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WoW Video of the Week - Sparkuggz Tanking Challenge Modes as a Warlock

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The long wait for a new expansion inevitably causes WoW player to lower their in-game activity, especially after clearing all the Heroic content. During such periods, we often see players come up with new challenges to keep themselves busy. This is the case of Sparkuggz from Method, who recently started releasing Challenge Mode videos where he fills the role of the tank as a Warlock!


It may come as a surprise to many that Warlocks can tank, but this is something that we actually cover in our Demonology Warlock guide. The idea is to use the inv_glyph_majorwarlock.jpgGlyph of Demon Hunting to enable a stance called Dark Apostheosis, in which the Demonology Warlock generates more threat and is more resistant to damage. Also, some abilities are modified and the Warlock gains useful tank abilities, such as a taunt and a defensive cooldown.

In the video featured below, you can see Sparkuggz making use of this glyph to tank a Challenge Mode run through the Temple of the Jade Serpent. His goal is to complete all Challenge Modes as a tank on his Warlock, and you will find videos of the dungeons he has already completed on his Youtube channel. He has also tanked a few Siege of Orgrimmar bosses in Flex.

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Spark is taking them all on - he's proving what our class is capable of when you really pull it all together.  I watch his videos in awe in what he's able to do.

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