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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
Where do you use Jump and Spine Shatter? Im using them between the full thrust combo but im wondering if its optimal or not.


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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
The DRG rotation is all sorts of fucked up now and I gotta say, I'm still struggling to comprehend myself. It's nowhere near as fluid as HW was and not even close to how fluid it was in ARR. Here's my opener:

Precast Eye of The Dragon > HT > BL > ID > B4B > Disembowel > BoTD > CT > True North > WT > Jump > F&C > MD > TT > SD > VT > LS > FT > MD > WT > D4D > F&C > Giers > HT

I'm 100% sure that my opener is NOT optimal in any sense of the word, but it's the only way I can get some fluidity out of my rotation. After my opener I tend to just use cooldowns as soon as they pop and it SHOULD get you a Nastrond lined up with B4B every other gaze. The only time I double weave is when I pop Giers to get Nastrond but that's because of the servers being in fucking Sacramento.

Where do you use Jump and Spine Shatter? Im using them between the full thrust combo but im wondering if its optimal or not.


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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
Also, I see SE hasn't learned their fucking lesson with HW and made the only lvl 70 dungeons at this point absolute fucking ass for classes like DRG and BLM. Because who needs to manage stacks and stances? Better drop your DPS and do mechanics!


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
Thats pretty much what my rotation is like. I keep hearing about DRG and BLM being pain in the ass in SB, both being my favorite jobs.

BLM could really use a oGDC to keep AF/UI up. Or something wild like shortening Manawards cooldown to under 30 seconds.

4 flares and 6 fell cleaves sound good though e.e
Last Edit: November 13, 2017, 05:30:12 PM by oss


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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
The only thing that pisses me off about BLM is that Enochian is tied to Astral Fire and Umbral Ice. It drives me insane, before Stormblood I could shit out four Fire IVs and go immediately into Umbral Ice, now I'm forced to do two Fire IVs and a Fire I followed by another two Fire IVs.

That's pretty much what my rotation is like. I keep hearing about DRG and BLM being pain in the ass in SB, both being my favorite jobs.


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
The only thing that pisses me off about BLM is that Enochian is tied to Astral Fire and Umbral Ice. It drives me insane, before Stormblood I could shit out four Fire IVs and go immediately into Umbral Ice, now I'm forced to do two Fire IVs and a Fire I followed by another two Fire IVs.

That's pretty much what my rotation is like. I keep hearing about DRG and BLM being pain in the ass in SB, both being my favorite jobs.
I feel like youre punished too much for dropping your rotation considering it could be up to 30 seconds before you can get going again. Potencies are supposed to make up for it but i dont feel like its enough.


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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
The punishment in Heavensward was fine, because it was recoverable. You drop Astral Fire but still have plenty of time on Enochian? The fastest way to keep it up would be to hardcast a Blizzard I and then Blizzard IV and start over with Astral Fire III. But now if you drop anything either by accident or through mechanics of the fight itself, you're fucked.

I feel like youre punished too much for dropping your rotation considering it could be up to 30 seconds before you can get going again. Potencies are supposed to make up for it but i dont feel like its enough.


 
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You two could see the light and come over to the Bard side.


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
The punishment in Heavensward was fine, because it was recoverable. You drop Astral Fire but still have plenty of time on Enochian? The fastest way to keep it up would be to hardcast a Blizzard I and then Blizzard IV and start over with Astral Fire III. But now if you drop anything either by accident or through mechanics of the fight itself, you're fucked.

I feel like youre punished too much for dropping your rotation considering it could be up to 30 seconds before you can get going again. Potencies are supposed to make up for it but i dont feel like its enough.
I meant losing Enochian and with it the phases completely. Though yeah its not so bad in what ive played of HW, im still missing EX's and Alexander stuff. Worst i can think of is Diabolos Hollow but thats mostly due to other players. Probably not even close to Shinryu from what ive read.


You two could see the light and come over to the Bard side.
Tbh its probably the most fun ive had with a DPS but it also gets exhausting. How anyone plays it with a controller is beyond me.


