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LiberateInferis
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Warrior Priest TANK

Post#1 » Tue May 21, 2019 8:20 am

Is this possible in this game or not?

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Silodin
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#2 » Tue May 21, 2019 8:26 am

You can make a tanky wp, sure. But without guard and hold the line i doubt you would be much help in warband size gameplay.
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Wiede
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#3 » Tue May 21, 2019 9:06 am

The question to ask is: what for? Why you're standing in focus of whole warbands?

Tanks can answer this question, a WP probably cannot.

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Post#4 » Tue May 21, 2019 9:21 am

You may probably get 70-80% damage mitigation and some block but you don’t have abilities that help you to avoid being hit. And medium robe does not offer needed amount of armor so you won’t be able to tali roughness effectively.

But you can get relatively hard skin though.
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#5 » Tue May 21, 2019 10:02 am

With BiS gear and the Divine Warden & Sigmar's Vision buffs up you can get around 38-40% block & around 50% parry. And at the same time have up to 4k armor (with armor talis in almost all slots). So you can definitely get quite tanky.

But if you mean PvE tanking in a group you will have problems holding aggro. The DoK has access to more hate increase gear than the WP has, as DoK can use for example BG Swords with hate increase.
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LiberateInferis
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#6 » Tue May 21, 2019 12:00 pm

So, I righty understand — in PvE mr. Zigmarite cant be good tank at all, but in PvP it can be possible, or DoK (what is it DoK? Imperium Tanky class?) have special and more fit and good abilities for PvP too?

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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#7 » Wed May 22, 2019 5:44 pm

LiberateInferis wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 12:00 pm
So, I righty understand — in PvE mr. Zigmarite cant be good tank at all, but in PvP it can be possible, or DoK (what is it DoK? Imperium Tanky class?) have special and more fit and good abilities for PvP too?
You can be pretty survivable in PvP as a WP, but you can't really fulfill the role of a tank as you don't have guard, challenge etc.

DoK is the Disciple of Khaine, the destruction mirror class to WP.
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#8 » Wed May 22, 2019 6:49 pm

In terms of "shield WP", which is Grace spec, check the link in my signature for a guide.
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#9 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:29 pm

Wiede wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 9:06 am
The question to ask is: what for? Why you're standing in focus of whole warbands?

Tanks can answer this question, a WP probably cannot.
Since WP has group heals, and a lot of AoE buffs, strapping in armour and adding a bit extra to the front is doable. A tanky WP is useful in order since they tend to get overpowered by large destro-melee zergs.
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Re: Warrior Priest TANK

Post#10 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:22 pm

Shield WP should get "guard" ability instead of Sigmars Grace - that would totally change his tactical position in the team and give him more flavor
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