In the last articles the issues that affect feral or restoration druids and those who group with them have been discussed. Now, we just wish that someone manage to sneak one into the local maternity ward. At first glance, this has nothing to do with druids or wow. However, it is worth a try. The official version of the Cataclysm restoration talents are not different dramatically from the one we saw back in mid-May, so I would like to repeat talent rundown like what we did before.
Nevertheless, there is not a better sense of the spec’s future due the clarifications offered by blue posts. Some articles on those forums shed a lot of light on what Blizzard sees for the spec. Many people worry about the spec’s future in Cataclysm. Let’s look at the last portion that is about how the new Tree of Life cooldown fits into Blizzard’s raid design in Cataclysm. Blizzard has been pretty frank about its plan to end restoration’s Rejuvenation and Wild Growth spam-a-paloza in raids. In the present talent build, they have indeed nerfed Wild Growth with a higher cooldown and increased mana spending.
Many of the spec’s new and upgraded talents neglect Rejuvenation. And the emphasis was put on the improvements of direct-healing spells. The team is not interested in supporting a two-button play style. Nevertheless, two things will be main points in an expansion with higher health pools across the board — haste and crit. The improvement can bring a big gain to players without costing them anything.