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Long time lurker, first time poster here asking for some advice on raising my dps to a more acceptable bracket because the guild I'm in is starting Heroic HFC and everyone has to do their part. But mostly because the mages in my raid group are crushing the dps charts and my self esteem.
I'll start by putting the necessary info on the post, here's my character page with the equipment I'm currently using (I don't have mane good trinkets so I don't swap out unending hunger with Rolling Pebble):
And here's my past performances:
Despite there being some halfway decent results (Tyrant Velhani on the 28th), I'm averaging a %lvl bracket of 30 and 42k dps (on the good days).
This wouldn't bother me so much if it was not for the fact that currently:
-I have the 4 piece T18 set bonuses
-The rest of the slots are filled with Mything Dungeon goodness, ranging from 710 to 725.
-I have a warforged Empty Drinking Horn.
So I can't blame my low numbers on gear alone anymore, which means that the problem is me.
The boss guide I have been using has been this one:
The rotations, talents and glyphs have been copied down to a T, although, to avoid desynching my cd's I always use Final Veredict with Execution Sentence and Avenging Wrath every minute if I feel like the battle is too hectic to keep track of everything.
Another thing about me is that I have no keybindings whatsoever. It's something that I admit but until I know how much time I can save on memorizing my bindings I'm not in any rush to start training. Consider it one of my many flaws.
And now we come to the reason why I'm asking the forums for help: I'm missing something and I have no idea what it is (please don't say "a brain") so I'd like to ask the more seasoned vets to rip me a new one and tell me what should I be working on ASAP.
Hey! Thanks for reading my thread and i hope that you can help me out.
As right now My guild is literally "bullying" me into doing more damage and it isn't nice, however i believe they are right in the matter of my damage isn't up to what it should be so I would love anyones help in finding what is wrong or not worn with my mage. In the logs below is HFC HC with my guild and I have my t18 2set and got to 1300 haste. personally i think that i focus too much on carrying others on mechanics than going for meters.
please help me be a better mage xD
I have a few questions about how to go about the combat 4 set procs. I'm currently ilvl 691 and have been doing well as combat, but I feel like there is more to the 4 set.
It happens quite often that I get 3-5 4set procs in a row, which inevitably will cause me to energy cap. I play with Anticipation to handle my insight level better.
Situation 1: I'm at 5 CPs and 5 Anticipation stacks, advanced into stage 3 shallow insight, I cast eviscerate and proc the 4 set so I am back at the same amount of CPs and anticipation stacks, however now my energy is close to capping / capped and my next eviscerate will surely waste energy.
Do I cast sinister strike, and waste energy and potential 2 combo points to advance to moderate insight, or do I eviscerate until I'm able to cast sinister strike again to dump some energy?
Situation 2: I have 5 CPs, 3 anticipation stacks, and sitting at level 3 moderate insight. I sinister strike to gain deep insight, proc the extra combo point, and now have full CPs, and full anticipation stacks. Killing spree has 20sec left on cd, I hit eviscerate twice, proc 4 set each time, so now KS came off CD, I still have all my CPs and all anticipation stacks AND I'm energy capped. Do I killing spree despite being energy capped, or do I eviscerate as often as possible, and then hit killing spree? what if the next 2 eviscerates proc the 4 set too?
I can't count on god procs, but if it happens, that would be 40 seconds I could shave off my next killing spree cd.
it just seems like so much energy goes to waste.
thoughts? I really appreciate any feedback and answers.