The thing is though, high end raiders hate having to redo everything. (especially when the next tier is a month from dropping) Gems aren’t cheap, neither is BoE gear for high end content. One friend had a good laugh at most people in his guild since he played Shaman (healer).
WoW as of right now needs to prepare for it’s end or some form of sequel. Item squishing has only made more problems and now they’re considering a level squish across the entire game. At least now that’s WoW’s on the decline the MMO genre is seeing growth in other games.