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Opening Sequences

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A general question:

Is there a reason some of the DPS guides have suggested or recommended opening sequences and others don't? I usually understand what I'll be doing just from the priority system but it's nice to know what you guys specifically would suggest or prefer with some specs of classes at the very beginning of our rotations. You're quite reliable afterall. ^^

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A general question:

Is there a reason some of the DPS guides have suggested or recommended opening sequences and others don't? I usually understand what I'll be doing just from the priority system but it's nice to know what you guys specifically would suggest or prefer with some specs of classes at the very beginning of our rotations. You're quite reliable afterall. ^^

The general guideline we use is that if the opener only consists in applying the rotation we give, then we skip it in the guide. When it is not the case, then we do give it the opener.

I think that we will end up listing opening sequences for all DPS specs, it's just that when you're on a tight schedule, you have to skip the non-mandatory parts :)

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Personally, whenever I did so (adding an opening sequence to my guides), I did it because the opening sequence is considerably different to what you'd understand from the rotation section. This is generally when there is a large number of DPS cooldowns that must all be used, in some specific order, no less.

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