Arth at Warcraft Hunters Union: This is a guide to pet tanking in Mists of Pandaria. It is not intended for advice on soloing, PvP, PvE, leveling, etc.
You’ll want to be Beastmaster spec’d of course — Kill Command gives BM an unquestionable threat advantage for pet tanking. Then for our talents, several tiers don’t have any meaningful tanking choices. We’re only going to look at those with relevant choices. On the rest, do whatever floats your fancy.
Lvl 45 Talent:
The idea here is that Spirit Bond represents more overall healing, particularly because you’ll never get the full benefit of a 100% pet health heal and may not always need it every time it’s off cooldown, and it’s also one less cooldown to manage. However, Exhilaration will come into play on fights that are relatively easy except for brief periods of intense damage. Exhilaration will also be GREAT when paired with Last Stand. . . . Read full article