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Latest Data in Amazing Table Form

DPS

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 61.9 59.8 11.3 39 76 653 4.51%
Death Knight
Unholy 68.5 64.5 12.5 38 81 159 1.10%
Druid
Balance 63.7 65.1 9.7 52 88 921 6.37%
Druid
Feral Cat 69.2 68.6 13.2 52 93 320 2.21%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 73.5 77.0 12.9 60 100 1,100 7.60%
Hunter
Marksmanship 63.4 61.1 18.1 35 89 60 0.41%
Hunter
Survival 69.8 68.9 12.7 49 95 1,100 7.60%
Mage
Arcane 72.4 69.3 8.2 51 80 511 3.53%
Mage
Fire 69.4 71.3 10.7 55 94 685 4.74%
Mage
Frost 61.4 62.0 9.8 43 78 938 6.48%
Paladin
Retribution 63.5 59.9 10.8 39 74 791 5.47%
Priest
Shadow 62.6 63.1 7.8 48 78 1,000 6.91%
Rogue
Assassination 56.9 55.7 11.2 39 74 258 1.78%
Rogue
Combat 67.2 68.7 11.0 51 84 992 6.86%
Rogue
Subtlety 75.6 68.4 19.3 38 100 40 0.28%
Shaman
Elemental 63.3 67.0 10.6 53 87 1,045 7.22%
Shaman
Enhancement 68.3 71.7 13.0 56 93 707 4.89%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 93.3 12.3 65 100 490 3.39%
Warlock
Demonology 60.4 62.1 13.1 42 94 40 0.28%
Warlock
Destruction 85.5 82.6 12.4 61 100 1,100 7.60%
Warrior
Arms 60.3 59.2 10.7 36 75 146 1.01%
Warrior
Fury 70.5 70.3 12.2 46 87 1,002 6.93%
Monk
Windwalker 71.1 65.5 11.5 43 77 408 2.82%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 98.1 96.7 4.2 89 100 1,100 21.73%
Paladin
Holy 82.3 81.6 5.3 69 90 1,015 20.05%
Priest
Discipline 94.1 90.4 10.5 65 100 1,100 21.73%
Priest
Holy 66.6 68.3 7.1 58 78 237 4.68%
Shaman
Restoration 93.2 92.3 7.7 76 100 1,100 21.73%
Monk
Mistweaver 81.5 81.9 6.9 71 99 510 10.08%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 90.1 86.6 8.8 67 100 1,049 21.19%
Druid
Feral Bear 91.6 90.2 8.1 74 100 1,005 20.30%
Paladin
Protection 80.5 82.8 9.3 70 100 1,067 21.55%
Warrior
Protection 93.2 90.2 9.3 67 100 1,050 21.21%
Monk
Brewmaster 100.0 96.0 6.4 79 100 780 15.75%


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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