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I want to give healing a try, but I'm not sure which class is easiest for a beginner.
My shaman has several full T15 sets ready to turn in and healing trinkets. I also have a 90 Shadow Priest, Feral Druid, and Retribution Pally.
Which do you think would be the easiest class to start healing with? If they're all about the same, I will use my shaman because he already has the gear, but if they're too difficult, I can use one of the other hybrid classes I already have.
Thank you for your advice.
Shaman healing isn't more difficult than the others at all. I'd highly recommend it, actually. It'll also be satisfying to start at a decent ilvl instead of having to grind to catch up with healer gear.
You'll likely need more Spirit than just the T15 resto pieces you have, although already having healer trinkets will make a difference to that, thankfully. If you don't have gear with Spirit to add to the Tier stuff and the trinkets, you may need to reforge other secondary stats into Spirit, in order to be effective.
Once you've got some healer miles under your belt, you'll likely be happy to drop to maybe even under 10k Spirit (with Horridon's Last Gasp trinket or a good T16 trinket, and the legendary meta gem) but as you've specified that you're a beginner healer, you're going to blow through mana like it was going out of style, at first, so you're going to want to continue stacking Spirit past 10k until you notice that you're not having mana issues on progression fights.
If you happen to be looking to take healing more seriously, you may want more than 10k Spirit (+ aforementioned trinket and LMG) to heal current heroic raid content.
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