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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 13,041.0 46.1% 13,041.0 3,123.0 9,918 16,164 2 2.33%
Death Knight
Unholy 18,254.5 64.6% 18,532.5 3,552.0 12,747 22,867 6 6.98%
Druid
Balance 17,484.0 61.8% 17,745.5 4,298.8 7,238 24,230 11 12.79%
Druid
Feral Cat 21,422.0 75.8% 21,422.0 918.0 20,504 22,340 2 2.33%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 18,173.0 64.3% 19,026.6 3,890.8 10,765 24,617 14 16.28%
Mage
Arcane 19,540.5 69.1% 19,540.5 4,545.5 14,995 24,086 2 2.33%
Mage
Fire 21,350.5 75.5% 20,053.6 6,741.2 7,479 30,278 12 13.95%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 19,688.0 69.6% 20,185.3 1,844.8 18,216 22,652 3 3.49%
Priest
Shadow 17,704.0 62.6% 16,680.0 4,483.4 7,926 22,242 10 11.63%
Rogue
Assassination 18,222.0 64.5% 17,452.0 4,235.2 11,923 22,211 3 3.49%
Rogue
Combat 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Subtlety 20,812.0 73.6% 20,812.0 0.0 20,812 20,812 1 1.16%
Shaman
Elemental 20,908.0 74.0% 19,898.8 2,492.8 15,828 22,325 5 5.81%
Shaman
Enhancement 19,677.5 69.6% 19,677.5 1,066.5 18,611 20,744 2 2.33%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 18,406.5 65.1% 19,128.1 3,090.8 14,533 24,360 8 9.30%
Warrior
Arms 28,272.0 100.0% 25,602.3 3,777.6 20,260 28,275 3 3.49%
Warrior
Fury 21,441.5 75.8% 21,441.5 2,066.5 19,375 23,508 2 2.33%
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 10,095.5 100.0% 9,463.3 1,164.5 7,200 10,393 6 20.69%
Paladin
Holy 8,179.0 81.0% 8,451.6 1,203.8 7,137 10,597 9 31.03%
Priest
Discipline 4,610.0 45.7% 4,269.8 1,032.5 2,560 5,299 4 13.79%
Priest
Holy 9,739.0 96.5% 9,085.8 2,541.2 5,165 11,700 4 13.79%
Shaman
Restoration 8,067.5 79.9% 8,257.5 1,161.0 6,921 10,136 6 20.69%
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 10,583.5 100.0% 10,689.3 1,128.1 9,262 12,328 4 40.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Protection 10,183.5 96.2% 10,183.5 367.5 9,816 10,551 2 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 9,554.5 90.3% 9,698.8 909.8 8,577 11,109 4 40.00%
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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