Posted 10/19/10 at 5:33 PM by Hamlet
Updated 10/20/10 at 10:27 AM by Hamlet
The value of Glyph of Starsurge is a common topic of discussion among Druids lately. Since its DPS contribution is nontrivial to estimate, I'll give a quick walkthrough of the basic calculation. For actual results and final DPS comparison, as always, look at my spreadsheet, but this post explains the way the spreadsheet models Glyph of Starsurge, and contains some general mathematical points that are useful for theorycrafting.
First, we need to know the frequency of Starsurge casts....