Slootbag and Grafarion return to discuss Antorus, Legion, and Battle for Azeroth.
Sunnier and Arielle talk about tanking in World of Warcraft. Sometimes with guests.
Slootbag and Grafarion return to discuss Antorus, Legion, and Battle for Azeroth.
Sunnier and Arielle recap Mythic Varimathras and talk about clearing Antorus on alts.
Sunnier and Arielle recap a lot of the recent BfA news, and cover two new bosses in Mythic Antorus.
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Mythic Eonar and Mythic Portal Keeper.
Sunnier and Arielle recap the first three bosses in Mythic Antorus.
Sunnier and Arielle discuss the second half of Heroic Antorus. 00:30 - Intro13:00 - Kin'Garoth23:15 - Varimathras29:15 - Coven44:00- Aggramar50:45 - Argus49:30 - Imonar
Sunnier and Arielle recap the first half of Heroic Antorus. 01:15 - Intro11:15 - Garothi16:15 - Felhounds23:15 - High Command30:30 - Portal Keeper43:15 - Eonar49:30 - Imonar
Episode 78 - BlizzCon Recap Sunnier and Arielle recap their trip to BlizzCon. 06:00 - Battle For Azeroth08:30 - Allied Races19:30 - Miscellaneous BfA Changes27:45 - Heart of Azeroth37:15 - Class Buffs44:15 - Initial Tank Changes
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Mythic Avatar and make Blizzcon predictions. 00:45 - Mythic Avatar27:30 - BLIZZCON
Episode 76 - ToS Retro with Sloot and Graf Special guests Slootbag and Grafarion return to discuss tanking in Tomb of Sargeras. 01:45 - Intro04:30 - Streaming Mythic Progression11:15 - Mythic Plus27:30 - Vengenance DH40:30 - Protection Paladin45:00 - Active Mitigation55:00 - Protection Warrior57:45 - Utility1:09:30 - Tomb of Sargeras1:24:00 - T21 Set Bonuses1:37:00 - Antorus
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Mythic Mistress and Maiden. 01:05 - MDI06:00 - Live Mythic Plus15:20 - Be a Better Raider24:25 - Mythic Mistress38:20 - Mythic Maiden
Eman joins Sunnier and Arielle to talk about Mythic Plus and the Dungeon Invitational. 00:45 - Intro06:00 - Live Mythic Plus26:00 - MDI
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Mythic Sisters and Host. 01:45 - PTR Builds15:00 - Q and A23:30 - Mythic Sisters40:00 - Mythic Desolate Host
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest 7.3 news, tuning, and two new Mythic encounters. 03:00 - Live Tuning10:00 - PTR Builds22:00 - Mythic Harjatan29:00 - Mythic Demonic Inquisition39:45 - Mythic Plus
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Heroic KJ and Mythic Goroth. 01:45 - Tank DPS11:30 - Heroic KJ44:30 - Avatar Clarification46:15 - Mythic Goroth57:45 - Brewmaster vs Vengeance1:04:00 - Mythic Plus
Episode 69 - Patch 7.2.5 Sunnier and Arielle recap Heroic Tomb of Sargeras. 01:30 - Class AMA13:30 - Mythic Plus24:30 - Goroth25:45 - Demonic Inquisition31:30 - Harjatan35:15 - Mistress Sassz'ine42:15 - Sisters of the Moon48:00 - Desolate Host57:45 - Maiden of Vigilance1:03:45 - Avatar of Sargeras
Episode 69 - Patch 7.2.5 Sunnier and Arielle talk about their initial experiences in patch 7.2.5. 01:25 - 7.2.5 Tuning10:45 - Raiding Experiences24:45 - Mythic Plus Experiences30:45 - Goodbye Nighthold
Sunnier and Arielle finish Mythic Nighthold with Guldaddy himself. 03:30 - 7.2.5 PTR Builds22:45 - Mythic Plus26:00 - Mythic Helya28:30 - Mythic Gul'Dan
Episode 67 - Mythic Elisande Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest 7.2.5 news, Mythic Plus, and Mythic Elisande. 00:45 - 7.2.5 PTR Builds31:30 - Mythic Plus37:30 - Mythic Elisande
