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Around Azeroth: Agents of shields

Did you ever wonder why only certain classes are able to carry shields? Really, there should be no reason that a bony undead warrior can haul around a set of plate armor and a heavy shield while a buff orc warlock is reduced to wielding a book, orb, or cricket cage (?!) in his off-hand. Tauren druid submitter Rottenpie of Zul'jin (US-H) decided to challenge this rule and, along with a clothie companion, forcibly equipped a shield. They were both instantly crushed by the weight. Turns out that being a heavy magic-user leeches calcium from your bones and turns your muscles to jelly. The more you know!

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