Zagam, on 04 January 2013 - 07:23 PM, said:
Don't listen to Simulationcraft. It's good for finding GENERAL stat weight values, but it is incredibly not useful for estimating DPS. Affliction is better than all the other specs because you can prolong buffs with perfect use of snapshotting stats and Pandemic.
In order to successfully use Simcraft to find your stat weights, you need to find your stat scales. Something sounds horribly wrong for you to sim 2k lower as Affliction...so wrong that I feel you had an input incorrect to generate such an outlying output. When modeling yourself for stat weights, make sure that you put on 10,000 iterations, go to the options tab and check the boxes for Intellect, Hit, Haste, Crit, and Mastery. Make sure you logged out in the exact reforging and spec that you want to simulate. Once you do that, log back into the game, change specs, change reforges appropriately, then log off. Reimport your character and repeat. If you do this, I can guarantee you that none of your figures will have Destruction coming out ahead of Affliction.
I know what Simcraft is. I want to know why mine doesn't pan out like everyone else, and only now. I have been doing it for years and always found the information to be useful. You use it to see if a stat or talent change is beneficial in general, not to see what your DPS will be in every situation. With my result being so off, something must be wrong.
I didn't input anything, I just imported from the Armory and hit simulate (10,000x). I tried again with clicking on the stat weights and got the same results 77570 vs 77572 DPS for affliction.
Gravyspasm, on 04 January 2013 - 07:38 PM, said:
I wasn't sure what you were talking about, as the guide here doesn't say anything about it, only that mastery is valued more highly than haste. Then I found this awesome
will reforge and see if that fixes anything. Thank you!
Edited by rooter, 04 January 2013 - 08:50 PM.