Yet another gear check, and questions..
Hey fellow meatshields, long (loooong) time browser, first time poster
here. I am the Main tank of my guild, and we are starting ten man Naxx.
Now I try to keep as current and up to date on tanking as I can given my
hectic life, and get deep into the theory, and math of it. I been playing
since launch day and have been a tank for about 3 1/2 years now. I have
tanked just about everything (including old world naxx) except some
endgame in BC (life took a bad turn and was not getting as much play as I
used to). I come here looking for some advice because we seem to be
having an aweful, and I mean AWEFUL time getting naxx started (getting
our asses handed to us). I want to make sure that I can look at other
reasons for why we are having such a hard time than where my, or my
OT's gear is at. First, I know that I need to change my weapon enchant, I
will be doing that asap, no worries there. Thanks in advance for any
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Your gear looks fine to me, its similar to our warrior tanks' gear when starting 10 man naxx.
By design, the instance is very easy & very forgiving of raiding newcomers, so with all your raiding experience, you should look for issues in places that are not related to your gear, at least. Tbh, I think you'd have to make deliberately perverted gear choices, to level to 80 and not have the right gear to start naxx.
Thanks for the reply, I pretty much know what the problem is, and why we are having
a hard time, but I just needed a little confirmation that it was not gear related on my
end because, as always, there are those people that want to blame the tanks for
everything. I agree though one would have to make some pretty deliberate unorthadox
gear choices, or at least not even have a clue about what they are doing to not be ready to start tanking in Naxx
It's not gear related for you at all. We started Naxx 2 weeks ago and cleared the first 3 wings with me MTing. I only had 22k health and 21k armor unbuffed. We had some abyssmal dps with us(the lowest was 1300), but most of the fights are more about co-ordination and knowing what to do, than gear checks.