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Doom Vortex or Unleash Doom first after hotfix?

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I know Unleash Doom was recommended as the second golden talent before getting Doom Vortex, but since Vortex just got buffed, and I am also using the Overcharge and Hot Hand talent; Is Vortex better to grab first now? Especially due to it proccing off Overcharged lightning bolts and the increased Lava Lash damage on the way down to it.

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No change to the recommended Artifact Power trait path. If you are using Hot Hand, you will rarely cast Lava Lash without a proc - especially if you are using Overcharge as well. The maelstrom generation is higher than Boulderfist, but lower than Windsong with its increased attack speed. So Hot Hand builds tend to be 1) pressed for GCD's during cooldown phases to make use of all the procs, then 2) pressed for maelstrom outside of the burst windows.

Of course you will get Doom Vortex, but you should get Unleash Doom first because it is a lot stronger and gets more chances to proc, since with or without Tempest, you use Stormstrike a lot.

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