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RuQu
03.11.2012 , 08:27 AM | #370
Quote: Originally Posted by Shroudveil View Post
not really.

sorc bubble can shield for ~4k damage upfront, can be cast on the same target 1/17sec can be cast on multiple targets without cd

if single stacked hot would heal the same as double stacked then: it would heal for ~5.5k but it would not be upfront, could be cast on the same target 1/18sec could be cast on multiple targets without cd.

they would be similar, one would do a bit less shielding but it would all be upfront, the other would do a bit more but it would be segmented.

as a bonus for shield it isn''t affected by heal debuffs too, so in pvp it would still be better.
HoTs can overheal. Shields cannot. As such, HoTs should have a higher heal value per cast time (they are both instant so that's easy to compare) and a higher heal value per cost.
Brushing off the dust on my Assault Cannon. Time to get back in the fight.