Nakatoir touches upon one CC which seems particularly frustrating, even though it has been in the game forever. Cyclone, with Predatory Swiftness, is an instant cast, as well as being one of the most frustrating CCs to counter, simply because it can't be dispelled. The buff, Predatory Swiftness, can be dispelled, but short of spamming an offensive dispel on the druid target, it's relatively hard to catch before it's used. As it can't be dispelled, the only way out of it is to either use a PvP trinket, or wait.
And any instant AoE CC is definitely suboptimal, as Nakatoir rightly points out. CC, it seems, should have a greater risk attached to it than simply losing a global cooldown, particularly if used to control more than one player.
But, conversely, not all instant-cast CC ought to be removed. For melee classes, it's often vital as a gap-closer, or a way to unleash damage. For ranged classes, it's useful to keep melee away. CC in response to CC! This is how the game works, and has worked for some time, but as Nakatoir says, it seems that instant casts may have got a bit out of control, especially when it comes to crowd control.
What's your take on this? Is Nakatoir right? Is instant-cast crowd control too ubiquitous?
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