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9-02-2009 @ 7:37PM
"Character-wise, Taurens are the most sensible choice, as well, considering they are arguably the Horde's noblest race."I would argue they are the noblest, and most "good" race in the game, not just the Horde. Tauren Paladins make much more sense to me than some of the other new combos, that's for sure.
9-02-2009 @ 7:48PM
Ain't it the truth...The Tauren, big, cow-shaped boy scouts.
9-02-2009 @ 9:02PM
Draenei are. Seriously, we are fricking led by beings of the light!
9-03-2009 @ 1:11AM
Draenei are biz-nitches, self-righteous biz-nitches. "We are led by the light," blah blah blah. The Naruu may speak to you, but all your experience doens't alter how much you have run and lived to firght another day. How different are your, really, from that little kitty Mal'Ganis?The tauren are, by far, the most noble race in the game. It's about time they received some paladin love.@Zach,Paladins will now stack spirit as well since they will be getting a meditation like talent. Did you forget they mentioned that at Blizzcon?
9-03-2009 @ 1:58AM
Noble? (Or, in the spirit of the bad jokes, No-bull?)I don't see the Tauren as displaying Paladin like qualities given their willingness to tolerate things like the leader of the Grimtotem. Being silent is condoning evil even if it is not overtly supported.But ethics aside, personally I think tauren paladins are even worse of an idea than Troll druids. Dwarves and Humans have a culture which supports Light and a "church militant." The development of a holy warrior can come from this plausibly. The Tauren are a nomadic culture well suited to the wilderness classes but really can't support a Paladin without some rather radical changes in society. I can easily see Shamanism in Tauren society. Paladin, no.The Belfs... well I think the whole Mu'ru thing was rather stupid (of course I also thought Draenei shamans were dubious), but they at least could conceivably develop a paladin class from their structured society. I think that unless the Tauren learn Paladin from the Belfs or the Argent Crusade, it's really LOL-Lore.Really, I think it is foolish to say that the past Lore of WoW supports many of these changes. Blizz needs to look to the future. Dwarf shamans needs the inclusion of the Northrend dwarves or to learn from the Draenei. Troll druids require knowledge from the Tauren. Nelf mages requires a change in thinking (or else heretical Nelfs) to accept it.
9-03-2009 @ 4:41AM
Are you still on about Dwarven shamans? The Wildhammers have been shamanistic for YEARS!Oh, but you probably skipped that part of the game.
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