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Hello there guys.

So I was wondering if there's something like a top 10 list for SP trinkets because I'm switching trinkets like crazy and I don't recognize any difference at all. Switching between WitD/Haste-Stat and Haste-stat/Mastery-stat at the moment.
Now the next question is if we're using AS or SL and what stats to prioritize with them? Some of the top dps SP are using weird setups and confuse me. They all favor haste of course but some play with a crit heavy build and SL and some are playing with a mastery heavy build and AS. I don't get that tbh.
At least that's what their logs and their armory are saying.
 

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Go to HowToPriest.com and you'll find a lot of info on trinkets to use and which do better depending on single target or multi target. For your talents, AS stacks crit, SL stacks mastery. If you have above 50% mastery and low crit, take SL, but I'd recommend gearing towards 30% crit and 30% haste then taking AS as it is a superior build (this is my opinion though) both SL and AS are viable. 

Some may be using AS with a heavy mastery build to test. In my experience even with more mastery SL is lacking the dps compared to AS even with mastery. But either way you stack mastery for SL, crit for AS. 

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One of the best things to do in this situation is to actually self sim yourself and find out what trinket combinations work best for you. As noted above with shadow the best choice in the lvl 75 tier comes down to gear. I was a long time fan of AS by far, sims told me to try Sl, I laughed at sim, tried it, and boom 50k dps increase. So sims are the best way to figure out with your stats and gear the best set up.

Side note, it can be rough with shadow to try and target dummy things out considering how much damage we do on lower health enemies and such, hence, sim :)

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