Stat Weights and You: Round 2

Stat Weights and You: Round 2

Recently we’ve been getting many questions, in Discord, about stat weights and the results that people are seeing from SimulationCraft. This is something that we largely predicted, looking at how stat weights work in general and how stat scaling works in Legion....
Buffed then Nerfed, now Buffed more?

Buffed then Nerfed, now Buffed more?

A few weeks ago I wrote about the 5% buff Windwalkers were seeing on the PTR, and how it was subsequently removed. Blizzard then said that we’d be getting those buffs back when the Netherlight Crucible went live. Well it looks like they’re following...
7.3 Patch Notes and more

7.3 Patch Notes and more

PATCH TIME! Blizzard has released the official 7.3 Patch notes, along with the announcement that Patch 7.3 will become live in the US on August 29th, which is just about what we all expected. Blizzard is keeping to the trend of releasing patches every 77 days, which...
7.3 PTR Build 24853 – OMG NERFED!!

7.3 PTR Build 24853 – OMG NERFED!!

We got a new PTR build today: https://www.wowhead.com/news=270118/7-3-ptr-build-24853-spell-updates The only change was: Windwalker Monk  – reduced from 5% to 0% This means the previous PTR build’s changes to bake the aura into our spell coefficients will...
Shedding (Nether)Light on the Nether Crucible

Shedding (Nether)Light on the Nether Crucible

In Patch 7.3, Blizzard is introducing a new tool to the, seemingly ever increasing, complexity of things to do that is; Legion. It is a relatively confusing new tool that has required several Q&A responses from Blizzard to try and clarify things, and its still...

7.3 PTR Build 24727 – Baking and Buffs

*This was written in the middle of raid, so if I goofed anything… woops* We have a new round of PTR changes for 7.3. Rather than list them all out, here’s a link. TL:DR – Nearly all of our abilities had the 22% Aura baked in, and the Aura was reduced...