Tag Archives: 5.0

PvP gear for druid tanking

For fast gearing up to get into heroics, these crafted PvP items are better than quest rewards. They are very cheap to make, and often sell for less than 200 gold on my server. Contender’s Leather Helm Contender’s Leather Shoulders (better … Continue reading

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Guardian performance and tracking Savage Defense uptime

Hi Folks, With the recent Guardian druid changes I’ve been looking at ways to track my performance as a tank. Savage Defense uptime will be a key metric, but there are also several other concerns. Druid tanking is now much … Continue reading

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Updated druid changes in Mists of Pandaria

I completely rewrote my previous post: https://eaoexcursions.wordpress.com/2011/11/14/druid-changes-in-mists-of-pandaria/ so now it highlights the changes for each specialization and lists all the spells for each specialization.

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Guardian and feral druid gearing strategy for Mists of Pandaria

I’ve levelled my druid up to 90 on the beta, and found that there is a very straightforward way to quest up to the item level required for heroic instances. This post shows how to obtain gear for entry into … Continue reading

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State of tanking in the beta

Things have changed a lot for druid tanking. A few weeks ago I had been tanking some instances in the beta and it was mostly ok. The new Savage Defense combined with abilities costing rage was a little tricky, but … Continue reading

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Guardian druid tanking in the beta, first impressions

I copied my druid across to the beta today, and ran the Temple of the Jade Serpent instance twice. Here’s a brief summary of how druid tanking is working. It’s worth a quick note that druid damage got buffed today, … Continue reading

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Beta invite has arrived

My beta invite has arrived in the latest batch of 250,000 sent out by Blizzard. I plan on having a look at druid tanking, death knight tanking and monk tanking so hopefully I have something interesting to show for that … Continue reading

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