I agree that there was a much bigger gap between average<-->good and good<-->great. Nowadays there is still a gap and it still takes some effort to be a great warden. I mean, the recent changes have given wardens a lot more wiggle room for error and successful tanking. Mind you there are still some not so good wardens out there (just like any class really) but as you said, the gap between sucky and super has lessened. I think we're in a great place right now. I don't consider the class dumbed down. More like it has been refined, to be more efficient. At least from my experience on Gladden, there isn't really any discrimination against wardens as proper tanks like there was long ago, thanks to the success in more wardens being able to become better at their roles and raising the class's reputation overall for everyone's sake.
Originally Posted by luapremylc
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