As my fellow elemental Shamans know, spamming Chain Lightning into a pack is dead simple but one of the most rewarding things to do in-game. Lightning flies, numbers fly, it's good times all around. I was hoping to have one spell optionally thrown into our AOE rotation. With Earthquake gone now in Beta I started thinking and had a nice idea. I was wondering what you think.
My idea is to give Elemental shamans access to the Electrified Ground spell, the one the mobs before Dark Shamans use in SoO. I know it's visually intense but with the toned down spell effects from fellow players we won't be ruining anyone's experience.
My idea is to let Healing Rain turn into Electrified Ground, through the Conductivity talent. This would remove the healing effect if needed to tune it, and could do some extra damage or automatically increase the number of targets it hits beyond 6. Or to 6 so we open up one gylph, which would also be a nice extra.
Everything feels right about this to me. It's an extra skill to use in our AOE rotation but with Conductivity it's not something you have to cast to often. Chain Lightning spam will still be alive and kicking. Also the theory behind it works. Electrifying the Healing Rain makes sense. I got rather excited about this. Especially with Earthquake getting canned and in my opinion no real interesting new talents.
Could we get Blizzard to notice this idea?
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