More “how not to”…

I’ve a ranty post centred on healing in draft, but in the meantime…

How not to instance as a hunter (concise edition)

  • Aspects are tricky, and you’re quite new. Stick to Aspect of the Noob (Aspect of the Pack)
  • Definitely have problems with your misdirect
  • Be sure to let your guild know that you had the wrong aspect on in the last pull.
  • Bonus points if you’ve already done this once in a recent guild raid.

How not to tank Baradin Hold as a Death Knight

  • For Occu’thar, definitely don’t make use of AMS to counter the nasty breath attack. Those blue bars are unsightly, make them go down
  • For Argaloth,  *do* make use of AMS for the cleave (does that screw up the damage sharing? Not sure…)
  • When running between Occu’thar and Argaloth (which you might do if you have a fresh-ish 85 alt in your run) don’t bother with Unholy Presence. The raid will wait for you.
  • Just before you get to the room, switch Unholy Presence and forget what you just did. Lower GCD > threat and survivability any day
  • Definitely complain that the other tank is taunting or overthreating, even though they’re waaaay more experienced than you. I guess I lose a potential bonus point for the other tank being a guildie
  • Try not to realise the problem before most of the other group are already dead to the cleave.
  • Announce to the raid full of guildies that you have “Aspect of the Noob” switched on. Be reminded that it’s a “Presence”1.
ur plate-wearing characters
  • Make sure that the Helm from Hallow’s end only drops for your DPS casters.
  • Have your DPS caster win the helm early on
  • BONUS :Point
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  1. but still very definitely Presence of the Noob []