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12-02-2008 @ 10:12AM
Warrior: Your taunt doesn't add aggro, it simply bumps you to the top of the aggro list. In other words, don't taunt the mob that's already attacking you, save it for someone else. Many bosses and some mobs are immune to taunt, so have a backup plan in hand.Priest: Remember the golden rule already mentioned... Healer heals the tank, tank protects the healer, everyone else needs to help themselves. Even friends can get silly sometimes, and letting them die is often a good (and funny) reminder. This can relax a bit with AoE damage and the like, but it's still the core rule.DK: The class is a newbies, so take all advice with a pinch of salt and cynicism. My personal experiments suggest that it's very very easy to pull aggro. If you're not the tank, never ever ever use Death Grip or Death and Decay (unless you're saving the healer).Rogue: Develop a thick skin. Nobody knows how much utility you have, and people like using you as the scapegoat. Having said that, watch the DPS... it's very easy for you to get aggro, cos you do a lot of burst damage. Use anasthetic poison when you're not using cc poisons. Bash on what the tank is bashing on unless instructed otherwise. When in doubt, kill the caster first, and if it's not a boss remember your stuns and interrupts are pretty much the ultimate anti-caster toolkit.Mage: Watch your sheeps, keep them baaing, and feel free to yell if someone breaks the sheep... just make sure you get the right person ;) Watch your burst damage, you're right up there with the rogue if you get an (un)lucky couple of crits. Ice Block, frost nova and blink are useful toys, and always remember to run towards the tank (important for priests too, if the boss is after you. Tank cant get aggro back if you're running away.)
12-02-2008 @ 11:09AM
@Wrayth: I have slightly different rules because, as a healer, I like to get everyone through the pull standing, if possible.Priest to DPS: You can expect a PW:S or Renew if I'm comfortable taking time away from the MT. That should be sufficient for you to dump aggro onto the MT. If you need more, I can't help you.Druid to DPS: You can expect a light instant heal if you take light damage. If you need more, I probably can't help you.Shaman to DPS: I'm throwing Chain Heal into my rotation for a reason. If you take damage, stand next to the tank for the next Chain Heal.All healers to Tanks and potential off-tanks: Please keep an eye on the chat window. If I yell about aggro and you see me running through you, grab that mob off of me.
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