Of monks, mains, and the ability to change

I’ve changed my main exactly once in all of my years playing World of Warcraft. It wasn’t out of need or necessity for a guild — in fact, I was guildless at the point I decided to switch. And I wasn’t really planning on switching so much as I really wanted to play a rogue. I wasn’t tied down to a guild, and I figured I could simply have fun with the experience. Over the course of leveling that rogue, I met a group of friends in a raiding guild, and once I hit level 70, they encouraged me to apply.

Going from a healing class to a pure melee DPS class wasn’t as much of a stretch as you’d think. In fact, I think I almost fared better than most because as a former healer, I keenly understood the importance of staying alive. More importantly, I understood that as a pure melee DPS player who was not a tank or a healer, my priority on most heal lists was fairly low. So it was up to me to keep myself alive and happily stab things.

I don’t think, however, that I could ever make that switch again — although honestly, I’ve thought about it.

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