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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 278,986.0 42.2% 257,769.4 56,924.0 173,109 316,894 5 3.07%
Death Knight
Unholy 235,390.0 35.6% 235,390.0 0.0 235,390 235,390 1 0.61%
Druid
Balance 338,276.0 51.1% 316,252.0 175,061.7 38,095 541,892 9 5.52%
Druid
Feral Cat 281,306.0 42.5% 318,911.1 200,845.6 50,138 613,528 10 6.13%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 309,755.0 46.8% 318,586.4 178,023.7 75,426 627,354 14 8.59%
Hunter
Marksmanship 224,217.0 33.9% 224,217.0 48,830.0 175,387 273,047 2 1.23%
Hunter
Survival 330,074.5 49.9% 297,589.1 90,563.8 127,943 418,197 10 6.13%
Mage
Arcane 220,521.0 33.3% 235,267.5 178,177.8 18,142 481,886 4 2.45%
Mage
Fire 181,759.0 27.5% 168,850.3 60,133.7 89,601 235,191 3 1.84%
Mage
Frost 180,582.5 27.3% 160,678.5 91,694.9 18,911 291,941 8 4.91%
Paladin
Retribution 284,350.0 43.0% 221,486.0 104,184.5 38,480 318,095 9 5.52%
Priest
Shadow 168,301.0 25.4% 192,111.5 137,524.3 30,993 542,544 12 7.36%
Rogue
Assassination 321,779.0 48.6% 290,105.7 74,145.9 187,701 360,837 3 1.84%
Rogue
Combat 287,922.5 43.5% 364,147.3 287,000.8 51,654 829,090 4 2.45%
Rogue
Subtlety 87,965.0 13.3% 87,965.0 0.0 87,965 87,965 1 0.61%
Shaman
Elemental 239,527.0 36.2% 230,122.0 133,815.8 91,199 611,938 13 7.98%
Shaman
Enhancement 457,969.0 69.2% 457,969.0 307,654.0 150,315 765,623 2 1.23%
Warlock
Affliction 661,850.5 100.0% 661,850.5 109,195.5 552,655 771,046 2 1.23%
Warlock
Demonology 25,098.0 3.8% 25,098.0 0.0 25,098 25,098 1 0.61%
Warlock
Destruction 366,156.0 55.3% 370,828.6 180,264.2 51,267 721,724 27 16.56%
Warrior
Arms 150,299.0 22.7% 165,226.3 84,793.2 48,918 287,309 7 4.29%
Warrior
Fury 274,156.0 41.4% 298,850.0 122,937.1 74,218 493,962 8 4.91%
Monk
Windwalker 227,003.0 34.3% 232,326.6 112,988.5 92,913 414,472 8 4.91%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 22,347.0 31.3% 28,304.5 21,186.9 4,098 87,066 11 32.35%
Paladin
Holy 41,350.0 57.9% 28,112.2 20,116.9 0 48,260 5 14.71%
Priest
Discipline 30,154.0 42.2% 42,432.2 28,302.1 19,363 102,877 6 17.65%
Priest
Holy 30,395.5 42.6% 25,467.0 13,488.0 4,039 37,038 4 11.76%
Shaman
Restoration 71,429.0 100.0% 57,932.4 20,594.2 24,877 78,326 5 14.71%
Monk
Mistweaver 7,761.0 10.9% 12,725.0 9,518.4 4,371 26,043 3 8.82%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 94,266.5 82.0% 89,568.5 29,799.9 37,645 124,654 8 29.63%
Druid
Feral Bear 102,549.0 89.2% 104,258.6 15,462.4 75,366 125,219 7 25.93%
Paladin
Protection 67,901.0 59.1% 57,070.0 24,037.5 25,915 83,397 5 18.52%
Warrior
Protection 114,924.0 100.0% 101,947.7 25,281.5 50,828 121,611 6 22.22%
Monk
Brewmaster 60,602.0 52.7% 60,602.0 0.0 60,602 60,602 1 3.70%


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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