The Bottom Line – Combustion is worth the talent point for both FB and FFB mages.
If that’s all you needed to know, there you go. Sorry it was so long in coming.
On to the deeper stuff.
Combustion, for anyone who missed it, now improves the strength of your crits when it is active, and finally doesn’t interact with LB ticks. The charges are meaningful now, and with the buff, it actually is a worthwhile cooldown to use.
By itself, combustion is still rather weak, providing an absolutely minuscule DPS increase of around 0.5% if considered by itself. As all of you no doubt know, using any cooldown by itself is generally a silly thing to do. While combustion may be weak by itself, it scales extremely well when used in conjunction with other mechanics. (more…)