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1-13-2010 @ 8:54AM
Actually, when I read the headline of the article I thought it was a slightly different, and more fun, topic. My buddy played resto/enhance shaman and I played a prot/ret pally tank during all of patch 3.2 (prior to the LFD) and we chain ran heroics just about every night for two months on a LAN setup, sitting in the same room. At the beginning of every run (we would pug random dps from trade chat), we'd decide whether I was going to tank in prot gear (way over the soft defense cap) with my ret talents and a two hander or if he was going to heal as enhance with his maelstrom procs and earthliving on his offhand. That way we pretty much had 4 dpsers every run, which drops the incoming damage a heck of a lot, so the gimped healing/tanking still worked out really well. We did this in H VH even when we were mostly sporting ilvl 200 gear (it really helps to have a tank and healer in the same room).He has since abandoned the game, so I haven't tried talking a random healer into having me tank with ret talents, defense equipment, and a twohander yet, but I'm sure it can easily be done.
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