Monks Strats, 2.0

Discussion in 'Melee' started by Thrillho, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. Chasassis New Member

    I didn't say needed.

    They're still a pulling class. And no, I'm not on TLP. Awful, awful guess.
    Yes.

    I didn't say it wasn't. In fact, I made that very clear in my post.

    Literally said this, yes.
  2. I_Love_My_Bandwidth Augur

    Monk's role in Live is DPS and speed bump for squishies. That's it.
  3. Chasassis New Member

    If you can't emergency tank, I don't think you know how to Monk.

    And I'm expected to pull in groups often as a Monk. Is it easier, if the tank is good enough or well geared enough (preferably both) to just run around, or swarm pull? Definitely.
  4. I_Love_My_Bandwidth Augur


    Expected to pull? Shameful! People don't realize what it costs to be a Monk......

    Emergency tank? Lol.
  5. Chasassis New Member

    I don't like pulling, but I don't know what your point is other than that
    If the tank dies, Monk is 99.999% of the time next on the aggro list, and expected to step up for the rez to hit and the tank to get back in there.

    pop an Earthforce or a Shaded Steps and that wipe won't happen.

    The kind of annoying thing about the modern game is that a lapse of attention will have you missing that button press, which I've done, I'm not perfect, but I've saved a lot of groups and, as I've said, at least half of a raid (and tooting my own horn, an entire raid reset or three) by being on the ball with that.
  6. I_Love_My_Bandwidth Augur

    Please excuse my satire.

    Of course Monks *can* tank. So can many other classes. My lol about Monk emergency tanks is that due to the aggro Monks can generate, Monks often wind up tanking if the tank misses a button press.
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