Disc priest is only as good as the player is and has the capability of being the best healer in raids. Technically speaking yes disc does bring more to the raid than a holy priest due to being able to do a few percent of boss damage along with their amazing heals.
What is Disc Priest good for?
A Discipline priest is a battle healer, smiting down their enemies in order to bravely save their allies. They have adopted the traits of both healing and shadow priests in order to make sure their allies stay alive. The main thing that makes Disc Priests truly special is Atonement.
Is disc priest a good healer?
Discipline Priests provide very significant, on-demand AoE burst healing on a very short cooldown. Balancing healing and dealing damage can be difficult to master at first but through research and practice, Discipline can be one of the more rewarding specialisations to play.
Is disc priest hard to play?
Discipline priest has a very proactive playstyle and has limited raid-wide emergency heals in comparison to other healing specialisations. Discipline is also a very hard specialisation to master. There is almost always something you can do better and mistakes are very punishing in terms of healing throughput.
Are disc priest Good Shadowlands?
Disc priest are very strong in raids, currently middling in dungeons. Resto druids have been the most consistently good in m+ because their kit is very well suited. Holy pallies are currently good too. Anyone’s guess how the tuning will shake out in Shadowlands.
Can you DPS as disc priest?
No, Discipline is not as strong as the other DPS classes, when they are healing through atonement they are the equivalent of having an extra half DPS without losing a spot, same goes for raids. They are not a straight DPS class by any stretch.
Is Disc better than Holy?
Pretty much every healer, when it comes to class mastery, is going to put in the same amount of work. Holy is just a far smoother and simpler learning curve up to that mastery point. Wheras Disc takes about as much effort at the very top level, but on the way up the skill curve looks more like a series of cliffs.
Should I play a disc priest?
I main a disc priest. It is absolutely a blast to play. For raiding, yes you should absolutely know the fights, but only so you know when to use evangelism, rapture, and/or shadow fiend. For dungeons, you honestly can play quite reactively.
Which is better disc or holy priest healing?
Holy priest is a lot easier and a lot more straightforward. Disc is significantly better for 5 man content for a multitude of reasons (Holy is much more indexed toward AoE healing, has no real defensive external, and does less damage).
Is disc priest easy?
Yes. Disc is probably the hardest spec in the game to play well.
Are disc priests fun?
Disc and shaman are both fun and strong healers. Doing Castle with a disc priest is just pure fun as the 2 seems to complete each other. And since fun isn’t allowed in WoW, these 2 will see massive nerfs throughout SL. Until at the end they are basically dead.
Do Disc priests flash heal?
For those not in the know, at level 28 Discipline Priests learn Shadow Mend, which replaces their previous mainline healing spell: Flash Heal. You can no longer use flash heal at that point. It’s gone.
Is disc or holy better for healing Shadowlands?
Disc will be better in arena. You will insta die in 3s as holy. Holy is good in rbgs because you provide a ton of aoe healing while the other 2 healers can press o-sh1t buttons and single target healing.
Is disc or holy better Shadowlands?
Holy has a better throughput/mana ratio, while disc has more reliable radiance + penance + shadowmend for scary situations. In 3’s this makes a massive difference for disc since damage output is so much higher.
How hard is disc priest in Shadowlands?
Definitely level as Shadow. Much quicker. And in general disc priests are arguably the most difficult class to play across all classes, not even just healers. I recommend reading Icy Veins disc priest guide as well as searching through Warcraftlogs for some top tier disc priests and mimic what they do.