Jackazm

Mage DPS/Class question

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Hey Guys,

 

I'm currently a frost mage at about 650 Ilvl.

 

I'm looking to move to fire as Noxxic states it scales better than frost (and I also enjoy it more) 

 

My question is why does Noxxic says fire and arcane are more damage than frost, but when I look at world of logs, frost is doing the most dps on every boss at every difficulty in highmaul.

 

Can someone enlighten me, thanks in advanced!

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Noxxic takes simcraft and provides meters based only off patchwerk fights (perfect conditions with 0 movement) therefore allowing specs like fire and arcane to pull ahead of frost....

 

I would say fire is viable right now if ur not into progression and competetive play.... i personally am waiting for Foundry to go fire with Tier bonus fire should be pretty nice again... till then frost just has so much more mobility that arcane and fire is still very crit dependant...

 

now if ur able to optimize ur gear...fire would be viable at i would say 660 il if u  can get some nice crit items since fire isnt completely crippled to movement like arcane

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With the previous buffs, I can see quite a lot of fire mages pulling nice numbers on multitarget fights.. :)

Play what you like the most!

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Noxxic is toxic.

^this, Fire under performs almost completely across the board, you can get decent gimmicky damage on fights like Tectus, but you will find a lot more of the fights will be favored towards frost.

 

~multiple top 10 fire parses on world of logs.

(Now a sad frost mage trying to crack the top 10 again)

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