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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 65.7 63.3 14.2 36 85 2,908 4.51%
Death Knight
Unholy 56.7 60.9 18.9 28 89 928 1.44%
Druid
Balance 60.6 63.4 10.9 42 79 3,325 5.16%
Druid
Feral Cat 59.9 61.9 15.9 34 87 1,686 2.62%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 72.8 71.0 14.5 40 93 6,079 9.43%
Hunter
Marksmanship 51.6 48.9 15.0 27 78 203 0.31%
Hunter
Survival 70.5 67.4 14.9 39 93 3,998 6.20%
Mage
Arcane 72.6 72.8 14.5 43 100 2,004 3.11%
Mage
Fire 77.0 76.7 12.3 52 100 2,799 4.34%
Mage
Frost 63.0 62.5 12.8 41 88 2,835 4.40%
Paladin
Retribution 61.7 63.6 15.4 37 95 3,514 5.45%
Priest
Shadow 71.3 68.8 11.7 49 88 4,177 6.48%
Rogue
Assassination 62.7 59.9 12.7 40 85 843 1.31%
Rogue
Combat 71.6 72.5 13.5 48 95 4,849 7.52%
Rogue
Subtlety 69.1 68.0 15.2 43 95 244 0.38%
Shaman
Elemental 67.7 67.0 12.9 47 84 4,106 6.37%
Shaman
Enhancement 65.2 69.7 14.9 43 97 2,557 3.97%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 96.9 11.1 57 100 1,665 2.58%
Warlock
Demonology 61.9 63.6 20.6 0 87 175 0.27%
Warlock
Destruction 70.8 67.5 15.4 42 87 7,515 11.66%
Warrior
Arms 43.6 47.6 15.7 28 85 637 0.99%
Warrior
Fury 72.0 70.9 15.1 43 100 5,090 7.90%
Monk
Windwalker 64.4 62.1 13.4 40 89 2,334 3.62%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 76.7 77.4 9.1 63 92 3,209 19.95%
Paladin
Holy 83.1 83.9 9.7 70 100 2,761 17.16%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 96.4 6.3 82 100 4,637 28.83%
Priest
Holy 62.0 65.6 15.3 39 100 512 3.18%
Shaman
Restoration 87.7 86.7 8.1 71 100 4,160 25.86%
Monk
Mistweaver 70.3 70.7 13.1 50 100 807 5.02%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 87.1 82.8 14.7 50 100 1,154 15.51%
Druid
Feral Bear 95.7 94.7 5.1 85 100 1,276 17.15%
Paladin
Protection 73.5 73.8 11.6 46 100 1,407 18.91%
Warrior
Protection 89.7 90.1 10.0 66 100 2,202 29.59%
Monk
Brewmaster 94.5 86.8 18.5 34 100 1,403 18.85%


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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