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4.1's out! I've been busy killing trolls in Zul'Aman and Zul'Gurub, grabbing healing loot for my alts
. I wasn't able to get a chance to explore the new healing synergies with all the new healer abilities and Rallying Cry
. Warriors have that new ability which temporarily grants 20% maximum health to members in your party or raid for 10 seconds before the health fades away.
Like it or not, warriors are now a part of the arsenal that healing leaders have.
Also, a nifty trick includes combining both Rallying Cry and Last Stand
that leads to mega-health for your tank. Doing this requires two warriors. From what I can see, Rallying Cry needs to be used first, before Last Stand, to maximize benefits. Get your tanking warrior to use Enraged Regeneration
, and that'll just about outheal anything most healers can do.
Get used to adding Rallying Cry to your skills. Warriors, please remind your leaders that you have it available. Now, on what fights would your warriors be doing their whole yelling thing? I've got several in mind.
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