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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 224,201.0 64.7% 220,241.9 93,750.6 38,973 338,530 9 5.08%
Death Knight
Unholy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Balance 263,240.0 76.0% 219,938.8 69,158.5 117,024 288,931 5 2.82%
Druid
Feral Cat 185,569.0 53.6% 167,151.4 80,243.3 27,837 276,075 5 2.82%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 257,930.5 74.5% 264,706.6 67,078.6 143,988 380,487 18 10.17%
Hunter
Marksmanship 219,640.5 63.4% 219,640.5 22,643.5 196,997 242,284 2 1.13%
Hunter
Survival 217,280.0 62.7% 210,430.1 38,126.4 126,376 270,668 19 10.73%
Mage
Arcane 346,294.0 100.0% 346,294.0 0.0 346,294 346,294 1 0.56%
Mage
Fire 176,530.5 51.0% 176,530.5 68,754.5 107,776 245,285 2 1.13%
Mage
Frost 199,284.0 57.5% 204,354.3 71,945.3 76,467 310,965 14 7.91%
Paladin
Retribution 234,384.0 67.7% 212,910.3 71,987.8 65,194 360,441 11 6.21%
Priest
Shadow 242,804.0 70.1% 220,094.9 70,913.6 83,302 349,256 16 9.04%
Rogue
Assassination 204,876.5 59.2% 213,199.8 45,801.9 168,562 274,484 4 2.26%
Rogue
Combat 295,931.0 85.5% 267,721.7 52,924.2 174,468 324,841 10 5.65%
Rogue
Subtlety 240,183.0 69.4% 240,183.0 51,618.0 188,565 291,801 2 1.13%
Shaman
Elemental 228,737.0 66.1% 221,918.0 64,484.3 95,299 317,317 12 6.78%
Shaman
Enhancement 313,805.0 90.6% 276,037.6 51,029.1 200,236 319,875 5 2.82%
Warlock
Affliction 224,640.0 64.9% 224,363.3 34,168.5 182,378 266,072 3 1.69%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 188,336.0 54.4% 196,203.2 80,707.2 19,169 356,542 22 12.43%
Warrior
Arms 141,730.0 40.9% 141,730.0 28,603.0 113,127 170,333 2 1.13%
Warrior
Fury 229,135.5 66.2% 264,130.7 100,187.4 164,455 535,317 10 5.65%
Monk
Windwalker 232,787.0 67.2% 216,243.4 72,835.6 84,455 308,344 5 2.82%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 94,508.0 76.7% 95,761.8 27,169.7 52,991 156,943 12 22.64%
Paladin
Holy 83,362.0 67.7% 90,480.6 26,884.5 63,426 140,853 7 13.21%
Priest
Discipline 79,846.0 64.8% 79,027.2 19,888.2 46,914 121,454 12 22.64%
Priest
Holy 123,165.0 100.0% 103,107.6 31,401.6 54,390 131,968 5 9.43%
Shaman
Restoration 91,391.0 74.2% 99,899.1 28,357.0 66,870 186,967 15 28.30%
Monk
Mistweaver 68,299.0 55.5% 68,299.0 13,927.0 54,372 82,226 2 3.77%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 66,583.0 59.6% 75,953.1 33,768.9 26,217 159,672 15 27.27%
Druid
Feral Bear 73,533.5 65.9% 84,223.8 29,445.3 49,353 139,499 12 21.82%
Paladin
Protection 58,288.0 52.2% 68,883.4 26,081.3 37,203 126,377 7 12.73%
Warrior
Protection 62,047.0 55.6% 68,254.1 30,589.2 20,012 156,364 16 29.09%
Monk
Brewmaster 111,648.0 100.0% 98,763.8 29,557.9 57,755 135,297 5 9.09%


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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