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[Arcane] Mastery over Intellect Gems

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I am pondering the idea of going mastery over int, due to the point that at high gear levels 2% of mastery is valued more than at low levels due to percentages. I was wondering if there is an actual breakpoint in MoP that will make 160mastery value more than 80 intellect. 

 

or TL:DR does the percentage of mastery ever overpower int at high gear

 

here is my toon as well. http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/stormrage/Temeria/simple

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Well,

If I am not mistaken (i'll double check) 160 mastery is always stronger than 80 intellect.
It's just you should aim not to break socket bonuses that forces you to sometimes use int/mastery gems.

Generally:
2 secondary stats > 1 Intellect.

So a 160 exp 160 mastery gem is preferable over a 80 Int 160 Mastery Gem (if you reach hit cap that way ofc).

 

I'll double check when i got the tools (aka my own pc....)

 

Cheers
Berlinia

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With mana hard-capped extra int goes to spellpower, which is weaker than mastery, especially for arcane if you manage your mastery.

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