Heitfield

Stat Priority Glad - Simcraft is giving me something different?

3 posts in this topic

G'day everyone, this is my second time posting here, last time I posted about a potential Shield Slam and Shield Charge macro.

 

Anyway, like the title suggests SimCraft is giving me a much different priority to the one in the guide.

 

Guide priority:
 

Str > Bonus Armor > Haste 13% > Crit > Multistrike > Mastery > Vers > Haste

Sim Craft

Wdps > Str > BonusArmor ~= AP > Haste > Mastery > Crit > Mult > Vers

 

http://imgur.com/rV7Cvob(image of the simmed priority)

 

I understand that Haste until 13% is better than the other 4 secondaries, but it's telling me to stack Mastery over Crit, 3.47 vs 2.98. Should I follow the guide, given it's a single target sim?

 

Here's my armory as well if that helps.

 

Cheers for any advice

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well I just looked at your armory and im no expert but you have 2800 crit unbuffed which is why you are seeing mastery is better.  You do need a bit more haste and multi but mastery is gonna give you more AP. 

 

You also need better trinkets str or bonus armor trinkets for glad are the best. 

 

 

 

I just noticed you logged out in fury gear.  I don't know what your glad gear looks like sorry mate.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll relog now in my Glad gear and see how that goes. The only Armor trink I have has Stam on it as well, so I thought those two trinks would be better.

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

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Sajakain
      This will be the primary discussion thread for DPS Warriors - Arms, Fury, & Gladiator - in Hellfire Citadel. For the most part, this thread will be a collaboration of useful information to make your life easier as you take on the Citadel. If you have anything to contribute, please do so and we'll be sure to add it to this thread.
       
      While reading this thread, it is assumed that you have general knowledge of the mechanics involved in each encounter as well as a broad understanding of the general, accepted, strategy from the WoW community. It is also understood that you are not standing in fire for the lulz.
       
      The notes you find here will be based off of results posted on Warcraft Logs, user input via this thread, and experience(s) provided by the warrior moderators on this board.
       
      Lastly, the Heroic Mode information is based off an average, equipped, item level of 725 as using gear above the difficulty can be an opportunity to skew results differently.
       
      ================================
       
      Hellfire Assault
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Fury
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bladestorm, Ravager
       
      Notes:
       
      This encounter is relatively easy and, under most circumstances, will be considered an AoE trash pull. If your raid is struggling with this encounter then you (and your DPS) should put more focus on single-target execution for designated priority mobs.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       

      Iron Reaver
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Fury
      Talent Choices: Storm Bolt, Avatar, Anger Management
       
      Notes:
       
      Iron Reaver is a single target encounter. Your Tier 7 (Level 100) talent is more of a personal preference but AM can pull ahead of Siegebreaker.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Kormrok
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Fury
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bladestorm, Ravager
       
      Notes:
       
      Overall this is a single target encounter. However the hands make a great opportunity for the warrior who is allowed to solo Hands / Dragging Hands. If you're entire raid is blowing up the hands then you will most likely do very little damage with the suggested talents and, therefore, should prioritize single target on Kormrok.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Hellfire High Council
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bloodbath, Anger Management
       
      Notes:
       
      There's not much to explain here other than maintaining Rend on your target(s) and Sweeping Strikes up when cleaving. Do whatever ritual is necessary and hope the RNG gods give you Bloodboil's buff.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Killrogg Deadeye
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bloodbath / Avatar, Anger Management
       
      Notes:
       
      Obviously you want Visions here. Tell your R/L that you need visions. Take the opportunity to cleave when you can. Bloodbath or Anger Management; either will work so choose to your preference. If you do get to go in visions, strive for 20 stacks. If this is proving to be a struggle, you can take Bladestorm to help out.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Gorefiend
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms or Fury
      Talent Choices: Storm Bolt, Avatar / Bloodbath, Anger Management
       
      Notes:
       
      Most likely your focus will be the big add and the boss. If you get pulled into the stomach, obviously make use of the time you have to kill the adds. Avatar or Bloodbath - it's your choice. Both Arms and Fury are viable here so really it's up to you. Such freedom!
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Shadow-Lord Iskar
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Fury
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bladestorm, Ravager
       
      Notes:
       
      Overall this is a pretty straight forward fight. The variance only comes in positioning as there are several strategies that are viable for the Heroic difficulty. Use your AoE during Phase 2 to get some numbers while killing your priority target. The fire here is not a haste buff.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
       
      Fel Lord Zakuun
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms or Fury
      Talent Choices: Storm Bolt, Avatar, Anger Management / Siegebreaker
       
      Notes:
       
      Another single target encounter and, again, you get some personal choices here. Both Arms and Fury are viable as well as your level 100 talent choices. It is worth noting that Arms has the potential to be substantially better than Fury at the assumed item level - in upwards of 10 - 15K difference.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Xhul'horac
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Fury
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Bladestorm, Anger Management / Ravager
       
      Notes:
       
      Adds have priority here and should die relatively fast and, as such, using your AoE abilities will help. You do have a choice in your last talent tree; either one is viable.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Socrethar the Eternal
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms
      Talent Choices: Dragon Roar, Avatar / Bloodbath, Anger Management
      Notable Glyphs: Rude Interruption
       
      Notes:
       
      Volunteer for interrupt assignments and take Rude Interruption as a glyph. Aside from this it's your typical Arms rotation - maintain Rend and Sweeping Strikes while killing your priority target.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Tyrant Velhari
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms
      Talent Choices: Storm Bolt, Avatar, Anger Management
      Notable Glyphs: Rude Interruption
       
      Notes:
       
      Rude Interruption is viable here so take it. While Bloodbath may be a preference choice here, Avatar will come out ontop for damage done so it's listed as the preferred talent. Make sure you maintain Sweeping Strikes on this encounter; it's vital.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Mannoroth
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms or Fury
      Talent Choices: Personal preference.
       
      This is your most versatile encounter at this item level for both spec and talent choices. You should take whatever you're comfortable with. It is worth noting that as your item level increases from the assumed 725 equipped, Arms becomes a more competitive choice.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
       
       
       
      Archimonde
       
      Heroic Mode:
       
      Preferred Spec: Arms
      Talent Choices: Anger Management
      Notable Glyphs: Rude Interruption
       
      Notes:
       
      The choices here between Storm Bolt / Dragon Roar and Avatar / Bloodbath are personal preference. As with all substantial Arms encounters, you want to maintain Rend on priority targets and Sweeping Strikes when you're cleaving. Sweeping Strikes is a vital source of damage here so you should make an extra effort to maintain it.
       
       
      Mythic Mode:
       
      To be updated. . .
    • By Heitfield
      G'day everyone,
       
      Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been playing a Gladiator Warrior this expansion because I'm not having as much fun as I used to on Fury (or pulling good dps compared to Glad) and I'm really enjoying it.
       
      One thing I've noticed and I think it's mentioned in the guide is that Shield Charge is off the GCD just like Heroic Strike. I'm finding it a bit tough to constantly be aware of my Shield Charge recharge period and using it when Shield Slam comes off CD so would a macro of the following be good to use?
       
      #showtooltip Shield Slam /cast Shield Charge /cast Shield Slam   Cheers for any replies this gets, I'm interested to know if it would be good or not to use.