Thread: Tanking addons

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    Tanking addons

    I will soon be tanking for my 25 man. I have past tank experience and know the Death Knight class fairly well. My question to the community is, what tank addons do you all find useful/mandatory?

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    Herald of the Titans Tehterokkar's Avatar
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    Blood Shield Tracker is the only addon that is useful to DK tanking only. Then there are addons like TellMeWhen or WeakAuras which can display your CD durations or procs.

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    Tidy Plates with Threat Plates best thing for tanking multiple mobs, for everything else you can use WeakAuras.

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    BST, whatever rune addon you prefer (DDR for me), and one of the following: TellMeWhen / WeakAuras / Power Auras.

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    Sorry to necro this thread but, I don't really understand how to "read BST" like how do you know how big your shield will be? Somethimes the red bar tells me 200k heal, so I DS and then I get a shield of 300K, and sometimes it tells me 100k heal and it gives me a shield of 400k?

    Maybe someone can bother to explain to me how to "read" / "use" this addon correctly.

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    I'm not sure how/if Blood Shield Tracker takes into consideration the 5 seconds damage-taken interval or the Scent of Blood stacks..

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    Tidy plates and threat plates

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    I like Omen, Vengeance Status, and Blood Shield Tracker for my DK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nophixia View Post
    Sorry to necro this thread but, I don't really understand how to "read BST" like how do you know how big your shield will be? Somethimes the red bar tells me 200k heal, so I DS and then I get a shield of 300K, and sometimes it tells me 100k heal and it gives me a shield of 400k?

    Maybe someone can bother to explain to me how to "read" / "use" this addon correctly.
    BST easy to read: When the bar turns green, your Death Strike is more than baseline. The bigger the number in the green bar, the more you lul at mobs.


    I use Blood Shield Tracker, Weakauras, and Vuhdo. It gives me everything.

    Another tangential addon that as a tank I love is Taunt Tattler Rehashed. It currently bugs and turns itself on if you /reload ui or relog with it off, but it is worth it to tell the hunters "yes, your pet is taunting, don't give me that shit."
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