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Death Knight (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Dirge now affects Festering Strike instead of Death Strike.
* Corrupting Strikes now also affects Festering Strike.
Druid (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Shred now costs 40 Energy. Down from 50 Energy.
* Swipe (Bear) now costs 15 Rage. Down from 20 Rage. Now has a 6 sec cooldown.
* Swipe (Cat) now costs 45 Energy. Down from 50 Energy. (Yes, the cooldown is only on the bear version)
* Maul now costs 30 Rage. Down from 35 Rage.
* Mangle (Cat) now costs 35 Energy. Down from 45 Energy.
* Mangle (Bear) now costs 15 Rage. Down from 20 Rage.
* Claw now costs 40 Energy. Down from 45 Energy.
* Rake now costs 35 Energy. Down from 40 Energy.
Hunter (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Ferocious Inspiration is now a 1 Rank talent, down from 3 Ranks.
* Improved Kill Command now Reduces the cooldown of your Kill Command by 3/6 sec instead of reducing its focus cost.
* Arcane Shot now causes [ 17% of Ranged AP + 603 ] damage. Down from [ 33% of RAP + 603 ]
* Termination no longer requires Aspect of the Hawk to grant additional focus.
* Misdirection no longer has a focus cost.
* Resourcefulness is now a Tier 3 talent. Down from Tier 4.
* T.N.T. is now a 2 Ranks talent. Down from 3 Ranks.
* Point of No Escape is now a Tier 4 talent. Up from Tier 3.
* Lock and Load is now a 2 Ranks talent. Down from 3 Ranks.
* Survival Tactics is now a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 3.
* Hunter vs. Wild now is a Tier 1 talent. Down from Tier 2. Now increases your total Stamina by 3/7/10%.
* Entrapment now is a 2 Ranks talent. Down from 3 Ranks.
Mage (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Time Warp no longer increases the Mage's movement speed.
* Arcane Barrage now has a 5 sec cooldown, down from 6 sec.
* Curtain of Frost now lasts 15 sec, up from 10 sec. Cooldown increased from 30 sec to 2 min. Now slows the movement speed for 4 sec, down from 8 sec.
* Summon Water Elemental now has a 3 min cooldown, up from 2 min. Cooldown now starts to decrease when the mage summons the Water Elemental. (Old - Triggered on Elemental's death)
* Shattered Barrier freeze duration lowered to 3/6 sec. (Down from 4/8 sec)
* Critical Mass - Your Pyroblast and Scorch spells have a 33/66/100% chance to cause your target to be vulnerable to spell damage, increasing spell critical strike chance against that target by 5% and lasts 30 sec.
* Improved Flamestrike now increases the effect radius of Flamestrike by 1/2 yards instead of increasing its damage.
* Hot Streak now procs when you score 2 non-periodic critical strikes in a row with your Fireball, Frostfire Bolt, Scorch, Fire Blast or Pyroblast spells.
* Fire Power is now a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 3. Increases the damage of your Fire spells by 1/2/3% and gives your Flame Orb a 33/66/100% chance to explode at the end of its duration.
* Firestarter *New* - Your Molten Armor allows you to cast the Scorch spell while moving instead of reducing the chance you are critically hit.
* Cauterize - You have a 50/100% chance that an attack which would otherwise kill you will instead bring you to 40% of your maximum health. However, you will burn for 12% of your maximum health every 1 sec for the next 4 sec. This effect cannot occur more than once per minute.
Paladin (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Consecration now lasts 10 sec (down from 15 sec) and has a 30 sec cooldown.
* Devotion Aura is now trained at level 5. Down from level 6.
* Shield of the Templar now reduces the cooldown of Avenger's Shield by 2/4/6 sec. (Down from 3/7/10 sec)
* Holy Shield is now a Tier 4 talent, down from Tier 5. No longer deals damage for every attack blocked.
* Hammer of the Righteous now deals 398% weapon damage (up from 300%). Still jumps to 2 additional nearby targets, each jump reduces the damage by 50%.
* Shield of the Righteous is back - Slam the target with your shield, causing 3198 plus 100% of your attack power per stack of Holy Power as Holy damage and refreshing the duration of your Holy Shield.
* Swift Retribution is gone.
* The Art of War is now a Tier 3 talent, down from Tier 4. Now increases the damage by 20/40/60% and critical strike damage by 30/60/100% of your Exorcism. Now has a 5/10/15% chance to proc from melee attacks.
* Communion additional effect - Your auras increase your party and raid's damage dealt by 3% and your damage by an additional 2%.
* Sanctity of Battle is gone.
* Rule of Law is now a 2 rank talents. Down from 3.
Priest (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Soul Warding now is a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 6. No longer reduces the mana cost of Power Word: Shield.
* Focused Will now is a Tier 6 talent. Up from Tier 5.
* Evangelism revamped - You have a 100% chance when you Smite and a 40% chance when you Mind Flay to gain Evangelism. Stacks up to 5 times. Lasts for 15 sec. Evangelism (Smite) - Increasing the damage done by your Smite, Holy Fire, and Penance spells by 2/4% and reduces the mana cost of those spells by 3/6%. Dark Evangelism (Mind Flay) - Increases the damage done by your Periodic Shadow spells by 1/2%.
