Poll: Your Favourite Tanking Class

90 Dwarf Death Knight
2455
DK is good but at early levels without death tunes it's somewhat difficult to hold the aggro. Personally i prefer Pallys as healers because of their lack of squishyness. Warriors are decent when played right. Druids should stick to DPS. I've actually seen a disc priest tank when tank left the pug early. Impressive.
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90 Orc Warrior
5390
For ethics and looks, warrior.
For playstyle, monk (strangely, tooling with the WeakAuras addon got me liking this one). With paladin a close second.
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90 Goblin Death Knight
5080
I'd have to say DKs and Warriors are evenly matched in survivability if the warrior is specced into Second Wind. I'm saying this because me and my friend had a nice little duel outside org. We were both around 435k health. He couldn't drop me under 375k, and I couldn't get him under 140ish.
For playing enjoyment, I have to say, hands down, DK. No greater feeling than not being able to drop under 80% health, summon an army, and a pet, and heal myself whenever i feel.

Never played a monk, but in my experience as a healer, i need to put down monks. Stop stealng my druid's armor :(
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Warrior! Most importantly orc warrior :D

The look is awesome. The feel of tanking is there and god damn, the charge the super duper charge is just the selling point.
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90 Night Elf Warrior
10025
Warrior by far. More mobility than a greased up deaf guy.
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100 Blood Elf Warrior
9830
Haven't tried bears yet, but otherwise:

1. Warrior
2. Paladin
3. DK
4. Monk
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100 Human Warrior
11270
Warrior > DK > Bear > Monk > Pally > Lock
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90 Worgen Druid
8370
Death Knights are overpowered and you're asking that as a serious question?
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73 Dwarf Warrior
5605
Warrior, followed by a very close second Monk.

I cannot get into playing DKs, Druids, or Paladins.
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90 Tauren Death Knight
10810
02/09/2013 04:39 AMPosted by Gødforbid
DK. I am invincible.
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90 Undead Warrior
5295
Warriors

Charge all day Leap all week
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90 Human Death Knight
10705
02/09/2013 03:23 AMPosted by Krinu
DK. I am invincible.
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90 Night Elf Druid
6280
You know... (and sorry for the derail a bit here) but i've seen a couple votes for bear here.

That got me thinking... that with 3 90's i don't think i've ever actually ran with a pug bear tank this expansion. Granted, my warrior is only prot, so that doesn't count, but on my pally and my mage i can think of plenty of monks and dks, a number of paladins and warriors, but... no... no bears spring to memory in 5 mans...

That strikes me as odd honestly. And, strangely enough, makes me want to level my 85 druid lol.

(p.s. personal vote is warrior this expansion so far. I love my pally but i'm loving ret and holy more than prot for whatever reason. Being a ping-pong ball of death on my warrior never gets old :P)

You don't see a lot of bears since we really just haven't been updated *looks wise. We're not flashy. Plus everyone who played bear in Cata tried gemming stam and agi and got his !@# kicked.

02/08/2013 09:29 PMPosted by Liquidocelot
Bear tanks are fine, we have one in our raid group, but they don't have the active mitigation of the other classes.

That post gave me cancer.
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90 Gnome Warrior
6825
Hands down, Monks
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90 Gnome Monk
9190
I'm loving the monk so much now. I especially love the flexibility of the class, I can switch between tank and dps without changing gear. Did this last night as I joined a raid doing Sha as dps, and then tanked a heroic with some guildmates all in the same gear :).

There are things I enjoy about all classes. I started tanking as a paladin during wrath, and then tried a warrior towards the end of wrath. Warriors were awesome then, sort of like how monks feel now, with lots of buttons to press. Haven't played my warrior much since, so I don't know how they play now.

Then I moved on to a dk in Cata and loved that as they were the active mitigation class in Cata. I guess my thing with tanks is that I really enjoy it and like challenging myself with it, hence why I move from class to class. In Cata dks felt like the biggest challenge, but with MoP dks just felt so damn easy.

The monk now feels like the hardest tank class, at least to me. I haven't really done anything hard, but even in heroics with my gear as it is, if I forget about my active mitigation for a bit I'll find my health down extremely low. It's challenging, but definitely a lot of fun!
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90 Goblin Death Knight
12400
Death Knight for me. I tanked pretty heavily on a Warrior/Paladin but when I switched to Death Knight I just loved the idea of tanking with a 2h. I mean, I'll always have a place in my heart for Shields I LOVE THEM its why I have a Shaman ^.^

Just Death Knight for me, I love being able to self sustain myself with Heals and Mitigation while my healers are OOM, or otherwise CC'd etc.

Plus, did I mention 2h's :P
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90 Blood Elf Paladin
7710
Paladins.

I am my own healer, I have the most utility and best toolset of any tanking class. Ranged caster? /avengers shield. 3 add pat from the left, same deal. Consecrate to become an aggro magnet, supreme aoe. Almost dead, LoH. Rogue tanking something far away? /HoP lol.
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90 Blood Elf Paladin
3810
Warrior defiantly most fun..pally I am learning since I play horde more the pally gets more time
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