Debuffs by Class for Raiding

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Debuffs by Class for Raiding

Post by Gradius » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:02 pm

Team,

Below is a list of buffs, both global & by class, that we'd like to focus on when we're fighting raid bosses. This is an attempt to help us optimize damage on boss fights and speed up our raids. Please have a look and provide any feedback you may have in a response below:

GLOBAL

YES
- Annihilator
- Nightfall
- Thunderfury, Blessed Blade of the Windseeker

NO
ANY weapon besides the above that leaves a debuff
- Raid weapons with debuffs this phase are Gutgore Ripper and Sulfuras, Hand of Ragnaros.
- Gift of Arthas

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DRUID

YES
- Faerie Fire

NO
- Demoralizing Roar (Demoralizing Shout is better, unless fully talented)
- Insect Swarm
- Moonfire

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HUNTER

YES
- Hunter's Mark
- Expose Weakness (when full T2 is available)

NO
- ANY pet debuff
- Scorpid Sting
- Serpent Sting
- Viper Sting

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MAGE

YES
- Fireball (unavoidable trash debuff)
- Frostbolt (unavoidable trash debuff)
- Ignite
- Winter's Chill

NO
- Detect Magic

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PALADIN

YES
- Judgement of the Crusader
- Judgement of Wisdom
- Judgement of Light

NO
- Judgement of Everything Else

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PRIEST

YES
- Shadow Weaving
- Shadow Word: Pain (shadow ONLY)
- Mind Flay (unavoidable trash debuff)

NO
- Devouring Plague
- Mind Soothe

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ROGUE

YES
-

NO
- Crippling Poison
- Deadly Poison
- Expose Armor
- Hemorrhage
- Mind-numbing Poison
- Rupture
- Wound Poison

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WARLOCK

YES
- Curse of Elements
- Curse of Shadow
- Curse of Recklessness (not always, generally requested)
- Drain Soul (on trash when it's dying)
- Improved Shadow Bolt

NO
- Corruption
- Curse of Agony
- Curse of Doom
- Curse of Weakness
- Immolate
- Siphon Life

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WARRIOR

YES
- Deep Wounds (unavoidable trash debuff)
- Demoralizing Shout
- Sunder Armor
- Thunder Clap (if specifically requested)

NO
- Mortal Strike
- Rend
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Re: Debuffs by Class for Raiding

Post by Charcot » Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:22 pm

Corruption should really be approved. It is essential to SM/RUIN spec for nightfall procs and is one of the highest dps DOTs in the game. Most warlock guides and the warlock discord agree that corruption should be part of a typical debuff makeup
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