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Merc or Sorc for dps?

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Merc or Sorc for dps?

Mrceto's Avatar

01.10.2013 , 07:14 PM | #1
Hiya folks,

I have a level 13 lightning Sorc and a 19 arsenal Merc. The Merc seems pretty underwhelming dps wise, he seems to take alot longer to kill a silver mob and takes more dmg then my old vengeance jugg did while leveling. What I want to know is, is the soec a better choice for higher dps and ease of leveling? Also if lightning is not the best leveling choice for the sorc then which spec do you all recommend?


_biddan_'s Avatar

01.13.2013 , 04:47 PM | #2
if that's a list of underwelming dps classes why not putting the operative in there too?
BUT,if you want to PVE then i suggest lightning sorc.
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OlosBC's Avatar

01.15.2013 , 09:27 AM | #3
Merc is better at endgame. Either DPS spec for either class should be fine for leveling though.
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Quantemoq's Avatar

01.16.2013 , 07:30 AM | #4
in pve arsenal merc pulls about 10% higher sustainable single target dps then the sorc. the sorc will pull ahead in aoe fights

TwistedTony's Avatar

01.16.2013 , 12:49 PM | #5
Pick whatever the hell you like to play and be good at it. Cuz your not gonna be doing any damage if you end up shelving the class due to bordom in a month

Jayshames's Avatar

01.16.2013 , 12:52 PM | #6
I'd say they are both pretty even, but sorc gets boring spamming lightning all the time.

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01.16.2013 , 03:24 PM | #7
Both classes are within a margin off error for dps. Play which one you like more. Dare I say it? Which story you prefer?
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