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DPS Ranking for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Last Updated Date: July 31, 2022 - 11:55

After the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands update, the DPS ranking has changed. Here are the classes that do the most damage.

Last Updated Date: July 31, 2022 - 11:55
DPS Ranking for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

There hasn’t been much change, most of the classes have settled into their respective districts and battled opponents for a row or two. At the moment the fluctuations are mainly due to the fact that a few percentage points are still gained through better gear or playstyles played, especially for the diary of a relevant class.

But overall, the damage has increased significantly. While peaks were just under 10,000 in March, it has now risen to almost 14,000. Even the bottom end of the list is now more than 3,000 DPS.

In particular, the ability to carry a second Legendary is now a huge bonus for many classes. A second legendary effect is an addition to most specializations that alone provide several hundred more DPS.

PlaceclassDPS
1Survival Hunter13.815
2Frost Death Knight13.695
3Demonology Sorcerer13.630
4Amp Shaman13.495
5Shadow Priest13.485
6Havoc Demon Hunter13.422
7Marksmanship Hunter13.392
8Balance Druid13.330
9Retribution Paladin13.070
10Deception Rogue13.039
11Unholy Death Knight13.002
12Elemental Shaman12.857
13Destruction Sorcerer12.851
14Frost Mage12.851
15Fury Warrior12.692
16Fire Mage12.670
17Feral Druid12.624
18Assassination Rogue12.586
19Arms Warrior12.139
20Arcane Mage12.061
21Beastmastery Hunter11.819
22Windwalker Monk11.796
23Outlaw Scoundrel11.790
24Affliction Sorcerer11.135

WoW Shadowlands DPS Ranking

Winners: The survival hunter caught it especially strong. In the beginning he was still in the midfield, but now he is the strongest class. Frost Death Knights, Retribution Paladins, and Marksmanship Hunters also made significant gains.

At least the shadow priests are still in the top 5, so they haven’t lost much of their original power from the old raid. Even elemental shamans and demolition mages could fight to get back to midfield from the last places.

Losers: Warriors and Beastmastery fighters in particular are far behind and are in lower positions on average. Warriors are only found in the lower half of the list. Exception for hunters.

The bandits also fell a bit, though not as much as the warriors. However, at least assassins and outlaws weren’t in the high ranks before. It’s doubtful they’ll pick up with 9.2.5 or even the new Dragonflight expansion.

Note that some specialties are rarely played even after a long time. Affliction Sorcerers are well below other specs at 5,916 runs, so the numbers there aren’t as significant as those of the more widely played classes.

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