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Sarnen

Unholy Rune Tap and some advice

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So I'm underperforming and not really sure how or why.  Here are my logs https://www.warcraftlogs.com/guilds/usercalendar/91065Is anyone bored enough to care and point out what I'm doing wrong?

 

Also regarding BloodTap for Unholy, can someone go into detail about how to optimally use it? Can you just macro it Frost style? I personally find managing BT on top of boss mechanics and disease timers and what not incredibly annoying, but on paper its supposed to be better I guess.

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I don't see anything wrong with your dps to be honest.

 

Regarding PL:

 

Plague Leech when:

Two runes are fully exhausted

AND/OR

Diseases are about to expire

AND/OR

Outbreak is off cooldown or within 1 GCD of coming off cooldown

 

and BT:

 

Blood Tap when:

A rune is needed to Soul Reaper

I myself just tap in pairs when I have 10 charges or when I have down time and PL is on CD

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For unholy I personally recommend runic corruption over blood tap. It keeps your runes cycling and doesn't disrupt which runes you are getting (ie phase one you will always have 2 blood 2 frost 2 unholy, phase 2 you will always have 4 death 2 unholy). Plus it's passive so you don't need to think of it.

 

If you choose to use blood tap then the easiest usage of it is to just macro it to death coil. For super elite play you might want to track it and pop it specifically when you need the runes but already tracking diseases and pets this can be challenging for some. Otherwise macro it and enjoy your free runes :D

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Runic Corruption is better than macroed Blood Tap, so pick that one if you are having trouble managing the other.

 

I have a WA to track charges, and either use it when I have 10 or more charges, or when I have nothing else to do. When the boss is at 45%, however, I try to keep 5+ charges in reserve to be able to use Soul Reaper on CD.

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Runic Corruption is better than macroed Blood Tap, so pick that one if you are having trouble managing the other.

 

I have a WA to track charges, and either use it when I have 10 or more charges, or when I have nothing else to do. When the boss is at 45%, however, I try to keep 5+ charges in reserve to be able to use Soul Reaper on CD.

Macroed BT is always a loss.

 

I tried RC a few times but always had down time problems because I was waiting for a rune for example SR or SS.

If you can use BT optimally its a gain, if you macro it, its a loss.

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