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WoW Dragonflight Tank Tier List: Best Tank Specs To Pick

We rank all the Tank specs in World of Warcraft (WoW) Dragonflight from best to worst for Mythic+ dungeons and raiding.
WoW Dragonflight Tank Tier List: Best Tank Specs To Pick

With the World of Warcraft (WoW) Dragonflight expansion, many heroes of Azeroth who like to take a beating want to know what the best Tanks are. If you love being on the front lines of a Mythic+ dungeon or a raid, then we've got you covered with our WoW Dragonflight Tank tier list.

This Tier list is consistently updated to remain relevant in the current meta, taking balance changes, new items, and trends into consideration for both Mythic+ dungeons and raiding, as we rank all the Tank specs in WoW Dragonflight from best to worst.

Update on 25 January 2023: We've updated our Healer tier list for Dragonflight taking the latest WoW class balance changes and meta into consideration.

WoW Dragonflight Tank Ranking Tier List

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We rank all the Tank specs in WoW Dragonflight from best to worst. (Picture: Blizzard)

To rank all the Tank specs in WoW Dragonflight from best to worst, we took a tonne of information into consideration. This includes expected performance in raiding as well as Mythic+ dungeons.

The three main factors determining which Tank specs are best in WoW Dragonflight and which are the worst are based on the current meta and consider utility, survivability, and damage output. 

We use the following rankings system for Tanks in WoW Dragonflight, as there are no really terrible specs that deserve to be in a C or D tier...yet.

  • S Tier - The best Tank spec in WoW Dragonflight, pushing out high damage while having great survivability and raid utility.
  • A Tier - Still great as a Tank spec, but just not the best. Can be used in both Mythic+ dungeons and raids with great success.
  • B Tier - Don't expect these Tank specs in WoW Dragonflight to get you the best possible results. They are still viable in Mythic+ Dungeons or raiding, especially with a veteran player.
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Bring one of the best Tanks specs along for Vault of the Incarnates raiding. (Picture: Blizzard)

With all the information about how we rank the Tanks in WoW Dragonflight, alongside information from WoWHead and Icyveins taken into account, we've got you covered below.

Tank Tier List in Dragonflight: Best To Worst

  • S Tier Tanks - Protection Warrior
  • A Tier Tanks - Vengeance Demon Hunter, Blood Death Knight
  • B Tier Tanks - Protection Paladin, Brewmaster Monk, Guardian Druid 

So there you have it, the best Tanks to pick in WoW Dragonflight for Mythic+, Raiding, and just general activities really. With the Dragonflight Tank rankings from best to worst, you should hopefully have a better idea of which class to level and spec to practice!

 


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