The Care and Feeding of Warriors: Practical talents in Mists of Pandaria

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Every week, WoW Insider brings you The Care and Feeding of Warriors, the column dedicated to arms, fury and protection warriors. Despite repeated blows to the head from dragons, demons, Old Gods and whatever that thing over there was, Matthew Rossi will be your host.

Before I get into this week’s topic, I talked about War Banner this week (in case you missed it). If asked for my opinion of the ability, it would be good but not yet great. Each banner needs a little love — perhaps a longer duration or more of a powerful effect — before I’m totally sold on it. But I did enjoy playing around with it.

This week, however, I want to talk about the content we have, not the content we’re going to have. The reason for that is because it will help me illustrate what I like and dislike about the current talent paradigm and how we’re losing things at the same time we’re gaining them with the new talent system. I am not calling out for the new scheme to be scrapped. On the whole, I am a big supporter of it. But that doesn’t mean the current talent system doesn’t have things to teach us. So let me begin with the following statement.

I deliberately specced fury for heroic Spine of Deathwing because I wanted to do less damage.

No, I’m not explaining that here. You want to know why? You come with me past the jump. Them there’s the rules.

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