if you somehow thought this was anything other than whining, well, now you know, and knowing is half the battle.
Originally Posted by locriani
So, what have we learned here? Nothing. This has all been hashed out before, and asking for information about how our healing styles will change is borderline stupid. It will largely remain the same, as the value of all our heals have been increased between 18 - 25%, depending on what metric you want to look at. Instead, a worthwhile waste of your time might be looking at some of the upcoming gear sets, and jumping in joy at the ridiculous amount of stats on gear. Or, perhaps, determining what role your raid will need you to fill in your raid comp, and determining if a CH heavy rotation or a RT / LHW rotation is better suited to your healing role next patch.
Er... So this is the best practices thread, but we can't talk about our practices? Our changes are minor, so nothing changed... So we should think about our roles next patch for a healing style that is suited for us?
I guess I'm just not being very clear on what I'm asking, since two people have already jumped down my throat... Because I'm trying to ask what everyone has learned from so far from the information that we've gathered from the PTR. I for one haven't been brave enough to attempt any of the new content. But I know a lot of the shaman who post here have, and can speak honestly about the changes in practice.
A lot of what you take for common sense: placing the right heals, the right timing, the intuition of healing isn't actually inherent. Or at least... not to the many... There are the few individuals who excel at things because something inside of them ticks.
Like myself and many of the silent readers of Elitist Jerks... We try to learn from everyone here. I'll take the blunt of those two blows in stride because what I learn from this place outweighs my experience with both you (Locriani) and Juice.
So I guess if I'm stupid by asking how everyone else is reacting this change I'm stupid. And we can move onto another subject. But if anyone else would like to mention how they plan on adapting to the changes coming next patch. I know I shall be silent, but I will be ever reading.