Friday, July 18, 2008

Two Pressing Beta Questions

1. What is going on with Judgments? It looks like there are new Judgement spells which automatically Judge Light/Wisdom/Justice in addition to your running damage Seal. But Seal of Light/Wisdom/Justice still exists, as does the regular Judgment spell. This seems very cluttered and inelegant.

2. Take a look at the new 51-pt Holy talent:

Beacon of Light
1.5 sec cast, 780 Mana, 40 yd range
The target becomes a Beacon of Light, healing all party or raid members within 10 yards for 990 over 15 sec.

Pretty neat, and a very welcome addition to the paladin healing arsenal. But the real question is: does this spell have a graphical effect causing the target to shine with light? Because if it does, all we need is a feral druid tank, and we end up with a giant, glowing bear!


  1. The target affected by beacon of light will become a radiating golden image

  2. Judgements are completely broken on beta (taking a 200% coeffiecient instead of a 20%). But basically whatever judgement you pick, in the current beta build, you do that judgement as well as whatever seal you're judging. I've been using seal of command because with the way judgements are broken, I would kill myself with seal of blood.

    Here is a video I made that demonstrates them broken.

  3. I agree with you on the judgement thing, it looks like Blizz is trying to streamline things, and make it so we don't need to seal/judge immediately.

    If they can make it work better, I'm all for it, but right now it leaves me scratching my head.

  4. Giant glowing bear!
    Ah, a fellow EJ reader.