Episode 66 - Mythic Augur Sunnier and Arielle discuss the latest PTR news, the Bursting affix, Mythic Augur and finish with Tank Challenges. 00:45 - 7.2.5 PTR Builds20:15 - Dev Q and A22:00 - Mythic Plus37:45 - Mythic Star Augur53:45 - Tank Challenge
Sunnier and Arielle recap the latest 7.2.5 news, talk about the tank challenge, and Mythic Tichondrius. 00:45 - 7.2.5 PTR Builds02:15 - Guardian Changes in 7.2.524:15 - Brewmaster Changes in 7.2.531:30 - Mythic Plus50:15 - Mythic Tichondrius1:03:30 - Tank Artifact Challenge
Sunnier and Arielle talk about all that is new in 7.2, and Mythic Botanist. 00:30 - Initial 7.2 Experiences08:45 - Brewmasters in 7.2.521:15 - Mythic Plus36:45 - Tank Artifact Challenge55:00 - Mythic Botanist
Slootbag and Grafarion return to discuss tanks in Nighthold and beyond. 02:30 - Guardians13:45 - Protection Warriors27:45 - Brewmasters39:45 - Protection Paladins44:45 - Blood Death Knights51:45 - Vengance Demon Hunters1:06:15 - Tank DPS1:15:45 - Nighthold1:39:30 - Tomb of Sargeras
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the most recent 7.2 news and Mythic Aluriel. 00:45 - New 7.2 Builds12:40 - M+22:30 - Blue Posts36:00 - Items QA51:00 - Mythic Aluriel
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest tanking news and Mythic Krosus. 00:45 - 7.2 Builds09:30 - Blue Posts18:30 - Q&A36:15 - Mythic Plus44:00 - Mythic Krosus58:30 - Aluriel's Fel Soul
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the 7.2 PTR, Mythic Plus, and the first three bosses of Mythic Nighthold. 01:00 - 7.2 Set Bonuses11:45 - 7.2 AP And Mythic Plus28:00 - Mythic Plus XP31:00 - Mythic Skorpyron34:00 - Chronomatic Anomaly41:30 - Trilliax50:15 - Finalboss Exorsus Interview
Sunnier and Arielle finish up talking about Heroic Nighthold and cover a bit of 7.2 news. 00:30 - PvP Hotfixes04:15 - M+08:30 - 7.2 Builds31:15 - Tichondrius36:45 - Etraeus44:15 - Botanist51:00 - Elisande57:15 - Gul'dan
Sunnier and Arielle recap the 7.1.5 changes and talk about the first half of Nighthold. 01:30 - 7.1.5 Discussion36:00 - Skorpyron42:45 - Chronomatic Anomaly48:00 - Trilliax53:15 - Aluriel59:45 - Krosus
Grafarion returns to talk about Protection Warriors in Legion. 00:30 - News03:45 - Prot Warriors in Legion46:00 - Mythic Odyn1:00:30- Mythic Guarm
Slootbag and Towelliee join the show to recap Emerald Nightmare and Trial of Valor. 01:00 - News02:00 - Towelliee Intro08:00 - General Tanking Feedback29:45 - Tuning44:45 - Next Evolution50:00 - Emerald Nightmare1:01:30 - Trial of Valor
Sunnier and Arielle recap the recent news, PTR changes, Heroic Helya and Mythic Xavius. 00:30 - News03:45 - PTR13:15 - Q and A18:45 - College Dungeon Race25:15 - Mythic Plus This Week32:00 - Heroic Helya42:00 - Mythic Xavius50:30 - Playing Different Tanks1:00:00 - Special Announcement
Sunnier and Arielle recap the latest PTR changes and discuss Mythic Cenarius. 01:30 - 7.1.5 PTR22:45 - Mythic Plus24:10 - Sunnier's Two Mains29:50 - Heroic Odyn39:30 - Mythic Cenarius
Sunnier and Arielle discuss the 7.1.5 PTR and how to change community perception. 01:45 - Blizzcon Recap10:10 - 7.1.5 PTR Changes39:00 - Mythic Il'gynoth48:15 - This week in M+51:30 - Changing Community Perception http://sunniersartofwar.com/blog/2016/11/17/legion-brewmaster-retrospective-so-far/
00:30 - 7.1 Recap16:45 - Mythic Plus Last Week24:30 - Mythic Ursoc34:30 - Mythic Dragons47:30 - Blizzcon Sunnier and Arielle recap 7.1 and talk again about Mythic Emerald Nightmare.
