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Ele Shaman - Heroic Raids - DPS Help

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Hi All, 
I am part of a raiding guild in Aus/NZ & we have quite a few DPS.  Due to mythic being restricted to 20 people, i'm finding myself on the bench.  Now I know it's early on, but we've cleared Heroic and I need to pick up my DPS.  So I come to you guys for some help.

I feel that due to the movement requirements of Mythic encounters, i'm quite hindered with steady main target dps.  I can squeeze good aoe burst dps, but find that after my first opening sequence, my numbers just drop off too rapidly.

I'm using (I believe) the suggested rotation listed here on icyveins.  

Here is a link to our Heroic Clear from the 28th Sept, our first run after the Class changes.
Talamia Elemental Shaman - Heroic Emerald Nightmare (warcraftlogs.com)

Here is my Armory link.
Talamia - Elemental Shaman - I have haste gems, in order to see if casting quicker helped.  As a JC, i don't mind having to replace them.

I found when using the compare facility on warcraftlogs.com - my mastery is way high  (3k)  - with Versatility (900) and Haste (2.8k) being much lower, but crit is around the right place (11.6k).

Most of the drops i've gotten, have mastery on it.  Very little has Crit & Versatility, which seem like the preferred states.

 

I run dungeons with little problems, unless there are movement fights, but even then, they are shorter and much easier to compensate with, especially with a good healer / tank.


 

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Hello, I'm certainly not raiding at the level that you are right now (though I'd like to be), due to guild troubles, but I was wondering what talents you are taking currently. I know the build on Icy Veins recommends that you take Ascendence, but I for one do not believe that is right. I've ran tests and I find that Not only does Lightning Rod beat out Ascendence on single target for raids, it also absolutely destroys in AoE, for fights such as Dragons, and Cenarius, I feel Ele is absolutely fantastic. Another thing I've noticed from my tests is that Earthern Rage comes out ahead of Totem Mastery, but that I would recommend testing yourself because they are close. 

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