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Gear score is numerical value assigned to a players items. A gear score is used as a rough indicator of how well a player will perform in any given content.

Gear scores are typically calculated as a weight sum of attributes associated with items in each equipment slot.

Sources Edit

There is a variety of external web-sites and addons that can be used to score a character's gear.

Score Comparisons Edit

Be Imba[1] Warcrafter WoW Heroes[2] GearScore Avg. iLevel Content
535.25 1887 2445 4486 219 25-man Ulduar
485.14 1771 2227 4100 203 10-man Ulduar
453.24 1684 2059 3763 10-man Naxxramas
n/a 838 701 1602 134 Halls of Lightning
n/a 721 450 1321 111 Level 70 Dungoens
n/a n/a 329 574 Level 60 Dungeons
n/a n/a  ?  ? Starting Areas

Formulas Edit

Gear Score (Add-on) Edit

$ {gearScore} = \sum_{j=1}^{18} \bigg(\Big(\sqrt[1.7095]{\sum_{i=1}^{36} (S_i \cdot V_i)^{1.7095}}\Big)_j \cdot L_j \cdot C \bigg) $

where

j is the slot number
L is a slot weight
i is an attribute
V is an attribute weight
j slot L
1 Head 1.0000
2 Neck 0.5625
3 Shoulder 0.7500
4 Shirt 0.0000
5 Chest 1.0000
6 Belt 0.7500
7 Legs 1.0000
8 Feet 0.7500
9 Wrist 0.5625
10 Gloves 0.7500
11 Finger 1 0.5625
12 Finger 2 0.5625
13 Trinket 1 0.5625
14 Trinket 2 0.5625
15 Back 0.5625
16 Main Hand 1.0000
17 Off Hand 1.0000
18 Ranged 0.3164
i “S” “V”
1 Strength 1.00
2 Agility 1.00
3 Stamina 2.00
4 Intellect 1.00
5 Spirit 1.00
6 Arcane Resist 1.00
7 Fire Resist 1.00
8 Nature Resist 1.00
9 Frost Resist 1.00
10 Shadow Resist 1.00
11 Defense 1.00
12 Expertise 1.00
13 Block 1.00
14 Block Value 0.65
15 Dodge 1.00
16 Parry 1.00
17 Resilience 1.00
18 Armor Pen 1.00
19 Attack Power 0.50
20 Crit Rating 1.00
21 Ranged Crit 1.00
22 To Hit 1.00
23 Ranged To Hit 1.00
24 Haste 1.00
25 Damage Undead 0.55
26 Arcane Damage 0.70
27 Fire Damage 0.70
28 Frost Damage 0.70
29 Holy Damage 0.70
30 Nature Damage 0.70
31 Shadow Damage 0.70
32 Spell Penetration 0.80
33 Spell Power 0.86
34 Health Regen 2.50
35 Mana Regen 2.50
36 Armor Pen 0.00

Notes Edit

  1. Be Imba requires level 80
  2. WoW Heroes requires level 70
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