Re: More Update 6 previews from Bullroarer
To me the bubble is a small issue in balancing, as such I cant say this is a pvmp nerf, if it was, thats not the issue and its laughable.
Secondly, looking back, I think we all could see some downward adjustments, as long as they are no too harsh im ok with it. We were already a better choice as a end game healer based on pre roi items, not that rks couldnt heal, but if two people of near equal skill were on hand, minis are just better suited for the enviroment.
At roi, we were giving a bubble, healing while dpsing, a plethora of group wide buffs that include armour/attack duration, icmr , direct damage, while still having in combat rez, dread removal, lower induction times for reactive healing, two group wide hots to deal with indirect aoe damages (the one thing the rks might have had on us at one time) , the ablilty to restore even MORE morale then ever quicker (anthem of third age, coda, bolster, sos, rts egads thats like mere seconds for 6-8k morale or more restored depending on crits.) We still had triumphant spirit for group wide , oh NO button and then Fellowships heart, for breathing room. While some of the nerfs are not fun, you can see overall , minstrels are still in a great place.
However, the new RK healing, though will take me a bit to get used to, seems JUST as potent. Overall I wasnt all that displeased with rk healing at release to roi, the same issues were still involved, ablity to handle spike damage, no dread removal , no incombat rez. Well as of monday dread removal is fixed, rks have it, secondly the new changes look to make it that spike damage will not be quite as bad to handle. That just leaves the incombat rez, I dont think rks will get that, they do have a preventative measure, but honestly with so much clickty click induction based healing going on, you dont always foresee a tank that had 6k health , dying QUITE as quickly as it happens. So people do die. They also have a wide range of new buffs, I read the the bullroarer notes a couple times and I still havent got it all straightened out in my mind. Plus the warden one was even longer lol, and I have both toons to play through.
Its nice to see turbine adjusting these, as premium classes, they should at least be on par with the rest of them. How in the world they though what they offered at roi was compensotory with these two I just dont know.
My next plea, blue capstone should offer SoS as group wide HoT! Make it so!
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