Cataclysm Beta – Build 13241

The Divine Storm changes Blizzard hinted at are now live on the Beta servers.  Divine Storm no longer costs Holy Power, but mana instead.  It will share a cooldown with Crusader Strike, and will also be affected by Haste as well. It looks as if we will definitely have to choose between Crusader Strike and […]

Expertise Cap Confirmed By Blizz

The Expertise Cap for Retribution Paladins did indeed change with Patch 4.0.1.  Ghostcrawler said it was an unintentional change, and the Expertise Cap should be back to 26 at level 85.  For now, it seems we only need 23 Expertise to reach the Expertise Cap! [Source] Ghostcrawler: Due to recalibrating expertise for Cataclysm, level 80-83 […]

Cataclysm Digital Pre-Sale FAQ

The digital pre-sale for World of Warcraft Cataclysm is on sale now at Battle.net.  This will allow you to start downloading Cataclysm content when it becomes available via the background downloader while playing World of Warcraft, or while you have the WoW Launcher window open. Here is the link to purchase Cataclysm via Battle.net: US […]

Ret Paladins – Cata Beta Build 13221

Cataclysm Beta build 13221 is live on servers, and has brought about some more changes for our beloved Retribution Paladins.  At first, looking at the notes, I was about to /facepalm, thinking Blizz was backtracking on our recent buffs.  The more I looked at it however, the more I realized they are just doing some […]

Retribution Leveling Pre-Cataclysm

Have you decided to level a Ret Paladin before Cataclysm launches?  I did.  I figured making another Retribution Paladin would get me used to the 4.0.1 changes before Cataclysm went live.  I am not regretting it one bit. This time around I opted for a Dwarf Paladin, with Herbalism and Inscription as my professions.  If […]

Blizzcon Retribution Specific

Holy Spells Only? Q: Other classes have multiple types of schools, Paladins holy only. And there’s nothing to allow you to resist it. Why is that? It makes them feel like a steamroller. A: That’s why we’ve changed it over time for Ret to have more physical abilities than holy. We can’t really give them […]

Retribution Expertise Cap Confusion

Ret Expertise Confusion Patch 4.0.1 There has been some confusion on the Retribution Paladin Expertise cap now that Patch 4.0.1 is in full swing.  Our hit cap changed, and it appears our expertise cap shifted as well.  I have told you guys that the Expertise cap for Ret Paladins is now 22 Expertise.  Tooltips with […]

New Ret Paladin Hit and Expertise Caps 4.0.1

We have new hit and expertise caps as Retribution Paladins with the stat changes brought about in Patch 4.0.1.  I knew the hit cap had changed, and was holding off on posting the expertise change until we had more concrete proof. For those players new to the hit cap and expertise cap concerning Ret Paladins, […]

Retribution 4.0.1 Week 1

I have gathered for you all of the posts I have made in regards to Patch 4.0.1 over the last week.  There is a ton of info to absorb, and many talents and abilities are still changing.  I am trying to keep everything as current as possible, so keep checking back for updates! Hopefully, if […]

Tougher Ret FAQ 4.0.1

I have been really vigilant in getting information out as soon as I can, and am trying to keep all the Patch 4.0.1 mechanics up to date.  However, there are still a few questions that linger, and I will try to address them here.  First, I will cover understanding Haste and why less Haste is […]