Fly straight to the close construct platform, clear whichever drakes agro, then fly to the center. Clear the center, fly from the opposite side of the center platform to the next construct platform, clear it and then head back to the center and fly through that to the boss. Kill the one or two drakes in front of the platform, and if you see one of the drake fly over the center, kill it. Total number of Drakes killed shouldn't be over 5, maybe 6.
After that just bounce up to the top clear the next guy and all the whelps, pull the Ley-Guardian and you'll finish with an easy 5 minutes on the timer.
Assuming a boss encounter, which is the only situation where this even becomes viable, your already down 2 Blood judgements, the extra dmg on Cs/Ds to get the 5 stack going.. then reseal and start dpsing.
the mana consumption of 'seal twisting' is so penalizing that it becomes unsustainable over the duration of a bossfight, assuming no AoE dmg.
Ret dps is currently designed around a sustainable non-aoe encounter rotation of Blood/Martyr Judge/Cs/Ds.. if you add anything more than that you will have mana issues. Holy Wrath/Exorcism when available or consecrate all get you in this boat. If you add the mana drain of seal twisting your talking about just meleeing as you sit there OOM loosing the dps meters.
Blood, end of story.
Makes sense, however I was far too lazy to even test it out (as I previously stated, it was unknown to me). I agree though, good post.
im currently at 0/44/27, mostly heroic gear + 2 t7
i tested on dummies with bonecrusher/fang and also fang/fang (FC on mh and razorice on OH)
rotation was PS IT HB BS BS > FS dump PS IT HB IT IT > FS dump
managed to pull slightly higher dps with blood, both weapon combinations (slow/fast and fast/fast), not to mention its more laid back with blood pres lol
I just started a Pally to try out for a bit, he'll be Ret and i might give him an heirloom 2H if i start to like the class enough. The problem here is that i have no idea on how to spec, or what professions would work. I'll need a Ret build for leveling, some profession ideas, rotations, etc. Should i just focus on +Str and a slow 2H with high max-damage?