I was goofing around with some of my engineering trinkets yesterday, and happened to notice that my Gnomish Battle Chicken gave my party members and I a buff that increased attack speed our attack speed by 5%...
I use one on Patchwerk and Loatheb. It's a great buff for all the melee in your party when it goes off, which is probably about 2/3rds of the time assuming the chicken stays alive for the full duration
it's pretty useless on anything with an AE component - in fact you probably couldn't even use it on Loatheb as alliance, since it will take poison damage
no idea if it stacks. no one else in EJ seems to share my love of gimmick combat pets
Well don't ticks come every 6 and 12 seconds? I wouldn't know my Totem of Imbalance cleanses it too fast.
Loatheb's Poison Aura ticks every 10 seconds. If the Battle Chicken has at least 100 HP, and can attack at anything faster than 2.0 speed (and surely it can), it stands an extremely good chance of keep itself alive - Judgement of Light heals for 81 with 2 piece Redemption.
actually the poison aura ticks twice during the 12 second duration :)
Shows what I know! My limited knowledge of it comes from when we're wiping and desperately pressing ourselves against the gate to bug him into resetting. That's when the Wraith Blade is off and my fists are a-flying (I got my 297th Unarmed point this weeked, woot).
Damn it......I dropped my beloved engineering and all its wonderful toys when Naxx came around to take up Herbalism. Thing is, while I remember gleefully setting my Battle Chicken on level 1's, I don't recall ever actually getting the buff myself despite often seeing it on my chicken. Anyone know if this is a recent change, or if I just need my eyes checked (again)?
Definitely gonna get the engi's to bring a couple to Patch, regardless.
On a related note, is there a cap on attack speed bonuses/buffed attack speed? Always been curious what would happen if you popped Slice n Dice, Blade Flurry, Kiss of the Spider, Juju Flurry (and now a Battle Chicken!) all at the same time for a bit of a "rogue going totally batshit crazy" spectacle.