explanation: Total damage bonus, without cd’s, is The main goal of our rotation is to maximise your mana usage during a combination of Arcane Power and Rune of Power, two cooldowns on a relatively short timer that you can deploy at will. Arcane Stability. 1707 * 240 +3 * (3 * 7 * 1.4 * 1.6 * 1707 +2 * 7 * 1.4 * 1707-5 * 7 * 1707) = ~571.7k. most of the length is calculation explanation, i wanted it to be as clear as possible(was not very successful, eh? Patch 8.1 Changes for Arcane Mage. WOW DOCS ARCANE MAGE SHADOWLANDS 9.0 Maximize your DPS output with this user friendly and extreme high quality rotation addon script! Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled, World of Warcraft Arena World Championship. Changelog For "Arcane Mage DPS Guide - Battle for Azeroth 8.3" 2020/01/31 at 7:43 PM: Removed previous Season references. I dont like overpowered talent, because less mana means less procs for missiles. the second part accounts for Arcane power and rune of power - the first multiplier(3) accounts for 3 rounds. i tested total of three rounds, each round had had 3 Arcane Power and 2 Evocation used, along with Rune on each(no time warp). Arcane Mage Rotation Arcane is built around two rotations, commonly known as burn and conserve. Talent Tree. i believe the trait increase the proc chance by 10%, and either way i used numbers from actual combat(even if on training dummy). Welcome to the Arcane Mage DPS guide for World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King 3.3.5a. In this guide, you will learn about playing an Arcane Mage in a raid. Arcane is really strong at pure single target damage. UPDATED 22-11-2020 added covenant class abilities, added on use trinkets. Throughout this guide, we will cover many different aspects to increase your Arcane Mage expertise, including concepts like Arcane Mage talents and talents builds, Arcane Mage BiS gear choices, Arcane Mage stat priorities, among many other aspects of your class and specialization. Anomalous Impact has been replaced by Equipoise. Have to commit to the situation. PvE WoW Classic Mage Talent Builds Combustion Fire 17/31/3 Mage Talent Build This build is designed for the later portions of the game, namely Ahn’Quiraj and Naxxaramas. Double Ice Block for survivability and Ic… With Equipoise, for simplicity purpose, i assumed every arcane Blast would benefit from it, meaning the mage is always above 70% mana - in practice since you burn mana with Evocation up it doesnt happen, so the actual delta is even BIGGER then i calculated. On AoE and cleave movement doesn't really matter as you should be in melee in these situations, and can therefore use Arcane Explosion. The burn rotation is used when you have your cooldowns, specifically Arcane Power, available and you will not have to stop casting. EDIT: I took the 420 number for arcane pummeling, but the 415 data for Equipoise(since i dont have it:) ). Also, the removal of traits is very good, as you would previously play equipoise/heart for single target, and explosive echo/arcane pressure on AoE. Nice change, gets you towards the top of the DPS meter faster in the opener. I’ve been raiding at a high level for the past four years, where I've been playing mostly in Reason. For me the biggest use of Alter Time was actually the healing, however, I’ve also used it in some encounters for movement. The 8% chance to get two arcane charges may change some calculations, however that second extra charge means more Arcane Barrage casts instead of Arcane Blast, so i dont believe it changes much. If Blizzard reads this, please put Rune of Power back to 15 seconds for Arcane. The rotation of an Arcane Mage is outlined in the following priority list. almost twice the calcualted Equipise damage. I just spam missile all day and use AP when up, thats about it. Amplification is the best talent in this tier because of the increased damage it provides. At 415 ilvl, Equipoise x3 gives 1707 bonus damage, Arcane missiles Cast (from proc only)- 52. If you actually read this far, kudos to you, For Arcane Pummeling, the damage per cast is: This guide is simplified and streamlined to give effective information and advice without over-complicating things. I like this talent addition a lot, for the same reasons as I like Touch of the Magi. Changelog. Also improved so that it increases all Arcane damage instead of just Arcane Blast above 70%. Equipoise bonus times number of casts. Each Mage Talent Tree enhances one of these schools of magic. Inside the parenthesis are the following expressions, in order of appearance: For arcane mage, many play it wrong in pve. TL:DR Calculations show that X3 Pummeling > X3 Equipoise in every situation, in complete contrast to every guide out there. This is my favourite change so far in shadowlands regarding Arcane for the following reasons. I was hoping Touch of the Magi would make Arcane do what Fire did in BFA to a lesser degree of cleave, but better on bosses due to Arcanes single target nature. As soon as your cooldowns are ready, you enter the Burn Phase where you siphon all your Mana into damage. galvinizing spark damage bonus is quite low(about ~250 per trait if memory serves) so the max bonus for 3x Equipoise & 3x Galvinizing Sparl is about 1.5 then the only 3x Equipoise bonus. It will also explain your rotation and gameplay tips to help you master the spec. The spec is absolute worst in dungeons, because it's only AoE that hits more than 4 targets (Arcane Explosion) is very weak, while Arcane Barrage suffers from the target cap, meanwhile running out of mana is a real problem and it happens too quickly, forcing the group to wait while the mage drinks after every pull. [Guide