476 PVP gear versus higher 496-522 PVE gear...

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User Info: Tirriou

Tirriou
3 years ago#1
Should I just always wear my full set of Malevolent/Tyrannical while pvping, despite the lower stats?
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User Info: Dawnshadow

Dawnshadow
3 years ago#2
Yes, for now. Without resilience you'll be a glass cannon-- you won't live long enough to do anything!

Once resilience becomes baseline in the patch.... well, experiment. I suspect high end PvE gear may turn out to be better than low end PvP gear (but still worse than high end PvP gear, don't panic) but they're still tweaking things.
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User Info: Tirriou

Tirriou
3 years ago#3
Should I gem/enchant resilience, int, or haste?
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User Info: XtraT

XtraT
3 years ago#4
Dawnshadow posted...

Once resilience becomes baseline in the patch.... well, experiment. I suspect high end PvE gear may turn out to be better than low end PvP gear (but still worse than high end PvP gear, don't panic) but they're still tweaking things.


seeing as all high end pve gear will scale to 496 and that the pvp gear will be 496, no.

Also, gemming depends on your class. Resil is usually the best.
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User Info: jackster26

jackster26
3 years ago#5
pvp power is what you are going to want now. not so much resil
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User Info: Dawnshadow

Dawnshadow
3 years ago#6
XtraT posted...
Dawnshadow posted...

Once resilience becomes baseline in the patch.... well, experiment. I suspect high end PvE gear may turn out to be better than low end PvP gear (but still worse than high end PvP gear, don't panic) but they're still tweaking things.


seeing as all high end pve gear will scale to 496 and that the pvp gear will be 496, no.


Reading comprehension. You lack it.

I said high end PvE gear MAY turn out to be better than LOW END PvP gear-- the crafted stuff, not the 496 stuff. Will the PvP power on the low end PvP gear outweigh the 20 or more extra item levels of PvE stats, after the PvP power nerf? I'm honestly not sure.
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User Info: Tirriou

Tirriou
3 years ago#7
I'm a Mage.
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User Info: XtraT

XtraT
3 years ago#8
Dawnshadow posted...
XtraT posted...
Dawnshadow posted...

Once resilience becomes baseline in the patch.... well, experiment. I suspect high end PvE gear may turn out to be better than low end PvP gear (but still worse than high end PvP gear, don't panic) but they're still tweaking things.


seeing as all high end pve gear will scale to 496 and that the pvp gear will be 496, no.


Reading comprehension. You lack it.

I said high end PvE gear MAY turn out to be better than LOW END PvP gear-- the crafted stuff, not the 496 stuff. Will the PvP power on the low end PvP gear outweigh the 20 or more extra item levels of PvE stats, after the PvP power nerf? I'm honestly not sure.


honor gear was already better than pre 504 pve gear so yeah


http://us.battle.net/wow/en/character/tichondrius/Venruki/advanced

That should help your gemming and stuff
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User Info: Dawnshadow

Dawnshadow
3 years ago#9
XtraT posted...

honor gear was already better than pre 504 pve gear so yeah


I'm talking about after the 5.3 patch. Honor gear is better /now/, but resilience is going to be an inherent character property independent of gear and PvP power will be much weaker per point than it is on live. I think that using PvE gear in casual PvP might be doable (obviously not rated PvP, but battlegrounds and stuff.)

You really, really need to work on your reading comprehension. (Also, using capital letters and punctuation will make people take you a bit more seriously.)
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User Info: XtraT

XtraT
3 years ago#10
my reading comprehension is fine, the OP said he was malev/tyran, not sure why you assumed he had low end pvp gear. Malev was already mathed to be better than non PvE gear with the same amount of sockets, not counting set bonuses.

lol punctuation and lol being taken seriously
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