[Bug] Auto and Tab Targeting Dead Mobs


90 Human Warrior
I searched around quite a bit last night and found no results so I posted the following on the tank forums.

Was doing a troll heroic tonight and noticed that tab targeting and auto targeting mobs (ie - mob dies, Shield Slam etc) would target mobs that were already dead.

Anyone else experiencing this?

Apparently it's not just me.
Edited by Capricorn on 6/29/2011 10:55 AM PDT
90 Draenei Warrior
I noticed it happening to me during trash runs in Firelands last night. Annoying.
90 Tauren Warrior
This happens to me all the time. We're all warriors so I guess we can assume it's a warrior problem?
100 Human Paladin
Nope its happened to me too as paladin tank in both firelands and also stonecore, and on my druid alt in a few northrend dungeons. Tab targetting seems to pick up the dead mobs, but whats worse I am finding is that manually targetting a living mob and hitting Mangle/lacerate etc and the targetting jumps back to the dead mob.
90 Dwarf Paladin
this is happening to me on my pally and druid, very annoying
90 Undead Warrior
It's happening all over to all tab-targeters, there are multiple posts about it.

I've experienced it in firelands, utgarde pinnacle, etc. It seems to be targeting the last target killed.
85 Blood Elf Paladin
Yeah, keeps happening to me too, so it's not just a Warrior problem lol.
85 Human Paladin
yep, i actually came on here to post a forum about this exact issue. It's not only you.
Reaaaally annoying for a tank ><
85 Orc Death Knight
confirming this happens a lot.
Extremely annoying.
90 Tauren Druid
It was happening to me on my feral druid. I thought it had something to do with combo points on the dead mob, but I guess it's a general bug.
85 Tauren Warrior
Come on blizz fix this, its annoying
90 Human Warrior
This is particularly irritating for tanking, since you might not realize it right away and spend 3-5 seconds not generating any aggro.
86 Orc Hunter
This happened to me on my dk/pally as well, tank or not. I didnt tab but just smashed death strike/hammer. :S
90 Dwarf Paladin
please fix it already blizz
85 Tauren Warrior
Blizz, can you please update us on a potential fix or a work around for this problem. This is greatly annoying and seems to be affecting every class.
100 Human Warrior
<--- also effected by this really annoying issue.
85 Orc Death Knight
Has happened to me as well, inside instances mostly.
100 Dwarf Warrior
very annoying!! Blizz plz fix this!!
100 Dwarf Warrior
having this problem also!!
90 Orc Shaman
07/01/2011 05:43 AMPosted by Muspel
This is particularly irritating for tanking, since you might not realize it right away and spend 3-5 seconds not generating any aggro.

Yes, this happened several times to me on my druid tank. I will be trying to lacerate something, and realize that the ability isn't working, and I will notice I have a dead mob targeted, even though I KNOW I just clicked on the one I wanted to attack.

I was ready to blame my mouse...thinking that it was inadvertently clicking again while moving the cursor, although I'm glad that's not what the problem was.
Edited by Mogrigg on 7/3/2011 6:41 AM PDT
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