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11-30-2008 @ 12:19PM
"Many Death Knights have never had a melee character, and may not know how to avoid aggro while dealing high damage and staying out of the tank's way."I have to correct the above quote.Most death knights I have ran across so far ARE THE TANKS. So how would a DK keep from pulling threat off itself? lol, funny.
11-30-2008 @ 1:23PM
Obviously you missed the preamble stating that this article was targeted to MELEE DAMAGE DEALERS, and NOT TANKS. You know, the part that said that the article for tanks was COMING NEXT.Please, think before you post.
11-30-2008 @ 1:38PM
What was said didn't apply to tanks. The melee damage dealing makes sense because mobs cannot block or parry whilst you're attacking in front of them. This leads to less damage mitigation and more DPS.This is also a reason why Expertise is a slightly more important stat for a tank. If they're always attacking the mob from the front, they'll have to ensure that their own attacks are parried, dodged and blocked as little as possible
11-30-2008 @ 1:44PM
CBull:Thanks for the reply. It is refreshing to hear from an adult for once on this site :)
11-30-2008 @ 1:52PM
Article says nothing about tanking part 2. It says AoE dps is next, as this article covers direct damage melée. Just pointing that out for you so maybe you'll relax on flaming the guy a little bit.
11-30-2008 @ 3:01PM
You are right, there is no mention of tanks. However, it does very specifically mention that the article was focusing on melee DPS. Right there, in the second paragraph.
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