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Latest Data in Amazing Table Form

DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 63,683.5 47.2% 88,244.9 88,768.9 8,630 397,585 18 8.82%
Death Knight
Unholy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Balance 47,428.0 35.1% 65,276.2 54,268.4 14,475 170,116 5 2.45%
Druid
Feral Cat 59,769.0 44.3% 146,125.2 174,155.1 8,673 555,171 9 4.41%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 48,608.0 36.0% 86,660.5 107,109.4 3,817 429,475 19 9.31%
Hunter
Marksmanship 42,598.0 31.6% 42,530.0 26,549.8 2,110 83,487 5 2.45%
Hunter
Survival 49,821.0 36.9% 53,044.3 16,483.4 34,662 74,650 3 1.47%
Mage
Arcane 91,124.0 67.5% 91,124.0 0.0 91,124 91,124 1 0.49%
Mage
Fire 73,747.0 54.6% 188,298.0 175,203.0 7,562 454,261 5 2.45%
Mage
Frost 60,532.0 44.9% 84,860.4 57,892.0 20,221 224,479 11 5.39%
Paladin
Retribution 61,244.0 45.4% 71,864.8 73,813.7 1,400 344,442 17 8.33%
Priest
Shadow 49,910.0 37.0% 84,706.1 126,277.1 4,738 540,757 15 7.35%
Rogue
Assassination 112,156.0 83.1% 166,947.6 184,089.1 23,983 525,049 5 2.45%
Rogue
Combat 38,562.0 28.6% 56,635.7 42,887.8 19,619 153,331 7 3.43%
Rogue
Subtlety 122,350.0 90.7% 148,190.3 125,234.9 9,371 312,850 3 1.47%
Shaman
Elemental 74,860.5 55.5% 133,306.1 125,797.7 31,401 467,677 14 6.86%
Shaman
Enhancement 134,950.0 100.0% 502,782.0 555,456.8 82,003 1,332,364 6 2.94%
Warlock
Affliction 64,796.0 48.0% 64,796.0 0.0 64,796 64,796 1 0.49%
Warlock
Demonology 20,841.5 15.4% 20,841.5 10,307.5 10,534 31,149 2 0.98%
Warlock
Destruction 60,864.0 45.1% 117,663.8 152,062.0 6,957 684,304 25 12.25%
Warrior
Arms 75,318.5 55.8% 94,428.6 49,060.8 35,653 182,677 14 6.86%
Warrior
Fury 32,760.0 24.3% 42,931.0 33,721.6 3,983 94,231 7 3.43%
Monk
Windwalker 27,903.5 20.7% 54,405.9 52,828.6 1,890 174,871 12 5.88%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 16,805.0 54.7% 19,862.8 13,198.1 3,249 52,161 20 31.25%
Paladin
Holy 25,527.0 83.1% 27,917.5 22,593.0 823 71,492 10 15.63%
Priest
Discipline 18,047.5 58.8% 21,198.3 7,709.8 16,150 41,254 10 15.63%
Priest
Holy 6,361.5 20.7% 10,661.9 9,348.9 794 26,466 8 12.50%
Shaman
Restoration 30,705.5 100.0% 34,198.7 18,094.0 8,359 79,772 10 15.63%
Monk
Mistweaver 18,409.5 60.0% 16,428.8 6,713.1 7,128 24,276 6 9.38%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 72,425.5 96.3% 78,411.8 59,523.2 10,226 158,570 4 16.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 75,169.5 100.0% 75,169.5 41,327.5 33,842 116,497 2 8.00%
Paladin
Protection 28,083.0 37.4% 28,142.7 13,225.7 7,537 47,349 6 24.00%
Warrior
Protection 31,367.0 41.7% 31,480.8 18,671.2 5,166 71,671 10 40.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 45,800.0 60.9% 72,179.3 48,416.9 30,648 140,090 3 12.00%


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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