I was second, behind our lead hunter.
Originally Posted by Lore
But that hasn't been a challenge either. I have yet to walk out of a raid post 3.0.2 where I have not been in the top 3 for damage. Granted, I'm not facerolling to get there, but it hasn't exactly been difficult.
That's because you're not looking towards the new challenge. You're just seeing "threat removed" and stopping there. DPS is now just as much a tank responsibility as it is for the rogues and warlocks. A good tank is defined not by their ability to survive and hold aggro, but by their ability to survive and put out competitive DPS.
Yeah, you can just faceroll and probably hold aggro, but you're not doing your job.
My enjoyment of tanking has always stemmed from the challenge. A big part of that challenge used to be keeping SB up so I didn't go splat, while at the same time maintaining a tight ability rotation to maximize threat. They've taken that challenge away. I know they're trying to make tanking more "friendly", but I think they've overshot the mark and oversimplified what used to be an engaging experience.
Kazeyonoma: Giving people too much time to think makes them do stupid things too.