So I thought that this was going to be one of the most amazing greaters ever; however, I noticed that it seems to actually be extremely bad. The proc-rate is horrible and it doesn't even heal for that much. So I decided to run some tests. The first two tests are with all the heals being controlled so only the ones we want are proccing.

The math for finding out how many hits on average are being thrown out was to time how many hits were thrown out in a minute, then multiply those hits by (Minutes+(Seconds/60)).

Example: 30 hits in 1 minute --> 7:19 = (7+19/60) * 30 = 219.5; round that to 219 because you can't get that last full hit in.

The first test lasted for 7:19 and we wanted to see the procs of these three heals (Time: 07:19 Raid DPS:90 Cuts :73 Calabeth :17 | Raid HPS: 61 Calabeth :55 Cuts :20)

- Honorbound Soulstone procced 10464 heals (24 times)

- Song of Lost Souls (Trinket) procced 9405 heals (19 times)

- Corrosive Faesource procced 4550 heals (7 times)

Heals for 7:19

Strike of Judgement hits on average 39 times a minute and the trial lasted for 7:19, showing on average 285 hits were thrown out. With a proc rate of 24 times out of 285, a 8.4% chance of proccing ONLY on Strike of Judgement, the heals from this greater are very poor. This is assuming that it's going to be used 50% of the time in a 1:1 encounter, ie - Bosses. In an AOE setting, you won't use it at all. So basically, we're looking at a 4.6%~6% chance of proccing.

I know that this is based on damage but with all the skills dealing relatively the same amount of damage, it is relatively safe to assume that the amount of times you will be using "Strike of Judgement" will be around 55% because auto attack doesn't really count. Not saying it is exactly 55%. Even if the amount of times you use it is 75%, the heals are still very poor.Trolls/Flamers Must Read:

Proof of a somewhat 50% proc rate of Strike of Judgement

Test of 8:48 to see how the Corrosive Faesource procs (Time: 08:48 Raid DPS:90 Cuts :50 Calabeth :39 Ssgamber :10 | Raid HPS: 58 Calabeth :49 Cuts :9 Ssgamber :3 )

- 26000 from the CF (40 times)

Heals of 8:48

With 34 power strikes being thrown out on average, over 8:48, an average of 299 power strikes were thrown showing an average of proccing 13.4% of the time showing that from a greater, this is proccing very well and heals for a decent amount of health.

Test of 9:53 to see everything in total: (Time: 09:53 Raid DPS:109 Cuts :66 Calabeth :43 | Raid HPS: 63 Calabeth :64 Cuts :28 )

Heals of 9:53

As you see, the Honorbound Soulstone has roughly a 13% of the heals with the Song of Lost Souls trinket proccing at about 17% of the time. Glory of the Chosen, which doesn't even take an Essence slot or an Equipment slot is usable after getting a critical hit, which with 15% or so as the critical strike chance, is healing a lot more reliably than is the Greater Essence that costs 50 Inscribed Sourcestones and 1,000 Planarite. With the Corrosive Faesource healing for more than 3x as much as the Honorbound Soulstone, the Corrosive Faesource is more viable to be used than is the Honorbound Soulstone.

In short: Doget this Greater Essence as it does less than a Blue Essence and costs aNOTmore. Depending on how you roll, if you're thinking about using this Greater Essence, you can wear the "Song of Lost Souls" which is a trinket that will proc on any hit, that isn't an auto-attack and it heals more and has a higher chance of proccing since you don't only have to use one specific attack. In any case, if you chose the Song of Lost Souls you will be able to replace that greater slot with a Static Stat item such as 30 endurance and 28 block or something along those lines which will also help your Corrosive Faesource proc more often.lot

The low proc rate wouldn't be bad at all if it healed for more than 436, which is a very random number, might I add. Or maybe if the proc rate was increased, it would be pretty all right as well.

For the price of 2.5 of the other lesser essences, this is not worth it at all.

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