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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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Turtles All the Way Down!

My paladin was out fishing for Dragonfin to finish skilling up cooking when I got this lovely bonus!  It just so happened that this was the same toon I’d gotten Speedy on.  I made Alec’s day to see the mama … Continue reading

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March Sadness

Doofy the Paladin is suffering from March Sadness. Progress has ground to a halt as their roster of raiders has disappeared. We’re in much the same situation with our guild alliance. Historically we’ve run 2-3 nights per week, but we’ve … Continue reading

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Mount farming for fun and… well, fun

If you’re short a couple mounts for the achievement, Big Bear Butt Blogger has a suggestion in Mount farming for fun and… well, fun. Jaimie and I did this last week and it worked pretty well even with my fury … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Allies

Eye for an Eye has a list of tools retribution paladins can use for Protecting Your Allies. Most of these are the standard Protection abilities that I keep forgetting to use as Retribution. About the only one I remember is … 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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Alts and the Raider: An Officer’s Perspective

Sydera at World of Matticus discusses Alts and the Raider: An Officer’s Perspective.  We just went through some of this entering Naxx.  It hadn’t been a big deal before Wrath as we had Karazhan on farm by the time we … Continue reading

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Ret Paladin

I’m thinking of taking my paladin ret.  I don’t like tanking with her as much as I do on my warrior and right now our guild alliance has a surfeit of tanks.  I don’t think I’d raid or even instance … Continue reading

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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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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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Pawn Values for all Specs – Paladins

Yay! Elitist Jerks has Pawn Values for all Specs up. I’m planning to use something along the lines of Left’s Scales for my protection paladin.

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Leveling Blacksmithing

At the request of one of the members of our guild alliance, I focused in on leveling blacksmithing last night.  Jaimie had spent way too much time mining saronite, eternals, and the odd bit of titanium so thanks to her … Continue reading

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Warrior Defense Gear in Wrath

I actually did some leveling on my warrior this weekend as I need to catch up to the most advanced member of our static group.  We thought about running our current four instances (Utgarde Keep,  The Nexus, Azjol-Nerub and Ahn’kahet: … Continue reading

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Paladin AOE Grind Spec

I’ve been teaming up with Jaimie’s mage to level my paladin and I’m not happy with the way things are going right now.  I can still AOE grind, but I’m constantly out of mana.  A paladin that’s out of mana … Continue reading

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Redcape’s Retribution DPS

Here’s what Redcape’s Retribution DPS Calculator – Elitist Jerks has to say. Seal of Blood/Seal of Martyr are the best seals. If you cannot risk the damage Seal of Corruption is in second place even without a Glyph, though if … Continue reading

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Patch 3.0.2 primer for Retribution Paladins

I may take my paladin ret for a while and Patch 3.0.2 primer for Retribution Paladins gives a nice breakdown of the talents. We’ll see if I actually act on it.

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Dungeon Runs and Computer Troubles

I managed to get two runs of Utgarde Keep in yesterday.  The first was on my paladin and the second was on my warrior.  They were fun runs.  The bosses have some interesting mechanics to them – adds/random ice tomb, … Continue reading

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Tanking as a Paladin in Wrath

I ran across these two posts and found them very useful Transition from TBC Mechanics to Wotlk Mechanics for tankadins and Frequently *Answered* Questions – Tankadin quickie basics.

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Zamach’s WoTLK Gear List

Maintankadin has Zamach’s WoTLK Gear List for tanking paladins. My paladin will be one of my first three toons to level, so this is good stuff to have.

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