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Kahael
12-05-2007, 09:02 AM
Pure tanking wise, Which cloak is better?

Slikk's Cloak of Placation - Items - World of Warcraft (http://www.wowhead.com/?item=33593)
vs
Pepe's Shroud of Pacification - Items - World of Warcraft (http://www.wowhead.com/?item=34010)

From a glance it looks like the first one is better for pure tanking but just like to hear opinions. Thank you!

Shaiden
12-05-2007, 09:50 AM
Well, here's the conundrum.

If you're in Hyjal, odds are you have a fair amount of T5 / are also getting into BT. T6 level gear seems to be soaking in +defense gear.

On the other hand, Badge-loot is roughly comparable to T4-5, and is typically lacking in defense. I'd say Slikk's is much more of a mitigation based cloak, and provides a nice +def for those who might be losing their defense from ZA/Badge gear. Pepe's seems to be very comparible, and gives +hit, which is invaluable, but does not have any + defense.

If I were saturated in Defense, I might be tempted by Pepe's, but Slikk's is an ideal counterpart for it at the moment. :)

Kahael
12-05-2007, 10:11 AM
so this is what it comes down to:
228 armor and 16 def rating
vs.
7 stamina 5 dodge rating 25 hit rating


decisions decisions lol

Saeval
12-05-2007, 11:28 AM
Generally speaking, I'd take Pepe's if I wasn't hit capped, and Slikk's if I was. If the difference between the two is being crittable or not, though, take Slikk's.

Kahael
12-05-2007, 11:42 AM
what is hit capped for a tank again?

Saeval
12-05-2007, 11:46 AM
I believe that it's 142 against a raid boss, and around 79 for a standard mob.

Dots
12-05-2007, 08:13 PM
Slikk's is better for pure tanking. Pepe's is more threat oriented.