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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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Binding Heroic Strike to Mousewheel

If you are playing a warrior tank, follow this tip: Preventing “The Claw” – Binding Heroic Strike to Mousewheel « Tanking for Dummies.  I did this near the end of tanking Karazhan and found that it helped a lot.   I … Continue reading

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Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing

Achtung Panzercow’s So You Want to Be a Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing, Part II gives a nice breakdown of endgame gearing for a prot warrior as of 3.2.  I need to rebuild my trash set on Tristam  – it would … Continue reading

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Yakra’s Theories on Tanking

If you’re looking for a good guide to warrior tanking and you dopn’t want to dig through the mass of Elitist Jerks posts, it’s hard to beat Yakra’s Theories on Tanking.  Yakra does a fine job of breaking down the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Leveling a Warrior Tank

Tanking for Dummies points to Some thoughts on Leveling a Warrior Tank. There’s a lot of level-specific advice for leveling a warrior there. If I leveled a warrior again this would be one of my primary resources.

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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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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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The Trash Caps – Warriors

Assuming I remember to make a trash tanking set, knowing The Trash Caps for Warriors will be invaluable. Actually, making a trash tanking set would probably be a good exercise for me.

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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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TellMeWhen

Tank Like A Girl discusses TellMeWhen for keeping track of self-buffs. This might be handy for making sure that I don’t forget to keep commanding/battle shout up at all times on my warrior. NeedtoKnow looks good too, but I’m not … 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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Prot DPS Guide

Warrior Vene’s Quick and Dirty Pre-Naxx Prot DPS Guide gives some tips for when you have to DPS as a Prot warrior. This would also be useful for the daily quest grinds. EDIT: Do NOT use this for questing. It … Continue reading

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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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Tanking Spreadsheet

Taliafears at Elitist Jerks has a Tanking Spreadsheet up for warriors. I’m probably going to harvest this for values to make a Pawn scale for tanking gear. Then again, using a spreadsheet like this might help me spot when when … 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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Leveling a Protection Warrior to 80

Matthew Rossi has a post,The Care and Feeding of Warriors: Heavy, that describes a protection leveling build. He claims that Protection is currently the best leveling tree for warriors. Stats priority for this build is: strength/SBV, crit, hit/expertise – I’m … Continue reading

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WotLK WotLK Fury Gear Scale

I’ve slapped together the following, based roughly on WotLK WotLK Fury Gear Guide – TankSpot. 1 STR = 1 SEP 1 AP = .45 SEP 1 Crit Rating = .9 SEP 1 AGI = .75 SEP 1 Haste Rating = … Continue reading

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Warrior (0/8/54)

Next time I’m in a capital I think I’m going to switch to this Warrior (0/8/54) for leveling. I’m tanking a lot but it looks as though I’ll be doing some questing, which means more DPS would be great.

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