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Hi Team

I am recently returning from a few years away from the game and I have decided to go back to my much loved main throughout wrath, the feral druid. I have always been a cut above the rest and managed to be top dps all through wrath. 

I was reading your guide and noticed in the talents you don't take savage roar. Can you explain the match behind this as to me it seems like the more viable option. 

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3 hours ago, Jonesy0000 said:

Hi Team

I am recently returning from a few years away from the game and I have decided to go back to my much loved main throughout wrath, the feral druid. I have always been a cut above the rest and managed to be top dps all through wrath. 

I was reading your guide and noticed in the talents you don't take savage roar. Can you explain the match behind this as to me it seems like the more viable option. 

The indirect generation granted from Soul of the Forst (that also extends to Convoke windows) is worth more due to the high value of Ferocious Bite currently that Savage Roar competes with per cast. On top this it enhances your Berserk window fluidity with the back and forth Bite cycle, and not requiring the additional maintenance causes it to simply numerically win out over Savage Roar. It also has a much lower failure rate by misplay caused by juggling Energy, CPs, DoT/Buff timers, so all compound together to make it a bit of a no brainer situation at the moment.

That said, Savage Roar isn't far off it's just a cause of why pick something slightly worse that's easier to misplay than one that's at the same level but has no failure state.

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I guess it really stems from playing in top tier through wrath and having savage roar as a part of my rotation that I sort of expect it in there. Just from reading the talents themselves I would have though having a move that increases all damage by 15% and increases energy regen would be stronger than something that increases only your finishers by 5% and gives you back 25 energy. I'm horrible with numbers but I would love someone to cruch them and actually give me a % difference between them. 

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