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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 434,986.0 29.9% 362,395.3 145,586.9 159,243 492,957 3 3.85%
Death Knight
Unholy 583,283.0 40.0% 583,283.0 0.0 583,283 583,283 1 1.28%
Druid
Balance 504,882.0 34.7% 472,472.8 253,803.6 26,603 818,843 5 6.41%
Druid
Feral Cat 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 565,536.5 38.8% 625,246.8 200,933.0 288,952 1,068,836 12 15.38%
Mage
Arcane 1,262,002.0 86.6% 1,150,394.0 198,591.6 806,486 1,271,086 4 5.13%
Mage
Fire 484,324.5 33.2% 484,324.5 41,474.5 442,850 525,799 2 2.56%
Mage
Frost 610,040.0 41.9% 610,040.0 41,054.0 568,986 651,094 2 2.56%
Paladin
Retribution 462,221.0 31.7% 454,414.9 265,374.6 168,205 918,911 7 8.97%
Priest
Shadow 484,629.0 33.3% 527,895.2 223,792.4 267,464 898,242 6 7.69%
Rogue
Assassination 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Combat 266,992.5 18.3% 514,083.0 428,733.5 265,677 1,256,670 4 5.13%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 543,055.5 37.3% 571,246.7 285,824.2 233,933 1,044,150 6 7.69%
Shaman
Enhancement 1,456,818.0 100.0% 1,219,469.0 363,216.0 641,571 1,516,633 6 7.69%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 1,008,183.0 69.2% 995,786.6 406,604.7 457,071 1,696,099 7 8.97%
Warrior
Arms 447,880.0 30.7% 522,714.5 234,168.5 226,256 1,020,826 8 10.26%
Warrior
Fury 478,495.0 32.8% 573,354.3 194,012.4 397,821 843,747 3 3.85%
Monk
Windwalker 730,188.0 50.1% 730,188.0 169,468.0 560,720 899,656 2 2.56%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 28,406.0 20.4% 37,337.3 13,615.4 27,030 56,576 3 18.75%
Paladin
Holy 40,434.5 29.0% 40,434.5 7,536.5 32,898 47,971 2 12.50%
Priest
Discipline 125,864.0 90.3% 104,824.3 30,789.9 61,289 127,320 3 18.75%
Priest
Holy 26,569.0 19.1% 26,569.0 0.0 26,569 26,569 1 6.25%
Shaman
Restoration 40,340.0 29.0% 40,340.0 9,862.0 30,478 50,202 2 12.50%
Monk
Mistweaver 139,315.0 100.0% 98,317.4 51,991.8 19,347 140,192 5 31.25%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 223,216.5 48.5% 223,216.5 7,281.5 215,935 230,498 2 15.38%
Druid
Feral Bear 282,826.5 61.4% 282,826.5 78,211.5 204,615 361,038 2 15.38%
Paladin
Protection 249,414.0 54.2% 239,372.6 38,784.1 165,848 281,651 5 38.46%
Warrior
Protection 460,461.0 100.0% 460,461.0 132,143.0 328,318 592,604 2 15.38%
Monk
Brewmaster 428,296.5 93.0% 428,296.5 22,343.5 405,953 450,640 2 15.38%


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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