Archives for April 2011


Largely speaking, tanks are pretty underappreciated. It’s hard to be a tank lately. We’re getting to the point now where most people have taken at least a couple of strolls through all of the dungeons currently released, both on normal and heroic mode and have at least dipped their toes into the starter raid instances. […]

Tanking Nefarian

After long weeks we arrive at the final fight of Blackwing Descent and face off against Nefarian and Onyxia. This is a three phase, two tank fight so whether you’re the main or the off-tank, there’re going to be a lot of things to occupy your attention. For starters, as the tank in charge of […]

Tanking Dragons

As a precursor to looking over the final boss of Blackwing Descent, we’ll take a moment to examine a pivotal aspect of dragon tanking. This isn’t something that tends to come up too often and there’s a good reason for this lack. If you look at all of the recent raid dragons you’ll find that […]

Picking up tanking

Once upon a time, back in the time that Illidan reigned supreme, there was a druid who was sick of being a kitty cat and decided to toughen it up and transform into a bear. Though he was nervous and didn’t know what to expect or what to do, he gave it a shot anyway. […]