No, Discipline is not as strong as the other DPS classes, when they are healing through atonement they are the equivalent of having an extra half DPS without losing a spot, same goes for raids. They are not a straight DPS class by any stretch.
What DPS should a disc priest do?
At 120 no one would take you as a DPS as disc. As a DPS for group content, No!, you have about the same single target as the tanks and much less AOE, in fact if your focus is to purely DPS and don’t care about healing, you’d do more DPS on another healer like Druid or Shaman.
Can holy priest DPS?
Due to modifications to the Priest class since the expansion Warlords of Draenor, Holy Priest DPS is no longer a viable DPS spec, especially within a raiding environment. The DPS output is significantly lower than in previous expansions.
Does disc priest do damage?
Discipline Priest Overview
Healing through dealing damage allows Discipline Priests to contribute to the raid’s DPS while still performing well as a healer. Discipline Priests provide very significant, on-demand AoE burst healing on a very short cooldown.
Are disc priests hard to play?
Discipline priest has a very proactive playstyle and has limited raid-wide emergency heals in comparison to other healing specialisations. Discipline is also a very hard specialisation to master. There is almost always something you can do better and mistakes are very punishing in terms of healing throughput.
Is disc priest good in PVE?
Yes disc priest works well in raids. Especially human ones as they can stack so much Regen that they almost never go oom. Bubble had bad stigma because it couldn’t be used on the main tank or any warriors.
Is Disc better than Holy?
Pretty much every healer, when it comes to class mastery, is going to put in the same amount of work. Holy is just a far smoother and simpler learning curve up to that mastery point. Wheras Disc takes about as much effort at the very top level, but on the way up the skill curve looks more like a series of cliffs.
Can a priest smite someone?
Smite actually is only available for Discipline, Holy Priest, increase chance to hit with Smite by 15%. Surge of Light give Smite a 15% chance to trigger Surge of Light, make next Flash Heal within 20 sec: free.
How much hit does a smite priest need?
You’d need +16% spell hit for it to reach 99% hit chance (the maximum for a spell) on a raid boss. Spell penetration is useless with Holy damage since nothing has Holy resist. I would also say that 16% hit in smite is highly ambitious.
Which is better disc or holy priest healing?
Holy priest is a lot easier and a lot more straightforward. Disc is significantly better for 5 man content for a multitude of reasons (Holy is much more indexed toward AoE healing, has no real defensive external, and does less damage).
Are disc priests fun?
Disc and shaman are both fun and strong healers. Doing Castle with a disc priest is just pure fun as the 2 seems to complete each other. And since fun isn’t allowed in WoW, these 2 will see massive nerfs throughout SL. Until at the end they are basically dead.
What healer should I play in Shadowlands?
Discipline Priests appear to be the strongest healers in Shadowlands. Their unique way of healing through dealing damage makes them a great partner in the arena that can easily flex between shielding or dealing damage and healing instead.
Is disc priest easy?
Yes. Disc is probably the hardest spec in the game to play well.
Which priest spec is best?
For a total beginner to the class, although each specialization has strengths and weaknesses, we recommend Shadow as the best Priest leveling spec. Shadow is the only DPS specialization a Priest has, so it automatically becomes the best option for leveling.
Are disc priests good in Shadowlands?
Disc priest are very strong in raids, currently middling in dungeons. Resto druids have been the most consistently good in m+ because their kit is very well suited. Holy pallies are currently good too. Anyone’s guess how the tuning will shake out in Shadowlands.