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Shield Enchant question

Postby Trammel » Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:47 pm

Fresh 70 so yes I am working on my SSO rep for the shields. My immediate question is about what I currently have. I am using http://www.wowhead.com/?item=25828 mostly with a felsteel spike. I also have http://www.wowhead.com/?item=31491 and am not sure what enchant I want on it. I swap this shield out for bosses but keep the Lichen equipped for the trash. While I understand that crushing blows are going away shortly. I am still leaning towards the +15 shield block value. My thought process is this shield will most likely remain a AoE shield in 5 mans.

Suggestions?

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Postby Shoju » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:06 pm

I prefer stamina 95% of the time.
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Postby Jobalq » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:19 pm

I use the PLG with a shield spike while soloing/questing. This shield is also dangerous when you have to use CC(ugh..) since it may apply a dot to a mob that is CCed.

I recommend you to enchant your Tanking Shield (Netherwing) with stamina and use it all the way in an instance.

Just got both shields from SSO and enchanted them with stamina.
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Postby econ21 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:23 am

Most places say enchant stamina, but if you are a new 70 looking for uncrushability, block rating gives you a very handy 2% towards uncrushability.

I have got all badge gear I need plus Kara stuff, but still find I need that 2%.

Stamina is quite easy to stack from gemming the better gear you acquire. But uncrushability (and avoidance in general) is less efficiently obtained from gemming and so enchants are a good place to look for it, if you are not getting enough from you basic gear stats.
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