I was going to do LFR on my druid last night and ended up going to DS with a pug – guild group with a few short. This guild clears heroic bosses, so I had high hopes of it being successful.
Overall it was, we started at 8 or 8.30pm and it went until 11.45pm, by which stage I had to leave and so did a few others. We wiped once on Warmaster, and then wiped about 4 times on Spine.
So I have yet to kill DW. Last nights run was the closest so far, and I will keep trying. It was a pretty good group and they were a pretty fun bunch of people until the wiping starting and then it got tense.
They are recruiting people and kept making commenting but they are far too hardcore for my tastes. The raid leader said they stopped running 25 mans because it was too hard to single out individuals who sucked.
That’s a pretty harsh reason for people not to run 25 mans, but that is my opinion and I am sure it is quite fair for hardcore guilds. But it just reinforces my confusion about raiding. I was pretty high DPS most of the night except on fights like Warmaster where I have never ever done well, but I really felt like an idiot most of the night because they seemed to be able to play so much better….but then…a hunter and DK…were giving me a run for my money – I have to remember that neither of those classes has DPS issues though – face roll much :p
(watch all the hunters and DK’s fire up :p)
I did cop flack for using food and potions, and then later about some stuff on my gear. Neither impressed me at all. I am not in a top end raiding guild, and even if I was I would still do the same anyway I think. I like using different foods and potions on different fights, and at the end of the day, that small amount is not going to make the difference in a fight.
I hate it when people assume everyone else is an idiot and don’t know anything about the game. I know how to get my toon ready for raiding – and I am sorry, a +40 gem over a +20 gem (an example only people!) is NOT going to make such a huge difference that you will be able to see it on the logs – END OF STORY! Certainly not with a player like me who is not ever going to be in a Top 10 guild and perhaps on patchwerk it might because there is no interruption to a perfect rotation, but in the current fights….no way.
Anyway, I had fun last night and it was great to get through so much as quickly as we did. I was not having a super night with my procs…which annoyed me a little as my DPS was not as high as I have seen it. But hey, that is fire spec :D
I am a little ranty today :) Sorry. It was meant to be an upbeat post about my enjoyment last night!