Cata: Easiest Tank to Heal

85 Draenei Paladin
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Hello, I was just wondering for those of you raiding in Beta, which tank is the easiest to heal? If you had to put the 4 classes in order from easiest to hardest, what would it be?

Thanks
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85 Draenei Shaman
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Hey Tryten,

I'm curious of this too as a matter of fact. Personally for me, when I heal in WOTLK as any of the four healing classes, I find that the order for me is Bears, Paladins, and then DKs and Warriors are interchangeable for third place.

I hope you get a response for Beta Cata!
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90 Night Elf Druid
11275
It depends entirely on the fight... and it also depends what you constitute as "easiest." I haven't actually looked at the actual damage reduction numbers from the various "block" masteries and talents, but from feel it's:

Pally - Most consistent blocking, self-heals, great CDs (DP is fantastic, and underrated with the glyphing flexibility) and a bail-out LoH.
War/Bear - I dunno, neither has great self-heals and I don't know how the EH/mitigation playing field is at 85. I do like their mitigation mechanics better than DKs though.
DK - Best self-heals, I'm not sure after the latest nerfs to Death Strike how their mastery mitigation and heals are affected. I will say single healing a DK tank (this was on Heroic Halfus-25) was incredibly stressful because of how spiky tank health was.
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90 Goblin Warlock
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I'd say Protection Paladin is or should be the easiest to heal with the new World of Glory mini shield and used when you get 3 Holy Power. In WOTLK heroics I barely need a healer sometimes if I pull small groups. Great to be self-sufficient but yeah it would be nice for healers to be more alert even though WOTLK dungeons are easy.
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85 Blood Elf Priest
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I'd make the order like this:

Competent
Slightly Competent
Slightly Incompetent
Incompetent

Just my experience though.
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