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1-02-2009 @ 7:50PM
I fully agree on all points above. DPS needs to learn that maybe they cannot just aoe everything down. This isn't pre-Wrath aft-lolpatch anymore. Heroics are not easy with idiot dps.But there are bad, and I mean BAD tanks out there too that have caused grief to me. Not a lvl 80-example, but idiots occur at all levels:After doing a PuG Sunken Temple(yes, I'm that suicidal sometimes) on my healer-to-be shaman yesterday, I can fully attest that my level wasn't the problem. Not in the least.Enter a bear tank, that is not only annoying, but tank bad. Like, bad bad. Note that gear is not an issue - he seemed to have pretty decent feral "tank" gear(since they're one and the same almost these days, particularly on leveling). No. On the average four-five mob pull, he tanks one and the rest of the mobs come onto me after single Lesser Healing Wave. He used no CC at any point(we had two mages and rogue as dps...). When I asked him to try and keep the mobs off me, he just said "druids don't have aoe threat." I almost quit at that point, but because one of the mages seemed nice(not to mention that he took more mobs off me in a single average pull than the bear in the whole instance), I stayed to see it to the end. What a bitter end it was.In the end... rogue decided to "slow fall" down the middle whole to the bottom, and then call me to res "when we get down there." The two mages afk in turn to go get food. Nothing really unusual, just tad annoying. But.The tank, in his great wisdom, decides that after we activated the Atal'Arion(or whats-his-face-was) statues and thus summoned the boss, we would JUMP DOWN to the middle so we wouldn't have to clear the trash on the stairs. Even better, he jumped while one of the mages was still afk, and the rogue had been lying on the floor, dead, for at least half an hour.But the best was, that in the end of it all(the run ended in that wipe), he blamed //my healing// for it all. *rolleyes*Now, I know druids DO have problems with keeping the nutty dps at bay, but a healer getting aggro of five mobs out of six when the first heal lands - especially when the tank overlevels the healer by six? Sheesh.And no, it wasn't level issue either - the tank was 53. Some people just have no clue, eh? In the end I just wonder I had the patience to last there that long. Well, the mage that saved my ass on about every pull(ended on my friend list) probably had something to do with it.
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