Elemental Talents & Rotation Complications


I’ll be cross posting this to the PTR forum for more visibility

We’re getting closer to the eventual 7.1.5 release date every day, and with the Christmas Holidays coming up there’s less and less chance that further changes will be made to the PTR. It’s with this in mind that I want to highlight a few issues for Elemental that could be resolved this patch.

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Echo and the Missing Charge


In the initial 7.1.5 PTR Echo of the Elements was changed to 3 charges.

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In the latest build it was reduced to 2 charges, which disappointed a number of people. Read more of this post

The Game of Stat Values: Elemental Edition


Taking another look at Elemental stats, in particular how each one affects damage output. Please note that all of the work I’ve put in on this is using the T19P SimCraft profile, which has 10303 Crit (31.44%), 5068 Haste (30.09%), 1578 Mastery (25.02%) and 0 Versatility (0%).

The table of analysis & results can be found here, which compares the base profile to subsequent sims where I add 1000 of each stat in turn to see how it affects damage.

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List of Non-Optimal Things for Elemental


This is part FAQ, part personal note on “things for which optimization has been attempted and found lacking”. Read more of this post

Elemental Spreadsheets


This is going to be a collection post of Elemental spreadsheets I’ve put together, in order to have a single “go here” post for Discord. Please note if the Wowhead guide recommends something different, use that instead.

LavaCalcs (Probably needs further updates, etc)
Stat Ratios – 875 (Generated using BloodyStats)
Stat Weights Analysis (Note: not final or 100% accurate yet)

Elementally Legion: Stats


As per usual, a common question is about the stat priority for Elemental and responses are either surprised or disappointed when the answer is “Crit”. More accurately, it’s as follows:

Int >> Crit > Haste ~= Versatility > Mastery

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Legion Weak Auras – Elemental Shaman


With the Legion pre-patch due on the 19th of July it’s time to post my Weak Aura set.

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Wago.io collection

HUD
Primary Cooldowns
The Right Icon Set – talented cooldown abilities
The Left Icon Set – buffs, defensive abilities and other stuff
Maelstrom predictor bar – with thanks to Cyous & Satron for custom coding work
Secondary abilities – more utility & totem spells
Lightning Transparency