Well, to an outside observer, there isn't much that needs changing for a Champ. Hell, even a casual champ won't see much that's wrong. Yet there are some finer points that are an issue currently.
1. With the increase in Clobber cooldown, the Wild Attack > Swift > Brutal > Clobber rotation was destroyed. With that went 2handers being the same as DW for champs. If you don't already know, Clobber used to help break the Brutal animation so DPS was increased but with the higher cooldown, it's not a viable option.
Clobber needs the cooldown reduced again or maybe just make Swift an immediate skill so it will do the same job.
2. Along with Clobber hitting 2handers, so too did the stats on Offhands. My current offhand gives me 150 Might, 384 Phys Mast and 384 Crit. You'd be remarkably lucky to get the same Phys Mast and Crit as base stats on a 2hander but it's impossible to get the same level of Might. This gives DWing a huge advantage.
Either massively increase the base stats on 2Hs or, and I rather like this idea, take base stats off and give a new item that will slot into our Offhand slots but won't be a weapon (maybe a Scabbard, which we obviously won't hold, it will just be in the Offhand slot). This item will give us the same stats as an offhand would, giving people a proper choice between DW and 2H.
1. It seems our Aggro Gen hasn't scaled the same as everyone elses DPS. All our Aggro skills aren't enough to match a properly geared DPS monster. If a straight Aggro Gen increase is too boring, here are some suggestions:
Maybe introduce a skill (of the same sort of thing as Blade Brother, Shield Wall and Melody of Battle) in which we can pick a member of the raid and it will remain on them until range is broken. This skill would transfer 50% of all threat to the Champ constantly. Either that or a skill that will generate AOE aggro every few seconds on all targets within a certain range of the champ.
This is all I can think of currently. Feel free to add your own.
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