Raidbots


Choose from the checkboxes below to see historical DPS data.
Controls
Data Set
Timespan
Advanced Controls
Sample Period
Measure


Previous Tiers




DPS



This icon means a spec constitues less than 1% of the samples seen and the values may not be statistically reliable. These specs are hidden by default.

Latest Data in Amazing Table Form

DPS

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 73.8 69.9 9.2 53 82 1,400 5.56%
Death Knight
Unholy 73.7 74.5 13.3 55 100 636 2.53%
Druid
Balance 69.9 69.4 6.5 58 83 1,184 4.70%
Druid
Feral Cat 64.6 66.7 13.8 49 89 1,001 3.98%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 82.7 82.3 9.6 62 99 1,400 5.56%
Hunter
Marksmanship 51.2 51.0 15.9 26 86 298 1.18%
Hunter
Survival 82.3 83.9 12.3 62 100 1,400 5.56%
Mage
Arcane 71.2 71.6 10.4 53 91 976 3.88%
Mage
Fire 78.7 79.8 6.5 64 91 883 3.51%
Mage
Frost 73.8 71.2 9.1 52 83 1,400 5.56%
Paladin
Retribution 76.4 74.3 8.1 61 83 1,398 5.55%
Priest
Shadow 74.4 74.1 7.3 61 86 1,383 5.50%
Rogue
Assassination 61.0 61.6 12.9 44 84 1,155 4.59%
Rogue
Combat 81.6 81.2 9.1 60 93 1,376 5.47%
Rogue
Subtlety 56.8 56.1 10.6 42 79 504 2.00%
Shaman
Elemental 72.8 70.7 10.9 49 88 1,380 5.48%
Shaman
Enhancement 75.3 73.7 9.6 59 91 1,301 5.17%
Warlock
Affliction 89.0 86.1 13.1 63 100 712 2.83%
Warlock
Demonology 61.4 60.3 7.2 46 73 284 1.13%
Warlock
Destruction 93.2 88.6 11.9 63 100 1,400 5.56%
Warrior
Arms 45.3 44.5 11.4 24 61 965 3.83%
Warrior
Fury 79.3 77.7 13.6 49 100 1,381 5.49%
Monk
Windwalker 66.5 64.1 8.5 47 76 1,350 5.36%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 74.8 77.1 12.6 55 100 1,389 19.26%
Paladin
Holy 75.8 75.3 11.1 49 100 1,389 19.26%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 99.1 1.5 96 100 1,400 19.41%
Priest
Holy 51.7 55.1 16.6 35 95 719 9.97%
Shaman
Restoration 85.2 86.7 7.4 77 100 1,397 19.37%
Monk
Mistweaver 52.7 58.6 18.0 32 100 917 12.72%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 86.5 81.7 17.8 43 100 1,211 23.35%
Druid
Feral Bear 93.4 92.0 7.6 75 100 919 17.72%
Paladin
Protection 71.3 68.0 9.8 41 79 1,126 21.71%
Warrior
Protection 92.7 92.4 7.9 72 100 1,202 23.18%
Monk
Brewmaster 89.7 86.5 15.0 50 100 728 14.04%


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.

Site brought to you by Seriallos of <Roll Initiative> of US-Maelstrom (US rank ~100 25-man raiding guild).

Feel free to contact me via the Raidbots Blog or directly via email at sollaires at gmail dot com