Monk Dps

Brewmaster monk with mage tower challenge appearance
Zen Meditation: Patch 7.2.5 gives Monks the good, the bad, and the ugly {PB} With the arrival of patch 7.2.5, I’m sure many a Monk is stressing out. Should I be excited? Should I repec? Should I keep doing what I’m doing? The start of a patch with major class changes can be filled with decisions on whether to re-gem or re-enchant, and whether or not you want...

A monk in Stormstout Brewery
Zen Meditation: Monks in patch 7.1 Patch 7.1 has arrived. Not only do we get to hit up Trial of Valor, but we even get to have a nice nostalgia trip in Karazhan! But wait — what about our monks? Are there any class changes or other changes we need to be aware of? We’ve got you covered here!




Monk casting Ring of Peace, courtesy of Magdalena of Whisperwind (US)
Zen Meditation: Theorying your monkcraft Thanks to Ask Mr. Robot, there’s been a fair amount of discussion about theorycrafting. Many players are intimidated by a perceived high barrier of entry, afraid it’s too difficult to get into theorycrafting. Honestly, theorycrafting is not for everyone. The job ends up being pretty thankless. You’ll have more disagreements than agreements, and you’ll find...

Calligraphy on US-Stormreaver using Storm, Earth, and Fire
Zen Meditation: The many Windwalker identities This week Monks received the idea of a new iteration of Storm, Earth, and Fire, and the general area-of-effect (AoE) abilities for Windwalker. The reactions in the feedback thread were pretty wild, but let’s take a breath. Breathe. Meditate. Now let’s discuss the iterations of the Windwalker’s identity, and how that identity changes in the...

Zen Meditation: Windwalker and Havoc Demon Hunter comparison Legion’s left a mixed bag of feelings thus far for those of us that have stuck with Windwalker since its inception in Mists of Pandaria. If you’re like me, you’re probably absolutely ecstatic to have a new class to try out. If you’re also like me, you’re also probably dreading having another class to compete...

Zen Meditation: How Blizzard curbs raiding Windwalker Monks In many sports, handicapping is a commonly used term to place a certain team or person at a slightly greater disadvantage from the other team or person. In horse racing, for example, a horse might have added weight to their saddle to make it more difficult for them to win, and to allow other horses...




Serenity the Cooldown
Zen Meditation: Windwalkers and Serenity Zen Meditation is your twice-a-month look at the monk. In previous weeks we have looked at Brewmaster and Mistweaver, meaning that this week is Windwalker’s turn. When describing the Windwalker rotation, one of the first things to come into question is how to use Serenity. Many Windwalkers may even try to avoid using this spell, opting...