You hit the nail. I will keep on using staff until I'll be lucky enough to obtain Kritak + HC offhand
Originally Posted by mikoslav
That's only true if you have one from the same level of content and finished part 2 of the legendary quest. Otherwise Regail's Elite is better.
Originally Posted by Ysoph
So in this case, yes, Kri'tak. But it's not guaranteed. It's only slightly better.
Heroic Elite Regail's was a better option when you had both heroics, before they added the additional socket.
With the addition to the extra socket (5.1), the mace is a better option.