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KBN's Stress-Free Guide to the Tank Rotation

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KBN's Stress-Free Guide to the Tank Rotation
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CRYPTfromLA
11.09.2015 , 02:54 PM | #121
Can some experienced pve tank tell how were changed rotations for sin tank?

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KeyboardNinja
11.09.2015 , 05:17 PM | #122
Quote: Originally Posted by CRYPTfromLA View Post
Can some experienced pve tank tell how were changed rotations for sin tank?
Basically: not really at all. This guide is somewhat outdated in that it doesn't cover the 3.0 changes, which served to destabilize the rotation considerably, but nothing changed between 3.0 and 4.0 aside from slightly (though noticeably) lower resource generation due to lower mitigation.
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11.14.2015 , 12:58 AM | #123
Hey Tam, what Relics should I use now?
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Shadowseve
11.21.2015 , 06:53 PM | #124
Quote: Originally Posted by KeyboardNinja View Post
Basically: not really at all. This guide is somewhat outdated in that it doesn't cover the 3.0 changes, which served to destabilize the rotation considerably, but nothing changed between 3.0 and 4.0 aside from slightly (though noticeably) lower resource generation due to lower mitigation.
So I've been a way for a long time what changed in the rotation between 2.5 and now since this guide is outdated?

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Seaturkey
11.29.2015 , 03:32 AM | #125
Now, I know the OP stated that the tanking rotation stuff is outdated, but I'd just like to say that I've never used the rotation he's listed (played off and on since launch, with a large gap after the first year, anyhoo.)

My rotation is shock > wither > thrash > shock > dep volts > maul (when proc'd) > ward > repeat. This rotation has always allowed for damn near perfect cd time for abilites, not to mention the reset proc of abilites like shock.

IDK where he gets this saber strike, saber strike, stuff from and I never run into any issues with force.
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Aelanis
11.29.2015 , 02:20 PM | #126
Quote: Originally Posted by Seaturkey View Post
Now, I know the OP stated that the tanking rotation stuff is outdated, but I'd just like to say that I've never used the rotation he's listed (played off and on since launch, with a large gap after the first year, anyhoo.)

My rotation is shock > wither > thrash > shock > dep volts > maul (when proc'd) > ward > repeat. This rotation has always allowed for damn near perfect cd time for abilites, not to mention the reset proc of abilites like shock.

IDK where he gets this saber strike, saber strike, stuff from and I never run into any issues with force.
Well, considering your rotation fails an average of 50% of the time, I highly doubt you've never had any issues executing it.

That said, do we play the same game? Have you ever fought a boss with a super low rate of attack? Have you done more than solo content? Did you know you can use Dark Ward off of the global cooldown, and don't need to hold a spot open in your rotation for it? Do you ever even use Discharge for the 5% accuracy debuff on up to 8 enemies, not to mention the ludicrous threat it now generates?

Now maybe I've misinterpreted what you've said, but I don't think we play the same game.
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GAMER_NOW
05.01.2016 , 07:41 AM | #127
Pardon me, but where does Spinning Kick/Spike go in the rotation/priority queue? According to my tooltip, it has the second highest DPS right behind Spinning Strike/Assassinate and has the same Force cost as Slow Time/Wither, Force Breach/Discharge, and Double Strike/Thrash.

I'm guessing we should use it in place of DS/Thrash when we can, but I'd like to get someone else's input.

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CarlGustaf
05.01.2016 , 08:45 AM | #128
Actually you don't take it at all besides off stunning / interrupting a add.
It does more dmg than trash but it can't trigger energize for a shock procc. and more shock proccs are always better.
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