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Off Topic Forum / Wow, so...13 years eh?
« Last post by Onesimus on September 16, 2017, 02:28PM »
Wow this place is still standing....13 years later.

I'm sure I don't know anyone here, as I was here a long, long time ago, but to show proof that I was here at the very very start, before even a website existed, see the below mail from the original leader of the guild back in '04, General Azarith.

Glad to see the place is still active. I moved on from WoW a long time ago, but was cleaning out my email and wanted to check the link in the mail, and sure enough it brought me here.

Good times, and memories.... Can't believe it was so long ago...

Anyway, um, not really sure what else to say, but good luck and may the valiant stand eternal.

Off Topic Forum / Re: a little project of mine
« Last post by Baptiste on June 08, 2017, 10:41PM »
did a test fitting, I hope to have them installed this weekend.

Man they look cool. Great job.
Guild Applications / Recruitment into your guild!
« Last post by Galidas on May 29, 2017, 07:58AM »
Please copy these questions into a new post, and fill out the requested information so that we may review your application.

If you cannot properly type out an application in clearly written English, it will be ignored.

If you feel that there is the need for animosity, please PM me the filled out application and I shall post it in our private forum.

Are you older than 18?  If yes, please proceed with the rest of the application.

You will be a recruit, you are in no way guaranteed any slotting preference.  We will move you in and out on farm encounters, you must earn your raid slot.  Are you OK with this?  If yes, please proceed with the rest of the application.

General Information

    * Character Name: Galidas, BloodLeo, Jazlene
    * Character Class: Demon Hunter, DK, and Druidp


    * Are there any references within The Valiant that can vouch for you? If so, please list them.

Interests: High/Medium/Low

    * Raid Interest: high
    * PvP Interest: Medium

Character questions:

    * Internet connection/speed? 15mps? I believe

    * We raid Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7-11pm, can you make all of these days? Yes!

    * To be considered a raider, you’re required to make 90% of the raids; can you do that?  Yes

    * Do you have alts that you play on a regular basis? If so, please list them: yes, listed above.

    * Please give us a link to your current WoW Armory, and notate if you have different gear sets for different situations.
      ATM. I am gearing everyone up as I just came back cuz of legion!
    * If available, please provide a link to your most recent raid parse to give us an example of your performance.


    * Please provide a screenshot of your current UI, we find those that have cluttered UI's have a higher chance of those that cannot move out of the fire.

       I can email you mine. It's BenikUI add on if ElvUi.

Past History:

    * List previous raid experience/history: I've done LK, All of PandaLand Raids, Warlords, and started by on Legions.

    * List previous guilds, time in them, and reason for leaving: I have been in two. I was in one from 2008-2011 and then I quit the game, came back to the guild being gone. Came back in 2014 stayed in Another until just recently, left cuz of a CoGM going on a rampage.

    * List any Gnomes you have punted recently (double points for Mages): Milhouse ManaStorm for one. This one random noobie. Cuz he kept asking for gold. lol
Off Topic Forum / found some old screenshots
« Last post by Tobain on January 01, 2016, 10:02PM »
While I know they are pretty Tobain centered thought I would share some old memories.
if you want full versions they are here,  I was running a crappy computer back then so resolution and detail are not high but nostalgia is max

Guild Applications / Re: Jellycat - Seasoned Rogue
« Last post by Windfuri on July 14, 2015, 02:50PM »
Just to keep you updated, at the time I posted about bringing you in for a trial run tonight, we were set to clear normal. Since then, however, we've progressed enough in normal to the point that we're starting heroic tonight. I don't actually know what this means for your trial run and will try to find out for you prior to tonight's raid.
Guild Applications / Re: Jellycat - Seasoned Rogue
« Last post by Snodog00 on July 13, 2015, 08:56PM »
Sorry for the late reply, will be there ready to raid.
Guild Applications / Re: Jellycat - Seasoned Rogue
« Last post by Windfuri on July 08, 2015, 02:09PM »
Okay, Jellycat, I've got the okay to bring you in for a trial run next Tuesday night! Just a reminder, we raid from 7pm to 11pm server time. Please make sure to have consumables such as Food, Potions, and Flasks. And while we will be comparing your DPS to other rogues of similar gear level, please show us how aware/knowledgeable you are of encounter mechanics and your surroundings. The only bosses we haven't killed yet are Tyrant Velhari, Mannoroth, and Archimonde.
Guild Applications / Re: Maximus Prot Paladin
« Last post by Rhivath on July 03, 2015, 12:57PM »
Sorry about not much information Talz, I was a bit slow checking new applicants despite Wind poking me. I'd like if you could work on the new Tanaan Jungle a bit more, get at least 650 in all your gear slots, you are quite behind to be able to hop into the new raid with us right now. Your spec is a bit outdated as well, I will talk to other officers about an invite to help you maybe have somewhere to chat/ask questions but as far as raiding you need to put a bit more work in.

