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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Death Knight - Mainly Tank Class?

Blizzard poster Tyren, who appeared to be holding the fort all on his lonesome over New Years, has hinted that Death Knights will focus more on tanking than was originally thought.

In a post made earlier, he goes into some detail about Blizzard's aim for the Death Knight class:

The death knight will be a tank/dps class. Currently there is an
under-representation of tank classes, so the decision was made add a tank class
to balance the class representation. A great quote that the dev team mentions is
that the Death Knight is "epic but equal," meaning the experience is meant to be
epic, but the death knight will be the equal of other classes. Otherwise there
would be an over-representation of tanks and not enough healers and dps in the