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The Light and How to Swing It: To cover the combat table

Every week, WoW Insider brings you The Light and How to Swing It for holy, protection and retribution paladins. Protection specialist Matt Walsh spends most of his time receiving concussions for the benefit of 24 other people, obsessing over his hair (a blood elf racial!), and maintaining the tankadin-focused blog Righteous Defense.

Block-capped, unhittable, uncrushable, combat table coverage -- all these terms (some deprecated, some still relevant) refer to the same basic principle: achieving 102.4% block and avoidance in order to push normal hits off the combat table.

Now, what I just said in that last sentence might be an arcane mishmash for some folks who are new to tanking, and I aim to fix that. One of the most potent things you can do for your gearing is hit that magic 102.4% number, to achieve full combat table coverage. Doing so, you're looking at least a constant 40% damage reduction for any melee hit. This is the holy grail for shield tanks right now. Let's talk about how to make that happen.

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