One thing I’ve enjoyed since the change is having the ability to make a dent in health bars while the raid is grouped up. This is originally coming from a class that, for the longest time, had a fairly weak healing ground effect. In fact, it was so weak that you got laughed at on the forums for even suggesting it’s uses since it’s HpM was so low. Of course, Holy Word: Sanctuary has been “stealth buffed” for a while now to where it ignores the 6 people or more rule. It’s still somewhat lackluster, but it’s a major improvement and brings it’s output closer to other healing ground effects.
What a lot of people don’t realize is that each healer’s “AoE heal” has a weakness of some sort. Overcoming that weakness is what can really separate an “ok” healer from an exceptional one. Continue reading