Sad, but you're right.
Originally Posted by jason1972
Staff strike deals less damage than autoattacks on average, after you get dual-wielding. And indeed, flanking has been made nearly irrelevant as well, especially later on when you get water-lore (lvl 77), since WF is part of the default rotation, and now heals both morale and power.. you basically don't need to watch for flanks and hold off on some skills anymore. With HD, they really took away the most fun elements of the class.
At least, later on, pets become less powerful relative to yourself, as their damage scales linearly, and player damage scales geometrically.
Oh and, GoW doesn't deserve to exist anymore in this form...
~Dwarrowdelf (Bomb Squad)~
Freeps: Vulcwen (R8 LM), Vulciel (lvl 100 RK), and some lower level alts.. Creep: Shadowweb (R6 spider)
My ideas on how LM should be: [url=https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthread.php?543323-LM-revamp-reconsidered]LM Revamp reconsidered[/url]