Tag Archives: healing

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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Restoration Shaman Pawn Scale 3.2

I got around to doing some healing on my shaman when I was pulled into a Trial of the Champion run.  That first run was just terrible as I really had no idea what I was doing. A little later … Continue reading

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Healing on a Shaman

With my shaman at 80, I now need to figure out how to heal with a shaman.  The only thing I’ve healed with him is Karazhan at 70 and things have changed since then. I’ve managed to get a lot … 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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Raider 101 Project

Rohan from Blessing of Kings has started a Raider 101 Project. This is meant for people who are new to raiding. The information is not meant for squeezing out every last bit of DPS/Healing/Tanking, but for getting started on playing … Continue reading

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Doofy’s WoW Predictions for 2009

Point 4 in Doofy’s Unsolicited World of Warcraft Predictions for 2009 is a good one. I know that I’d be tempted to go for two different tanking specs, or two different healing specs depending on the toon rather than spec … Continue reading

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Weighing Priest Healing Stats

A Dwarf Priest has a very detailed writeup on Weighing Priest Healing Stats for Wrath. I’ve pulled out some bottom line numbers but the whole thing is worth a read (also he provides links to Lootrank profiles). T7 Content Spellpower: … Continue reading

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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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Shaman Play in 3.02

I had a chance to play my shaman this weekend and got him a good chunk of the way through 67.  The changes to shamans in 3.02 are huge.  My enhancement shaman now feels like a real hybrid class rather … Continue reading

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What to Play?

I found this quote from Blessing of Kings: Warhammer Online: What to Play? to be a very good summary of the dilemma faced by healers (and to some extent tanks). The thing about healing is that it is usually very … Continue reading

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Warhammer and Moving On

The Warhammer MMO is coming out in a week or so.  I definitely will not be buying it on release, but I will be reading the reviews.  I’m particularly looking forward to seeing what Tobold has to say about it … Continue reading

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Shaman and Druid Progress

I spent much of the long weekend leveling my shaman and druid.  They’re both at level 58, which means that they could go to Outlands right now.  I’ve done that with pretty much all my other Burning Crusade characters so … Continue reading

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My Ideal WoW Party

On one of the blogs I read someone posed the question "What would your ideal WoW party consist of?"  Here’s my answer as of late in Burning Crusade World of Warcraft. I am assuming you are forming up a group … Continue reading

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Blizzard on Healers in Raids

Blessing of Kings discusses Blizzard on Healers in Raids.  Essentially it looks as though for 25s you will still need about 1/3 of the players to be healers.  As Rohan points out, this doesn’t match at all with the number … Continue reading

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Class Quests I’d Like to See

I’ve been grouping up with a bunch of new 70s lately.  Some of them do amazingly well in groups while for others it’s obvious that they soloed their way up to 70.  It seems to me that it isn’t the … Continue reading

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Overview of Healing Classes

Matticus provides a nice overview of the strengths and weaknesses of each of WoW’s healing classes in Assigning Healing Strategy – Part 1: Recognizing Class Strengths. This is important for for heal leads and for raid leads. I’ve raid healed … Continue reading

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Getting Better and Better

It’s strange but I think if I were to resume playing my priest, Flint, I could do a better job than I did when he was my main character.  It would take me a bit to get back into the … Continue reading

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Tankadin Gems and Enchantments: A short guide

I won the Crimson Girdle of the Indomitable from Moroes while healing on my paladin for our second group. I switched back to prot to speed run some five mans and discovered midrun that I’d forgotten to gem it. Oops! … Continue reading

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Kara Healing Gear list

PlusHeal, a new healing community, has a nice list of the Healing Gear Drops from Kara for all the healing classes. My paladin respecs every week from prot to holy and back so it’s good to know what gear I’m … Continue reading

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