Darkbrew at The Brewhall: It’s patch day. If you’re looking for a guide on what to expect, I recommend you listen to our latest podcast filled with all of the information you need to know to survive patch 5.04. In the meantime, I’d like to focus on one specific area of the game that’s changing and will have an impact on our stables – buffs and debuffs.
The good news is the buffs and debuffs have been streamlined for MoP. The even better news is that Hunter pets will continue to bring buffs and debuffs through their special abilities. In fact, the only buff that Hunters cannot provide is Spell Haste.
Just like in Cataclysm, you will need a BM spec if you want the complete arsenal of buffs and debuffs at your disposal. Due the changes to buffs and debuffs you may have to reevaluate your stable and make room for some new additions. . . . read full article