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2-13-2011 @ 12:18AM
As a part-time mage who usually plays meatshields, let me just add something here re:kiting.If a pull goes bad and you're kiting something around, and the tank makes an effort to get it back by taunting, either let him know you're kiting and ok, or let him have it back. Nothing is more frustrating than taunting a mob off a caster DPS only to have said caster keep nuking and peel the mob off me again. A taunt only gives me 110% of your aggro. One or two more spells will bring him running right back to you again.A tank's job is to keep pulls under control so that squishies like you can stay alive and keep burning, freezing, or arcane-ing things to death. If I think that mob is running around willy-nilly, I'm going to do everything I can to get it back. If you have it under control, most tank are fine with letting you kite it. One less mob for me to worry about.So please please either let the tank know you're kiting, or let him get the mob back. I'm not going to keep wasting a taunt cooldown trying to get a mob back if you're not going to cooperate with me :P
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