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[General] Challenge Mode BiS for Mages

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I've recently gotten interested in Challenge modes, I was wondering what the Best In Slot for Mages are since Items gets scaled down.

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Helm Vilebreath Mask
Neck Alc's Pendant of Fiery Dreams <-- change to Odyssian Choker, drops from Twins
Shoulder Mantle of Arcane Mystery
Back Forgeflame Greatcloak No multi/haste combo, can craft BIS. 
Chest Hexweave Robe of the Savage <- crit MS crafted
Bracer Hexweave Bracers of the Savage <- crit ms crafted 
Gloves Meatmonger's Gory Grips <- crit ms, drops from Butcher, also BoE
Belt Lightbinder Girdle
Pants Sea-Cursed Leggings
Boots Primal Gladiator's Treads of Prowess <- keep
Ring1 Mark of Ice, crit+MS, hc dung drop
Ring2 Legendary Ring, the proc works in cms still
Trink1 PvP proc trinket, switch to 640 alch when it's released
Trink2 Coagulated Genesaur Blood
Weapon = Staff from Imperator

 

credit to Durrtygoodz

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Helm Vilebreath Mask

Neck Alc's Pendant of Fiery Dreams <-- change to Odyssian Choker, drops from Twins

Shoulder Mantle of Arcane Mystery

Back Forgeflame Greatcloak No multi/haste combo, can craft BIS. 

Chest Hexweave Robe of the Savage <- crit MS crafted

Bracer Hexweave Bracers of the Savage <- crit ms crafted 

Gloves Meatmonger's Gory Grips <- crit ms, drops from Butcher, also BoE

Belt Lightbinder Girdle

Pants Sea-Cursed Leggings

Boots Primal Gladiator's Treads of Prowess <- keep

Ring1 Mark of Ice, crit+MS, hc dung drop

Ring2 Legendary Ring, the proc works in cms still

Trink1 PvP proc trinket, switch to 640 alch when it's released

Trink2 Coagulated Genesaur Blood

Weapon = Staff from Imperator

 

credit to Durrtygoodz

 

 

just curious, do we still use frost as talent for cm wod run? if yes then why don't stack multi and crit/vers stats on every possible gear?

and i use copeland clarity for now, is pvp trinket (int proc vers is it?) doing better?

 

sorry for asking too much

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just curious, do we still use frost as talent for cm wod run? if yes then why don't stack multi and crit/vers stats on every possible gear?

and i use copeland clarity for now, is pvp trinket (int proc vers is it?) doing better?

 

sorry for asking too much

Frost is specialization. :P Most likely, yes. Has burst if needed and over all consistent. But just go with whatever, frankly. Getting gold is not extremely challenging. :P We stack MS, crit where it makes sense.

If that trinket is included in the BiS list, then it's better. Because cannot be any better ones, than the best... :P

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Frost is specialization. tongue.png Most likely, yes. Has burst if needed and over all consistent. But just go with whatever, frankly. Getting gold is not extremely challenging. tongue.png We stack MS, crit where it makes sense.

If that trinket is included in the BiS list, then it's better. Because cannot be any better ones, than the best... tongue.png

thanks for the reply :D

gonna spend my cp on trinket then

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Why are all multistrike items not BiS? For instance, Fireflash Bracers of the Relentless have only the secondary of multistrike instead of splitting it between multistrike and another secondary stat. Thanks!

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3 minutes ago, Archimage said:

For the Weapon, isn't Warmongering Gladiator's Battle StaffWarmongering Gladiator's Battle Staff a valid due to Haste/Mutlistrike? The Honor staff also gives the same stats in Challenge Mode.

Isn't this thread from like a year ago? :P

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2 minutes ago, Damien said:

Isn't this thread from like a year ago? :P

This thread comes up rather high in Google, so instead of opening a new topic, I'm continuing on this one that is already open and most of the stuff still valid WoD.

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14 minutes ago, Archimage said:

This thread comes up rather high in Google, so instead of opening a new topic, I'm continuing on this one that is already open and most of the stuff still valid WoD.

Good idea!

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On 21.5.2016 at 7:15 PM, Archimage said:

For the Weapon, isn't Warmongering Gladiator's Battle StaffWarmongering Gladiator's Battle Staff a valid due to Haste/Mutlistrike? The Honor staff also gives the same stats in Challenge Mode.

Yeah, PvP gear is completely fine in CMs. People often use it to fill slots rather than having to grab it from raids. The Baleful gear can also be fantastic, as well as Timewalking stuff. Especially if your class is fine with stacking single stat gear, Timewalking gear can be very powerful.

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