Situational Awareness in Raids

September 28, 2010


So, I was snooping around in the Blog Azeroth Shared Topic Archives when I came across an interesting topic.

“As a raid healer, a common thing these days is trying to balance keeping everyone in your raid alive, while still being able to move when you need to (ie. having the right amount of situational awareness to your surroundings during raids).

I thought it would be neat to see how all the classes (even tanks and DPS) handle the multi-tasking that is required during raids. Do tanks and DPS sometimes have tunnel vision and forget to watch for the AOE effects or whatever they need to move out of? How do other healers deal with avoiding the tunnel vision problem?

I decided to give it a go seeing asĀ  I have a bit of spare time to update here again. As I play as all three roles, I thought I would go through each role and the differences in awareness I have.

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So this will be my first Blog Azeroth shared topic, suggested by Pieces
here. The idea was to write a post on what you would choose (faction/race/class) if you were forced to start your character again.

When I first read the topic description I couldn’t make up my mind as to whether to write about starting from level one or starting with a fresh eighty so I figured, why not write about both seeing as each would have a different result. Without further ado, let’s dive right into a brand new level one character!

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