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Balance Raiding Guide

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Introduction Progressing new fights and instances is something that many high-end raiders take for granted. Progressing a new encounter outside top 10 world is just problem solving issues that you know the answer to. In this article, we are going to address everything that can be done to best prepare for progress and how to simplify raid encounters as much as possible. This is meant for players that are already familiar with their class as playing without high class knowledge will hinder your progress and your parties progress.
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Balance 8.1 Changes

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Patch 8.1 is coming and with it Balance will see some changes to our Traits, Stats and Talents which I will go over. Traits and Stats: Mastery increased baseline from 11% to 12%, and Starsurge/Solar Wrath now scale fully at that percentage. Overall buff 4-6%, Mastery should now sim roughly equal to other stats. Great change now Mastery is not a dead stat and gearing becomes basically ilvl over all.
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Balance BFA FAQ

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Does ______ trait stack? Yes. The flat damage portions of traits stack like the moonfire increase for potm or streaking. The % chances to proc on others does not. Starlord Optimization? Don’t worry about it too much, just don’t spend astral power with 4 secs left. Optimal Opener: Starting at -2s before pull -> wrath, wrath, dot, dot, wrath to ~40 astral power, CA/Incarn, FoN/FoE/WoE, regular rotation.
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Balance Leveling FAQ

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Introduction Hey guys, this FAQ should answer most of your important questions about leveling as a Balance Druid. This is primarily for Balance Druid and otherwise will cover basic leveling information outside of Moonkin. We hope this FAQ helps anyone reading it and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us on discord. Is it Worth Playing in Warmode? It is highly recommended that you play with Warmode on as it speeds up leveling by a considerable amount.
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BFA Boomkin Theorycrafting -- introduction to chickendb.com

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Preamble Introduction to chickendb.com Hey all! It has been a while since I’ve been able to write up an in-depth piece of theorycrafting, and I couldn’t be more excited to share this innovative update with you all. Iskalla and I have teamed up to create a new way to display, disseminate and document theorycrafting for Boomkin with BFA, and have put in a tremendous amount of effort to bring this in time for the expansion.
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The Emerald Dreamcatcher Prepatch Guide

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The Emerald Dreamcatcher Recently, The Emerald Dreamcatcher has seen some updates in Simulationcraft Modules. These updates made us see something we were missing prior with The Emerald Dreamcatcher which was an inability to have virtually 100% Empowerment uptime. This legendary requires precise casting and may not be be the optimal choice in all situations or for all players. The legendary itself relies on maintaining a 5 second buff and casting combos to maintain the buff while at the same time managing dots, empowerments, and the encounter itself.
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Balance Antorus Talent Guide (Prepatch)

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Hey guys, we decided to help everybody out who is raiding on the pre-patch with a pre-patch specific talent guide! The talent recommendations presented in this guide were made with progression in mind, not number “padding” or farm kills where most of the highest parses come from. Keep in mind that these recommendations are made to maximize the effectiveness of our class, but does not consider YOUR raid group composition.
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Balance Prepatch Guide

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Introduction With the Battle for Azeroth pre-patch coming, Moonkin has received some pretty extensive changes affecting our playstyle, talents, and legendary choices. This is a guide in regards to what is currently known about Battle for Azeroth Moonkin. Our focus is to build off the knowledge of the systems in Legion as opposed to a complete new player guide. A new player friendly guide will be created in the launch of BFA.
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Moonkin Monthly - MDI Talk

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On this edition of Moonkin Monthly we talk with MDI champion, Dorullkjell of Kjell’s Angels. We talk about the Regional Qualifiers, his experience at Globals, the future, and more! Hope you enjoy!
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