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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 12,720.0 3.2% 37,871.3 44,902.9 10,417 115,628 4 4.21%
Death Knight
Unholy 17,488.0 4.4% 16,576.7 3,343.9 11,503 21,922 6 6.32%
Druid
Balance 20,272.5 5.1% 19,876.5 2,772.9 15,657 23,304 4 4.21%
Druid
Feral Cat 16,238.0 4.1% 74,338.5 102,843.0 12,483 252,395 4 4.21%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 396,190.5 100.0% 396,190.5 376,741.5 19,449 772,932 2 2.11%
Hunter
Marksmanship 9,547.0 2.4% 9,547.0 0.0 9,547 9,547 1 1.05%
Hunter
Survival 17,768.0 4.5% 16,780.9 8,285.0 4,476 32,007 11 11.58%
Mage
Arcane 8,572.0 2.2% 8,572.0 0.0 8,572 8,572 1 1.05%
Mage
Fire 15,446.0 3.9% 15,965.8 5,368.2 3,988 25,979 13 13.68%
Mage
Frost 108,942.5 27.5% 108,942.5 7,083.5 101,859 116,026 2 2.11%
Paladin
Retribution 18,367.0 4.6% 16,871.6 2,310.5 13,573 18,941 5 5.26%
Priest
Shadow 20,414.0 5.2% 80,418.6 102,092.4 1,282 245,479 7 7.37%
Rogue
Assassination 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Combat 17,690.0 4.5% 17,297.3 2,775.3 13,719 20,483 3 3.16%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 10,112.5 2.6% 46,327.0 79,549.2 6,727 224,027 6 6.32%
Shaman
Enhancement 18,523.5 4.7% 44,579.0 60,328.1 14,590 179,431 6 6.32%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 289,966.0 73.2% 240,296.7 70,281.9 140,903 290,021 3 3.16%
Warlock
Destruction 17,338.0 4.4% 17,177.3 3,948.9 11,930 25,046 8 8.42%
Warrior
Arms 15,555.0 3.9% 16,289.3 6,107.2 10,213 23,834 4 4.21%
Warrior
Fury 17,485.0 4.4% 17,542.6 1,193.3 15,448 18,753 5 5.26%
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 9,737.5 85.9% 9,751.5 990.1 8,285 11,590 6 17.65%
Paladin
Holy 8,198.0 72.3% 14,620.3 13,922.0 2,892 45,604 7 20.59%
Priest
Discipline 11,340.0 100.0% 11,200.3 3,878.5 6,809 15,312 4 11.76%
Priest
Holy 9,799.0 86.4% 9,505.0 2,614.7 4,223 13,404 11 32.35%
Shaman
Restoration 6,636.0 58.5% 7,954.0 3,824.6 2,911 13,238 6 17.65%
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 7,979.0 72.8% 7,979.0 3,617.0 4,362 11,596 2 9.52%
Druid
Feral Bear 9,163.5 83.6% 44,164.3 49,640.0 6,334 119,897 10 47.62%
Paladin
Protection 10,955.0 100.0% 16,701.6 16,532.7 5,284 56,655 7 33.33%
Warrior
Protection 7,665.0 70.0% 7,665.0 2,224.0 5,441 9,889 2 9.52%
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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