Can this paladin tank MOP normals....

Paladin
with the vendor green armor?

I just dusted off this paladin, and got her to 85. I hit up the gear vendor in the jinyu village as I want to get back into tanking.

However, I want to do it smart, and not hinder anyone else on their instance runs if my gear isn't up to par for normal mop dungeons. I could always wait and do guild runs after I gear up more at 90.

I appreciate it.
Dungeons? Sure, no problem.
It should be fine. The vendor gear is 372, and the 85 quests reward 384 items, so you wouldn't be far behind someone who just quested through Jade Forest. Plus the normal dungeons are really easy, for the most part.

I would check the AH first, though. The 85 greens are 384-390 and often you can find pieces cheaper on the AH than the gear vendors.
I tanked normals on this guy using the 372 greens (and Axe of the Tauren Chieftains) without a hitch. You should be good unless you get some 520 geared 90 with nothing better to do.
Regular MoP dungeons are a total joke. Gone are the days when bosses brutalized undergeared players. The only issue you might have is high lvl players pulling off targets on AoE trash pulls.
I did it on this warrior with that gear and it was trivial. Shouldn't be a problem.
The item level requirement is something really low. I think it's 359. You'll be fine with 372's.
There are 408 vendor sets on the wall at the terrace of Gurthan, between Dreadwastes and Valley.
There are 408 vendor sets on the wall at the terrace of Gurthan, between Dreadwastes and Valley.


You cannot purchase those until level 88. The 414 vendor gear requires 89.

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