Yesterday I was sitting and leveling my shaman and on vent hanging out with guildies. They were doing a regular random and got Grim Batol [2 enh shaman and a holy priest] with 2 pugs – a boomkin and a dk tank from different servers.
The dk tank was doing the now normal run into a pack and expect it to A. magically stay on you and B. that the dps know the order to kill stuff and C. No CC. The holy priest, a guildie of mine related asking the tank repeatedly to use CC because it was rough going for him. It didn’t help that the tank was a bit squishy. Even the boomkin was asking for CC. The tank flat refused and just kept dashing ahead headfirst into groups. At the second boss, he rushes a group of adds as the boss is patting back and dies.
It was painful enough at that point that they elected to kick him and asked if hubby or I would bring a tank to come help them finish the run. I hopped over to Askevar as hubby was finishing some dailies and they kicked the dk and invited me. We kill the second boss, and move quickly through, using CC. I probably could’ve taken most groups without it, but they needed the chance to practice their CCs and there’s no need to stress a healer and hey, I don’t mind a relaxed pace myself!
We get to the group right before the third boss and the boomchicken runs ahead and face pulls. I drop a DND and round up what I can. One of my guildies died because I literally couldn’t see what was hitting them but fine recovery. Now to the boss fight. I pull the boss. Boomchicken gets an add and goes and stands on top of a dps and explodes. He does the same to a second dps and then the healer. I mean, seriously? After the first explosion they’re screaming at him to move away from the people with the add. I watch him specifically get on top of the healer and BOOM.
By this point, all the kicks allowed to a group have been used [they’d gone through a drunk dps and a dps tank before this I think they said]. Well, a couple of us dropped group [one of our people was the lead] and he refused to requeue until the boomchicken left – and left immediately. We were invited back, picked up hubby on his offspec and breezed through the rest of the instance.
It took us NO time to finish the rest of the instance, especially with a heroic geared tank and a group of people who are working together well. Why in the world would you go out of your way to wipe the group and give up your chance at a quick, relatively painless finish? Especially after having been in the instance a bit?