Best spec for Challenge Modes - 5.2 edition

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Hey there,

I wanted to ask fellow warlocks here about their opinion about the best current warlock spec(s) for challenge modes. I have just started to do some as destruction, feeling I lacked in DPS a lot. My normal rotation was nowhere as effective as it is in normal situations. I'm sitting in the 490-499 ilvl range at the moment, for which it seems destro is the best dps for normal content (even tough that could really be my lack of skills, but I have this backed by simulations).

So, what do you think are the best specs for doing challenge modes in 5.2? Is Demo/Affli still the way to go?

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I did 9/9 as Destro and I loved it. I feel it isn't limited in neither AOE nor single target. I'd say stack mastery and haste for that extra AOE potential. Also remember that CM boss fights (ie single target fights) are shorter than most raid fights, so don't feel the need to always bunker up 3+ embers unless you're certain you can use them with a great cooldown within the fights time window.

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