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Poor understanding of Fire need help

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My raid member is having issues doing reasonable DPS as a Fire Mage and I lack the knowledge to help him.

His armory http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/kelthuzad/Capitano/simple

https://www.warcraftlogs.com/reports/fFkKYDqMZ981XPRh/#type=damage-done&source=10 I didn't specifically choose Ursoc I just feel that it is a good baseline of what he does with minimum movement.

I can get more details from him if required. He is getting mad at himself for not understanding what he is doing wrong. And my knowledge of classes stop outside of melee.

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Poor trinket choice for a single target fight, should be using Shock Baton from World Quest and also lots of poorly itemized gear. As a general rule of thumb, all pieces of gear for Fire Mage should have Crit then Mast/Vers > Haste. Also could've used rune of power twice more I think on that fight. Artifact lvl is low, picking up Phoenix Reborn will significantly improve dps. 

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Biggest thing I notice is cooldown management. He does his first combustion rotation correctly, but then he doesn't have his flame on, pheonix flame, or second fire blast for his second combustion. And he doesn't get a pyro proc before the combustion. Also, if you have to use a filler spell during combustion, it should be scorch not fireball. 

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