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5-26-2008 @ 12:31PM
This guy hit the nail on the head. As a tank, it doesn't work that well to have a tank in the raid that isn't pretty experienced with the encounters. The catch 22 is that you can only get that experience by tanking those encounters. What you really want from your tanks for good progression is the same tanks in there pretty much every night.As a healer or DPS, there is more 'wiggle room'. Take RoS for example. A tank needs to know what to do in detail, and need to have experience doing it. If you are say, a Mage, you pretty much just nuke away and try to spell steal something at one point. Or as a healer, you will probably get a pretty specific healing assignment, that while crucial, is not complex and can be done pretty effectively without ever having done the fight.
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