Paladin Class Preview for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

The final class preview for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is now available. The developers outline the changes planned for Paladins. The update reveals a new pet for the holy knights, an area of effect healing spell and the new mastery bonuses.

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Montrealien3111d ago

Looking good, very excited. The blinding shield looks retarded, cant wait!

Cataclysm could not come any sooner, it will be huge!

alphakennybody3111d ago

This is the expansion I have been waiting for, TBC was mediocre, WOTLK is average. Hopefully this time blizz up the game big time!

Montrealien3111d ago

I love every expac, they all blew me away, this one will be no different imho.

DeeBee3111d ago

Finally Holy Paladins get an AOE heal :)

Montrealien3111d ago (Edited 3111d ago )

did you ever throw a holy light in the middle of a melee groups? Little green numbers appear everywhere. Not the best AoE, but its there.

DeeBee3111d ago (Edited 3111d ago )

Love the sarcasm ;) I'm talking about a dedicated AOE heal. Holy Light requires a glyph to do fairly limit AOE healing.

Montrealien3111d ago (Edited 3111d ago )

Glyph of Holy light accounts for about 15-20% of my raid healing, and in a raid, it is far from limiting. Thats not counting the HoT I dropped on the tank with my sacred shield, which I actually spread around during a fight and my beacon which basicly lets me heal to targets at once. And oh yeah, my judgemt of light, which heals everyone that hits the target I judged.

We don`t have a dedicated AoE heal, but we have the tools to heal many people. I have had this argument many times, I don`t think I need an AoE heal, and we are getting one basicly because baddies don`t know how to heal as a paladin and they complained about the lack AoE. But I will not say no to an AoE heal. ;P

DeeBee3111d ago

I actually agree with you Montralien, I'm doing fine healing 25man ICC without a dedicated AOE heal. BUT the addition of one would give us a little more flexibility and remove the idea the pallies are single target healers. I'm sure you've seen it yourself, people requesting Priest healers and turning down pally healers.

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noprin3111d ago

thats ridiculous
paladins are OP and blizzard always give them more interesting spells
I mean come on AOE heal?and Blinding Shield??

Montrealien3111d ago

yeah, paladins are have no idea what you are talking about, just repeating what you read on forums.