Special guest Eman from the WF and US 1st Mythic Plus 15 group joins Sunnier and Arielle to talk about tanking high levels of M+. 00:15 - Intro08:30 - Going for M1516:30 - M15 Vault Run25:25 - Mythic Plus Tank Skills28:30 - DPS vs Survivability34:45 - Consumables39:00 - CC42:00 - Dungeon Tuning46:00 - Affixes59:00 - Overall Impressions and Feedback
01:05 - News14:45 - Heroic Cenarius19:45 - Mythic +30:15 - Heroic Xavius40:30 - Mythic Nythendra46:30 - Myhthic Elerethe Sunnier and Arielle talk about the Heroic and Mythic encounters we've defeated since our last discussion on Emerald Nightmare.
Our special guest Llarold joins us to talk about Blood Death Knights! 02:45 - Training Dummies Followup10:45 - Mobility and Wraithwalk15:30 - Blood DK in Legion17:30 - Legacy of Breath of Sindragosa20:30 - Rotation and Set Bonuses27:30 - Stats31:30 - Items33:30 - Artifact39:30 - Gameplay46:30 - Talents1:12:00 - Funny Gameplay Things1:14:15 - Common Mistakes
Sunnier and Arielle briefly cover recent news, and then dive into the encounters in Heroic Emerald Nightmare. 00:30 - News06:30 - Normal vs Heroic09:30 - Raid Tanking First Reactions15:15 - Nythendra20:45 - Dragons of Nightmare24:15 - Tank Healing Threat32:00 - Ursoc40:45 - Il'gynoth49:15 - Elerethe58:15 - Cenarius
Kerriodos joins Sunnier and Arielle to talk about Protection Paladins in Legion, Tank DPS, and the two Nightfallen Dungeons. 02:00 - Hotfixes and News07:15 - Current Tank DPS in Legion22:15 - Legion Protection Paladin34:10 - Various Bugs (some have since been fixed)44:00 - Court of Stars51:45 - Arcway1:12:45 - Quick Talent Notes
Sunnier and Arielle give an overview of the initial 8 Legion dungeons, and give our initial impressions of the expansion. 01:00 - Hotfixes and News07:00 - Leveling Experiences20:15 - Darkheart Thicket25:30 - Blackrook Hold40:20 - Eye of Azshara53:10 - Vault of the Wardens1:17:45 - Neltharion's Lair1:33:00 - Maw of Souls1:44:30 - Halls of Valor2:03:15 - Violet Hold
BrewingScribe joins Arielle and Sunnier to put the Brewmaster controveries to rest. 02:45 - Tuning Hotfixes05:30 - Legendary Item Tuning10:00 - Gift of the Ox13:00 - Brews18:00 - Self Sustain20:45 - Artifact23:00 - Guard27:30 - Tier Lists41:45 - Gameplay45:00 - Gift of the Mists51:30 - Artifact Paths
Special guest Calli joins Sunnier to talk all about Vengeance Demon Hunters in advance of the Demon Invasion. No timestamps as the conversation was very dynamic.
