That is the number of badges that were required for the 4 pieces of Tier 10 gear that I wanted. Last night, two bosses into ICC 10, I had those 310 badges. The previous night I had purchased, gememd and enchanted the first 3 pieces. I had a gem and enchanting scroll in my bag so that as soon as Lady Deathwhisper went down I would pick up that 4th piece.
I logged the raid last night so that I could go in and review what the bonus did for me, and I had a few things that I’d like to share about the parse:
- I am using the bonus for everything post Lady Deathwhisper.
- As speculated, the 4 piece bonus was a little bit underwhelming in a 10 man setting. At least that was my feeling on it. It ranged from 1.8% of my healing to ~8% of my healing, but was most frequently in the 3% range. This is nothing to blindly turn away, but it also isn’t the OMG AWESOMENESS MUST HAVE that we saw in Carebare’s 25 man parses.
- I did make an effort to not blanket all 10 people in the raid in an attempt to try and “force” a jump. I had limited success with this.
I will say that I was a little disappointed when I pulled up the parse last night. Even though I knew that it was not going to be as valuable in a 10 man setting, I was hoping for a little bit more. I have my fingers crossed that I will see a bit more from it on Sunday when we go back into our 25 man.
While I think that it is premature to write the set bonus off for 10 man raiders, I also am not convinced that it is as juicy a grab either. I certainly did receive a benefit from it, but I’m not sure how to value that benefit over, say, picking up haste pieces in those slots.
I will keep evaluating it as my raids continue, I should have a 25 man parse to share from our Sunday evening raid.
Looking at it, what do you think? As a 10 man raider do you think you will be looking for the set or are you going to take other pieces?