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Guardian druid question - Patch 5.0.4 changes

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Before 5.0.4 I used to have 210k HP and something close to 39% dodge while in bear form. Now my HP and dodge droped to 190k and 21%. Is that right? I mean, i haven't changed anything in my gear (apart from miss geming my ring (parry?! wth?)).

Im not having big troubles to stay alive (but then again, heal is off the charts in this patch) and to keep aggro. But those stats just doesn't seem right to me. Specially when i look at other tanks whose HP stayed well above 210k.

This is my toon: http://us.battle.net...iqueto/advanced

Forgive me if you see it specd as a healer, thats my main function within my core.

Thanx for any help and forgive my bad english...

Edited by zalameister

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This is normal. The dodge chance change is due to the different diminishing returns on statistics in Mists of Pandaria (as well as a change to how much dodge you get from Agility as a Bear). The health change is due to the loss of stats from the old Heart of the Wild talent, and other minor changes to your passive abilities.

I don't know why you'd have trouble staying alive or keeping aggro. Are you using your active survival abilities as we advise in our guide? Are you using the same rotation we advise?

Regarding your survival, it might also be a case that your healers are still adapting to the new mechanics.

Anyway, if you can give us more details, perhaps we can help you further :)

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Actually i'm not having too much trouble to stay alive and no trouble at all to keep aggro. And yes, follow all your guides and i'm using my survival abilities as needed. My only worry was about my stats. I kinda feel like undergeared when i look at them. Also i know that stamina isnt everything but still... looking at our pally tank having +30k HP than my self is discouraging at least.

Other than that, i feel that is so much more fun to tank as a druid now. Although i miss feral charge a lot (im using the 15% speed buff talent).

Anyway, thanks a lot for the answer and keep the excelent work! This is my all time favorite site for guides and tips.

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you have to think you also lost your relic which adds a nice amount of stats right now since gear is going to make up for not having a relic in MoP

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Hello,

I need help with some of my cool downs. I dont think im speced right or im not glyphed right. Please help me. And i also want to know how to get more procs. to work for my bear tank. Im only getting mangle and nothing else. Please help!

BEAR!!

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Hello,

I need help with some of my cool downs. I dont think im speced right or im not glyphed right. Please help me. And i also want to know how to get more procs. to work for my bear tank. Im only getting mangle and nothing else. Please help!

BEAR!!

Mangle is the only skill that gets activated from procs ( Faerie Fire/Swarm, Thrash, and Lacerates all activate the proc). Every cast of one of the spells listed has a 25% chance of resetting mangles cooldown. There are no ways of increasing its proc chance rate.

Since the change, the only stuff that requires rage now is: Frenzied Rejuvenation, Maul, and Savage Defense, with the only way of gaining rage is through Mangle and auto-attacks. Crits from those 2 doubles the amount of rage regenerated.

Edited by Sneakyferret

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