Monk Matters! The latest news from the Peak of Serenity

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...

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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...

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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, Brewmaster...

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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...

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Windwalker PTR Build 28085

There was a new build on the PTR aimed at Honor Talents which will effect Windwalker PvP & War Mode. Currently these are not showing on the wowhead database but you can log into the PTR to check them out for yourself,  in the meantime Mickey has put together an...

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Mythic Plus Talk with Trellsky

Trellsky is the currently highest ranked Brewmaster on Raider.io, and was very recently part of the world first timed +19 Underrot. We had a talk with him about his experience with Mythic Plus in Battle for Azeroth as a Brewmaster. Trellsky: Hello! My name is Trellsky...

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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....

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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 Brewmaster...

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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...

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Lament of the Windwalker: Constant Changes

Introduction So, around April of 2017, I started a series on some of the big difficulties that Windwalker had faced in our history. While there have certainly been a few tough times since then that I didn't write a "Lament of the Windwalker" for all of those moments,...

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