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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 59.6 58.3 11.1 34 75 387 4.37%
Death Knight
Unholy 80.2 80.1 14.6 50 100 269 3.04%
Druid
Balance 77.4 74.5 25.5 0 100 332 3.75%
Druid
Feral Cat 87.4 86.4 12.7 61 100 230 2.60%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 64.9 59.3 20.3 0 79 298 3.37%
Hunter
Marksmanship 76.2 71.2 24.3 0 95 744 8.41%
Hunter
Survival 68.7 69.7 11.9 54 99 156 1.76%
Mage
Arcane 72.2 65.6 23.7 0 88 224 2.53%
Mage
Fire 69.3 72.3 7.9 56 87 433 4.89%
Mage
Frost 67.8 69.0 9.5 53 84 655 7.40%
Paladin
Retribution 77.8 71.0 20.7 13 88 560 6.33%
Priest
Shadow 76.5 75.9 9.4 61 96 620 7.01%
Rogue
Assassination 77.2 72.4 11.2 49 89 390 4.41%
Rogue
Combat 74.4 68.8 24.4 0 96 191 2.16%
Rogue
Subtlety 27.3 30.6 20.5 0 81 123 1.39%
Shaman
Elemental 76.9 69.1 23.2 0 88 332 3.75%
Shaman
Enhancement 76.0 78.3 9.8 62 100 343 3.88%
Warlock
Affliction 89.0 79.9 27.9 0 100 167 1.89%
Warlock
Demonology 72.0 67.8 22.3 0 83 240 2.71%
Warlock
Destruction 70.9 70.0 12.4 52 95 882 9.97%
Warrior
Arms 50.0 49.7 20.6 0 82 101 1.14%
Warrior
Fury 78.4 71.2 25.4 0 100 792 8.95%
Monk
Windwalker 64.7 59.3 21.8 0 80 377 4.26%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 87.6 85.4 10.8 67 100 667 23.72%
Paladin
Holy 89.6 88.2 8.3 72 100 515 18.31%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 92.6 14.2 60 100 659 23.44%
Priest
Holy 70.2 65.6 22.6 0 91 224 7.97%
Shaman
Restoration 69.7 66.1 22.3 0 88 586 20.84%
Monk
Mistweaver 72.4 69.3 26.3 0 100 161 5.73%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 97.0 93.6 7.0 81 100 302 21.68%
Druid
Feral Bear 94.9 92.0 10.5 62 100 272 19.53%
Paladin
Protection 68.4 63.0 21.3 0 82 297 21.32%
Warrior
Protection 78.5 71.4 24.7 0 97 361 25.92%
Monk
Brewmaster 82.0 77.0 27.5 0 100 161 11.56%


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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