Tanking Help for Pally about Gearing
Hi all who read this and thanks in advance for helping out if you reply.
I had a question about expertise...this is on the pally forum on wow:
First link: http://maintankadin. failsafedesign.com/viewtopic.php?p=485781#p485781
Second link: http://maintankadin. failsafedesign.com/viewtopic.php?p=487355#p487355
Expertise is about 73% as effective as dodge rating for reducing incoming damage (first link).
Expertise is about 69% as effective as dodge rating for reducing the number of incoming attacks that connect (also first link).
Expertise is actually 2x-4x better than dodge at reducing spike damage intake from boss melee attacks, with the added benefit that it preferentially reduces the largest spikes, thus smoothing out our spike damage by reducing the maximum spike size (second link).
Each point of expertise rating also gives us about 1/3 of a point of STR. (http://maintankadin .failsafedesign.com/viewtopic.php?p=474956#p474956)
What I was wondering was if I should spec/gem/chant/gear w/e to hit expertise cap (26) in order for the boss not to miss my attacks so i dont loose threat....is it worth it to sacrifice the stam or other stats.
I wasnt sure where to spend my next frost badges...I know there are three main areas i need to improve:chest/gloves/trinket(s)
I was thinking of getting the chest t10 piece but i wasnt sure if i should wait til i get the gloves or pants from voa so i dont loose the t9 set bonus or if i should just get it right away. I currently have 132 badges or sumthing so i was going to get the trinket and the chest piece first...but yeah not sure if i should wait til i can afford two t10 or get lucky in voa til i buy the chest piece...
heres my armory: