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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 108,133.0 52.2% 108,133.0 99,262.0 8,871 207,395 2 2.22%
Death Knight
Unholy 11,769.0 5.7% 11,387.3 1,628.2 9,230 13,163 3 3.33%
Druid
Balance 16,354.5 7.9% 27,637.3 26,337.0 12,885 86,332 6 6.67%
Druid
Feral Cat 11,820.5 5.7% 43,855.3 56,855.8 9,465 142,315 4 4.44%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 126,445.0 61.0% 126,445.0 112,976.0 13,469 239,421 2 2.22%
Hunter
Marksmanship 8,491.5 4.1% 8,491.5 3,371.5 5,120 11,863 2 2.22%
Hunter
Survival 15,720.5 7.6% 21,863.9 21,648.2 11,368 93,013 12 13.33%
Mage
Arcane 8,819.0 4.3% 8,819.0 0.0 8,819 8,819 1 1.11%
Mage
Fire 12,944.0 6.2% 13,332.3 3,494.1 8,338 20,578 11 12.22%
Mage
Frost 120,804.5 58.3% 120,804.5 44,549.5 76,255 165,354 2 2.22%
Paladin
Retribution 16,607.5 8.0% 14,517.8 5,980.2 4,773 20,083 4 4.44%
Priest
Shadow 17,253.0 8.3% 46,403.4 53,984.0 5,857 156,912 7 7.78%
Rogue
Assassination 58,775.0 28.4% 58,775.0 0.0 58,775 58,775 1 1.11%
Rogue
Combat 13,756.0 6.6% 53,237.3 60,306.3 7,509 138,447 3 3.33%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 11,560.0 5.6% 24,422.6 26,398.0 8,073 76,817 5 5.56%
Shaman
Enhancement 12,720.0 6.1% 30,586.6 36,258.6 9,959 102,989 5 5.56%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 207,172.0 100.0% 161,759.0 64,239.9 70,910 207,195 3 3.33%
Warlock
Destruction 14,500.0 7.0% 14,265.3 3,611.1 7,469 22,016 10 11.11%
Warrior
Arms 15,870.0 7.7% 16,384.3 3,121.1 12,845 20,438 3 3.33%
Warrior
Fury 12,388.0 6.0% 12,052.8 2,146.9 8,966 14,469 4 4.44%
Monk
Windwalker 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 9,418.0 100.0% 9,465.6 1,647.7 6,654 11,838 7 21.21%
Paladin
Holy 8,081.0 85.8% 11,171.4 7,285.5 4,284 26,585 7 21.21%
Priest
Discipline 9,309.0 98.8% 9,309.0 0.0 9,309 9,309 1 3.03%
Priest
Holy 9,359.0 99.4% 9,666.3 2,069.1 6,906 13,847 12 36.36%
Shaman
Restoration 7,075.5 75.1% 6,861.2 1,988.5 4,335 9,341 6 18.18%
Monk
Mistweaver 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 9,287.0 100.0% 8,277.9 1,896.4 4,818 10,003 7 23.33%
Druid
Feral Bear 7,418.0 79.9% 30,728.9 38,372.8 4,007 98,613 10 33.33%
Paladin
Protection 6,977.5 75.1% 9,930.0 10,175.7 3,337 39,921 10 33.33%
Warrior
Protection 7,326.0 78.9% 7,190.0 684.5 6,292 7,952 3 10.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%


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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