Tanking in Battle for Azeroth

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Tanking in Battle for Azeroth

Postby Invisusira » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:23 am

So as we all know,they've finally updated the vanilla cat models to HD in Battle. However, in an interesting twist that's left top analysts excited, they've also added new, heartier cat models to the mix. I'm here to answer what's obviously the top question on everyone's mind with the new expansion, "are these going to be some sort of tank pets or what"

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the classic hallmark of the cat subclass of pets has always been its speed, and the Cat 1.5 HD Remix will no doubt contine that trend as the higher polycount leads to less wind resistance and therefore higher speeds. off to a great start, no doubt the high speed/high normal damage will stay similar.

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the real question lies in how these new round bois will fare. obviously their greater surface area will result in an increase in the thiccness of their damage absorption potential, but will the net result be a chunkier HP pool or a plumper AC coefficient? I feel that the answer is "maybe."

I think this pretty comprehensively covers the subject but feel free to add your own thoughts and (probably incorrect) opinions. don't forget to smash that like button, ring the bell, and follow me on myspace
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Re: Tanking in Battle for Azeroth

Postby Nikachelle » Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:07 pm

I'm here for the hefty bois.
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Re: Tanking in Battle for Azeroth

Postby Arnock » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:24 am

I, for one, am in awe at the size of that lad. Absolute unit.

That being said, I'm afraid that the sheer mass of these units might greatly hamper their avoidance potential. The larger AC or HP pool may be irrelevant if the thiccbois are going to be taking every hit directly to the face. Healer's might run oom trying to keep them up.
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