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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 206,766.0 50.0% 212,061.6 78,160.3 103,166 336,861 5 5.95%
Death Knight
Unholy 19,768.0 4.8% 19,768.0 0.0 19,768 19,768 1 1.19%
Druid
Balance 268,450.0 65.0% 300,776.2 254,481.0 12,178 623,824 6 7.14%
Druid
Feral Cat 258,038.5 62.5% 258,038.5 239,176.5 18,862 497,215 2 2.38%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 399,934.0 96.8% 586,045.7 295,500.8 355,060 1,003,143 3 3.57%
Hunter
Marksmanship 196,428.0 47.5% 196,428.0 0.0 196,428 196,428 1 1.19%
Hunter
Survival 19,063.5 4.6% 99,093.7 148,119.1 15,460 472,855 10 11.90%
Mage
Arcane 319,109.0 77.2% 319,109.0 301,301.0 17,808 620,410 2 2.38%
Mage
Fire 83,186.0 20.1% 136,703.5 168,251.0 19,397 505,832 6 7.14%
Mage
Frost 201,681.0 48.8% 187,580.2 41,781.1 124,501 246,521 5 5.95%
Paladin
Retribution 99,677.5 24.1% 163,053.6 170,250.7 13,040 494,622 10 11.90%
Priest
Shadow 21,121.5 5.1% 85,033.1 106,853.6 13,862 336,768 8 9.52%
Rogue
Assassination 109,729.5 26.6% 109,729.5 89,862.5 19,867 199,592 2 2.38%
Rogue
Combat 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Subtlety 19,376.0 4.7% 19,376.0 4,089.0 15,287 23,465 2 2.38%
Shaman
Elemental 12,672.0 3.1% 107,726.3 134,559.4 12,485 298,022 3 3.57%
Shaman
Enhancement 413,173.5 100.0% 413,173.5 395,383.5 17,790 808,557 2 2.38%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 197,309.0 47.8% 205,843.4 150,864.9 11,271 473,727 8 9.52%
Warrior
Arms 17,771.0 4.3% 16,798.0 1,896.5 14,147 18,476 3 3.57%
Warrior
Fury 117,733.5 28.5% 117,733.5 100,340.5 17,393 218,074 2 2.38%
Monk
Windwalker 272,768.0 66.0% 277,912.7 118,697.6 135,179 425,791 3 3.57%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 11,025.0 76.5% 18,490.0 10,726.5 10,786 33,659 3 14.29%
Paladin
Holy 10,329.5 71.7% 10,048.7 4,430.7 1,993 16,993 6 28.57%
Priest
Discipline 14,415.0 100.0% 33,879.0 37,792.9 7,641 99,045 4 19.05%
Priest
Holy 13,124.0 91.0% 12,698.3 1,329.9 10,899 14,072 3 14.29%
Shaman
Restoration 10,502.0 72.9% 17,012.2 19,206.5 2,752 54,933 5 23.81%
Monk
Mistweaver 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 11,277.0 8.2% 115,772.4 139,552.4 5,035 352,063 5 29.41%
Druid
Feral Bear 10,692.5 7.8% 24,953.8 26,939.8 6,988 71,442 4 23.53%
Paladin
Protection 9,407.0 6.9% 11,422.3 4,459.9 8,607 21,260 6 35.29%
Warrior
Protection 9,519.0 6.9% 9,519.0 0.0 9,519 9,519 1 5.88%
Monk
Brewmaster 137,058.0 100.0% 137,058.0 0.0 137,058 137,058 1 5.88%


What Is This?

At the most basic level, the DPS Bot attempts to determine and display how various World of Warcraft classes and specs compare against each other. It does this by crunching data from World of Logs.

There are a few things to be aware of above all else:

What is Spec Score?

Spec Score is the best measure I've been able to come up with to compare specs across all fights of a given tier. The goal has been to minimize the effect a "gimmick" fight has on the overall rankings and generally normalize fights to have a common ground of comparison.

In a nutshell, each spec is scored on a curve for each fight. For each individual boss, the spec with the top DPS on a fight gets a score of 100 and then all other specs are scored according to that top spec. The average across all fights for a given spec is the Spec Score for the current tier.

As usual, this score is not the end-all, be-all measure of anything. It's merely an interesting collection of data trying to compress a whole lot of data into a single comparable value. Don't ever forget that each spec has its strengths and weaknesses and may be needed for any number of reasons. While raw numbers are absolutely an important facet of raiding, there are often other variables that are far more important.

All of that said, I think Spec Score is a far better indicator of relative spec power than a simple aggregation of DPS values from all fights. Those values are still available but I hope and pray that you understand that they have their own variety of problems and caveats.

A more detailed description and example will be posted on the Raidbots Blog.

The Rest

More details of the methodology used can be found on the DPS Bot Docs page.

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