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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 302,706.5 75.6% 301,358.7 74,520.9 138,965 572,879 1,400 4.62%
Death Knight
Unholy 232,912.0 58.1% 239,105.4 105,844.9 8,556 590,345 1,247 4.11%
Druid
Balance 337,242.0 84.2% 328,887.0 97,195.6 115,041 745,094 1,400 4.62%
Druid
Feral Cat 297,543.0 74.3% 300,266.1 111,016.0 115,466 741,789 1,400 4.62%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 375,111.0 93.6% 357,792.4 96,899.7 152,584 900,216 1,400 4.62%
Hunter
Marksmanship 163,955.0 40.9% 173,829.6 76,154.0 3,606 468,818 1,183 3.90%
Hunter
Survival 384,132.5 95.9% 358,400.5 86,235.6 158,035 751,924 1,400 4.62%
Mage
Arcane 317,061.0 79.1% 315,307.1 107,357.3 91,919 741,459 1,400 4.62%
Mage
Fire 326,273.5 81.4% 329,274.3 110,482.9 112,514 820,928 1,400 4.62%
Mage
Frost 345,026.0 86.1% 331,233.0 83,365.9 129,656 574,035 1,400 4.62%
Paladin
Retribution 330,694.5 82.5% 321,883.9 82,198.3 140,062 683,799 1,400 4.62%
Priest
Shadow 348,455.0 87.0% 340,488.3 92,566.1 135,612 697,524 1,400 4.62%
Rogue
Assassination 276,716.5 69.1% 267,442.9 74,855.7 115,116 545,821 1,400 4.62%
Rogue
Combat 339,385.5 84.7% 338,276.2 105,925.6 127,959 840,782 1,400 4.62%
Rogue
Subtlety 190,407.0 47.5% 200,745.6 109,473.6 1,310 608,710 899 2.96%
Shaman
Elemental 348,820.5 87.1% 333,473.0 86,593.3 130,386 665,770 1,400 4.62%
Shaman
Enhancement 346,958.0 86.6% 344,899.0 116,259.2 138,165 1,365,800 1,400 4.62%
Warlock
Affliction 332,244.5 82.9% 348,270.3 171,939.4 6,255 1,565,824 1,190 3.92%
Warlock
Demonology 210,797.0 52.6% 220,901.3 102,222.7 18,246 572,715 606 2.00%
Warlock
Destruction 400,654.0 100.0% 388,493.8 92,071.6 158,358 800,536 1,400 4.62%
Warrior
Arms 229,518.5 57.3% 232,868.9 71,640.2 95,014 574,179 1,400 4.62%
Warrior
Fury 339,030.0 84.6% 337,370.2 87,494.6 147,673 656,585 1,400 4.62%
Monk
Windwalker 316,889.5 79.1% 312,852.5 85,753.7 120,691 628,329 1,400 4.62%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 162,693.0 97.8% 176,627.1 69,616.1 65,261 559,706 1,400 16.67%
Paladin
Holy 147,390.5 88.6% 148,085.5 54,355.0 58,643 701,670 1,400 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 165,598.0 99.5% 160,790.7 51,721.4 66,909 382,100 1,400 16.67%
Priest
Holy 94,700.5 56.9% 104,690.0 47,366.0 42,349 398,368 1,400 16.67%
Shaman
Restoration 166,415.5 100.0% 175,096.4 69,291.8 61,420 510,175 1,400 16.67%
Monk
Mistweaver 120,142.0 72.2% 129,403.5 57,600.8 51,034 487,592 1,400 16.67%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 212,329.5 100.0% 242,227.0 117,222.6 71,120 786,861 1,400 20.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 201,058.0 94.7% 264,977.3 177,112.8 65,160 1,055,860 1,400 20.00%
Paladin
Protection 174,536.5 82.2% 214,931.3 118,345.7 49,190 646,082 1,400 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 188,781.5 88.9% 248,018.2 147,302.8 59,074 864,432 1,400 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 205,534.0 96.8% 238,016.9 112,865.9 55,156 798,352 1,400 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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