Sunnier and Arielle recap tank changes for the prepatch, discuss the zoom changes, and recap the Artifact stream. 02:30 - Tuning Changes22:00 - Prepatch Tank Overviews29:00 - Blood DK32:30 - Prot Warrior35:30 - Brewmaster39:30 - Protection Paladin42:30 - Guardian47:00 - Vengeance48:30 - Camera Zoom58:00 - Artifact Stream Poneria's analysis: https://felconcentration.wordpress.com/2016/07/12/multispeccing-artifacts/
Sunnier and Arielle recap the Legion Summit, first Question and Answer stream, and the last few beta builds. 01:40 - Vengeance08:30 - Blood DK10:50 - Guardian12:15 - Brewmaster16:30 - Prot Paladin20:30 - Prot Warrior28:45 - Legendaries34:10 - Respeccing37:45 - Tank/Support43:45 - Artifact Power
Sunnier and Arielle cactch up on the talent re-shuffling for several specs. Brewing Scribe's blog: http://brewingmastery.blogspot.ca/
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest beta updates and tank identity with talents. 01:20 - Beta Updates21:10 - Tank Identity
Slootbag and Grafarian return to give their overall thoughts on each of the tanking specs, and tank mechanics in Legion raid encounters. 04:45 - Blood DK16:00 - Protection Warrior23:30 - Protection Paladin32:30 - Brewmaster Monk51:00 - Guardian Druid59:00 - Vengeance Demon Hunters1:08:30 - Encounter Mechanics
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest changes in the Legion beta, and reflect on tank design. 01:30 - Brewmaster Updates20:30 - Protection Paladin Updates40:45 - Legendaries1:15:45 - Tank Design Thoughts
Sunnier discusses Brewmasters at great length, and some anecdotal comments about DKs and Paladins. 01:45 Brewmasters47:15 Alpha Anecdotes57:00 Player Feedback Thoughts
Sunnier and Arielle recap the last 6 weeks of tanking news from Alpha! 01:15 - Secondary Stat Scaling6:45 - Blood DK Recap13:45 - Vengeance DH Recap23:45 - Prot Paladin Recap30:15 - Brewmaster Recap39:15 - Guardian Recap
Dayani joins us to talk about the healer perspective of the announced tanking and healing design changes. Plus maybe some Mythic Archimonde. 01:30 - Mythic Archimonde20:45 - Healing Tanks in Legion
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Mythic Mannoroth, Vengeance, Guardians, and tank design in Legion. 01:30 - Mythic Mannoroth16:30 - Legion Tank Design Goals46:00 - Vengeance Demon Hunter57:45 - Guardian
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the mob mentality of gudie writing and this expansion's Challenge Modes. 02:45 - "Cookie Cutter" and Choice for Tanks24:15 - Challenge Modes46:30 - 2015 Retro
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Brewmaster and Guardian datamining, and finish off discussing the binary nature of tanking. 01:45 - Tanking News11:00 - Brewmaster Datamining30:00 - Guardian Datamining54:30 - Binary Tanking Performance1:09:00 - Q and A
Sunnier and Arielle discuss reactions to the Druid, Monk, and Warrior blogs with a little Mythic Xhul for flavour.
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Blizzcon 2015, with a little Velhari on the side. 06:00 - Artifacts18:25 - Active Mitigation25:15 - Multistrike28:00 - Rotational Complexity30:30 - Guardian Changes36:15 - Blood DKs46:45 - General Tanking Changes57:45 - Mythic Velhari
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Iskar, Zakuun, Velhari, and make Blizzcon predictions. 01:15 - Tanking News07:15 - Mythic Iskar15:00 - Mythic Zakuun28:00 - Mythic Velhari39:30 - Blizzcon Predictions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about a couple of new Mythic encounters, and how to measure tanks. 01:45 - Mythic Gorefiend08:45 - Mythic Socrethar27:15 - Analyzing Tank Death34:25 - Resource Management39:00 - Active Mitigation45:30 - Incoming Healing51:30 - Look at Other People55:15 - Potions58:30 - Trading Resource for Damage1:00:30 - Tank "Meters" and KRSI
Sunnier and Arielle chat with Grafarion and Slootbag from Midwinter about tanking Mythic HFC, WoD as a whole, and hopes and dreams for Legion!
