Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Flickle

[Resto] Tackeling Meters

6 posts in this topic

Hello Folks,

 

I'm looking for some advice.

 

Currently I'm that lovely druid that tanks, heals and boomkins as and when everything is needed. Currently progressing on Xhul heroic and meters are just simply terrible! I'm getting beaten by both tanks and the 2 other healers (Disco and Holy Paladin). 

 

Now let me also say that I really don't care about meters in healing. I think it is a completely wasted tool when it comes into the flight of who the better healer is. However my GL is now commenting that it needs to be upped.

 

On this fight I hardly find something to heal until P3. With the Holy Paladin doing the tank healing and the disco helping I find myself wrathing until fire comes in, a quick rejuvenation on them (maybe a swiftmend if someone isn't good). Maybe a Geneisis if it's needed but then it's back to wrath. I feel like there is so much downtime I just can't seem to increase anything.

 

Would anyone be able to look into it and see what's what?

 

https://www.warcraftlogs.com/reports/Vc94ACq7ztnRPxHm/#type=damage-done&source=9

 

 

Thanks you. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There really isn't much to do for Restodruids during P1 and 2. Just try and Wild Growth when people are hit by Fel Surge and keep your Lifebloom on the off tank (the one tanking the big add). Other than that there really isn't much to do if everyone else avoids dmg well enough. You might wanna suggest to be the one in charge of keeping the fire in check during P2 to your GL, or alternatively you can kite the Voidwalker adds in P2/3 away from the range-dps so they don't have to mind them as much. Other than that, there's not much you can do, especially with a disc in you team dry.png

 

Once P3 hits, you should in theory be at full mana, so just cast Wild Growth on CD and keep Rejuve up on everyone. Announce your Tranq when necessary, and keep Incarnation ready for P4, then, if you still have enough mana, spam Regrowth if necessary, otherwise just Rejuve+Wild Growth as much as possible. Pre-hotting can be vital, you never know when a Fel Annihilation might hit.

 

Also, make sure to have more than 95% uptime on your lifebloom. It costs next to nothing, does a decent amount of healing (even if it's overheal most of the time), and Omen of Clarity is a thing. It doesn't have to be on a tank, you can just constantly swap it (you wanna do that anyway once you have T18-4p bonus).

 

 

Bottomline, unless you get a really good tranq off, your HpS will not look very well, that's just the nature of this fight for resto. 80% of your healing will happen in P3/4, so naturally your meters will tell you that you suck rolleyes.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You should be doing it 2 heals maybe. Currently you're in a state where for 4 mins average damage taken per second (group) is 160k. Tanks are doing 60k hps, that's leaving 100k dtps. It's just enough for 2 healers to take. And yeah, Xhul is the kind of fight where you have nothing to heal half of the fight, and where everyone is dying for the rest of the fight. If your raid team can cover second part - I mean not fuck up with mechanics, with 13 ppl you'll be just fine with 2 heals here. Expecially when your tanks are DK and Pally.

 

HPS is a good meter, it just needs to be taken in a different perspective than dps. You can't heal if ppl aren't taking damage. And if heals have low hps - it probably means you've got too many healers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You bring a resto druid on Xhul just for the last phase. Until then, DPS. I see you're good at using Wrath. Keep 100% uptime on Moonfire as well on everything but Imps. And be useful to your raid by taking tasks such as clearing fire, kiting adds and spawning Black Holes at convenient spots, so that the other players can deal more damage. Meters are a terrible tool indeed.

 

Dream of Cenarius is bad. Use Heart of the Wild if you need even better power healing in the end, otherwise use Nature's Vigil. 

Edited by Shedim

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is all great info! Thanks folks. 

 

Since posting this we killed it with 15 people; and they took 4 healers! :( It made me very sad to think why...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Slamminshama
      I have three trinkets to choose from, Two from Mythic EN, Heightened Senses @ 880, Vial of Nightmare Fog @ 880, and finally from Nightbane Kara i have the Ethereal Urn @875. If any other experienced resto shamans could weigh in and help me make a decision it would be appreciated. 
    • By bobifle
      I'm a ilevel 870-ish resto druid.
      In order to help my lazy DSPers in M+ man5, I more or less started to dps when there's no healing to do, also to keep me busy.
      The question is rather simple and is in 2 parts:
      1/ I'm using a stupid dot-as-musch-as-possible + solar wrath "rotation" . Is this correct ? the restoration guide is missing a dps section :o). I have the guardian affinity, I find the dps bonus in boomkin affinity way too low for the trouble. Switching forms costs one GCD which I find deadly in M++
      2/ I usually end up at most with something around 140k DPs on some packs, more likely to be around 90K dps average, maybe 60Kdps on boss fights... Anyone has some reasonable DPS target available or want to share their experience ? I'm no elite so I cannot pull off elite magic stuff but I'd still be interested in anyone feedback on that subject.
       
      Note: I'm no elite player in the sense that I probably will never be able to switch to cat form to do some melee dps, way too dangerous for  me :o)
      Note2: I cannot exactly remember but I think I can raise up to 250 Kdps but that means that no healing is required, which does not happen in M+
    • By Cotics
      So with the new Patch on our doorstep, I was wondering if anyone knows how the patch will change stat priorities. Because of the nerf to 2ndary  stats.
    • By Csuma
      Good morning!

      I would like to have a bit of help from you guys if you are able to help me. Unfortunately, I do not have a logs right now so I cannot link them. I will link however my armory to see my gear and stats.
      http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/character/draenor/Csuma/simple

      I am running into  serious issues at the Odyn HC fight. My hsp is very low (under 200k) and I am running out of mana very fast by faste two I am low on mana and I have difficulties to maintain it. I tried to find the problem myself but I am not sure what is wrong. I mostly cast riptide, chain heal, healing wave and totems, and some healing rain. 

      Can anyone give me any tips without a log? 

      Thank you very much
    • By stormcaster
      I will keep this brief as I know folks like to get to the point!
      We are a 7/7M 3/3H raid team looking to add one Resto Shaman or one Holy/Disc Priest to our core raid team. We are on the PVE server Uldum and have been raiding since Vanilla. We raid Tues and Thurs from 8-11 EST and Sunday from 7-11EST. Hit me up in game if this sounds like a match with what you are looking for and we can chat, look at logs, etc!
      Stormcaster#1629