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Paladin vs Warrior - Tanking 5 mans

#1fay420Posted 10/11/2012 5:38:36 PM
Which is the better tank, as far as difficulty goes?
#2Liquid BikePosted 10/11/2012 6:20:03 PM
After 5.0 I'd say they are about equal from a threat/survivability point of view.

Paladin got a little more complicated and warrior is a bit easier.

Right now Warrior tanks do better dps but that could change. Basically play whichever you enjoy more there is no wrong choice in this case.
#3Sativa_RosePosted 10/11/2012 7:20:38 PM
Speaking as a prot warrior, tanking has been simplified a bit.

They basically removed sunder armor and rend so that all you do now is devastate, thunderclap, and revenge.
#4Patrick52WillisPosted 10/11/2012 10:14:33 PM
Prot paladins are amazing and easy since everything changed.

You just need to remember to actually have your hit/exp capped now and that Seal of Insight is the go to seal after you have threat.
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#5SemperFiAngelPosted 10/11/2012 11:00:25 PM
Paladins. No questions asked.

You don't even need a healer.

Proof:
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No but seriously even without an insane amount of vengeance, you can heal yourself and your 5 man groups no problem. Talents: Sanctified Wrath and Execution Stance. Glyphs: Glyph of the Battle Healer, Alabastor Shield, and any other. Just get 7.5 percent hit/exp(2550 rating) and reforge into haste>=mastery and you are good to go.
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