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest tanking news, Class Fantasy, Endgame, and Mythic bosses! 01:00 - Tanking News04:30 - Demon Hunter Fantasy09:05 - Protection Warrior Fantasy13:05 - Protection Paladin Fantasy18:20 - Blood Death Knight Fantasy24:20 - Brewmaster Monk Fantasy29:40 - Guardian Druid Fantasy37:30 - Endgame as a Tank59:15 - Mythic Council1:07:15 - Mythic Kilrogg
Sunnier and Arielle provide some feedback about how tanking felt in Warlords. 00:50 - Demon Hunters08:50 - Mythic HFA12:00 - Mythic Iron Reaver17:50 - Mythic Kormrok25:00 - Feedback - Movement28:30 - Feedback - DPS and Survival Tradeoffs32:40 - Feedback - Stat Variances38:10 - Feedback - Tuning45:45 - Feedback - Passive Mitigation50:30 - Feedback - External Cooldowns55:30 - Feedback - 2 Tank Mechanics1:16:30 - Questions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about Proving Grounds in Warlords of Draenor. 01:00 - Intro03:30 - Proving Grounds 10107:30 - Tanking Bronze13:15 - Tanking Silver23:00 - Tanking Gold31:00 - What Proving Grounds Are Not41:30 - Other Learning Activities54:15 - Questions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the last few bosses in HFC. 00:55 - News12:40 - Tank Mentality (DPS vs Survival)16:30 - Mannoroth20:50 - Archimonde33:15 - Questions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about tanking Heroic Xhul'horac, Velhari, and Socrethar 2.0. 00:40 - Tanking News03:30 - Socrethar 2.006:00 - Xhul'horac09:50 - Mannoroth13:35 - Tyrant Velhari31:15 - Questions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about tanking the first 9 bosses in Heroic Hellfire Citadel. 00:55 - Intro02:20 - Hellfire Assault05:25 - Iron Reaver11:10 - Kormrok16:15 - Council19:05 - Kilrogg24:35 - Gorefiend29:20 - Socrethar (Old)35:45 - Iskar42:25 - Zakuun51:30 - Questions
Special guests Kaleri, Khaelyn, and Callimonk join Sunnier to talk about tanking as a woman in Warlords of Draenor. 00:40 - Intro08:00 - Misceonceptions of Female Tanks14:00 - What can GM/RLs/Raiders do to Welcome Women29:50 - What's Everyone Doing in 6.2?36:25 - Impressions of HFC39:45 - Quick Recap of Monk/Druid Changes47:30 - Questions Slootbag's HFC "Tank Powow": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLXbLBewPhM Callimonk's Blizzard Watch Column: http://blizzardwatch.com/category/world-of-warcraft/wow-monk/ Kaleri's Selfie Guide: http://www.wowhead.com/guides/s-e-l-f-i-e-camera Twitter: Callimonk: @Callimonk Khaelyn: @Khaelyna Kaleri: @Kaleri_
Sunnier and Arielle do a retrospective on T17, and how Warlords has felt so far in terms of tanking. 00:50 - Intro02:10 - Hit/Expertise Removal03:15 - Versatility06:45 - Reforging13:30 - Vengeance/Resolve14:30 - Highmaul32:30 - Blackrock Foundry57:20 - Tank Balance in T171:07:00 - Tertiary Stats1:10:00 - Questions
Slootbag and Grafarion join Arielle to talk about world-first tanking, BRF, and what to expect in 6.2. 01:10 - Intro03:00 - Tanking in Mists vs Warlords08:45 - Mob Movement11:45 - What is "fun" at the World First level?21:30 - BRF Retrospective26:45 - Does PTR ruin the fun?30:15 - How "fun" was BRF for tanks?33:00 - Set Bonuses and Trinkets48:30 - What bosses look fun as a tank in HFC?51:15 - Questions
