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- A spec guide for classes that aren't yours
Even with the Armory, it's still valuable to know specs just by glancing at the spells players are casting, and this is a guide to help you do that. Want to know at a glance whether your main tank laying down Mortal Strike is really specced Protection as he says, or if he's got a few extra points in Arms than he should have? Want to know if that Warlock who sent a Felguard after you in the battlegrounds is specced Demonology or Destruction?
- Burning Crusade class guides
A linked list of some of the best class-specific guides out there for Burning Crusade content.
- Guild leaders: Keeping your hybrids happy
Of all the classes in Warcraft, I find that the true hybrids -- Druid, Shaman, and Paladin -- can cause the biggest issues when dealing with loot. Sometimes you can really find yourself in the lions' den, and in Warcraft those feral kitties have sharp claws!
- How to group with a Priest (or other healer!)
What's a player to do when they need a Priest's help? There's plenty to know about how to act in a group with a priest, and we're only going to scratch the surface.
- Raid 101
Once you get to level 70, you'll have several options including solo play, PvP, and instance raiding. Raiding is a major part of the game, but can be somewhat overwhelming at first.
- Knowing your place in an instance
As you level up, playing your intended role becomes more and more important. There are three (or four depending on who you ask) main roles in an instance: tank, heals, damage (dps), and crowd control (cc).The typical instance team includes a tank, a healer, and three dps/cc characters.Read on for more about these specific roles.
- Lowbie instance guide
Dungeons, known as instances, are special zones where players group together to fight tougher monsters than the outside environment. hey are called instances because each group who enters them is given a separate copy of the dungeon and will not interact with other players of either faction when inside. Higher quality loot is available in instances than the environment, in addition to excellent quest experience and rewards.
- I rolled the wrong class
If, like I did, you came into World of Warcraft with no real idea what the game was about, you may have just picked the first class that looked interesting and started playing. (If, instead, you read a guide to what the various classes can do, you may not have the following problem.)
- Welcome to PvP
For many players, the term PvP or Player vs. Player can be daunting. Nightmarish visions of ??-level players coming out from nowhere and disrupting -- to put it lightly -- questing or exploring have played a part in the choice of server.
- Chose your class
The first question many players have when they first tear open their World of Warcraft game box is, "What class should I play?" And I'm afraid that my standard answer to the question is terribly unhelpful, "Why don't you try them and see which one you like best?"
- When your fearless leader hasn't played your class
Despite being an extremely organized raid leader with chart-topping dps, he's never played a healer. Virtually every night we dragged ourselves through SSC he could be heard asking, genuinely baffled, "Why do our priests have so little health?" or "Why did (dps running around at a distance requiring binoculars to see) die on that last attempt?"
More guides by class:
- General class guides
- Death Knight guides
- Druid guides
- Hunter guides
- Mage guides
- Paladin guides
- Priest guides
- Rogue guides
- Shaman guides
- Warlock guides
- Warrior guides