Thundorn

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Hey guys, 

So i've got a bit of a thing for being a healer at the moment. I've always dabbled in it on my pally, even on my druid once, but i LOVE the idea of the new Disc priest, where you apply atonement and then DPS, thus helping the raid / dungeon move forward.

Imagine my excitement when i saw the beta videos on YouTube explaining how it worked.

 

Imagine my dissappointment when i tried to put it into practice.

 

I acceopt that this is probably my fault in some way but i cannot get past Proving grounds gold challenge level 4. There is just too much damage coming in, and I d not have sufficient mitigation, by half way through the encounter, I am pretty much having to spam Shadow Mend because the healing from atonement is barely noticable. 

Im not level capped yet on this alt so im happy to believe that MAYBE this will improve once i am in class hall gear or something but I am close to just switching back to my holy Pally instead. 

Does it get any better or is Disc a dead healing spec?

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I've not yet got my teeth into Disc this Expansion but had a good chat with some people that have. 

From what i am hearing, Disc is more than capable. Obviously taking your own group into Dungeons with people that know how to press dmg mitigation buttons helps a lot. 

Pugs are somewhat harder but not impossible. 

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yea i figured as much, Im loving the survivability solo too. Im tanking 8 mobs as a priest comfortably, i dont even intentionally do that on my protadin lol

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