80-85 leveling

85 Tauren Paladin
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Alright, so currently I have a DK main which I tank on. I am all set on that character and basically just wait to raid in order to get gear on that character now. So, I am now switching over to my paladin who I will be leveling from 80-85.

The problem that I have is that my paladin is in full 264 holy gear. Now, how exactly would I go about leveling in full healing gear? I know from 80-85 you get bombarded with dps gear so would it make sense to just quest as holy and when I get enough ret gear from questing to just switch over to ret and equip that gear?

I had thought about also maybe just leveling through dungeons and healing but the expansion is still need and I think there would be a lot of wipes so leveling wouldn't be fast at all.

If you guys were in my situation, what would you do?
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90 Human Paladin
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Exorcism hurts.
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85 Human Paladin
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exo spam thru your first new zone and pick up quest gear... I like prot in dps gear for quest grinding. if you save off spec pieces in the bank by the time you finish all Cata quests you'll have 3 full sets ready to go.
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