Fury that bad?
I was fury spec through leveling, because it seemed to be fairly competitive in leveling dungeons, but by the time I had hit 80-ish, I was getting outclassed at every corner. I had swapped to arms to get to 90, and stayed with arms until I had 2 decent weapons. Now, I'm back to fury, and I love it.
I'm mainly a tank (hence a few pieces of tanking gear on me in fury) but I'm having a lot of fun doing the fury dps, because it's just awesome holding 2 gigantic weapons ^-^
Note: all this is coming from someone who's main was a rogue through Cataclysm, and I can tell you, warriors are more fun. I love seeing that my dps is mostly buttons I push, and controlled by me. 50-60%+ of rogue dps seems to always be auto attacks, which isn't fun to me.
At level 90 in PvP, Arms can generally afford to spend more time in Defensive Stance, and had, at least until yesterday, potential for much higher burst damage.
At level 20, I doubt many people really know whether one is better or not. But "sucks at level cap" (read: does slightly less DPS) is often misinterpreted as just "sucks" (read: does slightly less DPS).
You should also consider whether the people talking about it are up to date with the current state of the game. During Cataclysm (or at least the last few patches, which lasted a long time), Arms was significantly ahead of Fury in both PvE and PvP, much more than now. Many of warrior's best PvP tools used to be only available to Arms, but they're largely available as talents or glyphs now. A lot of people don't put two and two together on the idea of huge, sweeping class and balance changes having an impact on the classes/specs they don't play.
There's also the matter of Fury being ostensibly more dependent on Hit while leveling, which is a stat that's hard to come by at lower levels. At high levels, this is nowhere near the issue it was in Cataclysm; Hit is actually one of Fury's worst stats once it's capped for your main hand now, while it used to be one of the best until both hands were capped (which takes a ton of hit). How well that translates to lower levels... no idea.
And, overall, just remember that complaints on forums are always blown wildly, massively, unbelievably out of proportion. Forum exaggeration is the very worst of all possible human traits. Every time. Forever. No matter what.
For everyone else, who don't play 100% perfectly every time, a 2% difference isn't going to be noticed by anyone.
go protection...almost the only somewhat playable spec for a lvl 20 warrior now
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