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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 265,041.5 72.4% 286,433.8 89,456.7 123,631 753,934 1,400 4.78%
Death Knight
Unholy 228,145.0 62.3% 243,159.9 145,918.6 3,661 621,734 963 3.29%
Druid
Balance 281,687.5 76.9% 307,975.2 119,798.3 80,855 696,690 1,400 4.78%
Druid
Feral Cat 226,808.5 61.9% 267,199.3 152,144.9 31,520 761,548 1,400 4.78%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 333,056.5 90.9% 344,184.6 101,381.5 130,389 902,861 1,400 4.78%
Hunter
Marksmanship 93,245.0 25.5% 112,550.6 77,395.9 408 544,906 1,185 4.04%
Hunter
Survival 347,926.0 95.0% 341,929.6 84,113.3 142,651 596,737 1,400 4.78%
Mage
Arcane 240,720.0 65.7% 275,441.7 160,684.4 4,638 624,550 1,381 4.71%
Mage
Fire 244,724.0 66.8% 280,343.8 161,640.9 922 770,477 1,348 4.60%
Mage
Frost 294,420.5 80.4% 304,690.2 87,077.9 121,659 567,856 1,400 4.78%
Paladin
Retribution 288,987.5 78.9% 306,176.6 95,568.7 114,976 602,605 1,400 4.78%
Priest
Shadow 299,414.0 81.7% 326,278.2 111,398.5 109,105 644,450 1,400 4.78%
Rogue
Assassination 218,782.5 59.7% 227,751.0 90,753.3 51,808 578,509 1,400 4.78%
Rogue
Combat 306,607.5 83.7% 329,101.6 116,954.8 85,025 864,161 1,400 4.78%
Rogue
Subtlety 97,380.0 26.6% 134,816.8 109,598.7 356 538,759 772 2.63%
Shaman
Elemental 297,222.0 81.1% 313,549.5 101,374.5 112,709 772,302 1,400 4.78%
Shaman
Enhancement 269,106.0 73.5% 288,399.1 114,022.7 60,685 634,184 1,400 4.78%
Warlock
Affliction 366,276.0 100.0% 369,852.9 204,742.6 4,521 1,238,928 908 3.10%
Warlock
Demonology 109,986.5 30.0% 172,183.2 146,367.7 0 547,489 354 1.21%
Warlock
Destruction 347,547.5 94.9% 370,863.7 109,954.7 146,742 1,111,481 1,400 4.78%
Warrior
Arms 184,010.5 50.2% 196,649.1 76,880.0 74,360 596,983 1,400 4.78%
Warrior
Fury 315,642.5 86.2% 342,348.4 112,589.9 131,934 843,984 1,400 4.78%
Monk
Windwalker 286,640.5 78.3% 298,465.4 95,935.1 101,046 716,109 1,400 4.78%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 149,199.0 79.2% 162,486.2 75,424.6 64,115 514,594 1,400 16.67%
Paladin
Holy 145,470.0 77.2% 146,613.3 62,002.3 41,448 675,312 1,400 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 188,487.0 100.0% 208,208.9 99,057.0 64,487 764,170 1,400 16.67%
Priest
Holy 66,572.5 35.3% 85,327.0 65,557.2 7,162 866,838 1,398 16.65%
Shaman
Restoration 169,144.0 89.7% 180,224.9 82,703.9 57,356 836,194 1,400 16.67%
Monk
Mistweaver 87,753.0 46.6% 105,413.2 66,040.1 24,879 602,608 1,400 16.67%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 173,336.0 100.0% 218,213.4 137,871.0 51,666 1,524,086 1,400 20.47%
Druid
Feral Bear 163,215.0 94.2% 266,938.9 279,638.7 33,572 1,892,251 1,400 20.47%
Paladin
Protection 129,334.5 74.6% 200,310.3 173,351.0 22,334 1,612,447 1,400 20.47%
Warrior
Protection 165,683.0 95.6% 271,401.0 236,135.8 38,792 1,578,981 1,400 20.47%
Monk
Brewmaster 155,792.0 89.9% 220,920.5 184,175.3 11,087 1,293,008 1,239 18.12%


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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