Should retribution be viable in high end PvP?
No. Because they won't stop complaining.
You're absolutely right. They should all just keep quiet, stop playing their spec if it doesn't work, and roll Holy so you can enjoy your playtime in their company. Don't act so self-righteous, you would be doing the exact same thing if your spec was left in a similarly clunky and ineffective state. Only you'd call it constructive feedback, whereas with Paladins it's somehow always whining...
All classes should have 1 viable PVP spec. At the moment for Pallies it's Holy.
What makes a Pally special in that they should get more than 1 viable pvp tree?
All roles should be viable in PVP. Whether that's prot or ret for paladins as well as holy being viable, that's how it should be. Maybe he doesn't like healing. I can understand less importance of buffing ret if prot is doing awfully well since they're both melee specs, however, if neither is viable it is an issue.
If he doesn't like healing he should probably have rolled a non-hybrid class. Why should developers invest 3 times the effort into a class purely because it can heal, tank and dps?
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