Shifting Perspectives: Eclipse, AOE, and energy gains

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Last week, we talked about the oncoming change to the talent system and what the previewed talents mean for balance druids. Understanding that everything we see now is very much in the pre-alpha stages and bound to change, talents are still but one aspect of the class that is going to need to see some changes in the next expansion. As we all know by now, Eclipse too needs to change. I’m sure that this is one topic that people are about tired of talking or hearing about, but it’s simply unavoidable. Eclipse is the core of our DPS; it is everything to us. If it fails, we fail, pure and simple.

Unlike the past, we won’t particularly be discussing the same old boring flaws that we have with Eclipse today. Many of those are known factors, and we already know that Blizzard is looking at addressing them. Instead, we’ll be discussing some of the things that balance druids have known for a long time that Blizzard has not, as of yet, mentioned. We’ll also be looking into the way in which the system does need to change in order to survive into the next expansion.

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