Who will be the most viable FC in 5.3?

90 Human Death Knight
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With the upcoming +50% dmg intake for tank specs running flag, what class/spec will perform best as FC in 5.3?
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90 Orc Shaman
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4 healing and using a MW monk

3 healing using a rogue with burst of speed (optional: second rogue with normal setup as well)

3 healing using feral with dispersion

The only top tier options

Inb4 some guy that can't break 1800 says warlock again
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Arms is getting a defensive stance buff.

An arms warrior will have an across the board 25% damage reduction in defensive stance now, making them the overall toughest FCs in game. However, they also have rather low mobility compared to a feral druid or monk.

I'd say all of the above options are viable, but I'd also consider arms to still be viable as well.

One thing is for sure though, a warrior tank will no longer be required. And given that warriors are fairly useless on non-fc maps, I would go with a feral or monk over a warrior on a core team.
Edited by Tankee on 5/3/2013 9:07 AM PDT
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90 Worgen Warlock
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Inb4 some guy that can't break 1800 says warlock again


Yes, warlocks are good, but wait till those stacks stack up....we are squishier than a lot of other dps out there...
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WW monk imho
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And given that warriors are fairly useless on non-fc maps, I would go with a feral or monk over a warrior on a core team.


I'm sorry but I gotta disagree with you on that. Prot warriors are still extremely good at spinning flags in the node maps and staying alive while doing so. Also, an AOE grip into a beam with mass entanglement plus a fury warriors swifty style reckstorm can = gg if well coordinated.

EDIT: but your right, the majority of the playerbase will share your opinion on warriors in RBGs effectively shutting the entire class as a whole out from participating in them next patch.
Edited by Triggermike on 5/3/2013 12:55 PM PDT
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90 Pandaren Monk
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WW monk!
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90 Undead Priest
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WW, Arms Warriors, Warlocks, Ferals
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90 Human Priest
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I can't imagine you saying 1 class is going to be that much better than another to where it becomes standard to have 1 class mandatory in order to compete. It will probably become more focused on FC teams rather than one class.

For example, a warlock is good, but a warlock with a resto druid is probably amazing.
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100 Night Elf Druid
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Inb4 some guy that can't break 1800 says warlock again


ahhh I see so 1800 is the benchmark of knowing what you are saying.

Well psyops who runs with abn often thinks locks will be decent
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90 Undead Priest
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I immediately and

05/03/2013 04:53 PMPosted by Kitteykat
Inb4 some guy that can't break 1800 says warlock again


ahhh I see so 1800 is the benchmark of knowing what you are saying.



I'm beginning a policy where anyone who immediately dismisses other's opinion's based on rating gets the ignore. I'm sick of tired of that crap. People have opinions, if you don't like them, explain logically why or keep it to yourself. Saying 'lol rating' and not actually giving a counter argument is immature.
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90 Human Death Knight
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MW Monks since WW is pretty bad and BM is lol
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100 Tauren Druid
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...wuh...what the....why are they robbing tanks of our one viable role in PVP???
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100 Tauren Druid
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anyone saying WW obviously doesn't know that flying serpent kick and roll do become 100% worthless once you have 4 or more stacks reducing mobility to 0.

rest / feral druids, arms warriors, warlocks
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90 Night Elf Druid
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MW Monks or Resto Druids.
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90 Human Death Knight
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probably gonna depend on team comp all around.
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90 Worgen Warlock
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Well psyops who runs with abn often thinks locks will be decent


Because he's a good lock. They will make good FCs, but not the best...
Edited by Jugaa on 5/5/2013 6:57 AM PDT
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