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Countdown to Wrath Giveaway: Day 6 - 60-day game time card {WoW}

Nov 7th 2008 4:12PM Give-a-ways are the best!

WoW Insider Show live with Phaelia of Resto4Life tomorrow afternoon {WoW}

Nov 7th 2008 4:02PM I think that there was a lot of confusion about what was said last week. Some people think TB is over reacting or being over dramatic, but you got to keep in mind that WCRadio is his station.

If I had a station and someone said something that I viewed as a false accusation, I would be upset too. I think that a lot would be solved with a phone call, but thats just my opinion.

On a side note, Mike, you talked about other guests to have on the show. Graylo from Gray Matter is one of the best known Moonkin bloggers out there. Having a moonkin myself, I would love to hear him sometime.

Moonkins aiming to get DPS and group utility {WoW}

Sep 9th 2008 12:57PM Wow, Some people just don't understand the mechanics of the druid class.

I have seen post after post about how "druids don't need more dps, they can Tank AND Heal!!!111one"

That is a load of crap. If you didn't see, this is a post about moonkin, not druids in general. Druids in general can tank and heal and dps VERY well. But that requires them to spec into that tree and to gear for that role.

Have you ever been in a group or raid and had your resto druid shift to bear and tank in the middle of a fight? If you ever have, you would have seen your resto druid suck at tanking.

Mages, If you are spec'd full out fire, How effective are your frostbolts? Can you run in a group or a raid just using frost spells and be even remotely good? No. Your spec gives you your power. So the argument that "druids can tank and heal so they don't need dps!" is rubbish.

I am a firm supporter that Moonkin Druids should not match a Mage (or other pure dps class) in a fight with similar gear. But I do believe that Moonkin need a nitch that they can fill or that utility that hybrids are known for.

With the simplifying for buffs/debuffs moonkin has lost 2 of their best utility spells to "pure" dps classes.

I think that the point of these changes should be "Why should we bring a Moonkin to a raid/group?" not "Can the Moonkin out dps a Mage? "