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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 64.0 61.4 14.1 25 82 519 4.44%
Death Knight
Unholy 66.1 68.9 17.7 30 97 211 1.80%
Druid
Balance 71.3 70.4 11.2 42 87 585 5.00%
Druid
Feral Cat 65.4 60.6 21.6 26 100 308 2.63%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 72.2 71.4 17.3 39 96 1,017 8.69%
Hunter
Marksmanship 58.8 60.1 16.8 29 85 69 0.59%
Hunter
Survival 71.6 71.1 16.9 34 98 740 6.33%
Mage
Arcane 76.6 72.6 13.5 44 89 390 3.33%
Mage
Fire 67.6 69.5 12.9 44 93 412 3.52%
Mage
Frost 62.6 61.2 13.4 25 82 564 4.82%
Paladin
Retribution 60.0 59.2 14.1 28 78 691 5.91%
Priest
Shadow 70.8 68.9 11.9 42 84 845 7.22%
Rogue
Assassination 50.9 47.8 13.2 18 64 229 1.96%
Rogue
Combat 76.5 77.2 18.6 52 100 773 6.61%
Rogue
Subtlety 67.0 52.4 30.4 0 90 35 0.30%
Shaman
Elemental 74.2 71.8 16.1 36 100 699 5.97%
Shaman
Enhancement 72.5 73.0 13.8 41 95 486 4.15%
Warlock
Affliction 99.4 64.0 47.7 0 100 226 1.93%
Warlock
Demonology 66.6 58.3 27.4 0 83 67 0.57%
Warlock
Destruction 68.4 67.7 14.6 34 88 1,420 12.14%
Warrior
Arms 42.5 42.0 9.5 22 61 203 1.74%
Warrior
Fury 84.6 80.4 14.7 58 100 826 7.06%
Monk
Windwalker 56.8 57.4 13.4 36 83 384 3.28%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 79.3 77.7 10.5 58 99 629 21.44%
Paladin
Holy 81.6 78.4 9.1 62 100 539 18.37%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 95.5 7.8 71 100 736 25.09%
Priest
Holy 59.8 58.3 20.8 26 100 138 4.70%
Shaman
Restoration 82.3 83.8 11.3 68 100 760 25.90%
Monk
Mistweaver 51.6 54.6 12.5 29 75 132 4.50%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 67.9 72.3 19.9 31 100 183 13.85%
Druid
Feral Bear 76.7 78.3 16.4 47 100 212 16.05%
Paladin
Protection 71.4 69.3 9.5 49 83 319 24.15%
Warrior
Protection 77.6 77.2 14.4 52 100 366 27.71%
Monk
Brewmaster 85.3 77.1 27.7 0 100 241 18.24%


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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