As has been mentioned many times, stat weights vary according to gear. If, at any point, crit is worth more than half of Intellect, it's beneficial to gem pure crit.
At 12049 Intellect (my gear), I gain 5.67% crit. This means that 1 intellect is worth a TINY (0.0004%) amount of crit. 80 Intellect grants us 0.032% crit, equivalent to 19.2 crit rating, thus should almost be ignored when coming to calculations.
Originally Posted by Mortanius
I haven't played WoW since shortly after Cataclysm was released, but a friend of mine told me something disturbing. Is Fire currently rated the weakest spec in regards to raw PvE DPS?
Depends on what you mean by 'raw' DPS. All 3 specs are performing well in comparison to others, with Fire coming out on top of the Mage specs. Sims suggest Fire being 2nd best overall DPS spec (behind Aff Locks) in T14 HC gear.
I just did some tests with simc and the haste breakpoint, both using Glyph of Combustion. First with just 2766 haste, then with 3065 haste.
While the 3065 haste setup resulted in a ~150 dps loss for me, that's apparently due to a simc bug, since it seems to ignore the glyph and still casts the same amount of combustions in the same interval.
Last edited by senfgurke2; 2012-10-08 at 01:03 PM.
3043 is the cap with Glyph and assuming you gain 5% haste in raids. After that you should be going all out crit.
Right ok, I was currently just stacking Hit and Crit and just having haste if it was there. Maybe this is why my dps was suffering, or atleast not being what i expected for the gear i have.
I shall start collecting some haste gear this evening and have a play around and see what i can get. thanks for the advice.
If all 3 T6 talents were theoretically equal in terms of damage gain, then Invocation would simply not cut it for fire since you're most likely to lose your Ignite with the Evocation, which isn't an issue for Arcane and Frost.
20.000ms / 22,5ticks = 888,8888889
Blizzard's rounding mostly rounds down and adds 0,4999ms ---> 888,4999ms
There are special cases with a different handling, but that's detail stuff and not necessary here.
20.000ms / 888,4999ms = 22,5098506
22,5098506 / 20 = 1,12549253 (that's the haste you need for + 3 glyphed CB Ticks)
1,12549253 / 1,05 = 1,07189765
7,189765 * 425 = 3.055,65
(Sorry, typing with iPhone, only limited number of digits - should be enough)
That's the way used in cataclysm and as far as I know it did not change.
i should note that reforgelite made a mistake and reforged my neck from crit to haste which i have to revert once i'm home. should i put a +320 crit gem in my chest or should i sim my current statweights first? sorry for this questions i was never that good with theorycrafting.