Can we get a Holy Caster DPS spec?

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I really want to level a Priest, and Im totally digging the holy light, but I dont want to be a healer, Im a pureblood DPS.

"Go Shadow" you say, well no, cuz Shadow Priest is an entirely different flavour, totally not within the holy light..

give it to Priest or Paladin, doesnt matter to me.. Id just like it to be a thing.
Apparently, Shadow is not even the best for levelling. Discipline is spec people often suggest for levelling (and they use Light-based spells).
20/07/2017 06:52Posted by Dorlas
Apparently, Shadow is not even the best for levelling. Discipline is spec people often suggest for levelling (and they use Light-based spells).


Sure but, at the endgame Id still love to play a Holy DPS Caster :p
Short answer; No.

They're not going to add another spec to longstanding classes unless it's absolutely necessary like Guardian/Feral.
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD
20/07/2017 07:05Posted by Tahamine
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD


Well call me a monkey's uncle.
I had a brainfart and forgot we have Retri Paladins.
20/07/2017 07:07Posted by Vexenar
20/07/2017 07:05Posted by Tahamine
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD


Well call me a monkey's uncle.
I had a brainfart and forgot we have Retri Paladins.


Easy thing to forget. You never see them come off the bench in raids, afterall.
20/07/2017 07:05Posted by Tahamine
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD


Yea but retri is melee, OP wants holy caster.
20/07/2017 09:03Posted by Gagö
20/07/2017 07:05Posted by Tahamine
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD


Yea but retri is melee, OP wants holy caster.
Flash light? :D

XD.
We don't have a ranged caster holy spec in the game at this point. There is speculation they should give all classes a 4th spec , like druids. If this ever becomes reality I'd love to see paladins get a holy ranged spec. Believe it or not Shockadins were a thing in earlier expansions. They weren't that viable in raids but still fun to mess around with.
wtf is disc priest?
20/07/2017 09:03Posted by Gagö
20/07/2017 07:05Posted by Tahamine
Well, retribution paladin is holy.

http://wow.gamepedia.com/Holy_Power <-- Heck, the resource is even called holy power XD


Yea but retri is melee, OP wants holy caster.


Holy Paladin use exorcism! I loved it back when you still had talents and !@#$ with, you could actually build a Paladin holy caster, never top DPS of course, but damn was it fun to play.
20/07/2017 14:05Posted by Dejávu
wtf is disc priest?


A healer spec.
20/07/2017 14:30Posted by Arvos
20/07/2017 14:05Posted by Dejávu
wtf is disc priest?

A healer spec.


More of a dps spec. Obviously you didn't play it and if you did, then you have no clue how it works. Sry
20/07/2017 14:34Posted by Dejávu
20/07/2017 14:30Posted by Arvos
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A healer spec.


More of a dps spec. Obviously you didn't play it and if you did, then you have no clue how it works. Sry


I do. It's a healer spec. It might spend 50% of the time dpsing, but the numbers produced are too low to be considered a dps.
20/07/2017 14:34Posted by Dejávu
20/07/2017 14:30Posted by Arvos
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A healer spec.


More of a dps spec. Obviously you didn't play it and if you did, then you have no clue how it works. Sry
It heals and doesn't pull off enough dps to be considered a dps spec.

It's a healer spec.
20/07/2017 14:51Posted by Saphiramoon
20/07/2017 14:34Posted by Dejávu
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More of a dps spec. Obviously you didn't play it and if you did, then you have no clue how it works. Sry


I do. It's a healer spec. It might spend 50% of the time dpsing, but the numbers produced are too low to be considered a dps.


More like 85% of the time. Curiously i'm top 5 in 10m raids as dps on my disc, so your point is invalid. l2p
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I do. It's a healer spec. It might spend 50% of the time dpsing, but the numbers produced are too low to be considered a dps.


More like 85% of the time. Curiously i'm top 5 in 10m raids as dps on my disc, so your point is invalid. l2p


Very curious indeed...

But Blizzard had stated Diciple priests are a unique spec that does healing through damage, but it is considerd healing, when you sign up at a party or random BG it falls under the healing specs. That's why I miss the full character customization effects you could do with old talents or glyphs for example, you can switch to the direction you wanted by putting more weight on the dps abilities.
20/07/2017 15:00Posted by Dejávu
More like 85% of the time. Curiously i'm top 5 in 10m raids as dps on my disc, so your point is invalid. l2p

Then your dps are questionable.

https://www.warcraftlogs.com/rankings/13#class=Priest&spec=Discipline

Top dps disc rankings. If you're top 5 with @400k (assuming you are one of those top ranked people, which I doubt you are), your raid has a problem.
Considering that Blizzard simply cannot decide what to do with the Disc spec, seeing they radically change it in every expansion, I would rather they either convert Disc to a spec that is either a non healer role or to split the healing and damage aspects of disc into two specializations (or states within disc like the gladiator stance was for warriors).

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