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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Death Knight
Unholy 19,600.0 8.2% 19,784.8 3,508.7 15,045 24,894 4 8.89%
Druid
Balance 32,232.5 13.4% 32,232.5 11,884.5 20,348 44,117 2 4.44%
Druid
Feral Cat 19,149.0 8.0% 19,149.0 0.0 19,149 19,149 1 2.22%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 120,335.0 50.1% 120,335.0 0.0 120,335 120,335 1 2.22%
Hunter
Marksmanship 141,515.0 58.9% 141,515.0 0.0 141,515 141,515 1 2.22%
Hunter
Survival 25,444.0 10.6% 56,676.0 63,739.1 23,366 184,145 5 11.11%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 24,969.0 10.4% 53,255.6 75,058.0 21,224 251,711 8 17.78%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 95,112.0 39.6% 95,112.0 73,206.0 21,906 168,318 2 4.44%
Priest
Shadow 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Assassination 113,006.5 47.0% 113,006.5 88,690.5 24,316 201,697 2 4.44%
Rogue
Combat 24,558.0 10.2% 24,558.0 1,770.0 22,788 26,328 2 4.44%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 22,347.0 9.3% 22,347.0 324.0 22,023 22,671 2 4.44%
Shaman
Enhancement 26,076.0 10.9% 22,724.3 5,848.5 14,500 27,597 3 6.67%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 58,636.5 24.4% 69,011.5 47,562.6 23,447 135,326 4 8.89%
Warrior
Arms 26,921.0 11.2% 48,708.5 38,450.2 25,705 115,287 4 8.89%
Warrior
Fury 130,114.0 54.2% 98,502.3 52,879.7 24,003 141,390 3 6.67%
Monk
Windwalker 240,231.0 100.0% 240,231.0 0.0 240,231 240,231 1 2.22%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 11,442.0 89.8% 13,128.5 3,671.3 10,278 19,352 4 25.00%
Paladin
Holy 12,747.5 100.0% 11,766.2 4,493.5 4,296 17,308 6 37.50%
Priest
Discipline 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Priest
Holy 10,357.0 81.2% 9,732.8 4,991.0 2,171 16,046 4 25.00%
Shaman
Restoration 12,743.0 100.0% 12,743.0 1,394.0 11,349 14,137 2 12.50%
Monk
Mistweaver 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 14,075.0 19.6% 14,075.0 431.0 13,644 14,506 2 28.57%
Druid
Feral Bear 11,279.0 15.7% 11,279.0 0.0 11,279 11,279 1 14.29%
Paladin
Protection 16,684.0 23.2% 16,684.0 0.0 16,684 16,684 1 14.29%
Warrior
Protection 13,196.0 18.4% 13,196.0 0.0 13,196 13,196 1 14.29%
Monk
Brewmaster 71,894.5 100.0% 71,894.5 848.5 71,046 72,743 2 28.57%


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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