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The Most Popular DPS for Mythic+ in Patch 9.1.5 (Week #4)

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The fourth week of Patch 9.1.5 arrived on live servers and we looked at the most popular DPS for Mythic+.

DATA RELIABILITY: The data we use in this post is 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+

The most popular melee DPS for Mythic+ is Havoc Demon Hunter with almost 3 million runs completed in Season 2 so far. We have Windwalker Monk in second place with 1.8 million runs, and Fury Warrior is third (1.66 million runs). The least popular melee DPS specializations are Survival Hunter and Feral Druid.

  1. Havoc Demon Hunter - 2,971,787 runs
  2. Windwalker Monk - 1,807,764 runs
  3. Fury Warrior - 1,668,535 runs
  4. Arms Warrior - 1,480,416 runs
  5. Outlaw Rogue - 1,026,274 runs
  6. Retribution Paladin - 943,578 runs
  7. Unholy Death Knight - 926,534 runs
  8. Subtlety Rogue - 783,920 runs
  9. Enhancement Shaman - 603,743 runs
  10. Assassination Rogue - 504,772 runs
  11. Frost Death Knight - 478,813 runs
  12. Feral Druid - 326,846 runs
  13. Survival Hunter - 324,903 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+

The most popular ranged DPS is Frost Mage with 2.73 million runs. Two Hunter specs occupy the second and third position--Beast Mastery with 2.59 million runs and Marksmanship with 2.52 million runs.

The least popular ranged DPS specialization is Demonology Warlock with 429K runs.

  1. Frost Mage - 2,736,555 runs
  2. Beast Mastery Hunter - 2,591,470 runs
  3. Marksmanship Hunter - 2,522,293 runs
  4. Balance Druid - 2,251,628 runs
  5. Elemental Shaman - 1,950,568 runs
  6. Destruction Warlock - 1,336,989 runs
  7. Shadow Priest - 1,115,143 runs
  8. Affliction Warlock - 799,653 runs
  9. Fire Mage - 763,859 runs
  10. Arcane Mage - 761,972 runs
  11. Demonology Warlock - 429,946 runs

Detailed Look at Spec Performance

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Total Runs By Spec and Key Level

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