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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 56,678.0 14.3% 72,232.6 60,623.0 2,357 268,135 30 5.71%
Death Knight
Unholy 141,148.5 35.6% 171,722.7 175,201.1 1,378 503,758 6 1.14%
Druid
Balance 57,426.0 14.5% 83,269.8 92,833.6 1,325 428,034 28 5.33%
Druid
Feral Cat 67,313.5 17.0% 80,039.4 68,826.7 8,048 262,376 10 1.90%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 80,135.0 20.2% 102,561.9 88,325.8 21,666 505,459 34 6.48%
Hunter
Marksmanship 55,918.0 14.1% 58,601.4 28,164.1 9,766 118,746 17 3.24%
Hunter
Survival 60,002.0 15.1% 103,178.1 104,425.6 15,138 478,334 29 5.52%
Mage
Arcane 33,302.0 8.4% 37,689.5 18,666.2 10,790 73,840 13 2.48%
Mage
Fire 30,315.0 7.7% 77,977.3 72,793.4 22,786 180,831 3 0.57%
Mage
Frost 55,673.0 14.1% 74,170.5 57,047.8 2,903 296,018 42 8.00%
Paladin
Retribution 32,276.0 8.1% 46,214.3 68,035.3 828 433,632 39 7.43%
Priest
Shadow 58,901.5 14.9% 92,254.4 107,688.5 0 490,733 30 5.71%
Rogue
Assassination 53,417.0 13.5% 73,636.1 78,616.4 8,207 306,342 12 2.29%
Rogue
Combat 42,758.0 10.8% 42,568.4 32,315.8 441 143,137 18 3.43%
Rogue
Subtlety 40,893.0 10.3% 50,673.0 36,029.0 3,030 120,521 12 2.29%
Shaman
Elemental 42,830.0 10.8% 48,057.3 24,689.4 0 103,010 32 6.10%
Shaman
Enhancement 62,257.0 15.7% 128,170.3 129,146.6 15,031 512,567 15 2.86%
Warlock
Affliction 396,058.0 100.0% 351,180.0 136,644.6 126,704 485,900 4 0.76%
Warlock
Demonology 59,947.5 15.1% 55,769.2 20,216.3 18,842 86,255 6 1.14%
Warlock
Destruction 79,686.0 20.1% 98,670.1 76,468.3 0 435,580 62 11.81%
Warrior
Arms 51,862.0 13.1% 74,754.3 84,173.4 2,325 427,216 33 6.29%
Warrior
Fury 44,357.0 11.2% 69,024.9 72,542.6 4,360 301,994 22 4.19%
Monk
Windwalker 39,934.5 10.1% 67,145.6 79,009.0 0 325,102 28 5.33%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 35,695.0 72.7% 40,647.8 24,018.6 1,306 105,686 32 18.50%
Paladin
Holy 27,550.5 56.1% 35,265.6 19,789.1 1,359 90,095 32 18.50%
Priest
Discipline 41,584.0 84.7% 52,467.2 32,852.7 186 146,036 33 19.08%
Priest
Holy 39,253.0 79.9% 44,486.6 28,112.5 6,267 131,751 27 15.61%
Shaman
Restoration 49,117.0 100.0% 47,859.9 21,448.0 9,772 110,226 35 20.23%
Monk
Mistweaver 37,011.0 75.4% 32,418.9 17,195.1 1,330 58,824 14 8.09%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 39,345.5 100.0% 37,855.9 16,201.3 16,546 65,838 14 25.45%
Druid
Feral Bear 24,601.5 62.5% 39,703.7 32,907.4 11,918 108,367 6 10.91%
Paladin
Protection 18,699.0 47.5% 21,381.4 12,570.5 1,885 49,119 21 38.18%
Warrior
Protection 23,807.0 60.5% 24,443.7 19,149.1 397 63,392 7 12.73%
Monk
Brewmaster 29,293.0 74.5% 41,696.6 26,979.7 9,286 91,545 7 12.73%


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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