Jorvalt

Fury Battle Cry Rotation

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So, I had a concern regarding the recommended battle cry rotation for fury warriors. It says to cast battle cry and avatar, immediately followed by Rampage, then Raging Blow, then Odyn's Fury. I feel like it would be a better idea to use Odyn's Fury before Raging Blow so that you can guarantee that Battle Cry doesn't drop off before Odyn's Fury is done ticking. If it does, some of the ticks won't crit. Thoughts?

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Well, i don't play fury often, but i guess that's how u should behave because fury is a 3 GCD rotation. That means: between 2 raging blow u can cast 2 other abilities before it is ready again. When you use OF before RB, u have a problem with the filler and you wan't be able to cast two RB in the BC-window (and that's what you want). With the recommended rotation you are sure to be always enraged and get two RB during the BC-window.

Think that is what is written in the guide. If you think you're doing more dmg with an other rotation...just try it on a dummy :-)

 

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On 1/27/2017 at 4:42 PM, Jorvalt said:

So, I had a concern regarding the recommended battle cry rotation for fury warriors. It says to cast battle cry and avatar, immediately followed by Rampage, then Raging Blow, then Odyn's Fury. I feel like it would be a better idea to use Odyn's Fury before Raging Blow so that you can guarantee that Battle Cry doesn't drop off before Odyn's Fury is done ticking. If it does, some of the ticks won't crit. Thoughts?

An additional cast of raging blow during battlecry is more damage than a non-buffed Odyn's Fury tick.  Raging blow does something like 270% of weapon damage instantly, even more when Inner Fury is talented, whereas Odyn's Fury does 400% over 4 seconds.  The reason you cast in that order is so that you proc Frothing, rampage to proc enrage and allow frothing to be procced again sooner, and then raging blow.  This allows you to cast OF and BT and then Raging Blow again during the Battlecry rotation, assuming you've hit the Haste breakpoint (which is 30% I believe)  So it's a choice of losing ~100% weapon damage on a tick compared to ~500% during Battle Cry.

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