Originally Posted by gherkin
1v2 relatively well or win 1v2? Much less 1v3 or 1v5. What's so special about warlocks that opting to be a man disadvantage makes them worth it? The most damage? The best cc? The best heals?
I don't think peeling off a warlock is a waste. I just think that comps that run with classes that are self sufficient with their defenses are just better off than comps that run with a class that can't defend itself and thus are a liability to their team.
That isn't specific to the warlock class either. All ranged dps can pretty much attest to this trend. The only ranged dps that exists in high end arenas is frost mages. Why? Because frost mages have their own defenses.
Blizzard has not said they plan on compensating anything. Ghostcrawler specifically commented on the fear nerf saying "nerfs are intended to be nerfs". For all I know more changes on the way could be more PvP nerfs for warlocks. Maybe they'll take away the last of our dots in the name of "simplifying" PvE.