00:00 - 00:05I spoke to the class devs earlier "Hey what are we doing with warlocks next patch?"
00:05 - 00:07Patch 9.1 is just around the corner
00:07 - 00:10What can we do to balance them?
00:11 - 00:16Maybe we can buff the dot damage, re-distribute where the DPS comes from, re-work the spec as a whole
00:17 - 00:21Nerf MR by ~30%
00:21 - 00:2430% to malefic Rapture
00:29 - 00:31THIRTY Percent
00:31 - 00:34But hey at least we buffed agony!
00:38 - 00:40Agony buffs!!
00:41 - 00:47We even nerfed the one niche they had in RBGs by forcing people to use more globals to slow enemies
00:47 - 00:50They now will need to use corruption and a curse to slow
00:50 - 00:56And don't even get me strarted on Shadows Embrace. You'll love this!
00:58 - 00:59We thought it was too good
00:59 - 01:01So you might be thinking what's the worst we can do?
01:04 - 01:06You can apply it to only one target
01:06 - 01:08Have fun shard sniping
01:13 - 01:14One target
01:14 - 01:16Do you know what that means?
01:16 - 01:20If you shard snipe, you'll lose it on the main target
01:21 - 01:27Now they can't target swap without being forced to re-apply everything
01:35 - 01:36But hey on the bright side
01:36 - 01:39We improved warlocks elsewhere
01:41 - 01:44Now for the positive warlock changes
01:44 - 01:47We recognized Destruction is underperforming
01:47 - 01:49Demonology is also in a weird poor state
01:50 - 01:53As for Demonology
01:54 - 01:56We didn't do anything
01:56 - 01:58We don't know what to do with it
01:58 - 02:02We rather you just don't play demonology
02:05 - 02:07Demonology
02:10 - 02:11Destruction...
02:11 - 02:13Wait till you hear this
02:15 - 02:17We heard the complaints
02:17 - 02:20So we thought to ourselves
02:21 - 02:28Lets just give them a chaos bolt buff by 10%. That'll shut them up
02:29 - 02:30Just 10%?
02:30 - 02:32Yeah it's fine!
02:36 - 02:39That should bring all three warlock specs more in line
02:40 - 02:42right at the bottom
02:50 - 02:55I think we out did ourselves this time. Maybe people will re-roll and buy token boosts
02:56 - 02:58Won't a lot of people be pissed?
02:58 - 03:04That's a problem for customer service. More people will re-roll and that's more money for us so who cares
03:04 - 03:09I mean we made it alt friendly for a reason
03:09 - 03:11Dios mio
03:16 - 03:20Lowest represented class
03:23 - 03:26Maybe now people will want to try warlocks out
03:31 - 03:36Warlocks in 9.1