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6-14-2011 @ 6:48PM
Since the change to Savage Defenses to a bubble that doesn't break on one hit, the amount of damage that druids take in AoE situations is comperable to paladins and DKs, although slightly behind warriors. It's random, and sometimes results in spikes, but on average it comes out close enough that a druid can, and has, tanked adds on heroic nefarian, maloriak, magmaw, and sinestra. It's nothing like Anub'arak.Most warrior snap aggro issues are due to tanks building specs tailored for 5 man AoE fests or for maximum survivability. Warriors have a lot of variety with where their build can take them, as opposed to druids and paladins who really only have 4 or 5 talent points that they can move. If the warriors specced into war academy, cruelty, and heavy repercussions instead of blitz, blood craze, and thunderstuck, they wouldn't be having those issues, in fact, they'd have the best snap aggro of all tanks.Rage generation is annoying, but it's something that can typically be worked around, furor+enrage, faerie fire pull instead of feral charge. You'll have plenty of rage. Not as much as a warrior, but enough to roll right into the rotation.As for DK micro managing, I actually enjoy. My paladin has the unstoppable advantage of being my very first character, but I truly enjoy tanking on my DK. It's very engaging. I find my warrior and druid to be extremely boring to tank on.
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