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, […]

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 […]

Ret Paladin Gems 4.0.1 Quick Info

Hey guys, I am updating my gems page, but still there is nothing concrete out there.  Keep that embedded in the back of your head, nothing is 100% confirmed in terms of gemming.  But what I am going to do is list what I consider our best options at the present time.  If you want […]

Patch 4.0.1 Spell Changes, Beta Change, Tier 11 Pic!

Retribution Paladins got some help in a recent update to Patch 4.0.1.  As most of us know, our DPS and damage output was drastically lowered when 4.0.1 went live, so Blizzard did a little to help us out.  Hammer of Wrath is all the rage, and Crusader Strike got jacked up further. Here are the […]

Retribution Paladins 4.0.1 – FAQ Compilation

In Patch 4.0.1, Retribution Paladins got their combat mechanics, talents, and abilities flipped upside down.  We all know this very well, as the practice dummies continue to laugh at us as we pelt them with sponges.  There have been many, many questions floating around, and I would love to post information as I get it, […]

Deathbringer’s Will and Needle Encrusted Scorpion Re-designed

Retribution Paladins just got two new trinkets to play with.  Deahtbringer’s Will and Needle Encrusted Scorpion were both stacked with armor penetration prior to Patch 4.0.1.  Now, they have had their stats changed, and look like this: [Deathrbinger’s Will] (Heroic) [Deathrbinger’s Will] [Needle Encrusted Scorpion] Needle Encrusted Scorpion is now probably the best trinket you […]

Ret Paladin 4.0.1, Day Two

Got a bit more practice in 5-mans today.  Saw my DPS rise to 4-5k with a little more experience.  Gameplay is still scattered and choppy, but I was able to time my Templar’s Verdict better, in addition to finding ways to get to Divine Storm at 3 Holy Power. Blizzard has recently said they think […]

First Look at New Ret DPS Rotation

You guys are looking for our new DPS rotation?  Well, here it is…FCFS.  Prioritized FCFS.  Again?  It appears that way.  I’ve been wrong before, and I could be wrong here…but waiting for abilities to come off cooldown, and choosing the best available attack feels eerily similar to what I was doing prior to Patch 4.0.1. […]

Ret Paladin 4.0.1, Day After

It’s the day after Patch 4.0.1 went live, and forums and sites like this one are on fire with angry Rets.  I spent a good chunk of time last night testing everything out, gauging where we are on the DPS totem pole, and sinking myself into our very scattered DPS rotation. First, I will try […]