Sunday, May 23, 2010

Tanks and Tanks Once More

Who, me?

No thanks.  I only tank in emergencies.

However, I'm thinking about the tanking writer of this blog.  The one who loves his DK Tank and has some old fashioned love for his long suffering Warrior Tank.  The same one who isn't sure what to do with creating a toon to run through low level instances with.

Yeah, I know, he could do a Pally tank, but he has one of those, and he's not thrilled with him.

He already has a Warrior.

So why not be a Big Bear Butt tank?

Okay, I know one reason he'd have issues:  the Night Elf in general.  Aside from that, however, Druid Tanks hold their aggro quite well, thank you very much, and I have to admit I've got a lot of respect for the Druid Tanks I've pugged with.  No, I'm not suggesting he hang out as a Tree --that's not his style-- but a Bear?  Yeah, I can see that.


  1. As a matter of fact, I hate playing druids.

    With as many tanks as I have now (Leve 80 pally, warrior, and DK) I don't know if I want the complete package.

    I just don't care for the fact the only mitigation they have is armor, hp, and dodge.

    And druids have a healing talent tree. I avoid things with that. I'm not healing again... ever.

  2. Hey now, I didn't say that you needed to heal. I think your tanking speaks for itself, and if someone asks you to heal, you can just kind of growl at them.

  3. Sigh.

    Okay, that didn't come out right. I didn't mean growl as in a Bear growl, but...

    Oh, nevermind.

  4. But … why not have more than one warrior? Personally I find them rather enjoyable to play, and if you are already happy with them as a class and want to experience levelling again – nothing wrong with it. Roll a new one, jump into your first few instances with the mighty skill of sunder armour in defensive stance and … well… I suppose thunderclap has the ring of a defensive ability to it. Chop your way up to 80 again – if you reach it before Cataclysm you can always go back to ignoring warrior number 2. Or play the gearing game again and try to remember how it was the first time round.