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4-20-2009 @ 1:07PM
I'm a druid and becasue of the dual spec from 3.1 , I've decided to make my second spec feral tank (my main is resto). I have adequate gear already from badges and tier drops. But the 2 or 3 heroics ive done so far, have been major failures, the healers struggled to keep me up and dps is stealing aggro at the start of fights. Has there been changes to bear tanks in 3.1 ? or am I just awful at tanking ?
4-23-2009 @ 1:38AM
Bear tanking is easy. Bind Swipe, Maul and Mangle to three adjacent keys, and mash the hell out of them! I've lost significant health and armor on my druid, but Savage Defense does seem to more than make up for it in heroics and under.
4-20-2009 @ 2:15PM
Druid tanks now need to visit a trainer and learn the skill "Savage Defense", which will shield them whenever they hit with a critical strike, absorbing the next attack for an amount equal to their attack power on the next hit they take. It's a mechanic meant to replicate shield blocks in paladin and warriors.
4-20-2009 @ 3:19PM
I have that spell, I'm just stuggling to keep aggro on all the mobs at the start of pulls (especially trash). Dps seems to AOE before ive got enough rage to keep threat.My mitigation seems to suck too, since healers are struggling to keep me above 15% HP on bosses.I have mostly epic HC gear and some tier peices, so i dont think gear is my problem.Have i totally missed something about Bear tanking ? Am i just a noob ? :)
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