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Totem Talk: Enhancement and the last true hybrid

Despite my earlier flirtations with other classes and my continued love of several others, Shaman is still my preferred class and the one that I tend to think of as mine in World of Warcraft. I've taken breaks from it before, but I've always kept my eye on it just the same. And it took me a startlingly long time to realize that there was a good reason for it: Shaman is the last vestige of a class design that's kind of moved on from the game as a whole, especially when you're playing Enhancement. As specs become more and more rigid and settle characters more firmly into roles, Enhancement winds up still containing some of that flavor of the earliest days. It's a hybrid. It's always been a hybrid. And with a decade of the game gone, I would argue that it's the last true hybrid left in the game.

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