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The Most Popular DPS for Mythic+ in Shadowlands Season 2

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For one last time, we're looking at the most popular DPS in Shadowlands Mythic Season 2 that's ending next week!

DATA RELIABILITY: The data used 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 in Shadowlands Season 2 is Havoc Demon Hunter with more than 4.3 million completed runs. In second place is Fury Warrior with 2.8 million runs. The third place goes to Windwalker Monk. The least popular melee DPS is Feral Druid with just 485K runs. Twelfth is Survival Hunter with 626K runs. The eleventh place goes to Assassination Rogue with 675K runs.

The least popular melee DPS is no longer Survival Hunter, but Feral Druid with 389K runs.

  1. Havoc Demon Hunter - 4,356,507 runs
  2. Fury Warrior - 2,819,900 runs
  3. Windwalker Monk - 2,816,954 runs
  4. Arms Warrior - 1,995,770 runs
  5. Retribution Paladin - 1,372,799 runs
  6. Subtlety Rogue - 1,362,935 runs
  7. Outlaw Rogue - 1,247,251 runs
  8. Unholy Death Knight - 1,209,661 runs
  9. Enhancement Shaman - 900,654 runs
  10. Frost Death Knight - 719,447 runs
  11. Assassination Rogue - 675,423 runs
  12. Survival Hunter - 626,942 runs
  13. Feral Druid - 485,822 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 in Season 2 goes to Frost Mage with more than 4.4 million runs. In second place is Beast Mastery Hunter with 3.8 million runs. The third is Marksmanship Hunter with 3.3 million runs. The least popular ranged DPS is Demonology Warlock with just 667K runs completed in Shadowlands Mythic Season 2.

  1. Frost Mage - 4,424,901 runs
  2. Beast Mastery Hunter - 3,895,865 runs
  3. Marksmanship Hunter - 3,397,097 runs
  4. Balance Druid - 2,980,111 runs
  5. Elemental Shaman - 2,555,777 runs
  6. Destruction Warlock - 1,756,372 runs
  7. Shadow Priest - 1,545,134 runs
  8. Affliction Warlock - 1,190,020 runs
  9. Fire Mage - 1,003,727 runs
  10. Arcane Mage - 952,058 runs
  11. Demonology Warlock - 667,234 runs

Detailed Look at Spec Performance

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Total Runs By Spec and Key Level

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We'll see you next week with the first report of Mythic Season 3!

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