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11-05-2009 @ 9:40PM
Well, at least Lay on Hands isn't complete shit now, they addressed the problem of paladin tanks losing a cooldown.
11-05-2009 @ 9:53PM
Um.. no they didn't, the addressed the problem of Holy paladins locking out cooldowns on Prot Paladins. Prot paladins can't pick up Sanctified light, not with it being 20 points into Holy, and as such, are still down a cooldown. That puts them at.. 1 active cooldown!
11-06-2009 @ 12:20AM
sounds to me it is working as intended
11-06-2009 @ 3:47AM
I'm probably talking out my backside here (never played a Pallie past level 24), and so, correct me if I say something stupid, but If a tanking paladin has to use his bubble and LoH in the same two minute window, I'd personally be concerned about the Tank and/or the Healer.
11-06-2009 @ 6:48AM
Lay on hands is pretty much useless as a tank, unless you specced into the armor boost, which guts the standard 0/53/18 spec. I can count the number of times it saved my life in a progression boss fight on one hand. Twice, I popped it on our first Vezax kill, and our first Knock 3 kill. Other than that, the situations where I get low enough for long enough to warrant using it on myself is usually preluded by me using it to give my healer a last gasp of mana, or a quick refill on an inconvinient frost tomb or incinerate flesh. Lay on Hands is not an active cooldown, it's a reactive ability. You can't use it to mitigate incoming damage, you can only use it to heal damage that you've survived. If you've managed to survive the hit at low health, and you aren't being filled back up immediately, your healer need to step it up.However, that's not to say the whole idea of forbearance isn't idiotic and better solved through other means, because it is.
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