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[Frost] Help with optimizing my damage

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Logs: https://www.warcraftlogs.com/reports/fB82axjAXpZPM7dm#fight=5
(These are from tonight's raid.)


Armory: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/illidan/Dormammu/simple

While I tend to do well relative to my guild, I wanted to pop in and see if there are any glaring mistakes in my approach to Frost. I use Butcher as a gauge as to whether or not my understanding of the class is correct since there aren't many mechanics that would throw me off or require adjustments. 


A couple area of concern: I pop mirror images and pot right before the pull, cast frostbolt with water jet and usually have 1 BF and 2 FoF ready to go right out of the gate. After this, I pop IV, throw orb, and drop PC and unload. I have a feeling this is suboptimal but I don't know if I should be dumping my waterjet FoF/FB into PC and THEN firing off orb, or if I should unload all of that (FoF/FB) into the boss with IV and MI up and then throw orb and PC after I've burned those procs. I noticed I missed about 2 or 4 FfB (which is bad) and also had significantly more FoF procs than Ice Lances (though I don't know how much of that is just the overlapping that can sometimes occur during Orb/Crystal and how much of that is me screwing up my priority). Advice here would be appreciated.

The second concern pertains to cooldown management. I notice that sometimes have a MI that will come off cooldown shortly after a PC/FO combo is about to end or will be up a good amount of time before the next combo is ready. Is it best to delay either of those abilities to line them all up, or should I just handle MI as it comes up and not worry about syncing them unless its only a few seconds to get them all together? I suppose a similar situation occurs with IV as well. 

Off the top of my head, these are my primary concerns. I may be doing something else wrong as well that has not even entered into my mind, so any help the community could provide would be greatly appreciated! 


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From the looks of it, you are munching FoF and BF quite a bit - 38 FoF procs vs 26 IL casts, 26 BF procs vs 22 FFB casts. On pull WJ with IN/PC is only a tiny dps increase (as shown by recent sims here http://altered-time.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1009#p10127),and either way you should dump a single FoF charge before popping FO/PC. If you don't and cast Orb with 2 charges you will always munch one when FO lands. You should never cast FO while the PC is up, you want to throw every global you have on IL/FFB/IN.


As far as cd management, you should sync FO with PC every time; this also means that your 3rd PC/FO will sync with your second IV. MI doesn't need to be synced PC because the images don't target the crystal anyway; if you can sync it with IV that's nice but make sure you aren't losing any uses of it. This means that, for example, on a fight that lasts exactly 4 minutes you should try and sync them (cast at start and at 3 minutes instead of start and 2 minutes, then having them off cd right as the boss dies), but on a 5 minute encounter you shouldn't (cast at 0, 2, 4 instead of 0, 3 and have them off cd at 5).

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