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Upcoming Shadow Priest Changes: Nov 28

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In order to improve the AoE performance of Shadow Priests in short duration multitarget situations, changes are planned for the class with next week's maintenance.

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With the next weekly maintenance, we'll be shifting around some of Shadow Priests' damage sources with the goal of improving their AOE damage performance in short-duration multitarget situations - namely dungeon trash packs.

The nature and lifetime of dungeon trash packs makes it hard for Shadow Priests to ramp up to their full damage potential as part of their rotation. These changes should improve that situation, with a mostly neutral effect for overall performance in longer-duration raid fights. 
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3 minutes ago, Hypersonic said:

Weird massive changes just before next tier set, this numbers are crazys.

they just seem crazy, don't worry, it's fine. shifts shadow into a more decent state for m+ and provides more AOE capability, as the article says. looking forward to test it, but the numbers just SEEM big, it's all good.

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Math sais these changes will indeed equal eachother out. (roughly) I gotta say this is welcome tho. Ive always struggled in M+ to get good damage in before everythng dies.

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