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest 6.2 changes, and DPS/Survival Tradeoffs. 00:40 - Prot Warrior T18 Set Bonus Change02:20 - Mythic Thogar02:45 - Mythic Maidens06:50 - Split Tank/DPS Specs - A History15:50 - Gladiator / Protection Warriors19:00 - Where are we now?26:00 - Secondary Stats29:40 - Chi-Explosion33:45 - Are DPS / Survival Tradeoffs Good?40:15 - Negative Effects43:00 - Ideal Solution49:30 - Talents vs Resource Dumps57:45 - Questions Troxism's Feedback Post: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NFWCisTeIjwQM_OSCKVonGw5cLg1eF5dTw8Z63QOAAM/edit
Sunnier and Arielle talk about the latest 6.2 changes, Mythic Thogar, and what the word "New" means to tanks. 00:55 - Legendary Ring Change05:15 - Set Bonus Updates14:55 - Guardian of Elune Buff17:00 - Mythic Thogar27:00 - Tanking in a New Guild30:30 - Getting a New Tank33:45 - Tanking with Randoms38:45 - Tanking with the "3rd" Tank49:25 - Questions
Hamlet and Dayani guest star to discuss tank healing and interactions! 01:00 - Intro02:05 - Healing different kinds of tanks07:05 - How healers measure keeping tanks alive11:15 - Tank healing by spec19:45 - Does tank healing influence healer choices?22:00 - What can healers do to help tanks?25:00 - Tank Cooldowns - Internal/External28:00 - DPS and External CDs34:00 - Tank healing in CMs38:35 - What do healers want from tanks?45:50 - Survival vs DPS choices and tank healing55:50 - What do tanks want from healers?1:03:00 - Coordinating on the same job1:10:15 - Questions
Sunnier joins Arielle to talk about the 6.2 patch notes and Mythic Kromog. 00:50 - Mythic Kromog08:50 - 6.2 Blood Changes10:50 - 6.2 Brewmaster Changes28:15 - 6.2 Guardian Changes37:15 - 6.2 Warrior Changes38:10 - Legendary Ring40:10 - Class Trinkets52:00 - Set Bonuses58:00 - Questions
Sunnier joins as the new co-host and we talk about the first half of Mythic BRF! 00:15 Intro and Housekeeping03:15 Tanking News04:25 Mythic Darmac14:10 Mythic Oregorger17:45 Mythic Hanz and Franz26:50 Mythic Flamebender29:55 Mythic Gruul39:15 Questions
Theck and Arielle discuss the most heated of topics: Utility! 00:54 - Tanking News05:10 - What is "Utility"?06:50 - Paladin Talents12:30 - Paladin Class Spells15:50 - Guardian Talents25:50 - Guardian Class Spells32:30 - 3spec vs 2spec Hybrids38:30 - BrM as the Outlier43:15 - Measuring Utility1:00:55 - Questions
00:45 - Mythic Foundry Garrison Cache03:45 - Personal Loot Changes04:45 - Cosmetic Items and Shapeshifts05:45 - Deathknight Talents06:45 - Druid Talents10:20 - Tiger Strikes Bug11:20 - Paladin Talents and Class Changes15:45 - Warrior Talents19:00 - Feral Buffs and HotW DPS19:45 - Tertiary Stat Buffs23:00 - Hanz and Franz bug fix25:00 - Questions
00:30 - Tanking News03:00 - Statistical Trends07:00 - Interpreting Graphs10:50 - Heroic Darmac14:40 - Heroic Thogar20:35 - Heroic Blast Furnace31:30 - Heroic Maidens36:30 - Heroic Blackhand45:30 - Questions
Theck and Arielle talk about UI and how to make a good one for a tank.
Theck and Arielle talk about tanking the various encounters in Heroic Highmaul.
Theck and Arielle talk about the biggest mechanic change for tanks in Warlords: Vengeance
Reniat guests to talk about Blood DKs with Arielle and Theck.
Sunnier teaches Theck and Arielle all about Brewmaster Monks.
Theck and Arielle talk about tank theorycrafting using simulations.
Theck and Arielle talk about movement and how it's gotten worse in Warlords.
Grafarion joins Theck and Arielle to discuss Protection Warriors.
Arielle and Theck talk about the first five encounters in Heroic Blackrock Foundry.