In World of Warcraft dungeons, the tank must play the role of both group leader and “meat shield”. The reward for this responsibility comes in the form of an instant queue time in the WoW Dungeon Finder, but an equally important reward is a job well done! Here are a few easy ways to be a really awesome tank in WoW:
Blizzard recently announced that in the 4.1 patch, they will be attempting to reduce the dungeon finder queue time for DPS through the use of a new Call to Arms system. Tanks (and occasionally healers) will receive a bonus in the form of a prize bags containing gold, gems, pets, and on rare occasion a mount. As great as it sounds, Blizzard could reduce queue times even further by offering other solutions.
Bad tanks are an endless source of aggravation in the Dungeon Finder. If you aspire to the tanking role, here are some faux pas to avoid when tanking your next dungeon: