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New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:32 am

Ok, so I'm quite new to WoW, and loving playing the roll of Tank in instances which I am able to do at my level.

Currently I am a Retribution specced Paladin, to be really effective I would of course have to either duel spec protection, or relearn my talents. I enjoy being Retritution for the levelling part, but definately need to sort out the Protection side of things before I hit the high levels.

First off though, would someone mind checking out my gear and giving some advice for level 50 onwards, and perhaps what glyphs I should be getting, currently I only have one glyph /: The Judgement glyph, increases the range.

I think I am quite well geared for my level, I am have grouped with other Paladins at my level and slightly higher and none carry as much armour as me.

This is my WoW-Armory http://eu.wowarmory.com/character-sheet ... Tsopaladin

Although, it currently shows I am using Deathblow, the two handed sword, I only use that while questing.

When tanking I use:
Jang'thraze the Protector - http://thottbot.com/?i=17383
and,
Black Skull Shield - http://thottbot.com/i1169
This takes my total armour up to 5069, with Devotion Aura I have 5574.
I usually run with Blessing of Kings, which gives that extra 10% to all stats.

Thanks guys!

Love this forum!
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Barathorn » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:35 am

Welcome Tsopaladin!

I will endeavor to get this moved to the correct forum so you may get answers.

Welcome aboard.

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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:46 am

Oh awesome, thank you very much! :D
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby honorshammer » Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:14 am

You sir, need Honorshammer "Leveling a Paladin" guide!

http://honorscode.blogspot.com/2007/07/ ... craft.html
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Doxa » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:29 pm

Welcome to maintankadin. You're already off to a good start my friend.
Tanking Trash on Doxa with Consecration(Rank3) Since 2007, on Doxah with Thunderclap since 2009 and on Doxeh with Death and Decay since 2010

Meanwhile, pulling DPS from fire with life-grip on Enlight and throwing lightning on Pneuma.
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:36 am

Thanks guys! I'm checking out the guide right now :D
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Pizbit » Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:47 am

You're here, you'll be fine :D
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:59 am

Pizbit wrote:You're here, you'll be fine :D


Lovely! My mate thinks I'm crazy to join a forum just for tanking! :P

But that's the most fun roll I reckon!

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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Doxa » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:13 am

Tsopaladin wrote:Lovely! My mate thinks I'm crazy to join a forum just for tanking! :P


I suspect your mate pew pews.
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:21 am

Doxa wrote:
Tsopaladin wrote:Lovely! My mate thinks I'm crazy to join a forum just for tanking! :P


I suspect your mate pew pews.


pew pews?
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Dronimur » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:29 am

Tsopaladin wrote:pew pews?


This is a term for a DPS player.

Honors site is a great place to start.

Welcome to the forums.

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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:38 am

Dronimur wrote:
Tsopaladin wrote:pew pews?


This is a term for a DPS player.

Honors site is a great place to start.

Welcome to the forums.

-Dron


Oh i see!

I think he does, I'm not really sure. Think he more does PvP than raids. He's a level 80 DK. lots of fun for ganking :P

I think though that I want to take WoW alot more seriously than that.

Honors' site has stacks of great info, I checked it out earlier, I'll have it open tonight again when home and actually playing.

Thanks, enjoying the info on the forum already :)
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:48 am

Another quick question guys, is it worth it for me to do battlegrounds now to build honour to buy the armour available only with honour points?

Thanks for all the legend-dairy info!
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Jkaen » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:31 am

It depends, PVP gear is tailored for PVP, and PVE gear for PVE.

Hence if you plan to PVP its worth having a special set for that, but in general you should have better stuff from heroics / raids
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Re: New to WoW and aiming to be a Tankadin

Postby Tsopaladin » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:43 am

ah cool, makes sense to me, just wanted to be sure.

I was referred to this link http://www.shattered-sun.net/plate-tanking-items.php

But I saw alot of the stuff is from the Arena which is PvP... Nice stuff... Deadly Gladiator... mmmmm...
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