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One gear set for PvE and PvP in Mists of Pandaria? {WoW}

Mar 7th 2012 3:38PM For clarity TimR, this is not news, or even where I think Mists will be heading. It's just an interesting topic, which I thought merited discussion.

Hope that clears it up! They've been very clear that this isn't what's coming in Mists.

Olivia

5 ways to fail at Battlegrounds {WoW}

Mar 1st 2012 1:26PM @clundgren, xChaosMonkeyx

I have to say, as a healer in a battleground (priest and shammy) I would never hang out and fight with a DPS. If I got caught out alone I'd do my best to keep myself alive while running to the nearest concentration of my team-mates.

Of course, not every healer will do that.

Olivia

WoW Insider Weekly News Update for Feb. 17, 2012 {WoW}

Feb 17th 2012 2:10PM D'awww Rocky! I totally watched you too, Mat, but... d'awwwwwwwww Rocky!

3 skills to improve your Arena performance {WoW}

Feb 17th 2012 9:12AM An addon called SmartTargeting will automate this for you, and switch it back to Target Nearest Enemy in non-PvP situations.

Olivia

3 skills to improve your Arena performance {WoW}

Feb 16th 2012 1:30PM Hey Harvoc -- I did a column not long ago about Arena addons, see here: http://wow.joystiq.com/2012/01/04/blood-sport-top-addons-and-ui-settings-for-pvp/

Olivia

What I want to see from Mists of Pandaria PvP {WoW}

Feb 14th 2012 5:45AM Curses! I knew that whichever I said -- front or backflip -- I'd pick the wrong one!

Olivia

What I want to see from Mists of Pandaria PvP {WoW}

Feb 13th 2012 8:59PM As someone with 2 max-level PvP-specific healers, I totally agree. Edited for additional clarity!

Olivia

Blood Sport: 3 ways to improve your Arena play {WoW}

Feb 6th 2012 7:14PM I wouldn't worry, Dean, they may well have just been whispered by someone else!

Keep getting that resilience and skill up, and you'll become the better option :)

They may have just thought that you really didn't have much arena experience after your CP question - alas for losing at arena you get absolutely nothing but a dented ego!

Thanks

Olivia

Blood Sport: 3 ways to improve your Arena play {WoW}

Feb 4th 2012 2:26PM Hmm, I would say either a shaman or a priest. Both have toolkits that complement a paladin well, such as a group cooldown (Spirit Link Totem and Barrier).

I don't know if druids have the burst healing capability for a 5v5 like yours.

To be honest, though, you're best to just try different healers and see what suits you! Don't underestimate the value of player skill - a really great player with a slightly less than perfect class is better than a dreadful player with a "flavor of the month" class.

Olivia

Blood Sport: 3 ways to improve your Arena play {WoW}

Feb 4th 2012 2:19PM I've tried it again and I still don't like it - I find the audio aspect detracts from communication with my team.

Of course, everyone is different, and it may well be someone else's perfect addon, but I find SpellAlerter does the same job better.

Olivia