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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 12,406.5 13.0% 11,299.5 3,991.7 5,390 14,995 4 5.97%
Death Knight
Unholy 17,842.5 18.7% 17,842.5 307.5 17,535 18,150 2 2.99%
Druid
Balance 12,832.0 13.4% 12,832.0 0.0 12,832 12,832 1 1.49%
Druid
Feral Cat 11,370.0 11.9% 11,370.0 0.0 11,370 11,370 1 1.49%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 18,206.5 19.0% 18,206.5 1,697.5 16,509 19,904 2 2.99%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 15,500.0 16.2% 15,746.5 3,602.4 10,029 20,786 6 8.96%
Mage
Arcane 22,305.0 23.3% 22,305.0 0.0 22,305 22,305 1 1.49%
Mage
Fire 16,053.5 16.8% 24,336.1 31,898.2 8,520 129,364 12 17.91%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 16,813.0 17.6% 16,221.6 2,937.0 11,718 20,500 5 7.46%
Priest
Shadow 14,545.0 15.2% 15,157.0 1,973.3 13,105 17,821 3 4.48%
Rogue
Assassination 18,037.0 18.9% 17,920.3 4,731.5 12,068 23,656 3 4.48%
Rogue
Combat 10,637.5 11.1% 10,637.5 2,226.5 8,411 12,864 2 2.99%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 11,984.0 12.5% 12,531.5 1,785.1 10,727 15,029 6 8.96%
Shaman
Enhancement 16,981.0 17.8% 25,026.0 18,704.9 11,378 62,016 5 7.46%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 14,684.0 15.4% 14,567.0 268.5 14,109 14,791 4 5.97%
Warlock
Destruction 16,777.5 17.6% 31,140.8 36,448.8 8,631 112,002 6 8.96%
Warrior
Arms 13,268.0 13.9% 13,915.3 4,258.2 9,054 19,424 3 4.48%
Warrior
Fury 95,574.0 100.0% 95,574.0 0.0 95,574 95,574 1 1.49%
Monk
Windwalker 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 9,124.0 90.1% 14,601.6 17,195.4 5,931 65,874 10 29.41%
Paladin
Holy 9,011.0 89.0% 8,563.5 1,398.5 6,275 9,957 4 11.76%
Priest
Discipline 7,564.5 74.7% 7,564.5 862.5 6,702 8,427 2 5.88%
Priest
Holy 10,128.5 100.0% 14,758.6 14,974.0 6,758 59,432 10 29.41%
Shaman
Restoration 8,016.0 79.1% 7,854.1 1,507.1 4,555 9,648 8 23.53%
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 8,578.5 8.9% 11,946.1 12,901.7 3,225 53,936 12 40.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 5,775.0 6.0% 5,753.0 1,247.4 3,971 7,491 4 13.33%
Paladin
Protection 3,932.0 4.1% 5,394.7 2,688.9 2,757 11,064 7 23.33%
Warrior
Protection 3,493.0 3.6% 10,699.2 13,106.5 2,290 38,797 6 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 96,789.0 100.0% 96,789.0 0.0 96,789 96,789 1 3.33%


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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