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by shesta View Post
    Having played Heroes of the Storm - which I was SUPER excited for - I have to say it is the biggest Blizz disappointment ever. I hope they seriously overhaul that game before thinking about releasing it, not sit making monetizing "Master Skins".
    Can't agree there, I love it :>
  1. MaraStarfury's Avatar
    Pretty awesome these master skins are free too.
  1. mrgummage's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Teapose View Post
    Oh, I meant the visual effect of it! I want more!
    Because Ashbringer isn't enough.
  1. Sketch's Avatar
    need skins please.
  1. urieliszcze's Avatar
    stand still in PVP, hunters need to kite all the time, or else we get instat wrecked. It never goes off in PVP
    You should try harder to get some stand-still time in. It is absolutely possible. You only have to stop for 3 sec. (Celestalon)
    I am mostly oblivious to the world of PvP and yet I do find it absolutely ridiculous to think that almost certainly Cluelesstalon wrote it with straight face and firm belief in his anencephalic head that this is the way to handle PvP as a hunter.

    ...2 RB, bloodsurge proc, and full rage, no matter what we do feels wrong. Rage capping, wasting RBs and letting enrage fall...
    In that case, you should be doing WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-WS-BR-RB-RB-BT. No lost rage, or RBs. (Celestalon)
    Truly wonderful rotation, isn't it? One button until you start puking, then a bit of weaving with other 3. End of the story.

    I love the idea of dying armor like Diablo did. I get a little worried with user-made content, because we're internet people. (Muffinus)
    To be more specific, dear Muffinus, you simply actually know just how pathetically you suck at design and that with any more flexibility to xmog your "art" would gradually cease to be even mentioned between playerbase.

    Is it realistic to expect we will frequently switch gemming and enchanting, esp given stat attunements?
    The average player? Maybe not. A top 10 guild tank doing progression? Wouldn't surprise me at all. (WatcherDev)
    Maybe you won't have to switch gemming and enchanting as an average player, after all you can just do what you always did and keep 2 full gear sets. Now check how much blizzshit was excused with that whole "but you will now have adaptive gear" schtick.

    With most ench/gem/reforg gone, how do we promote build diversity aside for drop RnG. It's fairly important during progression.
    But enchanting and gemming aren't gone? Also flask/food is a good chunk of secondary stats - you can make large stat adjustments. (WatcherDev)
    Yeah, around 5-7%. I almost crap myself every time I eat the noodles or gulp a flask in 562 gear. Possibly will need a diaper to play 6.0.

    Oh Bliz, u so gud to us.
  1. Yig's Avatar
    I can't wait to see all the ideas we've bandied over the years for more character customization explored soon. Beards, lore centric tats, sub/ethnic races, new haircuts, oh joy of joys.

    Those Heroes of the Storm models make me want to cry from the awesome.

    They should give warriors wind walk/mirror walk and just throw in the Blademaster sashimono plz
  1. Howard Moon's Avatar
    You would think someone at Blizzard would Tweet using proper grammar and punctuation.
  1. Fool's Avatar
    Chris Robinson might be the only (present) Blizzard employee that I respect. Glad he takes his job seriously.

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