Deuz

Frost dps problems

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Hello guys, first I’d like to express my gratitude towards the site that has helped me a lot everytime I return to WoW. It was easy for me to get my rotation going know what stats I should go after etc. So , thank you, you rock!
Now my problem is my dps. I am a frost DK currently on ilvl 636/7 and my dps is dissapointing.I have some annoying downtime and when I am just unlucky and I don’t get enough crit procs my dmg is very low. I use DW , I follow as much as I can the rotation you present on your guides, but it is low. In the newest dps ratings i've seen frost dmg seems high and I do not undestand where I am lacking? I would prefer not to change to Unholy as I found damage by diseases on a meele character.. boring. It is getting really ugly for me as I get kicked out of CM pugs or get dissed for not being an unholy so I can do "20k dps all day". Any advice from you guys are more than welcome!
There’s a link to my Armory page: http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/character/twilights-hammer/Lycourgos/advanced
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Cheers!
~Deuz

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The first thing to address is unholy, unholy isn't about diseases at all anymore, festerblight has long been dead.

 

As for your dps, your  talent choice seems great, logs really help us figure out what you are doing. However, if you look at sims, the bulk of your damage is going to be from defile. Are you using on CD? The next source is soul reaper. These two make up the bulk of your damage, so you want to make sure they are used on cd when appropriate. After that the remainder of your damage is obliterate. The consensus there is to wait on km procs, however, I do not because you want all your runes constantly recharging, waiting is dps loss. 

 

Let me know if any of this helps. Again if you set up logs we can get a much better look :D

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