Navigation] [Changelog For "Arcane Mage Rotation Guide - Battle for Azeroth 8.3"] 13/01/2020 alle 22:49: ... Added note to Equipoise regarding new mana conserve level when using the trait. Arcane Barrage had its tooltip updated. That’s why you’re only suppose to have one. Arcane Mage rotation. This is a simple description and breakdown of how to best do Arcane Mage single target rotation for m+ or raid. I have 3x arcane pummeling and I don’t even use a single arcane blast. even if we take into account the 10% increased proc rate for missiles(roughly 10% damage reduction and at best equivalent % damage increase for Equipoise), and remove the Amplification talent(Pummeling damage reduced by 33%), Pummeling hovers at ~680k, while Equipoise is “only” over ~628k. Arcane mages have a rotation, the complete opposite of the fire mages who have a priority list. Although, there are ways to make this cooldown shorter, and I'll be covering that in the Conduits and Covenant section. I've been playing on Molten for 2+ years, always leeching information from the forums so I thought I should give something in return after all these years. Arcane Power(AP) - 7 casts times 3 AP per round times AP bonus times ROP(rune of power) bonus times Equipoise bonus. If you are close to the boss you can Arcane Explosion while moving during mechanics, but if you are well out of melee, then the movement screws you over. Limited by mana, but with mastery stacking, leading to increased maximum mana and mana regen on top of having mana gems it's better than previously. Company Number: SC505990, Race to World First: Castle Nathria Coverage. Addon version - V9.0.2-1.0.30 Steps to reproduce: Login as a Mage and set spec to Arcane. Introduction: This is my guide to my favorite version of the Arcane warrior for Dragon age: origins – Ultimate edition featuring all the downloadable content, items and unlockable content that used to be available from the bioware website. EDIT: Apparently Equipoise bonus is affected by arcane charges, and so all this math is worthless . This guide is constantly updated to show latest data for 2v2, 3v3 and RBG. This spell also drops aggro, as the mobs will hit the images until they all dissipate. New replies are no longer allowed. If you are doing single target, your legendary would be Temporal Warp, which is fine on AoE, however, currently the BIS AoE legendary is shoulders and heads above everything else, which is Arcane Bombardment. Traditionally it’s basically been burn, nothing for 90 seconds, then burn. ). thing is, numbers seem a bit off. The fire specialization has more depth than frost, requiring you to pay close attention to your rotation throughout the duration of a raid encounter. The fact that traits are removed opens up for much more diversity during the fight. With the introduction to Touch of the Magi being an active baseline spell, it definitely helps on that issue. However the cleave from this is not in any shape comparable to what other specs can do in terms of priodamage whilst cleaving. 2 * 7(Evocation->ROP)+3 * 7(AP) AB=5 * 7 AB=35 AB with cd’s. In these raids, monsters are not immune to Fire … In this guide, you will learn about playing an Arcane Mage in a raid. However, the damage profile has become smoother in Shadowlands. The frost mage rotation you'll use the most through your Mage's life is Conjure Water -> Conjure Water -> Conjure Food -> Conjure Food -> Arcane Intellect. As an arcane mage your CDs have fairly short recharge times and can usually get them off more than once on most fights, this means burn your CDs at the start of the fight. the total damage bonus calculation is very straightforward: Guide Navigation; Changelog For "Arcane Mage Azerite Traits, Azerite Armor, and Heart of Azeroth - Battle for ... By Wowhead; 2019/03/25 at 5:11 PM: Added note to Equipoise regarding new mana conserve level when using the trait. Below we have a build that has all of the necessary talents in the Arcane tree, while also having the flexibility from the Ice tree. It's intended for players who want to excel at DPS without having to deeply theorycraft every item and encounter or try and digest massive walls of text. I also use gear that came with the preorder and special edition versions which i added using mods downloaded from nexus mods. It definitely allows you to burn that extra cast of AM more occasionally, or if you play with Enlightened, you can use it when you go just below 70% mana to regain enough mana for the Enlightened damage buff. I had high expectations for touch when I saw it got baked in as a baseline spell. Using them during Bloodlust is the most common, while the other is using them during trinket procs. calculate the damage bonus for equipoise may seem complex, i assumed(unrealistically) that each (AB)Arcane Blast included it, and that no Missiles proced during Rune of Power/Arcane Power. So…where’s my mistake? It could be that the extra duration was the reason. overall picture unchanged. Very durable caster, with 2 damage reductions, immunity, shield and. Welcome to the Arcane Mage DPS guide for World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King 3.3.5a. Night fae. I prefer to use crit/mastery gear, but i dont have crit gear, so am just using haste/mastery. This guide will provide a general idea of how mage players can keybind their skills as well as some small tips and macros for raiding or PvP in general for patch 3.3.5a. We covered best Talents, Stats, Gear (BiS), Gems, Azerite Powers & Azerite Essences, Races, Consumables, Rotation. Here you can explore the optimal choices of Talents, Stats, Gear (BiS), Gems, Azerite Powers & Azerite Essences, Races, Consumables, Rotation. This