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Question - Bard Songs

Maxranor

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I've recently started playing a bard on the prog servers, and soon I hope to be raiding. I have a question for the vets about what songs I should keep memmed based on different group assignments. We are currently capped at 70 in PoR.

70 Aura is on

Melee Group
1 Haste
2 Proc?
3 Nillipus?
4 AoE Mana?
5 VoV?
6 HoS?
7 AoE Resist?
8 Mez
9 DA

Caster Group
1 Caster Proc(Forget name)
2 Casting focus(Fire or Ice)?
3 ?
4 AoE Mana?
5 VoV?
6 HoS?
7 AoE Resist?
8 Mez
9 DA

Tank Group
1 PoV
2 Niv's
3 Nillipus?
4 AoE Mana?
5 VoV
6 HoS?
7 ?
8 Mez
9 DA

I would appreciate any feedback you guys that have been around a while longer can give. I understand how melody works, and understand how to optimize VoV uptime (With my song slots above 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 1 5 2 3 4 1 2 5 3 4 1 2 3 5 4). Does the couple of seconds that the other songs drop make a critical difference? Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

P.S. - A goal would be to have songs that pretty much always remain up remain in the same slots, and adjust melodies if possible.
 

Higamorph

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Mine, well 30 levels in your future anyways are

MeleeCommonCaster
Single Target Mez
Cure
AOE Mez
Current Nuke
Proc (Arcane Line)
Proc (Suffering Line)Fire/Magic Dot Potency
Overhaste
WarmarchFire or Ice Nuke Potency
Last Expansion Nuke
DA
AoE Mana/Hp Regen
Burst Mana/Hp
Overhaste AuraMana Aura
As for tank groups, they are a waste of our abilities and most guilds put tanks and clerics together exclusively to maximize the benefits of divine arb and epic clicks.
Having said that I don't recall what I used when I was 70th or VoV honestly. I do know I use 5 6 7 8 as a normal rotation and then when I click on A tune stuck in your head it changes to 4 5 6 7 8 9.
 

Maxranor

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Awesome info, thanks very much. I'm going to have to take a look and pare this down a little bit to fit my 9 songs in, but this is great starting info. I can see that with my always ups I'm on the right track at least. Thank you.
 
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This is pretty good to have
[2603] Amplification
[FONT=&quot]Classes: BRD/30[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Skill: Singing, Max Focus: 320%[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Target: Self[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Resist: Beneficial, Blockable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Focusable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Casting: 3s[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Duration: 30s+ (5 ticks) Song, Dispelable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]1: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Increase Singing Amplification by 15%[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]2: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Inhibit Effect: Singing Amplification (AA)[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Focuses the power of your voice, causing all songs that use the singing skill to increase in power by #1%.

[/FONT]
 

Sum1

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This is pretty good to have
[2603] Amplification
[FONT="]Classes: BRD/30[/FONT]
[FONT="]Skill: Singing, Max Focus: 320%[/FONT]
[FONT="]Target: Self[/FONT]
[FONT="]Resist: Beneficial, Blockable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT="]Focusable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT="]Casting: 3s[/FONT]
[FONT="]Duration: 30s+ (5 ticks) Song, Dispelable: Yes[/FONT]
[FONT="]1: [/FONT][FONT="]Increase Singing Amplification by 15%[/FONT]
[FONT="]2: [/FONT][FONT="]Inhibit Effect: Singing Amplification (AA)[/FONT]
[COLOR=#999999][FONT="]Focuses the power of your voice, causing all songs that use the singing skill to increase in power by #1%.

[/FONT][/COLOR]
There?s an item clicky that gives this effect without having to eat up a song slot. It drops from one of the SSRA basement buildings.... I?m forgetting the name of the item or the name of the mob that drops it.
 
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I know there are some items that did at least do something similar but I think they now just give you an aa. There is an item you can buy with ha currency in cotf that was one of them.
 

Healsforall

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Voice of the Serpant is the one from SSRA, there is better ones with Harmonize on them but these now give a AA has Dobber said.. Amplification is still usefull, it also makes Selo's kick good ( well used to before it got moved to off the kick skill not took notice since change)
 
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