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    Alliance Race for Priest?

    Hello

    After playing horde for a few years, I've decided to roll a alliance for shits and giggles!

    My question to You is, What Race would be best for a priest?
    I generally tend to take ''How cool I look'' before racials and that.

    Any helpful suggestions?

    P.S. This character will be used for Solo'ing / Grinding / End-Game Content
    Last edited by Dotherawr; 2011-04-17 at 01:12 AM.

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    Healing? Gnome all the way. 5% max mana > all.

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    Healing is Gnome
    PvP is Human
    Damage is Worgen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dotherawr View Post
    I generally tend to take ''How cool I look'' before racials and that.
    Then it is Human Female.

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    I'd go gnome. Plus, if you use Call to Arms: Arathi Basin for a quick level boost next week, you can hide in that little minecart that only gnomes can fit inside and heal people while being very hard to notice!

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    I generally tend to take ''How cool I look'' before racials and that.
    Just roll gnome, you get the best racial, and you look cooler than any other race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kokuryuu View Post
    Just roll gnome, you get the best racial, and you look cooler than any other race.
    He speaks the truth. XD

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    Worgen isn't too bad at healing either. Though you're less likely to notice a heal crit.

    Before racials got changed, humans were the best healers due to Human Spirit giving them...well, more spirit. Now its Gnomes, hands down.

    Its say in order:

    Healing:
    Gnomes
    Humans
    Worgen
    Draenei
    Dwarf/Night Elf

    DPS:
    Worgen
    Draenei
    Gnome
    Human
    Dwarf/Night Elf

    PvP is more subjective. Each race has a benefit. Humans get a free trinket, Gnomes a snare escape, Worgen a sprint, Dwarves 10% damage reduction and poision/disease removal, Night Elves get extra miss chance against them and Shadowmeld, Draenei...well, shadow resist?

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    For PvE, both damage and healing wise, you should be playing Worgen if you're in a serious raiding guild. The amount of times Darkflight will save your life, or make raid mechanics easier to handle is far too good to pass up.

    For PvP, I'd probably go Human for the trinket, which will only get better as new gear is released.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bombkirby View Post
    I'd go gnome. Plus, if you use Call to Arms: Arathi Basin for a quick level boost next week, you can hide in that little minecart that only gnomes can fit inside and heal people while being very hard to notice!
    Until they figure out where you are then you got gnome place to go!

    On topic: Draenei Female look better than Human Female... waggle waggle. As far as racials go Gnome > Human > Draenei (for healing purposes)
    No power in the verse can stop me.

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    Male races in alliance sucks, EVERY RACE.

    I'd go Human Female, Draenei female or Night elf female

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    Fem Humans look the best in gear, plus weapons become HUGE when unsheathed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Ethos- View Post
    Fem Humans look the best in gear, plus weapons become HUGE when unsheathed.
    Maybe they just have small hands.

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    Gnome! T11 looks absolutely ridiculous awesome on them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vook View Post
    Gnome! T11 looks absolutely ridiculous awesome on them!
    Its like they carry their baths on their shoulders!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dotherawr View Post
    Hello

    After playing horde for a few years, I've decided to roll a alliance for shits and giggles!

    My question to You is, What Race would be best for a priest?
    I generally tend to take ''How cool I look'' before racials and that.

    Any helpful suggestions?

    P.S. This character will be used for Solo'ing / Grinding / End-Game Content
    Really, it's just personal preference if it's all about aesthetics for you. No one will ever be able to agree on what race "looks" best, because that is very subjective. Just pick the one you like most.

    Personally, I like the look of female Draenei.

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    dwarf priest...they're little, BUT MUSCULAR!

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    Looks? Dwarf Female > Gnome Male > Draenei Female > Human Female > Gnome Female

    Don't go Draenei Male, or Worgen if you're going for looks. They're quite terrible. If you PVP go for Dwarf Female for the best of both worlds. If you prefer PVE healing go Gnome Male. If you do PVE DPS go for Draenei Female. Worgen is higher DPS, but they look terrible and you say that's your priority.

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