Well OK, he didn’t say it was the Tanks fault… but I’m good at taking a phrase out of context and trying to ram that down your throat. He did basically say that Tanks DPS is currently OP.
They should be TPS machines, not DPS machines.
Let’s face it, no one has to grind dailies in their tank spec any more (well, unless the off spec is heals I guess… Mmmm then a gain that isn’t so bad.. I was doing higher dps than the tank and one DPS in HVH the other night… yeah I was meant to be healing … Sssshhhh!)
Anyway, I believe…
No, I know, that one of the reasons that DPS & damage is so low for some dps toons is that the tanks are insane…
Well their damage output is insane.
No, my 1st statement was probably correct..
Tanks are INSANE!
Even my tank buddy Vikingmetal was putting DPS to shame, from around level 70.
He’d rush in, AOE tank the trash, the mobs would be down to 1/2 health before the DPS caught up.
God help you if you are DPS with a cast time… It’s all over before your spell/ability leaves your hand.
I know Gnomeaggedon’s given up any concept of a rotation now. I’m lucky if I can living bomb one target and get a couple of Blizzard ticks off before most of the mobs are dead.
More like casting the Frostfire after the horse has bolted.
If I could get one off I’m sure it would hurt… And scorch really doesn’t cut it unless I get an instant pyro out of it… Which I do… Often… It usually pops as the last mob goes down and expires before I reach the next pack…
No Screenshots, but it happened!
Case in point.
I ran a stock-standard-boring-old-been-there-done-that heroic the other day, I was stumbling along at 2k dps… now I KNOW I am worth more than that. Unfortunately, so was everyone else.. including the tank… lots more. It’s hard to even cheat the numbers with Mage AoE when the tank has nearly destroyed the mobs purely by pulling them.
TreeHuggerDave then convinced me to try out FoS.. yeah right.. well OK, I’ll give it a go…
This group was much more balanced, and lo and behold, I am doing mid 4k dps. Things lived long enough to get a score on the board!
So I’m with BBB…
(ok, yeah, except Big Beautiful Bear Tanks of course…)
Gnomer and Out!
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