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PTR Changes to DFA

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I play a Combat Rogue and noticed that on the PTR Death From Above is getting a ~25% buff to it's AOE.  Now I know that Venom Rush is best at the moment due to it's raw energy regen, however I was wondering when there was a scenario where DFA becomes a dps increase?  

 

I'm not great at theorycrafting but I hope that some people are more knowledged on the effectiveness of DFA?

 

I really want to use DFA.

 

DFA.

 

 

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For Combat it still won't be great. At first glance it's looking as if it will be a decent buff for Assassination in particular and slightly for Sub, but overall nothing super amazing.

 

Still in tuning right now though, so we'll see

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Can you extrapolate?  I'm still unsure as to why it would be less valuable to a cleave spec.

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Combat loses too much time with white hits, and can easily energy cap due to its high Haste

 

Edit to add more detail: Combat's cleave is the exact same as its single target rotation - you just turn on Blade Flurry. Since BF hits an infinite number of targets, there's no real reason to need a special attack to cleave 

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Hey Carrn.. any chance that with the new 4p set bonus DFA might become viable? With the free proc chance to use on a DFA if at all possible?  

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