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Day 1 Heroic Sepulcher of the First Ones DPS Log Rankings

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The new raid has been out since Tuesday, so calling this a day 1 ranking might not be exactly correct, but we wanted to wait until the EU guilds also got a chance to try the raid, so now we're looking back at the logs so far (so technically it's day 2.5). We'll be focusing on Heroic Sepulcher for quite a while, with later peeks into Mythic as more and more guilds clear more and more of the raid.

NOTE: These are extremely preliminary logs as it's only been 2 and a half days for US guilds and 1 and a half for EU, so these are more of an interesting overview to see where things MIGHT be, especially with Heroic bosses being very different from Mythic. This is without even mentioning the double legendaries coming in 2 weeks, or the the massive lack of proper tier set bonuses.

Heroic

95th Percentile

We'll be comparing the rankings to the Mythic ones from the 9.2 Sanctum, which isn't really a great comparison, but it's all we got for now. The patch did change a lot, but the top 3 colors are the same at least, as Subtletly switches out with Outlaw on the very top! Fury and Arms actually keep their previous spots on 2 and 3, while Outlaw finds itself 3 spots down in 4th. Enhancement is the big revelation here as it moved up around 10 places when 9.2 hit in the Sanctum, and now it's moving another 10 to end up in 5th place! That's a TWENTY spot move since 9.1.5, as one of the most neglected and poorest performing specs throughout Shadowlands seems to be back and then some. Frost DKs come in at 6, also moving up a huge 7 spots, as Windwalkers drop 3 to 7th. Beast Mastery is another brand new face to not only the top 10, but also the upper half of the rankings in general, followed by Fire and yet another fresh face, as Feral ends up just outside the top 10.

Unfortunately for Destruction, the patch didn't change much as it finds itself on the bottom, joined by former No.1 Balance, as Elemental is discarded for now after having risen to the top in 9.1.5, now replaced by its fellow Shaman spec (maybe they're like Highlanders?). Other big drops include Affliction, Havoc, Arcane and Frost, but these are very preliminary, so we'll get a better look next week.

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95th percentile Mythic data by Warcraft Logs.

All Percentiles

The generalist bracket is following suit with the top ones, with some differences. Outlaw didn't fall as hard here, as it keeps Fury at bay, who is also defeated by its fellow Warrior spec, with Arms taking 2nd place. Beast Mastery does better here as well, along with Feral which makes the top 10, and Havoc which doesn't fall quite as much as in the top percentiles. The bottom looks pretty much the same.

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All percentiles Mythic data by Warcraft Logs.


And that's it for "day 1", as we'll get into more stats next week with the full data from the very first week of the Sepulcher of the First ones! As always, if you want even more info on a spec, you can check out our class guides here, for a DPS tier list you can go here, or for even more data, head on over to Warcraft Logs. You can also check out our Sepulcher raid guides.

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