Are MW monks supposed to melee mobs...?`

87 Tauren Druid
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idk that passive that makes tiger palm/blackout kick do healing stuff confuses me. what exactly is it for...?
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90 Draenei Monk
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Yes.
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90 Pandaren Monk
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It's not MANDATORY, but it provides a way to do some light-to-moderate healing in a way other than clicking healing spells. It's like Disc Atonement healing. You don't HAVE to do it if you don't want to.
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90 Pandaren Monk
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Generally to pump out the most HPS yes. It does depend on the fight though.
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90 Tauren Monk
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It's not always possible, or beneficial, to keep BOK and TP up on a mob. However, meleeing is a must in almost every situation (despite what others may say). It's not so much the Eminence than the ability to get Chi on-demand with jab. The eminence from those jabs and auto-attacks (and BOK and TP stacks if you can keep um up) are a bonus.
Edited by Taorun on 2/9/2013 7:06 PM PST
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90 Pandaren Monk
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/drink

I said the exact same things not 3-4 weeks ago. Since being more in melee, I've only increased my effectiveness. It's not essential, but it gives you the ability to ignore a lot of fight mechanics since, if you're in melee, abilities like Wind Bomb that only target ranged players, ignore you. You can get a free Chi on demand with Jab. You don't have to stop cast healing, because I sure don't, and it's not completely mandatory. Some fights, it's downright inconvenient, like Will of the Emperor. However, it is preferred.
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