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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 96,644.0 26.7% 129,246.1 129,247.8 14,689 400,279 7 4.79%
Death Knight
Unholy 27,933.5 7.7% 35,567.5 14,632.7 25,666 60,737 4 2.74%
Druid
Balance 100,528.0 27.7% 132,702.5 121,922.2 15,565 314,189 4 2.74%
Druid
Feral Cat 22,982.0 6.3% 46,781.3 45,859.3 15,372 125,789 4 2.74%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 334,466.0 92.3% 322,490.3 123,022.7 151,835 514,970 7 4.79%
Hunter
Marksmanship 60,705.0 16.7% 60,705.0 39,332.0 21,373 100,037 2 1.37%
Hunter
Survival 29,463.5 8.1% 124,064.3 169,076.5 20,651 467,158 8 5.48%
Mage
Arcane 19,937.5 5.5% 19,937.5 18,823.5 1,114 38,761 2 1.37%
Mage
Fire 27,956.0 7.7% 95,210.9 171,466.8 14,547 515,062 7 4.79%
Mage
Frost 178,107.5 49.1% 209,200.8 134,698.3 77,606 412,483 6 4.11%
Paladin
Retribution 66,735.0 18.4% 124,191.1 119,228.3 17,938 386,447 14 9.59%
Priest
Shadow 25,217.5 7.0% 43,411.5 58,382.7 4,774 196,845 8 5.48%
Rogue
Assassination 22,628.0 6.2% 22,693.3 3,199.5 19,341 26,176 4 2.74%
Rogue
Combat 288,642.0 79.6% 299,227.0 81,323.3 205,342 403,697 3 2.05%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 30,593.0 8.4% 158,804.8 174,480.1 18,093 564,900 17 11.64%
Shaman
Enhancement 94,834.0 26.2% 197,643.3 194,469.8 24,803 490,962 6 4.11%
Warlock
Affliction 74,915.5 20.7% 74,915.5 21,834.5 53,081 96,750 2 1.37%
Warlock
Demonology 23,938.5 6.6% 23,938.5 5,249.5 18,689 29,188 2 1.37%
Warlock
Destruction 80,737.0 22.3% 173,912.7 172,675.6 9,917 540,612 21 14.38%
Warrior
Arms 35,381.0 9.8% 61,941.8 48,731.8 20,080 152,684 6 4.11%
Warrior
Fury 22,771.0 6.3% 104,912.7 162,142.0 18,884 504,239 9 6.16%
Monk
Windwalker 362,440.0 100.0% 332,735.3 53,463.4 257,669 378,097 3 2.05%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 26,966.0 44.2% 39,172.2 27,517.6 15,271 117,830 12 35.29%
Paladin
Holy 22,800.5 37.4% 26,745.5 13,821.2 12,943 60,323 8 23.53%
Priest
Discipline 60,963.5 100.0% 61,663.5 27,929.1 27,480 97,247 4 11.76%
Priest
Holy 18,121.0 29.7% 21,377.2 9,099.8 12,902 39,063 5 14.71%
Shaman
Restoration 27,136.0 44.5% 30,101.0 16,201.2 11,908 51,259 3 8.82%
Monk
Mistweaver 25,039.0 41.1% 25,039.0 15,258.0 9,781 40,297 2 5.88%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 71,971.0 30.0% 112,801.3 111,099.7 11,525 348,475 11 50.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 69,433.5 29.0% 101,738.3 98,295.5 14,675 253,411 4 18.18%
Paladin
Protection 9,130.5 3.8% 9,130.5 39.5 9,091 9,170 2 9.09%
Warrior
Protection 96,623.0 40.3% 125,298.5 103,463.1 16,905 291,043 4 18.18%
Monk
Brewmaster 239,520.0 100.0% 239,520.0 0.0 239,520 239,520 1 4.55%


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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