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Patch 7.3: Tier 21 Mage

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Today we're looking at Mage Tier 21 armor sets and bonuses.

Tier 21 Sets will drop in Antorus, the Burning Throne raid that will not open immediately when Patch 7.3 goes live. Please note that this is a work-in-progress preview and the appearance and set bonuses are subject to change at any given time throughout 7.3 testing.

Set Bonuses

Normal Tint

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Mythic Tint

Blood Elf

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Draenei

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Dwarf

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Gnome

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Goblin

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Human

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Night Elf

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Orc

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Pandaren

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Troll

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Undead

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Worgen

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In case you've missed any of our previous Tier 21 Armor Set Previews:

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On 27/07/2017 at 1:32 PM, DisplayName said:

Blizzard really messed up with the FINAL tier of the expansion. So boring.

Yeah, I'm not a fan of this Mage set at all. Especially when you look at some of the other sets, it's just nowhere near.

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Agreed, mage set looks horrible. But the 2p/4p on the other hand looks very good, esp for Arcane, looks like a lot of fun to play around with. I like the focus on burning through as many charges as you can to boost damage.

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1 hour ago, Vayra said:

Agreed, mage set looks horrible. But the 2p/4p on the other hand looks very good, esp for Arcane, looks like a lot of fun to play around with. I like the focus on burning through as many charges as you can to boost damage.

Yeah, the actual game design of the sets so far looks pretty solid, honestly. The visual side is what is lacking IMO.

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I like how they did the arcane 2p, especially if it can stack and applying a new stack resets the buff timer. If the 4p proc chance doesn't change it would be the worst 4p I've ever seen. 4% is nothing.

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On 02/08/2017 at 1:37 AM, Krax said:

I like how they did the arcane 2p, especially if it can stack and applying a new stack resets the buff timer. If the 4p proc chance doesn't change it would be the worst 4p I've ever seen. 4% is nothing.

They might be basing the set on planned buffs to Arcane, though - their internal numbers might reflect that 4% is a good number to go with.

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On 7/30/2017 at 7:21 AM, Vayra said:

Agreed, mage set looks horrible. But the 2p/4p on the other hand looks very good, esp for Arcane, looks like a lot of fun to play around with. I like the focus on burning through as many charges as you can to boost damage.

I not so sure, your still going to do more damage by casting arcane blast at 4 stacks, the bonus seems downright negligible.

 

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On 9/10/2017 at 0:59 AM, CheekyMonkey said:

I not so sure, your still going to do more damage by casting arcane blast at 4 stacks, the bonus seems downright negligible.

 

This will depend heavily on if you can refresh the stack or simply add to it and let it expire. If it expires, it will be ignored for the tier. If it refreshes, you might see people start playing with a haste breakpoint to allow a certain number of ABs before spending, resetting the timer and starting again. 

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