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4-30-2008 @ 1:32AM
I don't know guys, the OP is a complete tart and knows nothing about what Ret means to raids... Hmm if I had the choice to bring a pally into a raid that has to fight for DPS to begin with against useful classes with more UTILITY, or make him spec HOLY and offer some of the UTILITY that ret once had, I would prob have to say, fuck you retadin, spec holy or your not going, we up dps for other classes sure, but when some classes outdps you you tend not to care about the retadin. Most guilds find ret retarded to begin with, you are trying to fucking nerf our spec more. Sorry I am bored outta my mind healing for 2 years to see progression, I hate alts, they are worthless and a waste of time and space in raids, so I refuse to make one to sort of have fun with the game. Most retadins are at their wits end with the game because we are broken, and our own Class wants to break us more, Dukenukem is a knowledgable Pally. And the OP can go fuck himself. I vote everyone vote megas's posts up, and delete this fucking article from WI.
4-30-2008 @ 2:09AM
Excuse me? If you're so tired of rolling Holy just to see progression, then get out of your cookie-cutter guild. Nothing I said discredits Retribution's viability in raids. If you know anything about Retribution, you should understand that they should be brought into raids NOT JUST for Crusader Strike, which is a poor excuse for the spec's raid utility. You realize that if you're the ONLY Paladin in the raid, the judgement refresh feature is USELESS? If anything, I'm demanding for MORE Retribution viability and not less.Know nothing about raiding Retribution? I was the third person to be awarded Nether Vortexes in our 25-man progression to complete my Stormherald long before Vortexes became Badge welfare. I was MADE to spec Retribution when we had to do VR for the first time to boost our melee and beat the timer. I was Retribution on several of our first time 25-man kills.I respec 4-5 times a week depending on what our raid or team needs. THAT'S how I play my Paladin. Retribution is my spec of choice, and I'm brought to raids for my DPS buffs, blessings, and because if the encounter needs it I can swap into healing gear and pull +1600 healing unbuffed. If you think I'm calling for Retribution to be scrapped from raids from the call on Judgements to be refreshed by ANY attack, then you're just as short-sighted as the troll above. Retribution brings MORE utility than just judgement refresh. Our guild brings Paladin tanks to progression, which cements my spot -- as Retribution -- in raids.You're bored out of your mind? Respec. That's what I do. Just because YOU can't raid as Ret -- and you don't even seem to know HOW -- don't knock me for a comment you don't even begin to understand. Leave your guild and get into one with a Paladin MT. Get into a guild that brings you for your blessings and DPS. Can Retribution get some more love from Blizz? Hell yeah. Judgement refresh is great, but it shouldn't be the only excuse for guilds to take a Retribution Paladin into raids. If that's the only reason a Retribution Paladin is there, then you're GIMPING THE RAID. Pull your weight and do some real DPS.
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