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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 80.3 80.3 6.2 71 93 1,400 4.91%
Death Knight
Unholy 66.8 68.0 8.4 56 85 971 3.41%
Druid
Balance 79.6 80.0 4.6 70 89 1,385 4.86%
Druid
Feral Cat 75.8 74.7 11.3 54 92 1,339 4.70%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 89.0 90.0 6.4 75 100 1,400 4.91%
Hunter
Marksmanship 58.8 56.8 9.3 36 70 511 1.79%
Hunter
Survival 91.9 91.4 7.0 77 100 1,400 4.91%
Mage
Arcane 73.4 77.0 8.6 62 96 1,342 4.71%
Mage
Fire 77.8 78.5 7.2 64 96 1,313 4.61%
Mage
Frost 85.7 84.5 6.1 75 97 1,400 4.91%
Paladin
Retribution 83.9 84.2 6.2 75 97 1,400 4.91%
Priest
Shadow 82.3 84.3 5.8 77 100 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Assassination 72.4 73.9 9.4 58 91 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Combat 89.5 89.1 6.4 79 98 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Subtlety 61.1 60.9 11.2 47 87 659 2.31%
Shaman
Elemental 87.4 85.0 7.4 69 98 1,400 4.91%
Shaman
Enhancement 84.2 84.0 6.2 71 95 1,393 4.89%
Warlock
Affliction 75.8 75.0 13.4 53 100 895 3.14%
Warlock
Demonology 65.4 64.5 6.3 52 75 501 1.76%
Warlock
Destruction 99.0 96.5 5.4 82 100 1,400 4.91%
Warrior
Arms 57.9 58.0 9.8 43 74 1,399 4.91%
Warrior
Fury 88.5 87.4 6.8 78 100 1,400 4.91%
Monk
Windwalker 80.2 81.1 4.9 75 91 1,400 4.91%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 81.7 82.0 12.5 63 100 1,400 16.90%
Paladin
Holy 79.0 77.7 8.7 60 95 1,400 16.90%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 97.8 3.4 89 100 1,400 16.90%
Priest
Holy 49.4 52.0 14.0 36 94 1,312 15.83%
Shaman
Restoration 91.1 90.8 8.3 77 100 1,400 16.90%
Monk
Mistweaver 58.3 62.9 13.1 51 97 1,374 16.58%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 92.1 87.0 13.2 56 100 1,391 20.57%
Druid
Feral Bear 93.0 91.7 8.2 74 100 1,348 19.93%
Paladin
Protection 80.4 78.4 9.0 48 86 1,374 20.32%
Warrior
Protection 99.4 95.5 6.3 80 100 1,382 20.44%
Monk
Brewmaster 79.0 80.1 13.3 55 100 1,267 18.74%


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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