Retribution viable raid spec after 2.3?


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Retribution spec'd pallies getting some love for 2.3. Besides the DPS enhancements they are now getting a passive threat reduction.

After further patch testing and some serious discussion, we've decided to add threat reduction deep in the paladin's retribution tree. As a result, fanaticism will now reduce threat caused by all actions by 6/12/18/24/30%, in addition to its current effect of course.

So the question will be if they will actually be a viable DPS addition with their new abilities and greater threat reduction?

Personally, I can't wait to see the DPS of Proudfoot or someone like Niffty is after the patch. Being a pally tank, I love having a ret pally in my group. Ret pallies passively through their aura and actively through improved SoTC increase my threat which in turn increases the entire group/raids potential dps. So do shamans by the way, and not the melee totems but the spell damage totem. That totem alone adds 60 tps.


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all pallies are getting improved SoTC in 2.3 too, its getting built into the original spell