In World of Warcraft there are three primary roles that you can fill as a player. These roles are that of a damage dealer, healer, or tank. In this writers opinion no role is more important than the tanks, since they tend to have more control over the groups success of failure than any other player. Knowing this is such an important role, how do players get ready for it if they are new to it? Don't worry, Byron "Messiah" Mudry is here to walk you through all the basics you need to know to tank in World of Warcraft.