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Hey guys


Hoping you can help me with the Fallen Protectors encounter as Destro in particular.




Log 1:


In this fight I had an ilevel of 545 and the other lock had about 528. I had PBI, LFR KTT and Horridon Weapons but was still schooled by the other lock. Saw the major difference in immo uptime.


Log 2:


In this log I have my current Armory.


My questions:


In order to achieve that 90%+ uptime on immo does it not come at the expense of casting incinerate? It feels as if I was casting immolate almost ALL the time, yet in the Log 2, I still have not reached half the amount of “hits” of immo as the other lock had in Log 1 (my best 33 vs his 63). Am I missing something or do you really have to casting immolate THAT much to get that 90% uptime?


With AD, how many times should I be casting DS in a 7 minute fight?


Are you guys using any UI setups to make casting immolate on multiple targets easier? I am currently using ForteXorcist which is alright, but I think casting it would be a lot easier if somewhere I could click on my screen to target the boss instead of tabbing thru targets to find the one I need to reapply immo to.


Any other advice


Thanx guys

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Immolate takes priority over Incinerate always.  Period.  If a target exists, Immolate it at all costs.


AD gives one extra charge.  That means in a 7 minute fight, you could cast it 5 times total. 


Use any frame addon that shows their debuffs above their head.  Got Immolate?  Find another.  No Immolate?  Immolate it.

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Yes you really do end up casting Immolate a lot on this fight.  It makes up a huge portion of your damage and provides you with invaluable Embers.  If your tanks keep a few of the Protectors close to each other you're also going to want to keep RoF down.


My RoF uptime the last time I did this as Destro was 37.5% and you're looking at around 19.7%.  That's a lot of lost Embers *assuming* your tanks have 2 of them near each other for a majority of the fight (which they should, at least Sun and He).


As for AD, you should be able to get 5 of them in for a 7 minute fight.  It should be available at the 0, 2, 4, and 6 minute marks, with an extra thrown in.


As for UI's, nothing special.  Standard unit frames from ElvUI and just practice getting the feel down for how long your Immolate lasts.


The biggest thing for you is making sure you line up Dark Soul with PBI.  At the opener, it can't really be helped too much unfortunately, unless you want to delay DS (which I don't recommend).  For the rest of the fight, however, it's beneficial to wait for your PBI to proc before hitting DS.  That ensures that you keep their CD's somewhat consistent.

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I like to use TidyPlates Threat Plates to show whether or not my target has my DoTs (in this case Immolate) applied to it. It also shows the time remaining on the DoT which can be super helpful. If your concern is Immolate dropping off then I recommend Affdots, it's a great tool to help with tracking timers for DoTs.

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