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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 20,231.0 8.5% 33,178.4 24,433.1 19,306 81,889 5 10.00%
Death Knight
Unholy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Balance 220,596.0 92.3% 220,596.0 0.0 220,596 220,596 1 2.00%
Druid
Feral Cat 108,265.0 45.3% 108,265.0 0.0 108,265 108,265 1 2.00%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 204,202.5 85.5% 204,202.5 28,143.5 176,059 232,346 2 4.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 222,756.0 93.2% 181,602.4 113,022.0 20,032 297,732 5 10.00%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 15,134.5 6.3% 14,476.3 3,195.9 9,473 18,163 4 8.00%
Mage
Frost 90,742.0 38.0% 107,956.3 30,138.5 82,796 150,331 3 6.00%
Paladin
Retribution 158,306.0 66.3% 120,744.7 57,526.2 39,468 164,460 3 6.00%
Priest
Shadow 16,567.0 6.9% 16,567.0 9,305.0 7,262 25,872 2 4.00%
Rogue
Assassination 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Combat 137,517.0 57.6% 137,517.0 0.0 137,517 137,517 1 2.00%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 23,266.0 9.7% 93,503.5 100,509.5 20,411 268,328 8 16.00%
Shaman
Enhancement 238,936.5 100.0% 238,936.5 218,612.5 20,324 457,549 2 4.00%
Warlock
Affliction 34,206.0 14.3% 34,206.0 0.0 34,206 34,206 1 2.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 18,293.5 7.7% 46,874.5 43,242.1 12,763 114,779 6 12.00%
Warrior
Arms 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warrior
Fury 20,579.0 8.6% 21,300.8 1,772.2 19,321 24,562 5 10.00%
Monk
Windwalker 92,874.0 38.9% 92,874.0 0.0 92,874 92,874 1 2.00%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 7,591.0 35.7% 7,547.5 2,423.6 2,887 10,428 6 30.00%
Paladin
Holy 7,356.0 34.6% 7,649.3 999.8 6,604 9,281 4 20.00%
Priest
Discipline 21,266.5 100.0% 23,471.8 8,450.7 14,868 36,486 4 20.00%
Priest
Holy 9,015.0 42.4% 8,120.2 2,453.4 4,850 11,517 5 25.00%
Shaman
Restoration 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Monk
Mistweaver 13,469.0 63.3% 13,469.0 0.0 13,469 13,469 1 5.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 44,603.0 36.5% 44,603.0 31,527.0 13,076 76,130 2 13.33%
Druid
Feral Bear 12,242.0 10.0% 33,486.7 36,870.1 11,243 112,533 6 40.00%
Paladin
Protection 12,145.0 9.9% 12,145.0 0.0 12,145 12,145 1 6.67%
Warrior
Protection 12,097.0 9.9% 26,733.2 30,718.8 7,656 88,026 5 33.33%
Monk
Brewmaster 122,301.0 100.0% 122,301.0 0.0 122,301 122,301 1 6.67%


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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