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    Another, Ready for Ulduar?

    I am a prot pally tank looking for advice on how to be better geared for ulduar 10 man and if i could tank ulduar 10 man (MT and/or OT). Iam stacking stamina and have my hp at over 30k(not a lot over) so i was wondering if im ready.

    Heres my The World of Warcraft Armory
    any suggestions would be helpful
    ty

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    Basic questions to ask yourself:
    • Defense minimum? (540+ defense)
    • Block capped? (102.4%)
    • Hit/expertise capped (or close)?
    • 969 rotation in muscle memory? (Kinda joking, kinda not)

    Stats all seem to be there. Your HP is way above what mine was when I started Ulduar10 (still is actually, just less so).

    I'm not a fan of that spec, but to be honest, I haven't really tried it out since 3.1. I prefer the 0/53/18 spec, and the only time any dps has pulled off me was by overnuking Vezax while I was kiting him into position on the pull. Once aggro was established, no problem (mages were pulling 9-10K dps because of the gimmicks in that fight).

    The only other thing I would suggest is swap out the HoR or Judgement Glyphs for Glyph if Divine Plea. Mana regen is nice, and with the glyph, you get 3% dmg reduction while it's up - GbtL keeps it up once it's cast as long as you're beating on things.

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    Personally i think you've stacked stamina too much for effective health, my advice would be to drop a bunch of those stam gems and go for some dodge/parry hit and expertise.

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    The reson i stacked stam was because that i heared from many people is that in order to tank ulduar you have to have at least 30k hp ub. I took out a few threat and avoidence gems so that i could get to the hp min. ill probably regem for threat as i am not expertise or hit caped. I can not tank 25 man raids because of fps lag and a old computer. Ill try to pug ulduar sometime. My guild dose not have enough geared people to run but they're close.

    ty for the tips and any more to come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brion360 View Post
    The reson i stacked stam was because that i heared from many people is that in order to tank ulduar you have to have at least 30k hp ub.
    Not necessary for 10-man, imho. I started tanking 10-man with about 25K HP unbuffed. Managed to up that a bit after getting a few key items.

    I just got "promoted" from 10-man to 25-man tank. I'm a little concerned about my HP in Heroic Ulduar, but normal isn't a problem. I would go back and adjust for more avoidance and threat; personal preference really.

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