Xalmat wrote: you're not seeing the "issues" because you have not played the class long enough to see it's short comings or because you're choosing to ignore them. the life drains hurt solo, with poor healers and in a pvp situation. in rok with the massive "blue stat" boost both summoners lost out since the pet did not beneift from these but necro most because we lost 50% of our spell mod on 50% of our damage because of life tap mod mechanics. also had a useless level 80 ability (vampirisim). add to that the RoK dot vs. detrimental effects penalty and it's pretty easy to see that necros where useless in RoK. then comes TSO with tons of healing and curing and you can see how necro being dependent on healers became an issue for the average necro that did not have the good fortune to be pampered by a raid force. also the massive influx of pet "focus" gear that benefited conj quite a bit more then necro. now we have SF and again necro was short handed on the end line ability (accelerated decay) along with lifetap and dot mechanics still not being fixed. further more conj getting a lifeburn "like" big damage ability on a 3 minute timer instead of 5 minute. btw. why did you betray Sess, didn't you have xalmat who was already a necro?