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Venthyr Compendium

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Disclaimers: This guide is not telling you to pick Venthyr or that Venthyr is always the superior pick. It is simply made to show everything about how to maximize your potential as a Venthyr Balance Druid if you do decide to switch to Venthyr. All information in this guide was tested and verfied using simulations found here: https://balance-simc.github.io/Balance-SimC/ Everything in this guides assumes you are playing with the new Venthyr legendary Sinful Hysteria as this is the reason that Venthyr has gotten any attention at all.
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Patch 9.1 FAQ

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1. News: 9.1 Changes Moons recharge time reduced from 25 seconds to 20 seconds and 33% dmg buff to NEW and HALF moon: Weak buff that makes it good enough for single target but they still scale badly in AoE. This does NOT buff full moon. Solstice increased Shooting Stars chance reduced from 300% to 250%: Major nerf that makes this talent only better on spread AoE instead of being the default pick for everything.
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Moonkin Feedback - Shadowlands Beta

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This is an article made to give feedback on Moonkins current state in the Shadowlands Beta. It also serves to educate people on many of the common problems Moonkin suffers from currently in Shadowlands. If you disagree with anything said in this article that is completely ok and you should voice your feedback on the forums or anywhere else regardless. All numbers mentioned are backed up using sims found at https://www.
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How to get the help you need, not the help you want

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Over the course of the last two and a half years, I have been asking and answering questions over discord, private messages, and forums. With tens of thousands of messages on both sides of the fence, I have come to be very knowledgeable of my class and look to share that knowledge with others but sometimes it can be difficult to judge the level of player and what they need if they are not asking the correct questions.
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Balance 8.2 Update

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While Moonkin hasn’t received any direct changes in 8.2, there are many things being added to the game that change what you need to know if you wish to keep your character up to date. This 8.2 Guide is going to go over Essences, Professions, Consumables, Trinkets, and Azerite. This includes sims for everything, but be sure to sim your own character for full accuracy. Essences Our best major Essences likely will be Vision of Perfection, Condensed Life-Force and Conflict and Strife (situationally).
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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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