I have a few questions regarding HPala gearing strategy for CMs and PGs, so if there's anyone with experience willing to share their thoughts <3
I've decided to goof a bit in PGs and managed to one-shot PG gold in my PvP gear set, without much of an issue. Used crystal instead of flask, no food and standard arena reforges (int > crit > spirit (until confortable) >> mastery > haste). I've also tried doing Stormstout Brewery with the same gear and it was pretty stressful . Usually 1 or 2 mistakes would cause a wipe (we ran a pug ProtPala/HPala/Ele/FrostMage/FuryWarr). My goal is to clear all CMs gold and PG 30 endless, so I've decided to collect a proper gear set.
I am pretty good with online tools and excel, so getting the candidate list for BiS wasn't an issue (following the standard rule of sockets >> spirit > everything else)
1) Eternal Flame or Selfless Healer?
I'm using EF cause even in pvp gear I can pretty much blanket the entire party, and spirit is not a critical issue even at low (restorative amber <3). Sad EF no longer refreshes mastery on beacon though.
2) What stat priority do you use?
I'm considering going int > haste to 7170 > spirit >> mastery > crit > haste. BiS gear set following that priority would net me ~10700 spirit, ~7200 haste, but only ~900 mastery (all pre-buffs). My logic is more haste = more holy power, 3 additional ef ticks and more free healing on beacon from faster holy light casts.
3) I've noticed that in PG I'm not dropping combat at all, even when the wave is cleared and there's 20 seconds left on the timer, so I can't drink to regen mana. Is that intended?
Thanx for reading and looking forward to some experienced HPalas sharing their thoughts!