DemondNight

Need help with Lock DPS!

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Ahoy hoy~!
I'm a co-raid lead and an officer over in my guild and we have a few of our dps lagging behind everyone else, I am hoping someone can look over the logs and tell me what the Amethystias is missing in her rotation.
Also, is it still worthwhile to be Destro or is it Demo all the way?

https://www.warcraftlogs.com/reports/3F89cYTZrxPBdDj4/#fight=14&source=16&type=summary

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/wyrmrest-accord/Amethystias/advanced

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Hey DemondNight, I'm fairly new as a lock and was actually thinking about posting one of these using my own data to see if anyone could spot areas for improvement. I took a look and from what I can see Amethystias is missing a few easy things to boost DPS a bit. 

 

  • No potions used, should be pre-potting 1-3 sec before pull and then potting again during hero phase
  • Doesn't look like enough uses of Dark Soul to me. I always use it right away in my opener so I have the chance to use more in the fight.  She only used twice and she has the glyph (at last as of right now) to cut the cooldown in half on it, should have been able to use it at least 2x more in this fight.
  • Talent: For Kargath I would use Archimond's Darkness instead of KC since there is little movement. This would give an extra Dark Soul use.
  • I was going to say something about her using SoulBurn instead of more Chaos Bolts near the end of the fight but in researching it SB is the preferred spell. I'd maybe try getting more of those in and using Dark Soul to up the crit chance on those, they hit harder than CBs when they crit. 
  • Talent: Not DPS related but more around survivability, I prefer Sacrificial Pact over Soul Link, gives a nice shield when needed. 
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I'll go on a bit harder than @Secretsauce. His points are absolutely right, though I got something to tell.

Dark Soul usage makes absolutely no sense. Not only he is messing his burn phases, but he simply doesn't use DS enough, overcapping the CD and losing his best damage cooldown to nothing.

Having no grasp on this simple basic gameplay feature, I'm in no surprise about Havoc and Shadowburn usages.
Twins fight - he used z-e-r-o Havoc on fight with 2 targets being absolutely constant. Absolutely the same story for Tectus. Bunch of targets = zero Havoc.
Brackenspore fight also logged as having zero Havoc and only one Shadowburn - it a fight with ridiculous possibilities of capitalising on those spells.

Talent choice frorm armoury has recorded Glyph of Havoc, which makes little sense in Highmaul, and Dark Soul glyph, which is debatably weak for Destro. I'd recommend getting rid of those two.
 

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In addition to the points raised by Secretsauce and Paracel above, I'd also like to add the following:

 

Immolate uptimes should be 95% or better. Here were the Immolate uptimes for Amethystias:

Kargath Bladefist: 69.22%
Butcher: 81.89%
Brackenspore: 43.94%
Tectus: 41.37%
Twins: 34.18%
Ko'ragh: 52.66%
 
If she's not tracking her immolate properly, she should definitely get a Weakaura to help track that. See the Weakauras thread which is stickied in the Warlock forum.
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