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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 363,060.5 72.5% 372,030.7 73,481.2 233,149 682,316 1,100 4.85%
Death Knight
Unholy 323,416.5 64.5% 329,112.6 79,685.2 90,483 679,621 1,034 4.56%
Druid
Balance 424,119.0 84.6% 427,866.8 98,822.3 220,525 841,099 1,100 4.85%
Druid
Feral Cat 367,672.0 73.4% 371,451.4 80,425.1 61,569 801,124 1,098 4.84%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 459,725.0 91.7% 452,605.8 93,491.0 253,752 822,742 1,100 4.85%
Hunter
Marksmanship 286,776.0 57.2% 285,474.8 81,628.4 57,581 461,749 317 1.40%
Hunter
Survival 439,673.5 87.7% 422,348.6 70,581.5 266,095 700,264 1,100 4.85%
Mage
Arcane 419,176.5 83.7% 440,986.5 106,432.2 263,108 975,735 1,100 4.85%
Mage
Fire 418,553.0 83.5% 432,075.1 111,028.9 238,940 973,818 1,100 4.85%
Mage
Frost 389,989.5 77.8% 388,413.4 73,244.4 228,720 602,169 1,100 4.85%
Paladin
Retribution 368,325.0 73.5% 382,839.6 58,233.7 270,950 670,558 1,100 4.85%
Priest
Shadow 415,673.5 83.0% 429,121.7 90,910.9 270,950 726,899 1,100 4.85%
Rogue
Assassination 321,792.5 64.2% 314,335.5 70,968.6 3,547 529,737 1,080 4.76%
Rogue
Combat 450,908.0 90.0% 444,754.6 99,722.7 213,769 768,375 1,100 4.85%
Rogue
Subtlety 309,720.0 61.8% 313,075.6 101,586.8 52,344 600,770 515 2.27%
Shaman
Elemental 420,866.0 84.0% 419,850.6 89,530.3 232,783 798,178 1,100 4.85%
Shaman
Enhancement 420,815.0 84.0% 413,987.5 86,362.6 222,352 705,396 1,100 4.85%
Warlock
Affliction 497,009.0 99.2% 552,527.4 265,874.8 44,777 1,791,783 1,070 4.72%
Warlock
Demonology 317,103.0 63.3% 325,993.6 97,167.8 48,056 792,838 437 1.93%
Warlock
Destruction 501,094.5 100.0% 504,269.7 78,152.2 354,129 868,703 1,100 4.85%
Warrior
Arms 295,429.0 59.0% 306,332.7 119,519.0 6,801 701,534 621 2.74%
Warrior
Fury 428,370.5 85.5% 429,624.1 66,445.6 295,002 782,834 1,100 4.85%
Monk
Windwalker 384,137.5 76.7% 402,907.4 105,482.5 227,873 862,996 1,100 4.85%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 208,236.0 97.3% 233,188.2 75,174.7 131,395 490,465 1,100 17.20%
Paladin
Holy 190,843.0 89.2% 204,032.5 66,134.7 116,233 558,180 1,100 17.20%
Priest
Discipline 210,078.5 98.2% 214,534.7 56,984.1 111,080 394,585 1,100 17.20%
Priest
Holy 119,621.0 55.9% 136,535.5 62,184.2 28,459 355,264 894 13.98%
Shaman
Restoration 213,913.5 100.0% 235,329.5 81,964.7 126,367 546,393 1,100 17.20%
Monk
Mistweaver 161,154.0 75.3% 179,578.5 75,438.8 93,749 479,566 1,100 17.20%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 296,525.0 92.5% 308,531.8 85,189.1 160,112 734,291 1,100 20.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 311,805.5 97.3% 320,491.5 78,144.9 167,827 765,667 1,100 20.00%
Paladin
Protection 253,944.5 79.2% 273,173.0 83,429.1 148,093 686,258 1,100 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 298,783.0 93.2% 308,927.4 79,278.6 170,246 822,263 1,100 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 320,475.0 100.0% 334,999.0 99,535.3 202,896 1,039,517 1,100 20.00%


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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