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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 21,057.5 99.8% 20,790.8 2,519.5 17,229 23,819 4 3.01%
Druid
Balance 14,247.0 67.5% 14,289.4 4,243.3 8,572 24,113 9 6.77%
Druid
Feral Cat 15,213.0 72.1% 14,723.9 3,542.3 10,046 20,608 7 5.26%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 21,104.5 100.0% 21,104.5 2,994.5 18,110 24,099 2 1.50%
Hunter
Marksmanship 16,876.0 80.0% 16,876.0 0.0 16,876 16,876 1 0.75%
Hunter
Survival 20,832.0 98.7% 19,249.6 3,504.0 13,085 22,980 14 10.53%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 19,117.0 90.6% 19,528.3 2,875.3 16,301 27,281 20 15.04%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 21,039.0 99.7% 19,552.2 3,551.0 11,439 23,925 17 12.78%
Priest
Shadow 15,566.5 73.8% 15,408.2 1,249.6 13,234 17,451 6 4.51%
Rogue
Assassination 19,351.0 91.7% 18,429.7 4,138.5 10,841 25,513 11 8.27%
Rogue
Combat 14,501.5 68.7% 14,394.7 3,450.0 8,688 19,765 6 4.51%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 10,425.0 49.4% 10,455.3 3,200.9 6,977 13,994 4 3.01%
Shaman
Enhancement 19,494.0 92.4% 17,341.0 4,801.5 9,945 25,047 9 6.77%
Warlock
Affliction 17,048.0 80.8% 17,304.8 5,269.7 11,506 26,335 5 3.76%
Warlock
Demonology 14,192.0 67.2% 14,439.7 581.0 13,885 15,242 3 2.26%
Warlock
Destruction 18,498.0 87.6% 18,561.6 2,338.2 15,412 22,912 8 6.02%
Warrior
Arms 15,014.0 71.1% 15,513.3 1,572.3 13,953 18,072 4 3.01%
Warrior
Fury 15,099.0 71.5% 15,704.0 1,652.2 14,052 17,961 3 2.26%
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 9,010.0 86.4% 9,676.0 1,985.2 7,338 12,867 15 34.88%
Paladin
Holy 8,872.0 85.1% 9,434.0 2,387.5 6,817 13,945 5 11.63%
Priest
Discipline 6,874.0 65.9% 6,310.5 1,626.6 3,703 7,791 4 9.30%
Priest
Holy 9,228.0 88.5% 9,654.6 1,583.4 7,343 13,636 14 32.56%
Shaman
Restoration 10,426.0 100.0% 9,761.0 2,272.5 6,198 12,977 5 11.63%
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 5,567.0 98.8% 7,421.1 4,056.4 3,290 15,346 11 45.83%
Druid
Feral Bear 5,633.0 100.0% 6,620.7 1,796.7 5,087 9,142 3 12.50%
Paladin
Protection 4,918.0 87.3% 5,557.7 1,761.9 3,792 7,963 3 12.50%
Warrior
Protection 3,466.0 61.5% 4,433.1 2,412.8 1,743 8,618 7 29.17%
Monk
Brewmaster 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%


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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