This thread may seem to make no sense to some people, and if you are one of those people, please ignore it. This thread is for the people that are complaining that Blizzard didn't squish enough, and thinking we are going to have Cata-higher than cata stats at 100. Like Dragon Soul gear in the first tier.
TLDR: Blizzard squished a bit lower then most people think. Expect Tier 17 gear to have stats like Late Wrath raid gear/early cata questing gear
People are thinking that just because a dps has 40+k hp that our dps will be around early cataclysm leveling dps. If you compare gear from this video below. You will see that besides the stamina, "Which they are messing with again in Wod" is around a 72-75 wrath green peice at 90.
So,if the dps stats stay at around the same value, you can probably expect Purples in tier 17 to be at around Deepholme questing gear.
I expect we will have around 5-10k dps in the first tier of WoD. Which is a decent bit under Cataclysm. Since they squished this much, I think we can expect to wait 3 expansions before we see another squish.
The chest peice at 1:01 in the video has 75 stamina, 50 agility, and 66 secondary stats.
This has 54 stamina, 55 agility, and 38 secondary stats. Not a perfect match I know, but if everything we know in the game today stays similar, they squishes further down then people though.
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