Why am I always DPS?

Monk
I've been doing a lot of dungeons to level, currently level 50.

I'm a Mistweaver, and I queue as both Healer and DPS.

Out of the 30 or so dungeons I have done, I've only been selected as the healer twice.

Probably not just monk-based, but any idea why this is?

Note that I still do amazing damage as this spec... I usually top the damage meter and the healing meter.
The dungeon finder is just trying to compile five people into a group as soon as possible. So the odds are they will be putting you into a group as DPS to fill the gaps the vast majority of the time.

When you queue don't select DPS as a role if you want to heal, and vise versa if you want to DPS or Tank.
In somewhat of an unusual twist, there are more tanks and healers than DPS in classic. Or at very least, a smaller ratio of DPS to tanks and healers.

At 30, I queued as tank and it took 10 minutes. Queued as DPS for my next one and it was instant.
The dungeon finder is just trying to compile five people into a group as soon as possible. So the odds are they will be putting you into a group as DPS to fill the gaps the vast majority of the time.

When you queue don't select DPS as a role if you want to heal, and vise versa if you want to DPS or Tank.


Well I'm fine with DPSing since I pretty much do both roles at the same time.

I just thought it was odd, but yes, apparently there are a lot more people trying to tank and heal than DPS in old dungeons.
I would guess it's more likely that dedicated tanks and healers would re-roll. They're already masochists and control freaks so leveling is relatively painless compared to the scorn they receive on a wipe or a death. By comparison the annoyance of leveling is nothing.
Yeah ive noticed on a few occasions, that the queue is waiting for a dps spot to be filled before the team is competed.
09/29/2012 12:35 AMPosted by Atrindel
I would guess it's more likely that dedicated tanks and healers would re-roll. They're already masochists and control freaks so leveling is relatively painless compared to the scorn they receive on a wipe or a death. By comparison the annoyance of leveling is nothing.

I think it's more less due to the amount of people thrilled with Brewmaster and Mistweaver.

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