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So after my guild's first clear of Highmaul last night, I have begun analyzing the data on my personal performance, and I came across an interesting idea involving Ko'Ragh. Myself and the other DK in our raid noticed our damage as Unholy was severely gimped on this fight due to his ability "Nullification Barrier", the magic damage absorb. Obviously, Unholy is the go-to spec right now for achieving maximum DPS, but it seems that for this fight in particular, Frost may be a better option to maximize personal DPS, due to the fact that so much of Unholy's damage revolves around magic damage from diseases, Scourge Strike, Mastery, etc. Frost seems to be a more viable option simply due to the fact that Obliterate and Frost Strike do not rely heavily on magic damage. 

 

* Obviously this will not increase your groups overall kill time since SOMEONE will still have to break that magic shield, this is just an idea on how to raise our own DPS and let those pesky caster DPS deal with the mechanic instead of us. It's all about those meters baby.

 

TLDR : Frost is probably higher DPS than Unholy on the Ko'Ragh fight. 

 

 

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You'll only make yourself look better on Skada. warcraft logs accounts for damage against the shield.

 

I was playing frost last night, and just happened to beat our unholy DK, but skada during the fight had me at like 12k dps, and the unholy dk at 8k dps. in warcraft logs though I did 16.4k and he did 16.3k.

 

So just play which ever spec you do more dps in. unless you're going to 10 melee the boss or something, someone needs to break the shield, and you're only making yourself look better on in game damage meters by switching.

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