Zach is a PvP nut who is excited at the prospect of more meaningful Battlegrounds play. He is about as unfunny as Jay Leno but has a slightly smaller chin.
Last week we kicked off a PvP
series on how to deal with specific classes starting with the druid
. We featured those slippery shapeshifters mostly because I'm a doofus who thought they were first on the alphabetical list -- cut me some slack, though, since druids
were first on the list for years before those upstart death knights
came along. Of course, when the game's first hero class was introduced with Wrath of the Lich King
, it was no coincidence that their popularity was directly proportional to their being completely imbalanced and overpowered. It was so broken that Arena Season 5
was dominated by death dnights and even unskilled keyboard turners and clickers could sometimes achieve gaudy rankings using the class.
While the class has been tuned down somewhat, this hasn't diminished their popularity and death knights remain formidable opponents in the Battlegrounds
and world PvP. Today we'll take a look at the dreaded death knight and try to outline a few key points to remember when facing one. Just as with the first installment of this series, these articles are by no means an exhaustive and complete guide to fighting a particular class. PvP depends greatly on context, in part determined by your own class, your environment, your opponent's spec, and player skill among other things. With that disclaimer out of the way, let's take a quick overview of death knights just to give players a general idea of what to expect.
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Filed under: Analysis / Opinion, PvP, Death Knight, The Art of War(craft) (PvP)