is such a good change, makes the opener require less global cooldowns, since you don't need to press Rune of Power anymore in the opener. Total Arcane Blast casts - 240. Frost mages are the most common variety you’ll find in Azeroth, but fire mages are also quite potent (as long as you aren’t in Molten Core or Blackwing Lair!). It requires some gear min-maxing and mana management but provides you with great burst damage. I am speculating this is a nerf targeted at Frost and Fire, and also made it to Arcane. If you get on the altered-time discord they have a theorycrafting section. Big thanks to altered time discussion for clearing this up. The idea behind single targeting to cleave. Meanwhile, specs like Fire play the same legendary in every situation. Patch 8.0.1 Changes for Arcane Mage Since this is the pre-patch of a new Expansion, there are many changes. However, you actually have some decent burst windows with rune and Touch of the Magi. Like on Sun King you can burst the shade in P2, and when adds spawn again you can also AoE and not feel like you’re missing a crucial part of your damage. UPDATED 12-11-2020 added compatibility … This is a big hit to your burst, as you’ll lose 3 spells with the 40% modifier within your Arcane Power, or 1 if you Rune of Power right after the rune ends. Level 30. This topic was automatically closed 30 days after the last reply. They focus on equipoise instead of arcane pummeling. It seems most(if not all) sims and guides for arcane hold Equipoise as no.1 trait. Arcane, in particular, had a lot of defensive cooldowns already and with images being a defensive cooldown now, you will survive most raid encounters without an issue. Arcane Pummeling was reduced to compensate, and as a result, some calculations changed very slightly (less then 5%). While Arcane brings the niche of being insanely bursty, they don’t offer much outside of CDs. Arcane Power - In Shadowlands, when you reach the appropriate level to unlock rank 3 of Arcane Power, it will become a 15 seconds duration cooldown. The arcane tree also scales good into the late game, while having lower gear requirements than Fire ( 10% hit from Arcane Focus ). Welcome to our World of Warcraft Arcane Mage PvP Guide (Arena and Battlegrounds) for Battle of Azeroth Patch 8.3. Arcane Mage PvP Guide | 8.1.5 BfA Talents, Traits and Damage by Mystic // April 16, 2019 This guide was produced with: 6x Rank 1 ; Competed at the 2018 Blizzcon world championships; Level 15. Compared to the other mage specs, Arcane suffers heavily from movement on single target fights. But if you want AOE damage then i would say use chargeup and use nether tempest, because it saves you the mana from spamming arcane explosion. 1455+1455 * 2 +1455 * 3 +1455 * 4+1455 * 5=15 * 1455= 21825 I Also use Amplification talent(Adds one more wave for missiles). Focus magic - I call this the simp talent, however, if you have another mage buddy in your raid, you can simp each other for pretty much 5% crit with 100% uptime, granted your Mage buddy crits once every 10 seconds. Arcane can also absolutely melt any type of stacked cleave with CDs. The guide includes Talents, Glyphs, Gems, Enchantments, Add-ons, Gameplay & Skill rotation tips. Uh… too early in the morning for maths lol. The core gameplay revolves around Mana expenditure, presenting the player with two distinct "phases" of the rotation; "Burn" and "Conserve". When you played Infinite Arcane, C'Thun would appear as one of the choices to discover (allowing you to deal 30 damage without having played the spells first), but since the recent patch I'm seeing the shattered pieces in the discover pool. Luckily you can toss an Arcane Orb now while moving. Arcane is an interesting choice for Mages. They’d probably love this stuff. Also it has synergy with galvinizing spark. Equipoise bonus times number of casts. the second part accounts for Arcane power and rune of power - the first multiplier (3) accounts for 3 rounds. You’ll also want to know your race options and talent builds, which can be found just below! Alter Time -  Like images, this spell was changed, however, re-introduced as a new baseline addition. Displacement will be missed as it allowed for insane mobility due to the reset on blink. We constantly check our guides to be up-to-date and make changes if needed. 52 * 21825= ~1134K. Each round i casted Explanation? Using during trinket procs can be harder to do effectively. Talent Tree. There are 2 other options for Arcane with CDs as well. Welcome to this End-Game World of Warcraft Arcane Mage Class Guide. Mana gems - Good addition that lets you restore 10%mana on demand every 2 minutes, has 3 charges. I’ll be honest, I don't understand why they nerfed the actual cooldown of the spell to be 2 minutes now. or all the guides really measure some other game??? If you remember the meta for the past 2 tiers, it's basically been Fire Mages bursting a priority target, and then spreading Ignite to surrounding adds. Honestly what work for me is just using 3x arcane pummeling and spamming missile. Also with Equipoise you’re suppose to have your mana hover above 70% I think. Before you could build a duels deck with the Infinite Arcane and C'Thun, the Shattered cards. while Arcane Pummeling x3 =1455. I own a haste trinket, so i pull off 7 Blasts during both Arcane Power and Rune if Power after Evocation. ROP - 7 casts times 2 ROP casts after Evocation times ROP bonus times Equipoise bonus. The concept is to maintain a high and stable Mana pool during your Conserve Phase, biding time until your cooldowns are available. Not good AOE damage, but decent on bosses. 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