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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 21,918.0 4.2% 54,937.7 77,226.1 10,324 243,789 18 8.49%
Death Knight
Unholy 22,631.0 4.3% 138,767.7 164,946.8 21,635 372,037 3 1.42%
Druid
Balance 21,200.0 4.1% 78,809.4 103,062.3 13,922 328,596 11 5.19%
Druid
Feral Cat 24,196.0 4.6% 79,242.9 105,796.8 20,908 329,010 7 3.30%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 523,073.0 100.0% 574,569.7 282,192.0 235,168 1,064,216 7 3.30%
Hunter
Marksmanship 23,971.0 4.6% 23,971.0 651.0 23,320 24,622 2 0.94%
Hunter
Survival 28,123.5 5.4% 111,512.8 164,389.8 20,896 554,441 20 9.43%
Mage
Arcane 248,861.0 47.6% 227,869.7 165,719.2 15,226 419,522 3 1.42%
Mage
Fire 26,608.0 5.1% 64,568.0 118,507.6 17,861 557,802 22 10.38%
Mage
Frost 229,557.0 43.9% 239,390.1 43,167.4 185,966 313,791 9 4.25%
Paladin
Retribution 155,065.5 29.6% 183,941.0 129,120.8 21,102 361,921 8 3.77%
Priest
Shadow 21,636.5 4.1% 48,191.4 60,423.6 13,115 212,476 14 6.60%
Rogue
Assassination 117,466.0 22.5% 117,466.0 92,771.0 24,695 210,237 2 0.94%
Rogue
Combat 184,361.0 35.2% 229,193.7 191,704.0 20,054 483,166 3 1.42%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 27,434.0 5.2% 195,051.3 216,431.4 22,327 676,105 16 7.55%
Shaman
Enhancement 57,181.0 10.9% 160,205.6 166,346.4 24,310 471,089 10 4.72%
Warlock
Affliction 397,500.0 76.0% 397,500.0 60,700.0 336,800 458,200 2 0.94%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 178,020.0 34.0% 197,831.5 190,416.3 6,272 640,887 28 13.21%
Warrior
Arms 23,560.0 4.5% 29,653.6 20,278.7 19,411 90,256 10 4.72%
Warrior
Fury 231,435.5 44.2% 226,997.5 165,778.2 24,621 622,689 16 7.55%
Monk
Windwalker 112,381.0 21.5% 112,381.0 0.0 112,381 112,381 1 0.47%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 28,946.0 73.4% 33,934.0 18,745.2 9,818 93,913 21 30.00%
Paladin
Holy 16,342.5 41.4% 28,759.8 23,828.5 7,316 76,173 10 14.29%
Priest
Discipline 24,223.5 61.4% 41,460.6 29,977.1 10,882 90,504 8 11.43%
Priest
Holy 24,360.0 61.8% 26,965.6 10,438.0 16,857 59,289 13 18.57%
Shaman
Restoration 39,431.0 100.0% 42,803.7 24,631.9 2,903 87,057 17 24.29%
Monk
Mistweaver 23,916.0 60.7% 23,916.0 0.0 23,916 23,916 1 1.43%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 14,020.0 7.3% 61,907.7 102,284.8 7,744 318,465 10 22.22%
Druid
Feral Bear 10,916.0 5.7% 29,738.6 50,712.6 492 184,747 11 24.44%
Paladin
Protection 15,300.0 7.9% 45,105.1 55,591.8 7,954 168,576 13 28.89%
Warrior
Protection 12,077.0 6.3% 72,881.0 97,496.6 3,435 250,440 8 17.78%
Monk
Brewmaster 192,677.0 100.0% 147,153.0 70,289.9 47,862 200,920 3 6.67%


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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