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1-12-2010 @ 8:29PM
Misdirection.Why it's awesome: Because I get to help Tanks with aggro troubles get the threat they need to keep up with the other trigger-happy DPS.Why tanks hate it: Because I seem to be the only Hunter ever using it.Seriously, fellow Hunters. MD + Volley. You should try it.
1-12-2010 @ 8:33PM
I've actually considered macro'ing MD into both my Volley and my Chimera Shot. Sure, I'll have to hit it twice every time the MD cooldown is up...but I think that may be worth it.
1-12-2010 @ 9:51PM
This, this this this.A hundred times this.I love doing it on my hunter.Tons of threat for the Tank!
1-12-2010 @ 10:11PM
I love the new MD mechanic. Coupled with Volley or Multishot, great way to help your tank gather up groups of mobs (assuming that the mobs should be gathered in a group). USE IT.Another underutilized hunter ability is the Distracting Shot taunt. If a mob aggros a clothie, and MD is on cooldown, don't be afraid to turn, taunt, disengage INTO the tank (or just run to him), and Feign. But for the love of god don't accidently put it on your bar somewhere where it might end up getting hit by mistake...
1-12-2010 @ 10:13PM
Best combination ever. Loads of quick threat to the tank, and everyone is happy.Plus, when you have an obnoxious dps with you, you can MD them and add a few bills.
1-12-2010 @ 10:15PM
Note to tanks: MD changed in a couple ways. Yes, we can now MD+Volley. Yes, we can now dump 20k threat on you. No, we can't use it on every pull because 1. The cd got changed (read: cd increased) and 2. Because LFG tanks run instances like they're houses are on fire. You wanna try for a 5-minute instance run? Fine, but don't bitch when I pull threat doing Volley because MD is still on cd from two pulls ago and FD is on cd from the last pull.
1-13-2010 @ 1:18AM
If MD is on cooldown I'll let tank build aggro for several seconds before I even touch a button. (Well, I'll send my pet out, but he does so little threat it doesn't matter.)In addition, if we're clearing trash before a boss pull, I won't MD, because I want to save it for the boss.
1-13-2010 @ 1:34AM
Why tanks hate it: Because some hunters seem to think it can pull without the tanks consent.Very annoying when a hunter pulls and you say 'don't pull' and they go 'but i md'
1-13-2010 @ 2:01AM
I adore Misdirection and Tricks. It just feels really nice knowing that at least one of your DPS cares about making the run go more smoothly, and in the event that I get stunned or CC'd, the extra threat buffer versus any well-geared DPS in the group is a godsend.
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