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Warlock vs. Mage in terms of DPS?

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2 years ago#1
I'm interested in Warlock since they've nerfed Fire Mages into the ground, are Warlocks much better or would it be about the same just a fresh set of spells as an ex-fire mage?
2 years ago#2
Last I heard Warlocks were doing fairly better DPS than mages, especially destruction. Destruction is more fun than fire IMO. Wayyyy more healing options and HP in general.
2 years ago#3
Fire nerfed into the ground? That's funny, I don't see any hotfixes today...
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2 years ago#4
Warlock destroys mage at everything
2 years ago#5
ChocoboMog123 posted...
Fire nerfed into the ground? That's funny, I don't see any hotfixes today...


5.3 made fire completely gear dependent, which was a nerf to those of us who don't raid normals

warlocks are pretty appealing, I'm really good at mage for a non-guild player, I usually outdps most people in lfr who have superior gear, but if I wanted to jump ship to warlock, this interim between content releases would be the time

my warlock is 80 and i have 6 pieces of timeless gear I could give him, I just dread going from 80-90 again even with the exp nerfs tho it'd give me a good chance to learn to play the class at higher levels

with practice warlocks should easily outdps fire mages while having more survivability and being more fun? tho that's objective
2 years ago#6
xFilth posted...
Warlock destroys mage at everything
2 years ago#7
SnackMachine posted...
xFilth posted...
Warlock destroys mage at everything

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2 years ago#8
haha alright alright gonna try out my 80 warlock, destro to see how it compares

what's the best leveling spec for 80-90?
2 years ago#9
Mage was pretty much ruined this expansion IMO, level 90 talents being a big part of the problem.
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2 years ago#10
xVSaNx posted...
haha alright alright gonna try out my 80 warlock, destro to see how it compares

what's the best leveling spec for 80-90?


destro. dps + huge cooldown list makes it the best leveling spec. anybody who says otherwise is wrong.
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