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Arms Warrior DPS Guide

Level 110, Patch 7.1

Arms Warrior PvE Stat Priority - 7.1

The below Stat Priority recommendation is based on a mix of SimulationCraft, spreadsheets, in-game testing and through collaboration with other players. Understanding the priority will help you make decisions on which gear to use and how to optimize it, helping improve your overall DPS performance.

Stat Priority

Mastery > Strength > Versatility > Haste > Crit

Stat Summaries


Mastery provides a passive bonus to your character based on your specialization. Mastery Colossal Might increases the damage of your Colossus Smash and causes Colossus Smash to increase all damage you deal to your target.


Strength increases your attack power and the damage dealt by your abilities.


Versatility increases your damage, healing, and absorption done and decreases damage received.


Haste increases attack and spell casting speed, adds additional damage and healing to DoTsA spell or ability that does damage over time. and HoTsA spell or ability that heals over time., and reduces the GCDA universal cooldown activated by most abilities..


Critical Strike increase the chance for your spells and attacks to critically hit for additional damage and healing.

Stat Weights

Mastery [9.01] > Strength [7.51] > Versatility [6.01] > Haste [4.51] > Crit [3.01]

Pawn String

( Pawn: v1: "PvE-Warrior-Arms-Noxxic": CritRating=3.01, MasteryRating=9.01, Strength=7.51, HasteRating=4.51, Versatility=6.01 )