 
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Tbh its probably the most fun ive had with a DPS but it also gets exhausting. How anyone plays it with a controller is beyond me.
I feel the same with mouse and keyboard tbh. It's easy to swap cuz all you need to do is configure in the options to hold LT down and then hit RT and it goes to one side of hotbar 2, and vice versa, seeing as all your skills are just on those 2 hotbars.

And just use hotbars on the side to show when my skills I can't see refresh. I'll screencap my UI later.
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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
I do like BRD in all honesty, while I didn't have a problem with Wanderer's Minuet in HW, I do like the play style in Stormblood. Also, it almost feels like I'm playing Guitar Hero on the keyboard lmao.

You two could see the light and come over to the Bard side.


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''Due to this, my directive is to not create a completely new encounter, but to create the highest-level (Ultimate) difficulty version of battle content the Warriors of Light have fought throughout the game.''

OZMA ULTIMATE CONFIRMED

pls? ;__;
fuk me slowly
shoo shoo, back to your containment server
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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
Why do OT's 90% of the time insists on DPS stancing when the OT is down. Is it too much to ask for to PICK UP THE SLACK SO IM NOT NEXT IN LINE TO GET RAVAGED REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE



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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
"Bruh I can just provoke lmao!"

Why do OT's 90% of the time insists on DPS stancing when the OT is down. Is it too much to ask for to PICK UP THE SLACK SO IM NOT NEXT IN LINE TO GET RAVAGED REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE


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"Bruh I can just provoke lmao!"

Why do OT's 90% of the time insists on DPS stancing when the OT is down. Is it too much to ask for to PICK UP THE SLACK SO IM NOT NEXT IN LINE TO GET RAVAGED REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
That's what I do.


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Fuck, I OT on dungeon bosses all the time without losing aggro.


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
Shit i meant when the MT is down >.>

Anyways time to learn perform


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Shit i meant when the MT is down >.>

Anyways time to learn perform
Let's start a band. I'm lead harp.


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
Shit i meant when the MT is down >.>

Anyways time to learn perform
Let's start a band. I'm lead harp.
i cant into this, they shouldve made a hotbar dedicated to it


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Wow, this was buried. Anyways... 4.2 trailer. Man I love that music. Looks like a good patch.

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Garlemald did nothing wrong.
I really hate the new trailer setups, it's so jarring and I can barely tell what the fuck they're advertising.


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The angel agreed to trade a set of white wings for the head of another demon. Overjoyed, the demon killed one of his own and plucked the head right off its still-warm body.

The angel then led the demon to heaven, where he underwent centuries of the cruelest tortures imaginable. Finally, the pain was so great that he lost consciousness - at which point his dark wings turned the promised shade of white.
yes good e.e
Spoiler
>For warriors, we will lower the effect of Storm’s Eye a little; however, will be increasing the potency of other actions. We've also made system changes to Inner Release and Berserk.

>Black mage
Potency of Fire IV will be increased.
The proc duration for thunder-type spells and Fire III will be extended.
The recast time for Aetherial Manipulation has been decreased.
The recast time for Transpose has been decreased.
Might be a good time to look into SB and resubbing


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I really hate the new trailer setups, it's so jarring and I can barely tell what the fuck they're advertising.
Yeah, I liked how they actually had titles for each section telling you what it is. Half of this trailer looked like it was just a dungeon and the MSQ though.


 
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I uninstalled the game for a bit to clear space and reinstalled it yesterday and I forgot it resets everyyyyyyyyything in regards to UI and customization. So I had to spend just an hour or so retinkering everything how I mostly like it. All my hot bars reset, BLECH.


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I uninstalled the game for a bit to clear space and reinstalled it yesterday and I forgot it resets everyyyyyyyyything in regards to UI and customization. So I had to spend just an hour or so retinkering everything how I mostly like it. All my hot bars reset, BLECH.
Hmm, you'd think all that stuff would be stored server side...


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I uninstalled the game for a bit to clear space and reinstalled it yesterday and I forgot it resets everyyyyyyyyything in regards to UI and customization. So I had to spend just an hour or so retinkering everything how I mostly like it. All my hot bars reset, BLECH.
Hmm, you'd think all that stuff would be stored server side...
Or in separate file, which stored somewhere in AppData...