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Hello. I'm having some problems with DK rotation after starting it. I realize that in the beginning, procs are many. But through the middle of the fight, I begin to notice that everything slows down, including the return of runes and loss of Runic Power. Sometimes I do not own a rune, and I have a lot of Runic Power. But if I spend it, the runes are still coming back, and I have nothing to beat. Please help me. This is normal? Should I use FS only when I'm near overcap? Should I wait patiently for the runes to renegate without hitting FS? I have 25% Acceleration, 27% Critical and 42% Mastery. Thank you in advance.
Hey, this is something I've noticed since the patch, and would like some feed back as I've not seen much directly addressing this.
As I guess you know, depending on if you're DW or 2H the damage of Frost Strike and Obliterate is increased by 50% respectively. So if you're Duel Wield you prioritise Frost Strike among all else, and is you're 2 Handed you prio Obliterate.
The issue arises with Killing Machine, and that it is much easier to use KM procs with FS than Ob as FS uses Runic Power so you can use Howling Blast and Plague Strike to build RP to use FS or mainly a KM FS. Whereas with Ob, you have to sit and wait for Runes to refresh to use Ob, even though you may have Frost, Unholy or Death Runes resulting in you being able to use Howling Blast or Plague Strike the combination a lot of time results in not being able to use Ob.
This means with DW you have very little downtime compared to 2H, as well the added benefit of using FS more so you gain blood tap stacks faster plus use the Blood Tap as soon as you can. Again compared to 2H where you are deterred from using FS for fear os munching a KM proc, and ofc when KM has proced you don't want to use it on FS so you sit waiting for Runes to refresh.
I hope I'm not missing something, but it clearly seems DW is more efficient, I haven't extensively compared DPS, but in practise 2H seems very off.