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7-13-2011 @ 3:25PM
"If you're pulling aggro from your tanks at the start of the fight constantly..."Just remind your tank to pop HIS wings on the pull. Every pally tank I know pops those wings and goes Captain America, and it's pretty darned awesome... and unless you severely overgear your tank, there is virtually no chance you can rip threat off him."Take a glance at your Omen Threat Meter, and make sure your tank has a sizable threat lead before popping all of your cooldowns."A good way to do this is get your inquisition up, which will take a few seconds, glance at your threat meter, and go crazy if it's looking good.Quick note: Avenging wrath can be spellstolen. Use it around us sneaky mages with caution if you're pvp'ing. The first time I ever spellstole AW was one of the most awesome moments I ever had in pvp combat, and I'm sure the paladin was like "wtf?" as he saw a mage with bright white wings coming at him.
7-13-2011 @ 4:28PM
Not all tanks are paladins, though. And some are kinda slow on threat.That's why I will usually lead off with that three-point Inquisition, to give the DK/dr00d/warrior time to get a good threat lead. Drawing aggro sucks, after all.
7-14-2011 @ 1:19AM
I notice a lot of new prot pallys also ignore Divine Plea. Being able to get off a Shield of the Righteous or an Inquisition right away does wonders for your initial snap aggro.Casting Divine Plea as you run in, popping your wings, and opening up with your top priority ability is pure win.
7-14-2011 @ 3:08AM
Sounds like you raid with great tanks Pyro, cherish them.
7-14-2011 @ 3:14PM
There's one guy in particular who I've raided a lot with. I've pulled a lot of aggro in my time, but never off him. Raiding with him kind of makes me wonder why anyone even thinks about tanking with anything other than a paladin (due to threat, self-heals, and overall utility, along with survivability).
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