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4-30-2008 @ 3:32PM
[quote]For starters, most ret paladins appear to live in fear of being forced into the holy tree and away from the front lines of a fight. But we have a perfectly viable tanking tree which most rets don't seem to have heard of.[/quote]God forbid that a Paladin wanted to do dps. You ever heard of lore? WTF is lore, AMIRIGHT? Paladins were melee fighters, and certainly not heal bots. [quote]Every class has its own source of bitching and moaning but because you're only capable of tanking AND healing and not melee dps is not a source of complaint.[/quote]Yet, the Paladin forums are always complaining about it. If I payed $15 just to get into a raid no matter what spec I was then that'll be fine. Problem is that I like to have fun when I play games and healing and tanking isn't it. If Paladins could only heal or tank then nobody would roll them. Eventually people who've played Diablo 2 and other MMO's get drawn to the class and level it, only to find out that Paladins suck ass. This is pretty much what people think of when they roll a Paladin.http://www.newgrounds.com/collection/paladin.html[quote]Roll a rogue, its the only thing they can do. If my rogue put on a bunch of feral leather and I started calling myself a tanking rogue would Blizz eventually listen? Because that's what retadins seem to have done.[/quote]People like you wonder why tanks and healers are hard to find? Post-TBC led many Paladins to reroll as a rogue, or other dps classes. Many hybrid classes pre-tbc would be dps spec but also perform their healing or tanking rolls. Even Blizzard didn't expect many players to reroll other dps classes, though they think Death Knights will fix the tank issue. [quote]I also want to address some of the outrageous claims in a Top damage in your raid? Good job, I'd gquit on the spot.[/quote]Realistically my guild hardly ever brings rogues. We bring them when our usually classes don't show up. The Rogues hardly ever beat the Ret Paladins in dps as is, so they're hardly desirable. Not saying that Rogues can't dps, but it's hard to find a player that can play them properly. [quote]Ret dps is a joke but you may be dragged along to a raid as a buff machine but that's honestly because your guild can't scrap up a decent enhancement shaman or fury warrior.[/quote]A good melee group makeup is to have as few rogues as you can, and have a good variety of hybrid melee dps. Enhance ShamanFury WarriorRet paladinFeral DruidRogueThat produces more dps then.Enhance ShamanFury WarriorRogueRogueRogue
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