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Shaman or Druid

#1tlsmith430Posted 1/30/2008 3:02:01 AM
What are the pros and cons of them? What is more wanted at the end game? I plan to go resto for either one when I get to 70.

I'm on a PvP realm if it matters

Thanks for any advice


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#2BJ_NoBoOdPosted 1/30/2008 3:50:42 AM
Druid is the most awesome resto pvp healer.

Shaman is,,, dammit I shoulda rolled druid.
#3Striped_SkunkPosted 1/30/2008 3:53:33 AM
Shamans are easily the best raid Healers
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#4tanker987Posted 1/30/2008 3:57:44 AM
Druids:
- can tank or heal
- only viable PVP option is resto
- over powered 2v2 and 3v3
- not viable in 5v5
- quick to lvl
- poor in world PVP
- average buffs
- more of a PVE play style

Shaman:
- can only heal
- all three trees are viable for PVP
- average in 2v2 and 3v3 as any spec
- above average - overpowered in 5v5
- Quick to lvl
- Excel in world PVP
- Excellent buffs
- more of a PVP play style

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hunters aren't necessarily overpowered. the problem here is that the hunter's opponent was undersmart.
#5cold9Posted 1/30/2008 4:01:46 AM
Druids are EXCELLENT at world pvp.. If you believe otherwise you aren't playing your druid well or you're facing crappy druids.

Shaman's Chain heal has been said to be overpowered in raid healing at the moment.

It all depends on what you want to do with your character throughout your career..
#6XxXeNoFlArExXPosted 1/30/2008 4:06:42 AM
Tanker CLEARLY plays a Shaman. Don't listen to a damn thing he says.

Average buffs? Poor in World PVP? Resto the ONLT Viable spec?


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#7tanker987Posted 1/30/2008 4:09:12 AM
Druids are EXCELLENT at world pvp.. If you believe otherwise you aren't playing your druid well or you're facing crappy druids.
In world PVP druids don't do well for the same reasons they fail in 5v5, they can't heal well under focus fire from 4+ people, and world PVP will mean that there can be 6+ ppl attacking you at once, priests and paladins are over powered in world PVP, and shaman get by because of their damage potentials, however druids have nothing.
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hunters aren't necessarily overpowered. the problem here is that the hunter's opponent was undersmart.
#8tanker987Posted 1/30/2008 4:12:41 AM
Average buffs? Poor in World PVP? Resto the ONLT Viable spec?

MOTW's resistances don't stack with anything, thorns is unnoticeable, Feral is PVP failure, so is balance.
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hunters aren't necessarily overpowered. the problem here is that the hunter's opponent was undersmart.
#9XxOneWorldxXPosted 1/30/2008 4:44:43 AM
tanker is wrong about both druids and shamans ^^^

best if you don't take his advice.

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#10CowologyPosted 1/30/2008 5:15:30 AM
Druid = best pvp healer hands down. decent raid healer. not a big fan in 5 mans unless u have another rezzer in the group

Shaman = great raid healers. very good in 5 mans too. not so great in pvp

That's kinda over simplifying things, obviously....but meh.