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Tanking guide updated

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We have finally found some time to go back and update our tanking guide for Mists of Pandaria. This is an older article we wrote, the aim of which is not to teach players how to play their class, but rather to provide a starting point for those who wish to pick up tanking, or simply those who are looking for ways to improve their craft.

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