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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 50,599.0 21.2% 69,194.4 48,825.6 6,919 249,757 32 6.63%
Death Knight
Unholy 194,200.0 81.5% 185,694.2 129,190.9 30,339 407,222 5 1.04%
Druid
Balance 49,839.0 20.9% 83,655.5 78,432.9 23,759 311,714 23 4.76%
Druid
Feral Cat 62,893.0 26.4% 57,150.9 29,792.1 8,541 108,502 9 1.86%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 72,737.0 30.5% 90,741.1 68,427.1 27,073 370,403 31 6.42%
Hunter
Marksmanship 66,387.0 27.9% 65,329.1 28,664.1 24,986 109,700 13 2.69%
Hunter
Survival 55,504.0 23.3% 92,161.4 87,001.7 19,170 390,827 33 6.83%
Mage
Arcane 58,751.0 24.6% 66,188.4 46,436.6 17,405 181,643 11 2.28%
Mage
Fire 33,060.5 13.9% 55,271.8 54,637.1 23,505 177,199 6 1.24%
Mage
Frost 53,396.0 22.4% 71,441.2 48,446.6 17,980 249,323 41 8.49%
Paladin
Retribution 49,093.5 20.6% 56,302.3 48,570.0 0 309,737 40 8.28%
Priest
Shadow 59,828.0 25.1% 93,587.7 77,970.6 21,345 309,182 23 4.76%
Rogue
Assassination 54,284.0 22.8% 61,296.0 21,112.7 38,145 109,416 8 1.66%
Rogue
Combat 55,834.0 23.4% 92,933.3 73,021.1 29,555 292,657 19 3.93%
Rogue
Subtlety 48,264.5 20.2% 64,220.6 33,157.7 24,896 129,376 12 2.48%
Shaman
Elemental 47,010.0 19.7% 58,070.6 38,555.9 10,657 202,544 25 5.18%
Shaman
Enhancement 79,821.0 33.5% 101,712.0 78,855.5 573 323,459 17 3.52%
Warlock
Affliction 238,366.0 100.0% 228,168.5 136,638.1 71,310 364,632 4 0.83%
Warlock
Demonology 46,743.5 19.6% 49,625.5 36,609.1 1,170 103,845 4 0.83%
Warlock
Destruction 55,789.5 23.4% 77,298.1 69,564.2 0 398,836 54 11.18%
Warrior
Arms 51,661.0 21.7% 62,974.3 28,022.2 10,673 135,285 25 5.18%
Warrior
Fury 39,486.0 16.6% 72,361.7 76,721.2 12,126 315,085 25 5.18%
Monk
Windwalker 54,498.0 22.9% 56,290.5 21,960.2 20,722 101,724 23 4.76%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 29,633.0 69.6% 31,660.1 16,531.6 5,273 80,189 26 16.25%
Paladin
Holy 24,062.5 56.5% 30,074.5 19,582.1 6,847 93,471 30 18.75%
Priest
Discipline 42,552.5 100.0% 44,713.3 22,839.4 13,157 108,807 36 22.50%
Priest
Holy 25,470.0 59.9% 31,414.0 20,785.5 3,477 86,853 24 15.00%
Shaman
Restoration 35,618.5 83.7% 38,753.3 18,814.2 13,750 95,449 32 20.00%
Monk
Mistweaver 22,250.5 52.3% 22,480.3 12,159.7 724 45,002 12 7.50%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 48,310.0 64.7% 47,086.3 16,678.9 21,526 81,337 12 21.43%
Druid
Feral Bear 32,790.5 43.9% 46,783.5 30,359.0 20,756 110,727 8 14.29%
Paladin
Protection 29,193.0 39.1% 29,394.3 12,451.9 13,999 62,552 19 33.93%
Warrior
Protection 32,730.0 43.8% 48,453.9 35,358.7 17,593 136,420 10 17.86%
Monk
Brewmaster 74,670.0 100.0% 75,158.1 46,610.3 15,479 141,669 7 12.50%


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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