View Poll Results: Play as Shadow Priest as first\ and main char into Draenor?

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  1. #21
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    The big plus about being a Shadow Priest is that you can also play around with two different healing specs.

    But yeah, Shadow has the most amazing form (with Glyph on) and the Shadow Orbs are a delight to watch, also working with Shadow Word: Death, Mind Flay, Shadow Word: Pain, Mind Blast, it's all very fun! Like playing in the casino!

    It's not like.. *ahh rotation, I know this, repeat repeat* it's kinda up, oh smack! YES! free Shadow Blast, oh yeah played wise, got some Shadow Orbs, wanna use that Devoring Plague thing bit earlier, Mind Blast with talent makes blue nice colorfully spell effect also lovely much nice + mount different form makes some mounts more lolvley even!

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    I don't know yet. I'll wait to see what they do with the spec between now and WoD launch. Way back when I started off mid-BC with a frost mage mostly because that was what appealed to me. I put her up on the shelf during Wrath because I've never much done PVP and at that point that was the only reason to play a frost mage then. And there she sits to this day although they've been raid viable for a while now. Anyway, ancient history aside, that's when I rolled a priest and have stayed shadow ever since.

    I'm a little bored with it and have basically finished with MoP in terms of doing what I want to do so decided to spend the rest of the expansion starting a brand new frost mage, learning the spec from the ground up, and seeing how it goes. So far, it's going fine although I'm not that far along. I'll have her to end game long before WoD launches though and then we'll see.

    I'm open to the idea of doing something different. So, maybe.
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  4. #24
    Quote Originally Posted by Dierdre View Post
    Yes I will; because I made it through MoP, and it's very unlikely it'll get any worse than 5.2.
    aren´t they far worse right now? i haven´t met a decent one since cataclysm though^^

  5. #25
    Quote Originally Posted by Lazu View Post
    but as it seems they want a community of mindless casuals whom mindsear 2 targets[...]
    That's what I'm doing at the moment, wasn't that the right way to do it if you could only cast your filler MF otherwise? Do you have a problem with Blizzard intending us to do stuff like that or would you call somebody doing that right now a bad player? Perhaps I'm under the false impression that doing MindSear on 2 targets is better than MindFlay on one.

    I'm interested in seeing what Blizzard has in store for Shadow Priests. There's a reason why I'm still playing the class and there's a reason why we all came to play it in the first place. I'm thinking of getting a Lock as my instant 90 char, but a lot has to happen to make me switch mains. As long as we get something cool, perhaps some QoL improvements and the ability to be somewhat competitive, I'm satisfied.

  6. #26
    Quote Originally Posted by Smitelulz View Post
    That's what I'm doing at the moment, wasn't that the right way to do it if you could only cast your filler MF otherwise? Do you have a problem with Blizzard intending us to do stuff like that or would you call somebody doing that right now a bad player? Perhaps I'm under the false impression that doing MindSear on 2 targets is better than MindFlay on one.
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  7. #27
    Quote Originally Posted by Lazu View Post
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    MF per Tick: 1049 + 50% SP
    MS per Tick: 303 + 30% SP
    MS on 2 per Tick: 606 + 60% SP

    Since base damage is neglectable it's mostly the 60% SP > 50% SP that makes me MS once I have at least two targets. Still, one has to take the increased mana cost and the missing slow ( if MF isn't glyphed anyway for increased movement speed ) into consideration.

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    why? i play warlock master class, no point in downgrading ;>

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smitelulz View Post
    MF per Tick: 1049 + 50% SP
    MS per Tick: 303 + 30% SP
    MS on 2 per Tick: 606 + 60% SP

    Since base damage is neglectable it's mostly the 60% SP > 50% SP that makes me MS once I have at least two targets. Still, one has to take the increased mana cost and the missing slow ( if MF isn't glyphed anyway for increased movement speed ) into consideration.
    I know about that, what i am talking about is people solely mindsearing 2 targets ( without dots on it etc. etc. ).
    What you described has been valid since they patched Mf pain refreshing and fiend cd reduction on crit. ( sad actually)

  10. #30
    I will definitely level my shadow and play her to some extent, not sure if she'll still be my main though. Sort of feeling like I miss tanking lately.

  11. #31
    Playing shadow since tbc, rerolling to warlock bcuz they said they're happy with shadow dps.

  12. #32
    So many negative inputs. Is it for real? I for one find this the perfect opportunity to get back to my Priest after a long break.

  13. #33
    prob i will still play shadow...i dont think can be worst than now....however i play 2 classes priest and mage if shadow is desaster i will swich to mage...i hate warlocks and dont like melees or ele shamans etc

  14. #34
    I'm thinking of leveling and playing only two characters in WoD, a Shadow (/Holy) Priest for both factions. I don't really mind playing other classes now that I have played quite a lot as a Priest in MoP. Unless Blizzard somehow messes up the class completely that is. The rumoured dotless rotation gives me shivers..

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    Quote Originally Posted by martixagent View Post
    If they're taking away the shadow priest dots, I will not be playing one anymore. I guess I'll have to change over to an affliction warlock. I started playing the shadow priest because I really liked the dots; they added some extra challenge over other classes.
    Dots aren't going anywhere if you are reffering to the dotless rotation.. just dont pick the talent if you will

    OT: Yes I will still be playing this spec.. I don't care for the healing specs i played Shadow since vanilla never touched the healing spec for serious stuff since I like dps.

    If it's get worse .. which sucks cus you see stuff like that happening when it's to late.. 6.2 incoming.

    My dk alt is fully decked out in pvp aswell so (since wrath) so that will be my second choice.
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  17. #37
    Quote Originally Posted by 1Seven View Post
    Will you play a Shadow Priest in Warlords of Draenor, first (as main character)?
    Yes.
    And what is your opinion about the Shadow Priest overall, what do you like about it?
    Honestly, shadowform and playstyle is what me draw first to Shadow as my main - for 3 years now and I'm not tired of it. Glyph of Shadow Ravens felt so epic when it first got implemented - always liked that Raven Priest Look.
    What do you want for it? What are you happy with?
    Hard to say what I want without sounding absurd - I hope we won't get punched with undeserved nerfs and will stay comparable as dps. I'm happy to decide which talents I choose for which bosses, depending on what performs best (That wasn't really possible with the old system in pve) or serves my raid best as support without loosing (too) much dps.

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    Blizzard gonna fuck with us in WoD just wait..

    1st patch everyone is going to be playing something else because of MOP Shadow roller coaster. Blizzard realizes there is a problem and buffs Spriest again. A bunch of people return to their beloved Spriest because it isn't a bag of dicks anymore. People complain about Spriest, we get nerfed and are right back to square one.

    I'm onto you Blizzard

  19. #39
    Quote Originally Posted by Volitar View Post
    Blizzard gonna fuck with us in WoD just wait..

    1st patch everyone is going to be playing something else because of MOP Shadow roller coaster. Blizzard realizes there is a problem and buffs Spriest again. A bunch of people return to their beloved Spriest because it isn't a bag of dicks anymore. People complain about Spriest, we get nerfed and are right back to square one.

    I'm onto you Blizzard
    Preposterous! That would never happen! Oh wait...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Volitar View Post
    Blizzard gonna fuck with us in WoD just wait..

    1st patch everyone is going to be playing something else because of MOP Shadow roller coaster. Blizzard realizes there is a problem and buffs Spriest again. A bunch of people return to their beloved Spriest because it isn't a bag of dicks anymore. People complain about Spriest, we get nerfed and are right back to square one.

    I'm onto you Blizzard
    Basically.. which is sad


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