* Archangel revamped - Consumes your Evangelism effects, causing an effect depending what form you are in. Archangel (Caster) - Instantly restores 3% of your total mana and increases your healing done by 3% for each stack. Dark Archangel (Shadowform) - Instantly restores 3% of your total mana and increases your shadow damage done by 3% for each stack.
* Improved Mana Burn is gone.
* Borrowed Time is back as a Tier 4 talent. Borrowed Time - Grants 5/10/15% spell haste for your next spell after casting Power Word: Shield, and increases the amount absorbed by your Power Word: Shield equal to 4/8/12% of your spell power.
* Mind Flay now deals damage over 5 sec. (Up from 3 sec)
* Twisted Faith is now a Tier 5 talent. Down from Tier 6.
* Pain and Suffering is now a Tier 5 talent. Down from Tier 6. Now 2-Ranks instead of 3.
* Empowered Shadow Orbs now is a Tier 3 talent. Down from Tier 5. Now gives you a 50/100% chance to gain a Shadow Orb when critically hit by any attack. (Up from 33/66%)
* Shadowy Apparition is now a Tier 6 talent. Down from Tier 5.
* Shadow Power is gone.
* Shadowform now increases all nearby friendly targets spell haste by 5%.
* Improved Shadowform is now called Phantasm and no longer increases spell crit while in Shadowform.
* Improved Devouring Plague is now a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 3.
* Veiled Shadows is now a Tier 1 Talent. Down from Tier 2.
* Spirit Tap is gone.
* Sin and Punishment *New* - When your Vampiric Touch is dispelled, the dispeller and all nearby enemy targets within 6 yards have a 50/100% chance to be instantly feared in horror for 3 sec.
Rogue (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Cheap Shot now costs 40 Energy. Down from 60 Energy.
* Murderous Intent now is a 2 Ranks talent. Down from 3 Ranks.
* Seal Fate is now a 2 Ranks talent. Down from 3 Ranks.
* Vile Poisons no longer affects Envenom.
* Improved Expose Armor is now a Tier 5 Talent. Up from Tier 3.
* Improved Eviscerate is now named Coup de Grace and affects Envenom.
* Lethality now increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Backstab, Mutilate and Hemorrhage abilities by 10/20/30%. (Old - All combo point generating abilities)
* Gouge is now trained at level 16. Up from level 14.
* Blade Twisting now reduces movement speed by 70%.
* Improved Kick now has a 100% chance to silence the target for 1.5/3 sec.
* Dirty Tricks now is a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 3.
Shaman (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Hex now lasts 1 min. Up from 30 sec.
* Searing Totem now prefer to target enemies that are afflicted by your Flame Shock or Stormstrike effects.
* Reverberation is now a Tier 2 talent. Down from Tier 3.
* Improved Fire Nova is now a Tier 3 talent. Up from Tier 2.
* Elemental Warding now reduces magical damage instead of all damage.
* Ancestral Knowledge is now named Acuity and Increases your critical strike chance with all spells and attacks by 1/2/3%.
* Convection now Reduces the mana cost of your damaging offensive spells.
* Heroism's "Exhausted" debuff now also affects Time Warp (Mage)
* Static Shock now procs from Primal Strike, Stormstrike, or Lava Lash (Old - All melee attacks and abilities). Chance to proc increased from 2/4/6% to 15/30/45%.
* Totemic Reach *New* - Increases the radius of your totems' effects by 15/30%.
* Totemic Focus is now a 2-Ranks talent, down from 3-Ranks. Now also increases the duration of your totems by 20/40%.
* Cleansing Waters *New* - When your Cleanse Spirit successfully removes a harmful effect, you also heal the target for [ 1093 to 1164 ]/[ 2187 to 2330 ].
Warlock (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
Apparently, no changes in this build.
Warrior (Forums / 3.3.5 Talent Calculator / Cataclysm Talent Calculator / Beta Skills/Talents)
* Bloodsurge no longer procs from Heroic Strike.
* Booming Voice now reduces the cooldown on your Battle Shout and Commanding Shout by 15/30 sec.
* Rampage additional effect - In addition, improves your critical strike chance by an additional 2%.
* Enrage now lasts 4 sec. Down from 12 sec.
* Rude Interruption now lasts 15/30 sec. Down from 30 sec/1 min.
* Impending Victory is now a Tier 4 talent. Down from Tier 5.
* Warbringer is now a Tier 3 talent. Down from Tier 5.
* Bastion of Defense is now a Tier 3 talent. Down from Tier 4.
* Damage Shield is gone.
* Thunderstruck is now a Tier 5 talent. Up from Tier 3. Revamped - Improves the damage of your Cleave and Thunder Clap by 3/6%. In addition, your Thunder Clap improves the damage of your next Shockwave by 5/10%. Stacks up to 3 times.
* Gag Order is now a Tier 4 talent. Up from Tier 3.
* Shield Specialization now allows you to generate 20/40/60 extra rage when you Spell Reflect a magic attack.
* Heavy Repercussions *New* - While your Shield Block is active, your Shield Slams hit for an additional 50/100% damage.