The new zone lets you get 650-655 in all slots with ability to proc 675 or buy a token to make then 695, as well as 705 drops from Supreme Lord Kazzak and the new LFR. Try to flesh out your gear more - remember that the stat priority when looking for upgrades for Prot is Bonus Armor (neck/cloak/rings/trinkets) > Haste > Mastery > Crit/Versatilty/Multistrike. If you go with Empowered Seals you can stop haste at around 1300 to focus more on mastery (it'll be 50% in raid, the "soft cap").

Also glad to see you have a Ret spec, there isn't really a fight in game where you need 3 tanks consistently so very often you'll be an odd-man out and need to dps. We try to rotate who does what but some people prefer one spec to another. We are almost mostly focusing on getting a few classes and Paladin is lower on the priority list.

Anyway - try to talk to an officer next time you're on (Windfuri, Rhivath, Onikuma, Darmuth, Austin) and we can talk more. But right now you need to work on your gear/spec/enchants :)
Guild Applications / Re: Jellycat - Seasoned Rogue
« Last post by Snodog00 on July 01, 2015, 07:24PM »
Yeah, I hate blowing money on enchants especially if I'm not in a solid raiding guild.  If I was accepted, I would pretty much enchant everything I could in order to pump out as much dps as possible.

As for WHAT enchantments I use; pretty much follow that to a T unless I'm notified that something is better. 

If you want me another spec, I can start gearing for it, I will usually go for assassination gear in places that I don't need any Combat gear from.

I took Nightstalker for utility as I don't hard core raid.  If I did, I would change it to either of the others as one gives a .1% dps increase and the other a .5% increase.

I didnt take burst of speed, I use Shadowstep :P

Leaching poison seemed to be the lesser of two evils in that tier specifically because I'm not raiding. 

Honestly, I havent tried Venom Rush, I think ill switch it now and see how it goes.

Single target DPS rotation:  Open with an Ambush > Revealing Strike > Sinister Strike to 5 combo > Slice and Dice > (if up) Adrenaline Rush + Shadow Reflection > Sinister strike to 5 combo > Eviscerate (repeat until AR and SR end) > at this time you should have to reapply Revealing and Slice and Dice > as long as Revealing and SnD are up sinister strike to 5 combo Eviscerates >  Vanish and Ambush again on cooldown. 

2 Target rotation:  Replace Eviscerate with Crimson Tempest

3+ Target rotation: Activate Blade Flurry > Ambush > Revealing > Sinister to 5 > SnD > Killing Spree > Once Killing Spree ends use Adrenalin rush > Sinister to 5 > Crimson Tempest > Sinister to 5 > If crimson tempest is still up, 5 point Eviscerate, if CT is down reapply > Sinister Strike to 5 combo and repeat. 

I use Icy - Veins and AskMrRobot.  Also I'm not above taking advice from people, it's always welcome.
Guild Applications / Re: Jellycat - Seasoned Rogue
« Last post by Windfuri on July 01, 2015, 03:01PM »
I'm guessing from the ilvl of the gear that you've got, you're holding out on enchanting gear until you've got items that are likely to last you a while. When you do enchant your gear, which enchants do you plan to use? Also, do you plan to try to gear purely for combat, or in such a way as to more easily switch specs if needed (if so, how?)?

First, have you considered combo'ing Shadow Focus with your Glyph of Disappearance? An almost free ambush at the beginning and every minute into a fight seems pretty nice. Is there any particular reason you decided to take Burst of Speed instead of Shadowstep, or Leeching Poison instead of either Cheat Death or Elusiveness? Also, you might want to consider using Marked for Death for boss fights with multiple targets or AoE. Additionally, have you considered using Venom Rush instead of Shadow Reflection due to Combat's high reliance on Energy generation?

Additional Questions
Can you state both the single target and multiple target rotations for me?

What resources do you use for researching how to gear/perform your best as a rogue?
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