The Great JT wrote:With the shaman's lack of melee skills, no gear that's tailored specifically to Enhancement shamans, and...
I think shamans are really dying as a class in World of Warcraft. What are your thoughts?
I think that at least 3/4 of mail gear is tuned to shamans. Different specs, but it still leaves precious little in mail gear that hunters actually want, especially survival hunters who have specialized interests in gear. There are a lot of items that Blizzard tried to make dual purpose hunter + enh shaman. They're all better for the shaman -- or at least they've GOT to be, or else they just plain suck.
When your class takes a smaller piece of the mail pie, maybe I'll actually care. Until then, I'm making a lot of rogues QQ when I find items of their's that aren't overloaded with strength or hit rating.
Narya wrote:I dunno...some hunters that can shoot you for 3-4K is pretty close to this death touch imo >.>
The only way a hunter is hitting you for over 2k in one shot is with an Aimed Shot, and if you get Aimed Shot, you deserved it. It's not like we can press two buttons on the run and hit you for 6k, which is essentially what a PoM pyroblast does.
Krom wrote:I could go on a 12 page whiny shitfest rant about any class and it's usefulness to anyone would be slim to none and if anyone posted this kind of filth on the EJ forums they'd probably get banned and ushered back to the WoW General forums.
I dunno, I could go on a 12 page whiny shitfest rant about hunters, and it would make other people pretty content with their own class, knowing they don't have to learn differential equations to fine tune their character. Thankfully, I'm a math major, but that doesn't mean I enjoy math at that high a level on a regular basis.
5 pages on shot rotation mechanics
2 pages on itemization
2 pages on pet woes
1 page on buffs that overlook hunters
1 page on the ramifications of having mana for a non-casting class
1 page on lack of community understanding of hunters leading to being left out of 5-mans, put in random junk groups in raids with no synergy, and locking hunters out of some of their best loot upgrades.
And that's without getting into truly whiny crap. I mean, I'd like to be able to use a shield, (and I'm quite possibly the only hunter anywhere that actually cares because I'm a suicidal lunatic,) or a faster cooldown on traps so I can chain CC more easily, or get my quiver bag slot back, or add in all kinds of other additional stuff about pets that wouldn't be covered in the 2 pages of "pet woes"...but hey, if you think a 12 page rant wouldn't be useful for anything, then I won't bother to write one.