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1-27-2010 @ 11:50AM
Seriously? Well, there are all kinds of places to look for information; this is a good place to start: http://www.wowwiki.com/Tanking. Very brief advice: the difference between tanking and dps is that when tanking you don't care so much about how much damage you do, but you want mobs to be attacking you all the time. So you use abilities that generate extra aggro as much as possible, which for a DK means Frost Presence, Death and Decay and Rune Strike. Taunt abilities too (Death Grip and whatever that other one is), but they have long cooldowns so you don't want to throw them around willy-nilly.As for gear, look for stamina, defense rating, dodge and parry. Resilience is better than nothing but it's not nearly as good as defense or parry. There's such a thing as a defense cap; if your warlock has ever raided you're probably familiar with the hit cap, and the defense cap is the same idea but even more important. A tank doesn't need as much hit rating or expertise as a dps needs, but you still need some.
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