Stat Weights and You: Round 3

Stat Weights and You: Round 3

Foreword/Raidbots Ad These are not required reading, but certainly show how we got here…     Round 1     |     Round 2 Although this article will focus on what stat weights are, how to get them, and how to use them, pretty much all of this is made entirely moot...

State of the Spec: Windwalker in 8.1

Updated with 2 more bugs that I forgot about. Well its been almost two weeks since 8.1 came, and since it came with some changes to Windwalker, now is a good time to start looking at how those changes affected things. For anyone who isn’t super familiar with...
Staggering Patch 8.1, Brewmaster Edition

Staggering Patch 8.1, Brewmaster Edition

It’s finally here, the launch of  BfA patch 8.1! And with it has come a number of changes to professions, expansion features, and class/ability changes for more or less every specialization in the game. For us Brewmasters, most of them are of the nerf or...
Windwalker Guide to 8.1 Changes

Windwalker Guide to 8.1 Changes

Its been almost a month since my last article, because there really hasn’t been much to talk about. There were some changes to WW on the PTR, but none really worth talking about from a PvE perspective. So, with the patch less than a month away, I thought now...
Windwalker PTR Build 28202

Windwalker PTR Build 28202

New PTR build rolled out with some changes that affect Windwalkers: Rushing Jade Wind   Summons a whirling tornado around you, causing [(9) * (10% of Attack power)] damage over 6 sec to enemies within 8 yards. Specializations changed from Brewmaster to...
Open Letter: Brewmaster

Open Letter: Brewmaster

This is a supplementary post to the 8.1 Monk Megathread on Reddit. You can follow the discussion there. Before we get started, let’s address the elephant in the room: Brewmaster is strong right now — really strong. In the transition to Battle for Azeroth,...

Open Letter: Windwalker

This is a supplementary post to the 8.1 Monk Megathread on Reddit. You can follow the discussion there. Windwalker in Battle for Azeroth, while still pretty similar to its Legion incarnation, seems to overall be a step down in class design. While many people are still...
Gift of the Ox, a Zen Meditation

Gift of the Ox, a Zen Meditation

Hello and welcome to what we’ll be calling a Zen Meditation. The topic of this post is going to be all about our Gift of the Ox (GotO) passive and its interaction with our ability Expel Harm (EH). Note that this is meant to be an extension of the state of...
Windwalker PTR Build 27985

Windwalker PTR Build 27985

There was a new build on the PTR today, which added a few things that likely affect Windwalker. Spells (1)  Crackling Jade Lightning   Channel Jade lightning, causing (27.977%22.4% of Attack power) Nature damage over 4 sec to the target and sometimes knocking back...