The Destination Looks Good. The Journey Makes No Sense.

The night before 6.0, I hit 64 and got a new monk ability, healing sphere.1  Haha, I said, that’s going away tomorrow.  And it did.

But here’s the fun part: Detonate Chi, the new ability that “replaces” […]

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On Mole Whacking

baby mole

Guys… have you ever heard someone dismiss healing as “whack-a-mole?” Sure you have.  Did you strangle the person?  No?  Well you have enormous self-restraint, congrats.

It ain’t just whackin’ moles.  If healing were an ACTUAL whack-a-mole game it would be […]

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Using Jaws of Defeat Trinket and Other Cooldowns to Burst Heal All The Things

This is the part where I brag about getting the Jaws of Defeat.  Note that it is an on-use trinket, as follows:

Use: Your next 10 spells cast within 20 sec will reduce the cost of your holy and […]

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4.3 Patch Notes for Priests: featuring Improved (and finally useful) Divine Hymn

Yesterday, I was, as usual, being a total noob.  Here’s how the conversation went:

Laral (our disc priest): Hey they’re lowering the cooldown for Dhymn for holy priests.

Me: [expletives and exclamations of glee] Where?

Laral: Patch notes (OMG UR […]

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The So-Called Fight About 2-Healing

Sometimes, things in the blogosphere surprise me… particularly which posts and issues get attention and which do not. I thought I’d tell a little about my “Wait WHAT?” moments of this week. (Warning: this is a little meta and quite […]

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Notes from a Holy Priest Learning 2 Druid Heal

OK, I’ve been healing heroics with my druid alt and it’s very different than healing with a holy priest.  Seriously.  The hardest part is overcoming muscle memory to reach for certain spells that do not exist (that’s right, I totally […]

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