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The Most Popular DPS for Mythic+ in Shadowlands Season 2 (Week of August 31st)

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Here are the most popular DPS specializations for Mythic+ in Shadowlands Season 2 so far!

DATA RELIABILITY: The data used in this article comes from benched.me. Reddit user OtherwiseUniversity7 plotted all keys available from the Blizzard API (excluding the CN region) on a single ridge plot to gather the data.

Total Runs Recorded

Here are all the runs recorded since Mythic Season 2 started. We use the data further to determine the most popular ranged and melee DPS specializations.

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Most Popular Melee DPS for Mythic+

In the melee department, Havoc Demon Hunter seems to clearly dominate with more than 1.4 million runs so far completed in Season 2. In the second place, we have Fury Warrior with over 911K runs. In third place is Windwalker Monk with a little over 707K runs. Arms Warrior is currently fifth (up by 1 rank). Unholy Death Knight went down by one rank and is now sixth.

The least popular melee DPS for Mythic+ currently is Survival Hunter.

  1. Havoc Demon Hunter - 1,483,764 runs
  2. Fury Warrior - 911,228 runs
  3. Windwalker Monk - 707,046 runs
  4. Outlaw Rogue - 622,537 runs
  5. Arms Warrior - 551,201 runs (up from 6)
  6. Unholy Death Knight - 514,515 runs (down from 5)
  7. Retribution Paladin - 451,088 runs
  8. Subtlety Rogue - 308,952 runs
  9. Enhancement Shaman - 290,804 runs
  10. Assassination Rogue - 279,676 runs
  11. Frost Death Knight - 212,834 runs
  12. Feral Druid - 142,353 runs
  13. Survival Hunter - 127,946 runs

Detailed Look at Spec Performance

The meta starts kicking in once rewards are no longer relevant. In other words, when you pass the level needed for the Great Vault reward. That's where casuals stop playing, and dedicated pushers (and the metaclasses they play) take over the population.

Certain non-meta specializations stay stable (or even gain share) in mid-range keys.

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Total Runs By Spec and Key Level

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Most Popular Ranged DPS for Mythic+

Frost Mage continues to be the most popular ranged DPS for Mythic+ with more than 1.35 million runs, followed by Marksmanship Hunter (1.31 million runs), and Balance Druid (1.18 million runs). The least popular ranged specializations are Demonology and Affliction Warlocks.

  1. Frost Mage - 1,355,049 runs
  2. Marksmanship Hunter - 1,311,042 runs
  3. Balance Druid - 1,183,981 runs
  4. Beast Mastery Hunter - 1,121,826 runs
  5. Elemental Shaman - 1,092,841 runs
  6. Destruction Warlock - 780,271 runs
  7. Shadow Priest - 606,819 runs
  8. Arcane Mage - 439,215 runs
  9. Fire Mage - 325,233 runs
  10. Affliction Warlock - 292,426 runs
  11. Demonology Warlock - 210,956 runs

Detailed Look at Spec Performance

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Total Runs By Spec and Key Level

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