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Should I be holding my VoiT until after my first VB?

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I know Void Torrent is my highest priority. But I feel like using first VB to make sure my dots get refreshed is more important.

Is it more important to max/min my insanity decay (Use VoiT instantly) or make sure my DOT uptime is maximized?

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I'm doing the same, by the time I usually enter bioscience both dots are close to expiring. I always try for the void bolt too but I did manage to be too late with it sometimes. Nothing sux more than having to reapply dots while in voidform.

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In my opinion, refresh your dots prior to entering Void Form if they're below 6-7 seconds. And don't burn Void Torrent or Mindbender right upon entering voidform - build up a few stacks first so the decay is actually noticeable. Then start rotating in cooldowns to stay in voidform longer. The whole idea is to maximize voidform uptime, and the longer you can stay in voidform, a) the more damage you can pump out due to increased haste, and b) the faster you'll get back into voidform once you drop. Basically i see each cast of voidform as a personal challenge to see how many stacks I can accrue before my insanity hits zero. 

The endgame being preparation for using Surrender to Madness, which is by far my favorite new ability in this expansion. My record so far (and this is at pre-110 gear levels, priest wasn't my first priority for leveling) is 34 stacks. StM triples your Insanity generation, so if I can manage insanity equally well I have the potential to sit in voidform for a good 60-90 seconds. That said, the additional haste from being in voidform for over a minute may make it that much easier to stay up. I've seen mediocre usage of this cooldown in heroics and it's still ridiculously powerful. Enough to outpace my 840 ilvl Demo lock's burst. And the guy was only in StM for about 25 seconds.

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I've found that it varies on the fight. In fights where I instantly pop StM and I'm expecting the fight to last long enough for me to use VoiT twice if I time it right, I pop it almost instantly - possibly I Mind Blast first if my DoTs can stay up long enough.

For fights where I know I'll only get one VoiT off, I just hold off using it for as long as possible. Remember a lot of haste stacks makes it deal a lot more damage.

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