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1-12-2010 @ 3:07PM
I tanked my way to 80......it was awesome.
1-12-2010 @ 3:09PM
I know the feeling.
1-12-2010 @ 3:14PM
I have a Pally I am leveling by tank: http://www.wowarmory.com/character-sheet.xml?r=Aman'Thul&n=StarrlighttAnd some PVP as wellBut in the Random dungeons, it seems at this level no one even waits for the tank, they all just rush in and kill as much as they can before they die.Over and over I see this.
1-12-2010 @ 3:22PM
i wish ther was a heirloom tanking shield, cause all the shield from 1- mid 40 look like crap
1-12-2010 @ 4:29PM
This, I wish I knew the pleasure of tanking on my warrior before 58.But seriously, the shoulders and chest are fine, but what they should really add are weapons, shields, guns and trinkets. I mean, we've got two rogue swords, two dps ranged weapons, no shields and healer/dps trinkets. Why all the tank hate? (*coughQuel'Delar*cough*Kirin'Tor Ring*cough*)
1-12-2010 @ 4:30PM
Prot warrior from level 20, it was great fun. And with a Lock right there with me every level, things died...a lot.
1-12-2010 @ 4:41PM
Same here. I even did it back when it was still a huge pain to level as Prot--nowadays, Prot specs are so strong for leveling, that there's no reason people wouldn't pick them as often as DPS specs.
1-12-2010 @ 4:55PM
The heirloom items give you lots of stam which is what you really need to tank those low level dungeons anymore.That said, a tanking shield (and spell shield and offhand frill) would be a great addition.
1-12-2010 @ 5:26PM
just use the PVP heirloom items for tanking which tends to have more stamina than the PVE heirlooms items. The only thing you would really care about tanking before max level is stamina and crit immunity. Resilience scales better for crit immunity anyways. And my understanding is that you don't really need to be fully def cap and all that for leveling instances since they are tuned to let people with 1/2 tanking gear tank though it instead of proper tanks.
1-12-2010 @ 5:47PM
My lvl 66 alt is specced Protadin. I find it fun to grab a group of 5 or 6 mobs at a time and let them hack away while i pick them off one by one. :)
1-12-2010 @ 10:17PM
My wife levelled a prot warrior, with me levelling a holy pally. Everything took forever to kill, but we could take on 5 things at once, and do quests that were 5-man and several levels higher than us. It was nice to see the end of some of those ridiculous quest chains and actually be able to do them (like Azshara and Blasted Lands). Tons of fun.
1-12-2010 @ 11:19PM
use pvp stuffheirlooms, the resilience will help make you crit immune and the extra stam is nice as well. of course i do know that it lacks tanking stats.
1-12-2010 @ 11:41PM
I'm currently healing my alt up. I started playing the char again when 3.3 came out, and I went from 59 to 68 without ever setting foot in outlands. I just hung out in the cities pretty much exclusivly and did random dungeon after random dungeon.
1-14-2010 @ 6:36PM
I have tanked to 80 pally & dk; and warrior to 71 already.
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