Frostheim at Warcraft Hunters Union: James’ guest post started a great conversation about hunter dps balancing, and I thought it was worth continuing the conversation with some clarification about how dps is balanced across classes. A very common thread of discussion was hunters stating that they would not want increased multi-dotting capabilities at the cost of our single target dps.
But the thing is, it’s not one or the other. In point of fact, one of the things that we do know pretty clearly about how Blizzard balances dps is that the “hard” balancing is done on against single target dps. In the beta process of Mists of Pandaria Blizzard told us once that all the classes were within 5% dps of eachother, and most were within 2% (and at the time they were working on bringing them all within 2%). . . . Read full article