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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 54.8 53.5 15.9 16 73 626 5.91%
Death Knight
Unholy 41.1 42.6 16.9 5 68 189 1.78%
Druid
Balance 55.3 56.7 18.9 20 99 411 3.88%
Druid
Feral Cat 57.9 52.6 20.7 7 79 343 3.24%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 60.9 59.7 14.1 33 86 802 7.57%
Hunter
Marksmanship 27.5 24.7 15.6 2 57 226 2.13%
Hunter
Survival 75.9 77.7 16.9 47 100 688 6.49%
Mage
Arcane 57.6 57.5 24.6 5 97 286 2.70%
Mage
Fire 60.8 55.2 26.8 5 100 276 2.60%
Mage
Frost 50.6 48.0 12.2 17 65 751 7.09%
Paladin
Retribution 39.3 40.8 16.7 13 81 642 6.06%
Priest
Shadow 60.1 58.0 17.7 9 80 680 6.42%
Rogue
Assassination 46.5 45.2 13.8 8 64 269 2.54%
Rogue
Combat 68.4 63.4 16.9 28 88 489 4.61%
Rogue
Subtlety 18.5 18.0 9.5 1 38 98 0.92%
Shaman
Elemental 66.3 67.8 11.7 45 85 647 6.11%
Shaman
Enhancement 64.0 57.1 26.4 10 100 341 3.22%
Warlock
Affliction 89.9 73.1 29.5 30 100 143 1.35%
Warlock
Demonology 20.9 25.7 22.5 0 74 98 0.92%
Warlock
Destruction 50.7 58.2 21.3 22 99 1,067 10.07%
Warrior
Arms 38.7 38.4 14.5 14 63 394 3.72%
Warrior
Fury 72.1 72.8 21.5 16 100 682 6.44%
Monk
Windwalker 47.0 48.6 17.9 11 80 449 4.24%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 71.2 69.7 15.1 43 97 704 21.51%
Paladin
Holy 77.1 74.9 17.7 48 100 514 15.70%
Priest
Discipline 86.2 86.3 14.3 60 100 742 22.67%
Priest
Holy 58.4 53.2 18.0 23 81 283 8.65%
Shaman
Restoration 98.7 89.4 12.0 71 100 804 24.56%
Monk
Mistweaver 45.2 46.5 15.0 27 80 226 6.90%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 73.0 65.4 24.6 7 100 265 18.98%
Druid
Feral Bear 100.0 96.1 11.6 55 100 288 20.63%
Paladin
Protection 48.1 52.5 15.2 35 89 271 19.41%
Warrior
Protection 76.4 73.6 18.6 39 100 371 26.58%
Monk
Brewmaster 83.5 77.0 21.3 8 100 201 14.40%


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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