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Anyone else not 100% sure what they would like to roll come classic. I feel even though there are less class/race combos in classic i am having a harder time deciding what i would like to main and alt in classic.

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Not even close. Every time I think I decide I either read someone else's experience with a class or see some sort of video and change my mind. My current choice is Warlock (I think?) but I'm sure that'll change again. Even though there's less to choose from the time we'll be spending with the character is so much greater than in retail, so it's a choice that kind of really matters, at least in my mind.

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For those who aren't sure which class to pick, I suggest to roll a Hunter.

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I can't decide if I want to go feral druid or mage, been bugging me since they announced classic!

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C4N wrote:
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For those who aren't sure which class to pick, I suggest to roll a Hunter.
Why hunter specifically?

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v1stra wrote:
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C4N wrote:
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For those who aren't sure which class to pick, I suggest to roll a Hunter.
Why hunter specifically?
BM, I forgot to mention.

Oh, 'why', not which hehe.
Well, it's a really fun class to start with the game, I think (just my opinion), that for new players, the Hunter class is really good to get into the game.

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I have been 100% warrior since they announced Classic at 2017 Blizzcon. I was a resto drud back in the day and I always wanted to be on the front line. I rolled a warrior and eventually started tanking our "Alt Raids" once a week, but that group only got about halfway through BWL when TBC was launched. Needless to say, I have some unfinished business!

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I played a Mage/Hunter in "classic" but I think I'll be rolling an undead priest this go around. I think I got all my the dps out of my system back in 2004/2005. I don't have a lot of time to devote to the game this time around so I'd like to try something new.

Druid was another class I considered but Rebirth is a bit of a concern for me (other than being usable in combat). I guess my main concern is rezzing in dungeons. Anyone play a druid in classic who can talk about their experiences with the class, especially at end game healing?

Thanks in advance.

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I can't decide if I want to go feral druid or mage, been bugging me since they announced classic!
If you roll feral druid what is your plan for end game? I'm not really up to speed on druids but I thought there weren't many chances for them in raids. I ask because I'm really considering shaman but I don't want to be pigeon-holed into a healer.

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Warlock first
Warrior second

Done

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v1stra wrote:
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Defuzed wrote:
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I can't decide if I want to go feral druid or mage, been bugging me since they announced classic!
If you roll feral druid what is your plan for end game? I'm not really up to speed on druids but I thought there weren't many chances for them in raids. I ask because I'm really considering shaman but I don't want to be pigeon-holed into a healer.
Ferals make great off tanks

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8_Bit_Librarian wrote:
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I played a Mage/Hunter in "classic" but I think I'll be rolling an undead priest this go around. I think I got all my the dps out of my system back in 2004/2005. I don't have a lot of time to devote to the game this time around so I'd like to try something new.

Druid was another class I considered but Rebirth is a bit of a concern for me (other than being usable in combat). I guess my main concern is rezzing in dungeons. Anyone play a druid in classic who can talk about their experiences with the class, especially at end game healing?

Thanks in advance.
Yeah, I mostly played a resto druid. You'll have no trouble finding a spot in dungeons or raids, and you can do fairly well in BG's (especially WSG), but outside of that, you're kind of a wet noodle. It's important to collect a Feral set for when you need to go do stuff out in the world. It will drastically help without having to constantly respec.

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I was having a hell of a time deciding between Priest or Paladin. I read all the guides and watched all the videos, switching between the two every other day.

Now I'm choosing Warlock.

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v1stra wrote:
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If you roll feral druid what is your plan for end game? I'm not really up to speed on druids but I thought there weren't many chances for them in raids. I ask because I'm really considering shaman but I don't want to be pigeon-holed into a healer.
A lot of this also has to do with stigma. I tanked plenty of raids as feral, but the general 'consensus' was that we sucked and so not many got the chance to show what we can do.
That stigma remains though, and so the hybrids that want to avoid healing will simply need to find guilds that allow it (such as the one I happen to be making..:p)
Generally I think moreso shamans especially were forced into resto, so you will need to watch out for guilds that aren't super focused on ideal raid setups and min-maxing.

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For me it's a tough choice between warlock, mage, and priest. They all just have a lot going for them... Right now I'm leaning towards warlock. Feel free to try to change my mind :mrgreen:

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When I was thinking about which class to pick and felt confused on the inside as most of you guys, suddenly I just allowed myself to not know exactly and just pick one, while leaving an option to re-roll. Or even level both of the toons, more or less simultaneously. I feel like the more personally appealing choice might become clear on the way.

Basically, this idea of "commitment" is somewhat stress inducing. Relax. Isn't there enough stress in your life already?

P.S. I reckon this might not be suitable for powerlevelers, looking forward to be ahead of the pack. For those of you – well, good luck :smile:

- anno 2005.
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v1stra wrote:
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Defuzed wrote:
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I can't decide if I want to go feral druid or mage, been bugging me since they announced classic!
If you roll feral druid what is your plan for end game? I'm not really up to speed on druids but I thought there weren't many chances for them in raids. I ask because I'm really considering shaman but I don't want to be pigeon-holed into a healer.
I'm planning on going feral dps and ofc off tank if needed but if you look at for example shedothedruid he really makes it work, I love classes/specs where you need to go the extra mile to get the maximum out of the spec.

Some of the tips and tricks from shedo is very interesting when it comes to feral dps, for example that you have to grind a 29 weapon from gnomeregan that has 3 charges and increases your attack speed by 50% for 30s. Apparently that weapon on feral dps is better than atiesh since the attack speed is way better than the stats atiesh offers.

I also considered shaman but it doesn't look like there is as much you can do to keep yourself up to pace with the pack unless you roll resto shaman sadly, I may be wrong thought.

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It's hard for everyone to choose. But fortunately vanilla has no class that 'sucks'. Only some specs are worse than others and even they are good in some circumstances (like oomkin is good at PvP). Chances are you'll never hate the class you're playing. But believe me you'll envy some ..

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I think that everyone should pick whatever he/she likes playing. However you might consider what classes will be in demand. I have prepared this table based on 'ideal raid composition' proposed by Tips Out. A lot of people agree with him although certainly not every guild will follow this particular class split. I've also used Elysium census data (limited to lvl 60).

Desirability is calculated with formula:

desirability = (1 / class population percentage) * (available raid spots / 40) / 2 * 100
It certainly is not perfect, but it gives you some idea which classes will be in demand and how hard will it be to find yourself in raiding guild. It's also hard to say if mages will be as popular once classic hits (although I find it very probable).

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