Strength determines the physical power of your character. A high strength improves your attack power. Strength is also a determining factor in how much damage you block if you use a shield.
hunters also use strength, in conjunction with agility, to determine their attack power.
Agility improves your armor rating, your chance to dodge an attack, and your chance to score a critical hit with a melee or ranged weapon.
hunters also use agility, in conjunction with strength, to determine their attack power.
Stamina affects your hit points, no matter what class you play. However, characters designed to absorb damage, such as
paladins, gain more benefit from stamina than classes who have other capabilities, such as
druids, who in turn gain more benefit from stamina than pure spellcasters, such as
Intellect improves your mana reserves. It has no bearing on non-spellcasting classes.
Spirit determines the regeneration rate for your health and mana. The higher your spirit, the faster your regeneration.