BrM hits getting bloacked

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Hiya guys,


Damn it, blocked, not bloacked!


I scanned the first 4 pages of the forum and didn't see this answered, so apologies if it has and I missed it.


I'm a casual player, generally only play LFR due to work and family, so don't expect my spec to be perfect, but I can't understand what is going wrong here.


My toon in question:


I'm seeing non melee attacks getting blocked, which at 15.02% EXP and 7.51% HIT I thought shouldn't be happening.


I don't run world of logs or anything, I could go hit a dummy for a few minutes and screenshot the results if that would help.


Anyone else seen this?

Edited by Anessathiel

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Blocks and Glancing blows are very very common, and you shouldn't worry about it at all!  There's no way to reduce them, and you should write them off as unfortunate.

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Blocks and Glancing blows are very very common, and you shouldn't worry about it at all!  There's no way to reduce them, and you should write them off as unfortunate.


Ah thank you, while not perfect, that 1% or so was annoying.  Appreciate the reply

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