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    Question about Hood of Eternal Disdain

    Does the leggo helm make Agony tick 10% faster or just ramp-up 10% faster? I am just curious because so many ppl says its BiS.
    Last edited by apluscarp; 2017-08-02 at 03:28 PM.

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    It's the same thing - every time Agony ticks it goes up a stack. So it makes Agony tick faster, thus making it ramp up faster.

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    They could have worded the tooltip differently ><

    It is certainly one of the "best" legendary items for affliction but it wont necessarily be "BIS" for everyone and of course it can vary fight-to-fight/player preference. You can get solid results with a variety of legendary combinations. In my experience, I seem to wear it less at this point in time due to my specific gear allocation. I am hoping to get mythic tier legs/chest from Mistress/Maiden so I can swap items around more freely...

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    Quote Originally Posted by App View Post
    It's the same thing - every time Agony ticks it goes up a stack. So it makes Agony tick faster, thus making it ramp up faster.
    This is a bit misleading. While yes, in essence it ramps up faster - Agony just ticks 10% faster period.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apluscarp View Post
    Does the leggo helm make Agony tick 10% faster or just ramp-up 10% faster? I am just curious because so many ppl says its BiS.
    Yes to both, your 18s dot becomes a 16.4s dot so it does the full damage faster therefore ramps faster also.

    It's still and extremely powerful legendary for single target still simming the highest when paired with the belt however with itemisation of our T20 and having alot vers on other pieces combinations without the helm are very close behind.

    When it comes to multiple target you would think the helm would be the big dick player in terms of what should be a no brainer pick, it however is not. This is due to the above issue with itemisation and mastery inflating greatly when you have more than one target to dot up. Also taking into account encounter mechanics is a big big factor in what leggo to pick and not just blindly following the sims i.e sacrolash is super strong on 2 of the TOS fights while appearing middle of the pack in sims.

    The helm is not as powerful as it was but for sure any fights with adds that live long enough it is a very stable and reliable leggo to have since its good for ST as well.

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    works like the class trinket from hfc. dot duration is reduced so it does the same amount of damage over a shorter period.

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    agony goes from about 18sec duration to 16sec with the same amount of ticks, so more ticks =more soul shard procs = more dmg

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