While trying to explain the difference
between MT, OT, DPS and healer to a new player, I found this well-written guide to party roles in WoW. If you're unsure
quite what the difference between a main and offtank is, or which classes are considered "DPS", it's a great
As a druid, I love the fact that my class appears under all headings, but as a recent instance run taught me, it's best to ensure you know which you are before you begin. Hybrid classes can cause no end of arguments when they fail to remain hybrid, too, so don't be afraid to switch roles if necessary -- a healing class that refuses to heal when the only other healer is out of mana is a great party annoyance.