Tag Archives: druid

Overcoming the Fear of Tanking

Spinks had a good post on  Overcoming the Fear of Tanking.  This is a great time time to learn how to tank or heal if you haven’t already.  Here’s why: Tank and healers are in demand! You will have as … Continue reading

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Dungeon Finder reactions from players

I was shocked at the Dungeon Finder reactions from players.  Almost all the reactions I’ve seen so far have been positive.  You don’t see that too often when a new feature rolls out. I’ve only run one random dungeon – … Continue reading

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The disappearance of the bear

Shifting Perspectives has a  fascinating look at The disappearance of the bear.  Allison Robert looks at 8 reasons why bears are the least popular tank class.  I’ve barely done any tanking on my druid as I’ve been more interested in … Continue reading

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Druid Ding 80

After a long stretch I finally got my druid up to 80.  For a while there I thought I was going to be leveling him just through the daily fishing quests, but I ended up doing a good chunk of … Continue reading

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Death Knight Leveling Builds (58-68)

I’m almost done getting my druid to level cap, so there’s a decent chance that I’ll start leveling my death knight.  It’s been long enough since I’ve been through Outlands that it might be more interesting than running through Borean … Continue reading

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Cat Gearing

One of these days I may get around to leveling my druid to 80.  When I get there, WoWInsider has a very thorough guide to Gearing your Cat Druid (part one and part two).  My one caveat would be that … Continue reading

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Mommy, Where Does QQ Come From?

Malgayne on the WoWHead blog has an interesting point in his post: Mommy, Where Does QQ Come From?. As Leo Buscaglia put it, “The opposite of love isn’t hate – it’s apathy.” People don’t QQ if they don’t care. I … Continue reading

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My WoW Resume (early 2009)

I was reading Matticus’ post, What GMs Want to See on Your Guild App, and I stared thinking about some of my accomplishments in WoW.  Since many of these were pre-3.0, I don’t have the achievements for them which makes … Continue reading

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So You Want to Rip Some Face?

Karthis has a guest post on Resto4Life covering druid cat form DPS, So You Want to Rip Some Face?. I really like the way he’s gone through the stats and broken down the important ones to show why and when … Continue reading

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Bear Tanking Specs and Gear Pre-Naxx

My druid is only 71 or so (and he’s only that high due to doing dailies), but if I decide to tank with him Big Bear Butt Blogger has me covered with Bear Tanking Specs and Gear Pre-Naxx.

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Pawn Scales for Wrath

Here are the Pawn scales I’m using for my toons in Wrath of the Lich King.   As always, Pawn is for quick comparisons, not for squeezing every last point out of your gear.  Read Skeleton Jack’s post on Pawn for … Continue reading

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Who Are My Characters?

I was talking with Jaimie yesterday about our Warcraft characters in a roleplaying sense.  I don’t have much of a backstory for any of them, but I do have a decent idea of their personalities.  It’s conversations such as these … Continue reading

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Recognizing Bear Loot

Still no Bear Tank Pawn scale, but if you’re sick of waiting this is where I’m going to start research for building one: Recognizing Bear Loot.

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WotLK Restoration FAQ

Resto4Life has a WotLK Restoration FAQ up for druids. I doubt I’ll be going resto anytime soon on my druid but it’s good to have a reference in case I decide to heal.

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Shaman Healing Kara

We ran the first part of Kara pretty much spontaneously last night.  There were four druids itching to tank the place and we only had one healer, so I decided to respec my shaman resto and help heal.  This is … Continue reading

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[Druid] Bear FAQ for 3.02/Wrath

ThinkTank has a Druid Bear FAQ for 3.02/Wrath. It’s so nice to have all this information summed up concisely, especially given that I’m new to druid tanking. Now I need to dig up something similar for druid healing.

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Item point scales

Warrior Best item point scale to use going into Wrath? looks like a good point scale for rating items in Pawn for Warriors. Looks like something similar for paladin tanks. I’ve missed having a Pawn Scale. Now I need something … Continue reading

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Epic Flight Form

The quest to get the druid epic form is amazingly well done.  I wish there were a quest line like it for every class.  Apart from having to run Sethekk Halls, it’s a beautiful example of a quest line that … Continue reading

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Stupid bear tricks with swipe

ThinkTank has a post talking about Stupid bear tricks with swipe that take advantage of swipe’s infinite targets. Despite six or seven months of farming him, Moroes has yet to drop Mongoose. I may get Battlemaster on my Ring of … Continue reading

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Druid DPS Stats

I’m using the stat values from this Elitist Jerks post for building a Pawn scale for druid DPS till someone theorycrafts something better.  As I stated before, hit and expertise are the best stats till the cap (1.3 AEP), followed … Continue reading

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