Brewmaster Mitigation in Shadowlands

Brewmaster Mitigation in Shadowlands

Brewmaster’s mitigation toolkit is changing going into Shadowlands. We covered the high-level changes we knew about in our previous post, but now we have numbers and details from Alpha to know how it works in much greater detail. At a high level, our new...
Brewmaster Mitigation in Shadowlands

Shadowlands Alpha Preview: Brewmaster Impressions

Over the past two days, Blizzard has given us a sneak peak of the new goodies that are coming for Brewmasters with the Shadowlands expansion. First, they showed off some of the new Covenant Abilities. Later, they followed that up with a preview of Class Changes and...
Inactive Mitigation, a Zen Meditation

Inactive Mitigation, a Zen Meditation

Recently, the Peak staff were surprised to learn of a rather unorthodox play pattern for Brewmasters: forgo Purifying Brew entirely. Don’t even bother casting it; wear HPS trinkets instead. While we have long held that Ironskin Brew is the more important part of our...
Inactive Mitigation, a Zen Meditation

Jaina, a Zen Meditation

Let’s talk about Jaina. On the surface, Jaina seems like a boss that’d be a blast to tank. She’s got a little bit of everything: heavy damage, strict positioning requirements, and a tight DPS check to encourage the padder hiding in all of us. Alas, the devil is in the...
Inactive Mitigation, a Zen Meditation

Celestial Misfortune, a Zen Meditation

Did you know Celestial Fortune is bugged? Until the 30th of October, it actually had two bugs. The first is relatively well-known and pretty benign: the absorb portion of Celestial Fortune won’t trigger until you’ve entered combat at least once since logging in. This...
Inactive Mitigation, a Zen Meditation

The Fetid Log, a Zen Meditation

A user came into #brew-lounge recently with some questions about their tank. This isn’t unusual—far from it! Peak of Serenity’s Brewmaster section is exactly where we want people to come with questions about their tank. However, we were not prepared. Not for this....