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grallmate
12.07.2012 , 04:29 PM | #9
Quote: Originally Posted by Omophorus View Post
Even relatively "squishy" DPS in full DPS gear, DPS spec, DPS stance, etc. do not take sufficient damage to make it impossible (or even tremendously difficult) to heal through any 4 man content currently implemented, up through and including HM LI.

And, as a matter of fact, it's so much faster to clear 4 man content by foregoing a tank entirely that the only reasons to take one are if PUGing, if everyone is going on ungeared fresh 50 alts, or if a tank needs a clear and doesn't have the gear/experience to play their AC as a DPS.
This is true if you overgear the content. If you are running at an appropriate gear level, a tank is a necessity even if only to control where the incoming damage goes.
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